What Happened on October 10, 2013

Historical Events

  • Alice Munro is awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for literature

Famous Deaths

  • Janice Lynn Kuehnemund, American rock guitarist (Vixen - "Edge of a Broken Heart"), dies of cancer at 59
  • Kumar Pallana, Indian character actor and vaudevillian (Bottle Rocket, Rushmore), dies at 94
  • Scott Carpenter, American astronaut (Mercury 7-Aurora 7), dies from complications from a stroke at 88
2013 Highlights

About October 10, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Royals - Lorde
  • UK #1 Song: Counting Stars - Onerepublic