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March 20, 2010

March 20, 2010, was a Saturday. It was 14 years and 30 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on March 20, 2010:

  • The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull begins to erupt.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on March 20, 2010:

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 20, 2010

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Break Your Heart - Taio Cruz Featuring Ludacris
  • Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
  • BedRock - Young Money Featuring Lloyd
  • Rude Boy - Rihanna
  • Imma Be - The Black Eyed Peas
Play the top songs 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.
Alice in Wonderland

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Alice in Wonderland".

Facts

This date was 5,145 days ago. Approximately 172 months have passed. It was the 79th day of 2010, in week 11. The decade was the 2010s. People born on this day are currently 14 years old and belong to the Gen Alpha generation. 57 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to March 20, 2010

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

It is Saturday, March 20, 2010. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Pisces. The work week is over and Saturday has finally come, so people are spending time with their kids, going to bars, shopping, playing video games, and watching sports.

Spring has arrived, and the days are starting to get longer. St. Patrick's Day of 2010 has recently come and gone. 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 Alice in Wonderland is at the top of the box office. Gordon Brown is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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.

Monster Garage host Jesse James has publicly apologized to his actress wife Sandra Bullock for being unfaithful to her. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Grey's Anatomy", "Psych", "RuPaul's Drag Race", and "Blue Mountain State".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Minecraft", "Farmville", "Mass Effect 2", and "Battlefield: Bad Company 2". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Postcards from Buster", "Hannah Montana", and "Sonny with a Chance". Popular toys at the moment include the Xbox 360, Iggle Piggle, Pixos Super Studio, and Bakugan Battle Brawlers balls.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on March 20, 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.

    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.

    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

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on March 20, 2010.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to March 20, 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.
  • March 17, 2010: The last episode of Scrubs is aired.
  • March 19, 2010: Justin Bieber releases his debut studio album "My World 2.0".
  • This date: March 20, 2010
  • March 22, 2010: The song "OMG" by Usher and will.i.am 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.
  • April 19, 2010: YouTuber FPSRussia starts his channel.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 20, 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 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 20, 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 20, 2010

People in March 2010 were watching the following TV series:

TV shows from March 2010.

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

Kids TV shows on March 20, 2010

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2010:

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi
Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush
Glee
Glee

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
iCarly
iCarly
WordGirl
WordGirl
Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb
Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry
Curious George
Curious George
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2010

Toys and games that were popular in 2010:

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
Borderlands
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 2009
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
FIFA 10 2009
FIFA 10

Were you born on March 20, 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 20, 2016, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 20.

Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers

Television host Deceased
Born on March 20, 1928
He was not alive on this date.

Spike Lee

Spike Lee

Director
Born on March 20, 1957
He turned 53 on this day in 2010.

Sting

Sting

Wrestler
Born on March 20, 1959
He turned 51 on this day in 2010.

Chester Bennington

Chester Bennington

Linkin Park singer Deceased
Born on March 20, 1976
He turned 34 on this day in 2010.

Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres

Soccer player
Born on March 20, 1984
He turned 26 on this day in 2010.

Keenan Cahill

Keenan Cahill

YouTuber Deceased
Born on March 20, 1995
He turned 15 on this day in 2010.

Barron Trump

Barron Trump

Donald Trump's son
Born on March 20, 2006
He turned 4 on this day in 2010.

USA

US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 20, 2010.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 20, 2010 was most likely conceived around June 27, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 20, 2010 is close to December 11, 2010.

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Stats for March 20, 2010

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about March 20, 2010:

  • 5,145 days have passed since this date.
  • 735 weeks have passed.
  • 444,524,400 seconds have passed since March 20, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 518,611,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 229,374,590,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 74,087,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 38,229,098 steps. That's roughly 16,991 miles.
  • 5,334,293 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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