What Happened on October 13, 2010

Historical Events

Copiapó Mine Rescue

Copiapó mining accident in Chile comes to a happy end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground

Famous Deaths

  • General Norman Johnson, American soul singer, (Chairmen of the Board - "Give Me Just a Little More Time"), and songwriter ("Patches"; "Want Ads"), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • Khoisan X [Benny Alexander], South African activist (Secretary-General for the Pan-Africanist Movement), dies of a stroke at 55
  • Vernon Biever, American photographer (b. 1923)
2010 Highlights

About October 13, 2010

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
  • UK #1 Song: Forget You - Cee Lo Green