What Happened on October 7, 2010

Historical Events

Nobel Prize

Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual’s resistance, revolt, and defeat" [1]

Famous Deaths

  • (Terry) "T" Lavitz, American jazz-fusion keyboardist (Dixie Dregs; Jazz Is Dead), dies at 54
  • Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor (b. 1966)
  • Milka Planinc, Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1982-86), dies at 85
2010 Highlights

About October 7, 2010

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 7 months and 30 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: Written In The Stars - Tinie Tempah