May 26th, 2010, was a Wednesday. It was Day 146 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.
13 years and 12 days have passed since May 26th, 2010.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.
Notable events that occurred on May 26th, 2010.
On May 26th, 2010, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.
The following singles were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:
The top movie on this date was "Iron Man 2".
Let's go back in time!
The date is May 26th, 2010, and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. The summer of 2010 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up, and the evenings are brighter than usual.
Memorial Day weekend is only a few days away, which means that many Americans are planning picnics, barbecues, and other outdoor events to celebrate the unofficial start of summer. In America, the song Not Afraid by Eminem is at the top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Nothin' On You by B.o.B. ft Bruno Mars is the number-one hit song.
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. 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. The video game "Red Dead Redemption" has just been released by Rockstar. Fans of the series "Lost" are voicing their opinions about the series finale, which was recently aired on television. Notably, there are a lot of mixed reviews about the ending.
Rock fans are mourning the death of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, who recently passed away at the age of 38 due to an accidental overdose. The TV shows "Law & Order" and "24" have both recently come to an end. Lee DeWyze has won the 9th season of American Idol.
In soccer, Jose Mourinho's side Inter Milan have just won the 2010 UEFA Champions League after beating Bayern Munich 2-0 in the final. Meanwhile, Spanish side Real Madrid have sacked their manager Manuel Pellegrini. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Gary Coleman, Dennis Hopper, Rue McClanahan, and Lance Cade would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Futurama", "Prison Break", "The Hills", and "Dexter".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 3: ODST", "Uncharted 2: Among Thieves", "League of Legends", and "Assassin's Creed II". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Go, Diego, Go!", "Sonny with a Chance", and "Team Umizoomi". Popular toys at the moment include the Xbox 360, Iggle Piggle, ZhuZhu Pets, and the iPad.
These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 26th, 2010.
On May 23rd, 2010, the popular television series "LOST" came to an end. Notably, there were mixed reactions to the show's finale.
The 2010 Eurovision song contest was held in Oslo, Norway. Germany won the contest with the song "Satellite" by Lena.
The song "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum won a Grammy for 2010's Record of the Year.
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.
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.
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.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was named the Time Person of the Year for 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.
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.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2010.
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.
The Internet had started using the term "hipster" to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream.
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.
English singer Cheryl Cole was named FHM's sexiest woman in both 2009 and 2010.
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.
A dance music genre called dubstep began to take off in 2009 and 2010.
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 quickly became the norm during this time, as flat-screen televisions were starting to fall in price.
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Television shows that people were watching in May 2010.
Reality TV series.
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
Mockumentary family sitcom.
Sitcom that is set at a community college.
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.
Musical TV series.
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.
Fantasy horror series starring Anna Paquin as a telepathic waitress called Sookie Stackhouse.
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.
Friday Night Lights
Sports drama series about a high school football team in West Texas.
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.
Sci-fi series starring Colin Ferguson as Sheriff Jack Carter.
Detective comedy series starring James Roday and Dulé Hill.
American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Crime comedy-drama TV series.
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
Medical drama television series.
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2010.
Good Luck Charlie
Sonny with a Chance
The Suite Life on Deck
Wizards of Waverly Place
Phineas and Ferb
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Go, Diego, Go!
One Tree Hill
The Fairly OddParents
Dora the Explorer
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2010.
The KidiZoom Camera
The PlayStation 3
The Xbox 360
Popular video games that people were playing in May of 2010.
Red Dead Redemption
Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.
Action-adventure game developed by Remedy Entertainment.
God of War III
Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Military FPS game.
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.
League of Legends
Multiplayer online battle arena.
RPG first-person shooter game.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.
Halo 3: ODST
First-person shooter game.
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Action game set in the Batman universe.
Agriculture-simulation social network game.
Released for the Nintendo DS.
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Released on the Nintendo DS and the PlayStation Portable.
Social media game developed by Zynga.
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 26th, 2016, instead.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 26th.
Historical weather information for May 26th, 2010.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 26th, 2010.
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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