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May 15, 2010

May 15, 2010, was a Saturday. It was 14 years and 9 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

Notable events that occurred on May 15, 2010:

  • Chelsea win the FA Cup final after beating Portsmouth 1-0.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on May 15, 2010:

  • United States: "Nothin' On You" by B.o.B. ft Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: "Good Times" by Roll Deep

The Billboard Hot 100 on May 15, 2010

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • OMG - Usher Featuring will.i.am
  • Nothin' On You - B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
  • Rude Boy - Rihanna
  • Break Your Heart - Taio Cruz Featuring Ludacris
  • Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
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.
Iron Man 2

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Iron Man 2" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 5,123 days ago. Approximately 171 months have passed. It was the 135th day of 2010, in week 19. The decade was the 2010s. People who were born on May 15, 2010, are now 14 years old and belong to the Gen Alpha generation. We have gone through approximately 57 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to May 15, 2010

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

The date is May 15, 2010, and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. People are currently enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 2010 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up, and the evenings are brighter than usual. The school year is nearly finished. In America, the song "Nothin' On You" by B.o.B. ft Bruno Mars is at the top of the singles charts, while "Good Times" by Roll Deep is the number-one song in the UK. Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Iron Man 2 is at the top of the box office.

David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "CSI: NY", "The Office", "Prison Break", and "Sons of Anarchy". 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. Following the results of the 2010 United Kingdom general election, the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrats have announced that they will be going into a coalition together. In light of his party's defeat, Gordon Brown has stepped down as the leader of the Labour Party. In soccer, Chelsea have just won the FA Cup and completed "the double" after beating Portsmouth 1-0.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Paul Gray, Gary Coleman, Dennis Hopper, and Rue McClanahan would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Grand Theft Auto IV", "Mafia Wars", "Halo 3: ODST", and "God of War III". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Peppa Pig", "LazyTown", and "Curious George".

Children are playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, Hannah Montana Malibu Beach House, Star Wars AT-TE Walker, and Pixos Super Studio.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 15, 2010.

  • Eurovision 2010.

    Eurovision 2010

    The 2010 Eurovision song contest was held in Oslo, Norway. Germany won the contest with the song "Satellite" by Lena.
  • 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

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around May 15, 2010.

