March 17, 2010 St. Patrick's Day

March 17, 2010, was a Wednesday. It was 14 years and 2 months ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on March 17, 2010:

  • The last episode of Scrubs is aired.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on March 17, 2010:

  • United States: "Imma Be" by The Black Eyed Peas
  • United Kingdom: "Pass Out" by Tinie Tempah

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 17, 2010

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Imma Be - The Black Eyed Peas
  • BedRock - Young Money Featuring Lloyd
  • Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
  • TiK ToK - Ke$ha
  • Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
Play the top singles 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

The movie "Shutter Island" was at the top of the box office on this day.


St. Patrick's Day 2010 occurred 5,176 days ago. Approximately 173 months have passed. It was the 76th day of 2010, in week 11. The decade was the 2010s. People who were born on March 17, 2010, are now 14 years old and belong to the Gen Alpha generation. We have gone through approximately 58 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to March 17, 2010

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is March 17, 2010, and it's a Wednesday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Pisces. It is "Hump Day", so many are beginning to think about the weekend ahead.

Spring has arrived, and the days are starting to get longer. It's St. Patrick's Day, which means that a sizeable amount of people are spending their day in bars. Parades are being held in major cities throughout the world. In America, the song "Imma Be" by The Black Eyed Peas is at the top of the singles charts, while "Pass Out" by Tinie Tempah is the number-one song in the UK.

Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Shutter Island is at the top of the box office. Gordon Brown is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "The Hills", "Skins", "RuPaul's Drag Race", and "16 and Pregnant".

Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. Sadly, it seems as though they will be unable to compete with 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.

Internet users are repeating the slang phrase, "Come at me, bro." Rap star Lil Wayne has been sentenced to one year in prison for attempted criminal possession of a weapon. In celebrity news, comedian Sacha Baron and actress Isla Fisher have just tied the knot in Paris.

The last episode of the comedy series Scrubs has just been aired on television. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Chris Kanyon, Paul Gray, Gary Coleman, and Dennis Hopper would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", "Left 4 Dead 2", and "Metro 2033".

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Caillou", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "LazyTown", and "Johnny Test". Children are playing with toys such as Iggle Piggle, Girl Gourmet Cupcake Maker, Star Wars AT-TE Walker, and Pixos Super Studio.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on March 17, 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".
  • Shutter Island is playing at movie theaters.

    Shutter Island is playing at movie theaters

    The psychological thriller film "Shutter Island" was playing in movie theaters.
  • 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 the Time Person of the Year for 2010.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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 slowly began to close down. This was due to the rise of new online streaming services such as Netflix and Internet usage 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

    The social media game "Farmville" had just been released on Facebook. The game continued to grow until March 2010, when its userbase reached its peak. If you were a Facebook user around this time, then you'll probably remember how your friends used to spam you with invites to the game.
  • Hipsters.


    The Internet had recently started using the term "hipster" to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream.
  • World economic crisis.

    World economic crisis

    Most countries were still reeling from the 2008 global economic crisis. Unemployment increased, property prices fell, the stock market struggled, and bailouts became a favorite tool to keep struggling countries afloat.
  • Cheryl Cole.

    Cheryl Cole

    English singer Cheryl Cole was named FHM's sexiest woman in both 2009 and 2010.
  • Smartphones are becoming popular.

    Smartphones are becoming popular

    Smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started replacing the "dumber" push-button cellphones of the past. Up until this point, companies had focused on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher-quality cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started getting larger.
  • Dubstep.


    A dance music genre called dubstep began to take off in 2009 and 2010.
  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting

    DVD sales were beginning to plummet as people were switching to online streaming platforms. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.
  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm

    HD TV quickly became the norm during this time, as flat-screen televisions were starting to fall in price.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around March 17, 2010.

