January 8th, 2010, fell on a Friday. It was day 8 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.
10 years, 9 months and 11 days have passed since January 8th, 2010.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 8th, 2010:
Irish TV channel RTE airs footage of a man slipping on ice.
Paul "Bear" Vasquez uploads his viral Youtube video "Double Rainbow".
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 8th, 2010:
United States: Tik Tok - Kesha
United Kingdom: Bad Romance - Lady GaGa
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Avatar" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 8th, 2010 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
In America, the song Tik Tok by Kesha is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bad Romance by Lady GaGa is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Avatar is at the top of the Box Office.
The music charts are being dominated by artists such as Kesha, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Eminem and Bruno Mars. In celebrity news, Katy Perry and Russell Brand have just become engaged. Meanwhile, actor Vince Vaughn has married realtor Kyla Weber in Illinois. There is amusement in Ireland following an RTE News broadcast of a man slipping on ice.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "CSI: Miami", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "Bones" and "Breaking Bad". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resident Evil 5", "Batman: Arkham Asylum", "Halo 3: ODST" and "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Go, Diego, Go!", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "The Hills" and "The Suite Life on Deck".
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 January 8th, 2010.
English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.
The King's Speech
"The King's Speech" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 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.
Lady Antebellum - "Need You Now"
"Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum would go on to win a Grammy for 2010's Record of the Year.
Basic facts and information about this date:
10 years, 9 months and 11 days have passed since January 8th, 2010.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2010.
Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on January 8th, 2010, will be 10 years of age.
People born in 2010 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1262908800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 8th, 2010:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 8th, 2010, will have the star sign Capricorn.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
Native American Zodiac: January 8th, 2010 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
2010 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2010.
"Big Time Rush" - "Glee" - "Sonny with a Chance" - "The Suite Life on Deck" - "Wizards of Waverly Place" - "iCarly" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "The Hills" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Hannah Montana" - "Ben 10" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of January:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 8th, 2010.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on January 8th, 2010 was probably conceived around the 31st of March, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 8th, 2010 is the 18th of October, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
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.
Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
Resident Evil 5 - The fifth installment in the series.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 8th, 2010.
3,938 days have passed since this date.
340,239,600 seconds have passed since the January 8th, 2010.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 396,946,200 times.
Since January 8th, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 175,563,633,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 56,706,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,260,606 steps. That's about 13,005 miles!
Since this date, 4,082,875 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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