The 16th of July, 2010, fell on a Friday. Day 197 of 2010. Decade: 2010s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 16th of July, 2010:
The film Inception (2010) is released in cinemas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of July, 2010:
United States: California Gurls - Katy Perry
United Kingdom: The Club Is Alive - JLS
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Despicable Me" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 16th of July, 2010.
English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.
2010 in movies.
Movies that hit the big screen in 2010 included the likes of Toy Story 3, Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1, Inception, Shrek Forever After, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Iron Man 2, Tangled, Despicable Me, How to Train Your Dragon, The Social Network, Shutter Island, Black Swan and 127 Hours.
Time Person of the Year 2010
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2010.
2010 in music.
Popular music artists in 2010 included Rihanna, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Kesha, Eminem, Jason Derulo, Taio Cruz, Enrique Iglesias, Nelly, Taylor Swift, Usher, Mike Posner, B.o.B, Jay-Z, La Roux and Bruno Mars.
A video called "Double Rainbow" by Paul "Bear" Vasquez is going viral around this time. The video was originally uploaded in January of 2010. However, the video quickly picked up millions of views after talk show host Jimmy Kimmel tweeted about it on the 3rd of July, 2010.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of July:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Red Dead Redemption - Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - Military FPS game.
Heavy Rain - An interactive drama adventure game that was released on the PS3.
Mass Effect 2 - The second game in the series.
Left 4 Dead 2 - The second game in the series.
Assassin's Creed II - The second game in the series.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - The second game in the Modern Warfare universe. Developed by Infinity Ward.
Borderlands - RPG first-person shooter game.
Halo 3: ODST - First-person shooter game.
Batman: Arkham Asylum - Action game set in the Batman universe.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 16th of July, 2010.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of July, 2010.
3,429 days have passed since this date.
296,269,200 seconds have passed since the 16th of July, 2010.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 345,647,400 times.
Since the 16th of July, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 152,874,907,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 49,378,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,479,151 steps. That's about 11,324 miles!
Since this date, 3,555,230 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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