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January 25th, 2010.

January 25th, 2010, was a Monday. It was day 25 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

11 years, 4 months and 17 days have passed since January 25th, 2010.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on January 25th, 2010?

  • 90 people are killed when Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 crashes into the Mediterranean Sea after taking off in Beirut.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 25th, 2010.

  • United States: Tik Tok - Kesha
  • United Kingdom: Fireflies - Owl City
Play the top hits from 2010.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2010. Take a trip back to the peak days of Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Kesha.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Avatar" was at the top of the box office on January 25th, 2010.

Take me back to January 25th, 2010!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 25th, 2010 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song Tik Tok by Kesha is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Fireflies by Owl City 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. In the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown is the current Prime Minister.

The term "hipster" is currently growing in use. The word is being used to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. It's 2010, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Kesha, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Eminem and Bruno Mars.

The catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti on the 12th has left hundreds of thousands of people dead. Over a quarter of a million buildings have been left in ruins. In response to the disaster, many countries have been pledging humanitarian aid and relief funds. The search for survivors has officially been called off after 10 days and the most-watched telethon in history has just raised US$58 million for the country. Conan O'Brien has been replaced by Jay Leno as the host of "The Tonight Show" after only 7 months of being in charge. The move has sparked controversy amongst fans, many of whom believe that Conan is a better host than Jay Leno. 90 people have tragically lost their lives after Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Desperate Housewives", "Prison Break", "Glee" and "The Vampire Diaries". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia Wars", "Farmville", "Batman: Arkham Asylum" and "Borderlands". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Ben 10", "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Big Time Rush".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and ZhuZhu Pets.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 25th, 2010.

  • Conan O'Brien leaves the Tonight Show.

    Conan O'Brien leaves the Tonight Show.

    On January 22nd, 2010, the last episode of Conan O'Brien's "Tonight Show" was aired on television. NBC's decision to give the show to Jay Leno proved to be a controversial one, as many fans preferred O'Brien.

  • Haiti is hit by a catastrophic earthquake.

    Haiti is hit by a catastrophic earthquake.

    On January 12th, 2010, a catastrophic earthquake struck the country of Haiti. Over 100,000 people lost their lives and an estimated $8 billion USD in damage was caused.

  • Lady Antebellum - "Need You Now"

    Lady Antebellum - "Need You Now"

    The song "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum won a Grammy for 2010's Record of the Year.

  • 2010 in music.

    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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2010.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2010.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2010 were Oprah Winfrey, Beyoncé, James Cameron, Lady Gaga, Tiger Woods, Britney Spears, U2, Sandra Bullock, Johnny Depp and Madonna.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2010?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2010?

    In 2010, the best NBA players were LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Dirk Nowitzki, Amar'e Stoudemire, Deron Williams, Steve Nash, Pau Gasol, Tim Duncan, Andrew Bogut, Joe Johnson and Brandon Roy.

  • Time Person of the Year 2010.

    Time Person of the Year 2010.

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was named as the Time Person of the Year for 2010.

  • Who were the best football players in 2010?

    Who were the best football players in 2010?

    In 2010, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Andrés Iniesta, Xavi, Wesley Sneijder, Diego Forlán, Cristiano Ronaldo, Iker Casillas, David Villa, Didier Drogba, Xabi Alonso and Carles Puyol.

  • 2010 in movies.

    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.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.

  • The King's Speech.

    The King's Speech.

    "The King's Speech" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2010.

  • Facebook users are playing Farmville.

    Facebook users are playing Farmville.

    In June of 2009, the social media game "Farmville" was released on Facebook. The game continued to grow until it reached its peak in popularity in March of 2010. Around this time, people were practically spamming their Facebook friends with invites to the game.

  • World Economic Crisis.

    World Economic Crisis.

    During this period, most countries were still reeling from the world economic crisis that hit in 2008. Unemployment increased, property prices fell, the stock market struggled and bailouts became a popular tool to keep struggling countries afloat.

  • Cheryl Cole.