  • April 19, 2010: YouTuber FPSRussia starts his channel.
  • April 20, 2010:
    • 11 people are killed after the the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico.
    • Swedish singer Robyn releases the song "Dancing On My Own".
  • April 21, 2010: Air travel in Europe resumes following a six-day closure due to the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull.
  • April 29, 2010: PewDiePie creates his YouTube channel.
  • April 30, 2010:
    • Irish presenter Gerry Ryan dies at the age of 53.
    • University student David Kernell is found guilty of hacking the emails of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin back in 2008.
  • May 1, 2010:
    • Boxing: Floyd Mayweather defeats Shane Mosley via unanimous decision.
    • Shannan Gilbert goes missing in Oak Beach, Long Island.
  • May 2, 2010: Irish politics: Opinion polls show that Labour are more popular than Fianna Fail.
  • May 4, 2010: The British crime thriller series "Luther" premieres on BBC One.
  • May 5, 2010: Anti-austerity protests begin in Greece.
  • May 6, 2010:
    • The Conservative Party become the largest party in the 2010 United Kingdom general election.
    • Flash crash: The stock market collapses and then rebounds in less than an hour.
  • May 7, 2010:
    • The film Iron Man 2 (2010) is released.
    • Katy Perry releases her single "California Gurls", featuring Snoop Dogg.
    • Shakira releases the official FIFA World Cup 2010 anthem "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)".
  • May 9, 2010: Chelsea win the Premier League title after defeating Wigan 8-0 on the final day of the season.
  • May 10, 2010: UK politics: Gordon Brown announces that he will be stepping down as leader of the Labour Party.
  • May 14, 2010: The Aviva Stadium is opened in Dublin, Ireland.
  • This date: May 15, 2010
  • May 18, 2010: The video game "Red Dead Redemption" is released.
  • May 21, 2010: Shrek Forever After (2010) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 22, 2010:
    • Inter Milan win the 2010 UEFA Champions League Final after defeating Bayern Munich 2-0.
    • 158 people are killed after Air India Express Flight 812 crashes while landing in Mangalore, India.
  • May 23, 2010: The last episode of Lost is aired.
  • May 24, 2010:
    • The television show "Law & Order" comes to an end after nearly 20 years.
    • The series finale of 24 is aired.
    • Slipknot bassist Paul Gray dies from an accidental overdose at the age of 38.
  • May 26, 2010:
    • Lee DeWyze wins the 9th season of American Idol.
    • Real Madrid sack manager Manuel Pellegrini.
  • May 28, 2010:
    • Football: It is announced that Jose Mourinho will become the next manager of Real Madrid.
    • Child star Gary Coleman passes away at the age of 42.
    • The final episode of "The Tyra Banks Show" is aired on television.
  • May 29, 2010:
    • Actor Dennis Hopper dies from cancer at the age of 74.
    • Rashad Evans defeats Quinton Jackson at UFC 114.
  • May 30, 2010: The FaZe Clan YouTube channel is created.
  • May 31, 2010:
    • Football: Jose Mourinho becomes the new manager of Real Madrid.
    • Flotilla incident: Nine activists are killed after Israeli soldiers raid a flotilla that is headed for Gaza.
  • June 1, 2010: Rapper Nicki Minaj releases her debut single "Your Love".
  • June 3, 2010:
    • Football: Liverpool sack manager Rafael Benitez.
    • "Maude" and "The Golden Girls" actress Rue McClanahan dies after suffering from a brain hemorrhage.
  • June 4, 2010:
    • 7-year-old Kyron Horman goes missing from Skyline Elementary School in Portland, Oregon.
    • Irish politics: An expenses scandal forces Fianna F√°il Senator Larry Butler to resign the party whip.
  • June 5, 2010: Irish politics: An expenses scandal forces Fianna Fáil Senator Ivor Callely to resign the party whip.
  • June 6, 2010: Long Island serial killer: Megan Waterman goes missing after leaving the Holiday Inn Express in Hauppauge.
  • June 9, 2010: Comedian James Corden and actor Sir Patrick Stewart have an onstage "spat" during the 2010 Glamour Awards.
  • June 11, 2010:
    • The 2010 FIFA World Cup starts in South Africa.
    • The A-Team (2010), starring Liam Neeson, is released in cinemas.
    • The Karate Kid (2010), starring Jaden Smith, is released in cinemas.
    • Irish politics: Opinion polls show that Labour are the most popular party in Ireland.
  • June 14, 2010: Irish politics: Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny sacks Richard Bruton due to a leadership challenge.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 15, 2010, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • 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: May 15, 2010 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Television shows

TV series on May 15, 2010

TV audiences were watching the following shows on May 15, 2010:

TV shows from May 2010.

Luther
Luther
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
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in May 2010

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

Adventure Time
Adventure Time
Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie
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
Toys

Toys in 2010

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

The iPad
The iPad
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
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in May 2010.

Alan Wake 2010
Alan Wake
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

Were you born on May 15, 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 May 15, 2016, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 15.

Ray Lewis

Ray Lewis

American Football player
Born on May 15, 1975
He turned 35 on this day in 2010.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler

Jamie-Lynn Sigler

Actress
Born on May 15, 1981
She turned 29 on this day in 2010.

Jessica Sutta

Jessica Sutta

The Pussycat Dolls
Born on May 15, 1982
She turned 28 on this day in 2010.

Andy Murray

Andy Murray

Tennis player
Born on May 15, 1987
He turned 23 on this day in 2010.

Lil Huddy

Lil Huddy

Social media personality
Born on May 15, 2002
He turned 8 on this day in 2010.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on May 15:

USA

US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 15, 2010.

UK

UK Prime Minister

David Cameron 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 May 15, 2010 was most likely conceived around August 22, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 15, 2010 is close to February 5, 2011.

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Stats for May 15, 2010

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about May 15, 2010:

  • 5,123 days have passed since this date.
  • 731 weeks have passed.
  • 442,627,200 seconds have passed since May 15, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 516,398,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 228,395,635,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 73,771,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 38,065,939 steps. That's roughly 16,918 miles.
  • 5,311,526 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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