June 16th, 2010, was a Wednesday. It was day 167 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.
10 years, 11 months and 27 days have passed since June 16th, 2010.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 16th, 2010.
The movie "The Karate Kid" was at the top of the box office on June 16th, 2010.
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In June and July of 2010, the martial arts film "The Karate Kid" was showing at movie theaters. The film starred Will Smith's son Jaden Smith as Dre Parker, a 12-year-old boy who moves from Detroit to Beijing with his widowed mother.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was taking place in South Africa at this time. The competition was won by Spain after they defeated the Netherlands 1-0 in the final.
At this time, the world was talking about the constant buzzing of the vuvuzela instrument, which was being heard during World Cup games in South Africa.
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 as 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 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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2010.
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.
English singer Cheryl Cole was named as FHM's sexiest woman in both 2009 and 2010.
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.
Throughout 2009 and 2010, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.
In the late naughties, HD TV became the norm and flat screen television sets started to became more affordable.
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Barack Obama was the President of the United States on June 16th, 2010.
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 16th, 2010.
Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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