What Happened on October 5, 2016

Famous Deaths

  • Michal Kováč, ist President of Slovakia (1993-98), dies at 86
  • Pompeiu Hărăşteanu, Romanian basso profondo singer (Opera Bonn, 1968-72; Romanian National Opera, 1972-2012), dies at 81
2016 Highlights

About October 5, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  • UK #1 Song: Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur