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March 8th, 2010.

March 8th, 2010, was a Monday. It was day 67 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

11 years, 6 months and 8 days have passed since March 8th, 2010.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on March 8th, 2010?

  • Rapper Lil Wayne is sentenced to one year in prison for attempted criminal possession of a weapon.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 8th, 2010.

  • United States: Imma Be - Black Eyed Peas
  • United Kingdom: Pass Out - Tinie Tempah
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.
Shutter Island

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Shutter Island" was at the top of the box office on March 8th, 2010.

Take me back to March 8th, 2010!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 8th, 2010 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer.

In America, the song Imma Be by Black Eyed Peas is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Pass Out by Tinie Tempah is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Shutter Island 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. An Old Spice advertisement called "The Man Your Man Could Smell Like", starring Isaiah Mustafa, is extremely popular at the moment. The slang phrase "Come at me bro" is starting to become popular on the Internet.

A new FPS game "Battlefield: Bad Company 2" has just been released. Rap star Lil Wayne has been sentenced to one year in prison for attempted criminal possession of a weapon. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Corey Haim, Chris Kanyon, Paul Gray and Gary Coleman would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "CSI: Miami", "The Office", "The Hills" and "Real Housewives of New York City". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Farmville", "Borderlands", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" and "Mass Effect 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Go, Diego, Go!", "The Suite Life on Deck" and "Glee".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, the KidiZoom Camera 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 March 8th, 2010.

  • We No Speak Americano.

    We No Speak Americano.

    It was around this time that Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP released their extremely catchy song "We No Speak Americano".

  • Ashley Cole and Cheryl Tweedy are separating.

    Ashley Cole and Cheryl Tweedy are separating.

    On February 23rd, 2010, it was announced that soccer player Ashley Cole and Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Tweedy would be separating. The announcement followed allegations that Cole had an extramarital affair.

  • "Tonight, I'ma let you be the captain..."

    "Tonight, I'ma let you be the captain..."

    At the end of February, 2010, Barbadian singer Rihanna released her hit single "Rude Boy".

  • Shutter Island is playing at movie theaters.

    Shutter Island is playing at movie theaters.

    During this time, the psychological thriller film "Shutter Island" was playing at movie theaters.

  • "Look at your man. Now back to me."

    "Look at your man. Now back to me."

    During this time, an Old Spice commercial starring Isaiah Mustafa became a huge hit.

  • 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, 6 months and 8 days have passed since March 8th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 8th, 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 1268006400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 8th, 2010.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 8th, 2010, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 8th, 2010 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

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.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.
  • 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.
  • Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.

Kid's TV shows on March 8th, 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 KidiZoom Camera
  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • Iggle Piggle
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Farmville - Agriculture-simulation social network game.
  • Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • 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 March 8th, 2016 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on March 8th.

Freddie Prinze, Jr

Actor.
Born on March 8th, 1976
He turned 34 on this day in 2010.

Kat Von D

Tattoo artist.
Born on March 8th, 1982
She turned 28 on this day in 2010.

Weather on March 8th, 2010.

Historical weather information for March 8th, 2010.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 32.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 2.5 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 8th, 2010.

UK Prime Minister.

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 8th, 2010.

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 8th, 2010 was most likely conceived around the 29th of May, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 8th, 2010 is close to the 16th of December, 2010.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 8th, 2010.

  • A total of 4,211 days have passed since this date.
  • 601 weeks have passed.
  • 363,826,800 seconds have passed since the March 8th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 424,464,600 times.
  • Since March 8th, 2010, the earth has travelled approximately 187,734,628,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 60,637,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 31,289,105 steps. That's about 13,906 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,365,922 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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