What Happened on October 6, 2015

Historical Events

  • Nobel prize for Physics awarded to Takaaki Kajita (Japan) and Arthur McDonald (Canada) for work on neutrinos

Famous Deaths

  • Árpád Göncz, Hungarian politician, 1st post-communist President (1990-2000), dies at 93
  • Billy Joe Royal, American country and pop singer ("Down in the Boondocks"), dies at 73
  • Kevin Corcoran, American actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), dies at 66
  • Sandra Spuzich, American golfer (US Open 1966), dies of leukemia at 78
2015 Highlights

About October 6, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Hills - The Weeknd
  • UK #1 Song: Writing's On The Wall - Sam Smith