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April 2nd, 2010.

April 2nd, 2010, was a Friday. It was day 92 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

11 years, 3 months and 22 days have passed since April 2nd, 2010.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on April 2nd, 2010?

  • Clash of the Titans (2010) is released in cinemas.
  • Wrestler Chris Kanyon commits suicide.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 2nd, 2010.

  • United States: Rude Boy - Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Telephone - Lady GaGa ft Beyonce
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 2nd, 2010.

Take me back to April 2nd, 2010!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 2nd, 2010 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

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. Wrestling fans are in mourning following reports that Chris Kanyon has committed suicide.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "Desperate Housewives", "The Hills" and "Sons of Anarchy". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Minecraft", "Farmville", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" and "God of War III". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Peppa Pig" and "Sonny with a Chance".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 3, Iggle Piggle, ZhuZhu Pets 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 April 2nd, 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.

  • 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, 3 months and 22 days have passed since April 2nd, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 2nd, 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 1270162800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 2nd, 2010.

  • 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 2nd, 2010
  • April 3rd, 2010: The first iPad is released.
  • 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 2nd, 2010: Irish politics: Opinion polls show that Labour are more popular than Fianna Fail.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 2nd, 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 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 2nd, 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.

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

Kid's TV shows on April 2nd, 2010.

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

  • Victorious
  • 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.

  • God of War III - Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.
  • 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 April 2nd, 2016 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 2nd.

Hans Christian Andersen

Author. Deceased
Born on April 2nd, 1805
He was not alive on this date.

Marvin Gaye

RnB Singer. Deceased
Born on April 2nd, 1939
He was not alive on this date.

Linford Christie

Athlete.
Born on April 2nd, 1960
He turned 50 on this day in 2010.

Rodney King

Historical figure. Deceased
Born on April 2nd, 1965
He turned 45 on this day in 2010.

Weather on April 2nd, 2010.

Historical weather information for April 2nd, 2010.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.4 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 65.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 2nd, 2010.

UK Prime Minister.

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 2nd, 2010.

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 2nd, 2010 was most likely conceived around the 23rd of June, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 2nd, 2010 is close to the 10th of January, 2011.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 2nd, 2010.

  • A total of 4,131 days have passed since this date.
  • 590 weeks have passed.
  • 356,918,400 seconds have passed since the April 2nd, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 416,404,800 times.
  • Since April 2nd, 2010, the earth has travelled approximately 184,169,894,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 59,486,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 30,694,982 steps. That's about 13,642 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,283,021 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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