    Cheryl Cole.

    English singer Cheryl Cole was named as FHM's sexiest woman in both 2009 and 2010.

  • Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    During this period, smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started to replace the "dumber" cell phones of the past. Up until this point, the focus had been on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher quality phone cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started to get larger.

  • Dubstep.

    Dubstep.

    Throughout 2009 and 2010, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.

  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm.

    In the late naughties, HD TV became the norm and flat screen television sets started to became more affordable.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 11 years, 4 months and 17 days have passed since January 25th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 25th, 2010, will be 11 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2010 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1264377600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 25th, 2010.

  • December 26th, 2009: Irish politics: TV3 report that Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan, has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
  • December 28th, 2009: American musician James Owen Sullivan (The Rev) dies from an overdose.
  • December 29th, 2009: Wrestler "Dr. Death" Steve Williams passes away at the age of 49 from throat cancer.
  • December 31st, 2009: Katy Perry and Russell Brand are engaged.
  • January 6th, 2010: Youtuber XboxAhoy uploads his first weapons guide video.
  • January 8th, 2010: Paul "Bear" Vasquez uploads his viral Youtube video "Double Rainbow".
  • January 8th, 2010: Irish TV channel RTE airs footage of a man slipping on ice.
  • January 11th, 2010: Dr Disrespect uploads his first Youtube video.
  • January 12th, 2010: An earthquake in Haiti kills over 100,000 people.
  • January 22nd, 2010: Conan O'Brien's final "Tonight Show" is aired.
  • This date: January 25th, 2010
  • January 26th, 2010: The video game "Mass Effect 2" is released.
  • January 27th, 2010: Apple CEO Steve Jobs reveals the iPad.
  • January 29th, 2010: The media reports that Chelsea defender John Terry had an extramarital affair with the ex-girlfriend of a former teammate.
  • January 31st, 2010: Irish duo Jedward release their debut single "Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)".
  • February 4th, 2010: The Old Spice advertisement "The Man Your Man Could Smell Like", starring Isaiah Mustafa, is aired for the first time.
  • February 5th, 2010: England manager Fabio Capello announces that John Terry has been removed as captain.
  • February 7th, 2010: Super Bowl XLIV: The New Orleans Saints defeat the Indianapolis Colts by 31-17 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
  • February 7th, 2010: The Who perform at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIV.
  • February 8th, 2010: Irish politics: Fine Gael TD George Lee resigns.
  • February 18th, 2010: Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik is sentenced to four years in prison for tax fraud.
  • February 18th, 2010: Irish politics: Minister for Defence Willie O'Dea resigns following comments he made about a brothel.
  • February 19th, 2010: The movie Shutter Island (2010) is released.
  • February 19th, 2010: Rihanna releases the song "Rude Boy".
  • February 23rd, 2010: The video game "Heavy Rain" is released on the PlayStation 3.
  • February 23rd, 2010: It is announced that Ashley Cole and Cheryl Tweedy will be separating.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 25th, 2010, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 25th, 2010 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Glee - Musical TV series.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on January 25th, 2010.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2010.

  • Team Umizoomi
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 2010.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2010.

  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Farmville - Agriculture-simulation social network game.
  • Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • Resident Evil 5 - The fifth installment in the series.
  • Mafia Wars - Social media game developed by Zynga.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2010.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out January 25th, 2016 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 25th of January.

Weather on January 25th, 2010.

Historical weather information for January 25th, 2010.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 42.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 42.67cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 25th, 2010.

UK Prime Minister.

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 25th, 2010.

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 25th, 2010 was most likely conceived around the 17th of April, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 25th, 2010 is close to the 4th of November, 2010.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 25th, 2010.

  • A total of 4,156 days have passed since this date.
  • 593 weeks have passed.
  • 359,074,800 seconds have passed since the January 25th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 418,920,600 times.
  • Since January 25th, 2010, the earth has travelled approximately 185,282,596,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 59,845,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 30,880,433 steps. That's about 13,725 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,308,898 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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