May 21st, 2010

May 21st, 2010, fell on a Friday. It was day 141 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 6 months and 9 days have passed since May 21st, 2010.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 21st, 2010:

  • Shrek Forever After (2010) is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 21st, 2010:

  • United States: OMG - Usher ft will.i.am
  • United Kingdom: Good Times - Roll Deep

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is May 21st, 2010 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2010 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song OMG by Usher ft will.i.am is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Good Times by Roll Deep is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Iron Man 2 is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron 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.

It's 2010, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Kesha, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Eminem and Bruno Mars. In soccer, Chelsea have just won the FA Cup and completed "the double" after beating Portsmouth 1-0. The video game "Red Dead Redemption" has just been released by Rockstar.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "Bones", "The Vampire Diaries" and "Community". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia Wars", "Farmville", "Batman: Arkham Asylum" and "Left 4 Dead 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Phineas and Ferb", "iCarly" and "Wizards of Waverly Place".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3", "ZhuZhu Pets" and "iPad".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 21st, 2010.

  • Cheryl Cole

    English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.

  • The King's Speech

    "The King's Speech" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2010.

  • 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2010

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2010.

  • 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.

  • Lady Antebellum - "Need You Now"

    "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum would go on to win a Grammy for 2010's Record of the Year.

  • Eurovision 2010

    The 2010 Eurovision song contest is held in Oslo, Norway. Germany win the contest with the song "Satellite" by Lena.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 10 years, 6 months and 9 days have passed since May 21st, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 21st, 2010, will be 10 years of age.
  • People born in 2010 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1274396400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 21st, 2010:

  • April 29th, 2010: PewDiePie creates his Youtube channel.
  • April 30th, 2010: Irish presenter Gerry Ryan dies.
  • May 2nd, 2010: Irish politics: Opinion polls show that Labour are more popular than Fianna Fail.
  • May 6th, 2010: The Conservative Party become the largest party in the 2010 United Kingdom general election.
  • May 7th, 2010: The film Iron Man 2 (2010) is released.
  • May 9th, 2010: Chelsea win the Premier League title after defeating Wigan 8-0 on the final day of the season.
  • May 10th, 2010: UK politics: Gordon Brown announces that he will be stepping down as Labour Leader.
  • May 15th, 2010: Chelsea win the FA Cup final after beating Portsmouth 1-0.
  • May 18th, 2010: The video game "Red Dead Redemption" is released.
  • May 22nd, 2010: The 2010 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Inter Milan and Bayern Munich. Inter win 2-0.
  • May 23rd, 2010: The last episode of Lost is aired.
  • May 24th, 2010: The last episode of the television show "Law & Order" is aired. The series had been running for nearly 20 years.
  • May 24th, 2010: The series finale of 24 is aired.
  • May 24th, 2010: Slipknot bassist Paul Gray dies from an accidental overdose at the age of 38.
  • May 26th, 2010: Lee DeWyze wins the 9th season of American Idol.
  • May 26th, 2010: Real Madrid sack manager Manuel Pellegrini.
  • May 28th, 2010: Football: It is announced that Jose Mourinho will become the next manager of Real Madrid.
  • May 28th, 2010: Actor Gary Coleman dies.
  • May 30th, 2010: The FaZe Clan Youtube channel is created.
  • May 31st, 2010: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes manager of Real Madrid.
  • May 31st, 2010: The flotilla incident occurs when 13 Israeli soldiers raid a flotilla that is headed for Gaza. 9 activists are killed.
  • June 1st, 2010: Rapper Nicki Minaj releases her debut single "Your Love".
  • June 3rd, 2010: Football: Liverpool sack manager Rafael Benitez.
  • June 3rd, 2010: "Maude" and "The Golden Girls" actress Rue McClanahan dies after suffering from a brain hemorrhage. .
  • June 4th, 2010: 7-year-old Kyron Horman goes missing from Skyline Elementary School in Portland, Oregon.
  • June 4th, 2010: Irish politics: An expenses scandal forces Fianna Fáil Senator Larry Butler to resign the party whip.
  • June 5th, 2010: Irish politics: An expenses scandal forces Fianna Fáil Senator Ivor Callely to resign the party whip.
  • June 6th, 2010: Long Island serial killer: Megan Waterman goes missing after placing escort advertisements on Craigslist.
  • June 11th, 2010: The 2010 FIFA World Cup starts in South Africa.
  • June 11th, 2010: The A-Team (2010), starring Liam Neeson, is released in cinemas.
  • June 11th, 2010: The Karate Kid (2010), starring Jaden Smith, is released in cinemas.
  • June 11th, 2010: Irish politics: Opinion polls show that Labour are the most popular party in Ireland.
  • June 14th, 2010: Irish politics: Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny sacks Richard Bruton due to a leadership challenge.
  • June 16th, 2010: AOL sell social networking website Bebo to Criterion Capital Partners.
  • June 17th, 2010: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2010 NBA Finals after they defeat the Boston Celtics 4-3.
  • June 18th, 2010: Toy Story 3 (2010) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 21st, 2010, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 21st, 2010 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • 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.

2010 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2010.

  • Good Luck Charlie
  • 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

2010 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2010:

  • iPad
  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 21st, 2010:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 66.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.94 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.11 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on May 21st, 2010?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 21st, 2010?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 21st, 2010 was probably conceived around the 11th of August, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 21st, 2010 is the 28th of February, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Red Dead Redemption - Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 21st, 2010.

  • 3,846 days have passed since this date.
  • 332,298,000 seconds have passed since the May 21st, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 387,681,000 times.
  • Since May 21st, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 171,465,768,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 55,383,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 28,577,628 steps. That's about 12,701 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,987,576 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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