  • February 18, 2010:
    • Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik is sentenced to four years in prison for tax fraud.
    • Irish politics: Minister for Defence Willie O'Dea resigns following comments he made about a brothel.
  • February 19, 2010:
    • The movie Shutter Island (2010) is released.
    • Rihanna releases the song "Rude Boy".
  • February 23, 2010:
    • The video game "Heavy Rain" is released on the PlayStation 3.
    • It is announced that Ashley Cole and Cheryl Tweedy will be separating.
  • February 26, 2010:
    • Soccer: Premier League side Portsmouth F.C. go into administration.
    • The Icelandic Meteorological Office notices unusual seismic activity near the volcano of Eyjafjallaj√∂kull.
  • February 27, 2010:
    • The single "We No Speak Americano" is released by Yolanda Be Cool and DCUP.
    • Football: Wayne Bridge refuses to shake John Terry's hand amid claims that Terry had an affair with his ex-girlfriend Vanessa Perroncel.
  • March 2, 2010: The game "Battlefield: Bad Company 2" is released.
  • March 5, 2010: Alice in Wonderland (2010), starring Johnny Depp, is released in cinemas.
  • March 8, 2010: Rapper Lil Wayne is sentenced to one year in prison for attempted criminal possession of a weapon.
  • March 10, 2010: Actor Corey Haim dies from pneumonia at the age of 38.
  • March 13, 2010: nigahiga becomes the most-subscribed YouTube channel.
  • March 16, 2010: Serbian singer Ksenija Pajcin is murdered by her boyfriend in Belgrade.
  • This date: March 17, 2010
  • March 19, 2010: Justin Bieber releases his debut studio album "My World 2.0".
  • March 20, 2010: The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull begins to erupt.
  • March 22, 2010: The song "OMG" by Usher and is released.
  • March 26, 2010:
    • The movie Kick-Ass (2010) is released.
    • How to Train Your Dragon (2010) is released in cinemas.
  • March 27, 2010: The first episode of the Nickelodeon TV show "Victorious" is aired.
  • March 29, 2010:
    • Singer Ricky Martin comes out as gay.
    • Wrestling: Shawn Michaels announces his retirement.
    • David Guetta and Kid Cudi release the song "Memories".
    • 40 people are killed after suicide bombers target two stations of the Moscow Metro.
  • April 2, 2010:
    • Clash of the Titans (2010) is released in cinemas.
    • Wrestler Chris Kanyon commits suicide.
  • April 3, 2010: The first iPad is released.
  • April 4, 2010: The first episode of "Good Luck Charlie" premieres on the Disney Channel.
  • April 5, 2010:
    • Wikileaks releases the video "Collateral Murder".
    • Upper Big Branch Mine disaster: 29 people are killed by a coal dust explosion at a mine in Raleigh County, West Virginia.
  • April 7, 2010: AOL announces that it will either sell social networking website Bebo or shut it down.
  • April 10, 2010:
    • Soccer: Portsmouth F.C. are relegated from the Premier League.
    • Polish Air Force Tu-154 crashes. The President of Poland, Lech Kaczynski, is killed along with 95 people.
  • April 13, 2010: The song "Airplanes" is released by B.o.B.
  • April 14, 2010:
    • Airspaces throughout Europe are closed after the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull erupts.
    • "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga becomes the most viewed video on YouTube.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 17, 2010, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • 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 17, 2010 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.
Television shows

TV series on March 17, 2010

People in March 2010 were watching the following TV series:

TV shows from March 2010.

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings
Big Fat Gypsy Weddings
Blue Mountain State
Blue Mountain State
Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
White Collar
White Collar
Modern Family
Modern Family
The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
16 and Pregnant
16 and Pregnant
RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in March 2010

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi
Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush

Sonny with a Chance
Sonny with a Chance
The Suite Life on Deck
The Suite Life on Deck
Wizards of Waverly Place
Wizards of Waverly Place
Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb
Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry
Curious George
Curious George

Toys in 2010

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

ZhuZhu Pets
ZhuZhu Pets
The KidiZoom Camera
The KidiZoom Camera
Sprig Adventure Series Discover Rig
Sprig Adventure Series Discover Rig
Bakugan Battle Brawlers balls
Bakugan Battle Brawlers balls
Playmobil Horse Farm
Playmobil Horse Farm
Pixos Super Studio
Pixos Super Studio
Clipo Creativity Table
Clipo Creativity Table
Crayola Color Wonder Magic Brush
Crayola Color Wonder Magic Brush
Star Wars AT-TE Walker
Star Wars AT-TE Walker
Girl Gourmet Cupcake Maker
Girl Gourmet Cupcake Maker
Hannah Montana Malibu Beach House
Hannah Montana Malibu Beach House
Iggle Piggle
Iggle Piggle
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in March 2010.

God of War III 2010
God of War III
Metro 2033 2010
Metro 2033
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 2010
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Heavy Rain 2010
Heavy Rain
Mass Effect 2 2010
Mass Effect 2
Left 4 Dead 2 2009
Left 4 Dead 2
Assassin's Creed II 2009
Assassin's Creed II
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 2009
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
League of Legends 2009
League of Legends
Borderlands 2009
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 2009
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
FIFA 10 2009

Were you born on March 17, 2010?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out March 17, 2016, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 17.

Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole

Singer Deceased
Born on March 17, 1919
He was not alive on this date.

John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy

Serial killer Deceased
Born on March 17, 1942
He was not alive on this date.

Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell

Born on March 17, 1951
He turned 59 on this day in 2010.

Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe

Born on March 17, 1964
He turned 46 on this day in 2010.



Wrestler Deceased
Born on March 17, 1975
He was not alive on this date.

Stephen Gately

Stephen Gately

Irish singer Deceased
Born on March 17, 1976
He was not alive on this date.

Rob Kardashian

Rob Kardashian

TV personality
Born on March 17, 1987
He turned 23 on this day in 2010.



Born on March 17, 1988
She turned 22 on this day in 2010.



National holidays and famous events that fall on March 17:


US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 17, 2010.


UK Prime Minister

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 17, 2010 was most likely conceived around June 24, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 17, 2010 is close to December 8, 2010.

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Stats for March 17, 2010


Here are some interesting statistics about March 17, 2010:

  • 5,176 days have passed since this date.
  • 739 weeks have passed.
  • 447,202,800 seconds have passed since March 17, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 521,736,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 230,756,644,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 74,533,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 38,459,441 steps. That's roughly 17,093 miles.
  • 5,366,434 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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