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April 1st, 2010.

April 1st, 2010, was a Thursday. It was day 91 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

12 years, 1 months and 18 days have passed since April 1st, 2010.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 1st, 2010.

  • United States: Rude Boy - Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Telephone - Lady GaGa ft Beyonce

The Billboard Hot 100 on April 1st, 2010.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Rude Boy - Rihanna
  • Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
  • Break Your Heart - Taio Cruz Featuring Ludacris
  • Imma Be - The Black Eyed Peas
  • Nothin' On You - B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
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.
How to Train Your Dragon

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "How to Train Your Dragon" was at the top of the box office on April 1st, 2010.

Take me back to April 1st, 2010!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 1st, 2010 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. It is April Fool's Day, which means that people are playing practical jokes on one another.

The summer of 2010 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Rude Boy by Rihanna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Telephone by Lady GaGa ft Beyonce is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie How to Train Your Dragon 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 South Korean Navy ship carrying 104 personnel has sank off the west coast of South Korea, leaving 46 sailors dead. North Korea are currently being blamed for the sinking. French DJ David Guetta has released a new single called "Memories", featuring rapper Kid Cudi.

Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin has come out and announced that he is gay. Monster Garage host Jesse James has publicly apologized to his actress wife Sandra Bullock for being unfaithful to her. His publicist has also announced that James will be checking into a rehabilitation facility in the hope of solving his personal issues and saving his marriage. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Chris Kanyon, Paul Gray, Gary Coleman and Lance Cade would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "How I Met Your Mother", "The Hills", "Sons of Anarchy" and "Community". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia Wars", "Pokémon Platinum", "Minecraft" and "Mass Effect 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Go, Diego, Go!", "Phineas and Ferb", "The Suite Life on Deck" and "Victorious".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 3, Iggle Piggle, the KidiZoom Camera and ZhuZhu Pets.

News

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 April 1st, 2010.

  • Victorious.

    Victorious.

    At the end of March, 2010, the first episode of the American sitcom "Victorious" aired on Nickelodeon.

  • 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.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm.

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

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 12 years, 1 months and 18 days have passed since April 1st, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 1st, 2010, will be 12 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2010 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1270076400.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 1st, 2010.

  • March 2nd, 2010: The game "Battlefield: Bad Company 2" is released.
  • March 5th, 2010: Alice in Wonderland (2010), starring Johnny Depp, is released in cinemas.
  • March 8th, 2010: Rapper Lil Wayne is sentenced to one year in prison for attempted criminal possession of a weapon.
  • March 10th, 2010: Actor Corey Haim dies from pneumonia at the age of 38.
  • March 13th, 2010: nigahiga becomes the most-subscribed Youtube channel.
  • March 16th, 2010: Serbian singer Ksenija Pajcin is murdered by her boyfriend in Belgrade.
  • March 17th, 2010: The last episode of Scrubs is aired.
  • March 19th, 2010: Justin Bieber releases his debut studio album "My World 2.0".
  • March 22nd, 2010: The song "OMG" by Usher and will.i.am is released.
  • March 26th, 2010: The movie Kick-Ass (2010) is released.
  • March 26th, 2010: How to Train Your Dragon (2010) is released in cinemas.
  • March 27th, 2010: The first episode of the Nickelodeon TV show "Victorious" is aired.
  • March 29th, 2010: Singer Ricky Martin comes out as gay.
  • March 29th, 2010: Wrestling: Shawn Michaels announces his retirement.
  • March 29th, 2010: David Guetta and Kid Cudi release the song "Memories".
  • This date: April 1st, 2010
  • April 2nd, 2010: Clash of the Titans (2010) is released in cinemas.
  • April 2nd, 2010: Wrestler Chris Kanyon commits suicide.
  • April 3rd, 2010: The first iPad is released.
  • April 4th, 2010: The first episode of "Good Luck Charlie" premiers on Disney Channel.
  • April 5th, 2010: Wikileaks releases the video "Collateral Murder".
  • April 7th, 2010: AOL announces that it will either sell social networking website Bebo or shut it down.
  • April 10th, 2010: Soccer: Portsmouth F.C. are relegated from the Premier League.
  • April 10th, 2010: Polish Air Force Tu-154 crashes. The President of Poland, Lech Kaczynski, is killed along with 95 people.
  • April 13th, 2010: The song "Airplanes" is released by B.o.B.
  • April 14th, 2010: Icelandic Volcano Eyjafjallajokull erupts. The resulting smoke leads to the closure of many airspaces throughout Europe.
  • April 19th, 2010: Youtuber FPSRussia starts his channel.
  • April 20th, 2010: 11 people are killed after the the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • April 29th, 2010: PewDiePie creates his Youtube channel.
  • April 30th, 2010: Irish presenter Gerry Ryan dies at the age of 53.
  • April 30th, 2010: University student David Kernell is found guilty of hacking the emails of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin back in 2008.
  • May 1st, 2010: Boxing: Floyd Mayweather defeats Shane Mosley via unanimous decision.
  • May 1st, 2010: Shannan Gilbert goes missing in Oak Beach, Long Island.

Personality traits.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 1st, 2010, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • 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: April 1st, 2010 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.
Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from April, 2010.

Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
Reality TV series.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

Real Housewives of New York City
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.

Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

Skins
Skins
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.

Dexter
Dexter
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.

The Hills
The Hills
American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

The Office
The Office
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.

House
House
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.

Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

CSI: NY
CSI: NY
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

Lost
Lost
Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.

Cold Case
Cold Case
Crime series about a fictional Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on April 1st, 2010.

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

Victorious
Victorious

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

The Hills
The Hills

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Hannah Montana
Hannah Montana

Ben 10
Ben 10

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go!

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2010.

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

ZhuZhu Pets
ZhuZhu Pets

The KidiZoom Camera
The KidiZoom Camera

Iggle Piggle
Iggle Piggle

The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

God of War III 2010
God of War III
Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 2010
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Military FPS game.

Heavy Rain 2010
Heavy Rain
An interactive drama adventure game that was released on the PS3.

Mass Effect 2 2010
Mass Effect 2
The second game in the series.

Left 4 Dead 2 2009
Left 4 Dead 2
The second game in the series.

Assassin's Creed II 2009
Assassin's Creed II
The second game in the series.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 2009
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
The second game in the Modern Warfare universe. Developed by Infinity Ward.

League of Legends 2009
League of Legends
Multiplayer online battle arena.

Borderlands 2009
Borderlands
RPG first-person shooter game.

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 2009
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.

Halo 3: ODST 2009
Halo 3: ODST
First-person shooter game.

Batman: Arkham Asylum 2009
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Action game set in the Batman universe.

Farmville 2009
Farmville
Agriculture-simulation social network game.

Minecraft 2009
Minecraft
The alpha version of Minecraft.

Pokémon Platinum 2009
Pokémon Platinum
Released for the Nintendo DS.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars 2009
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Released on the Nintendo DS and the PlayStation Portable.

Mafia Wars 2008
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 April 1st, 2016 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 1st.

Otto von Bismarck

President of Prussia. Deceased
Born on April 1st, 1815
He was not alive on this date.

Susan Boyle

Singer.
Born on April 1st, 1961
She turned 49 on this day in 2010.

Phillip Schofield

TV presenter.
Born on April 1st, 1962
He turned 48 on this day in 2010.

Chris Evans

English TV presenter.
Born on April 1st, 1966
He turned 44 on this day in 2010.

Rachel Maddow

TV host.
Born on April 1st, 1973
She turned 37 on this day in 2010.

Randy Orton

Wrestler.
Born on April 1st, 1980
He turned 30 on this day in 2010.

Johnny May

Rugby player.
Born on April 1st, 1990
He turned 20 on this day in 2010.

Logan Paul

Youtuber.
Born on April 1st, 1995
He turned 15 on this day in 2010.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of April.

  • April Fools' Day
  • Islamic Republic Day (Iran)
Weather details

Weather on April 1st, 2010.

Historical weather information for April 1st, 2010.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.6 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 57.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.61 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.
USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 1st, 2010.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 1st, 2010.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 1st, 2010 was most likely conceived around July 9th, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 1st, 2010 is close to December 23rd, 2010.

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Stats for April 1st, 2010

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 1st, 2010.

  • A total of 4,431 days have passed since this date.
  • 633 weeks have passed.
  • 382,838,400 seconds have passed since the April 1st, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 446,644,800 times.
  • Since April 1st, 2010, the earth has travelled approximately 197,544,614,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 63,806,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,924,102 steps. That's about 14,633 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,594,061 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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