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July 3rd, 2010.

July 3rd, 2010, was a Saturday. It was day 184 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since July 3rd, 2010.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 3rd, 2010.

  • United States: California Gurls - Katy Perry
  • United Kingdom: California Gurls - Katy Perry

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" was at the top of the box office on July 3rd, 2010.

Take me back to July 3rd, 2010!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 3rd, 2010 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

In America, the July 4th celebrations are fast approaching. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. The song California Gurls by Katy Perry is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 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 South Africa, the 2010 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place and stadiums are being filled with the sound of vuvuzelas. Socialite Paris Hilton is in the news after being escorted out of a World Cup game in South Africa for smoking marijuana.

A Youtube video of Paul "Bear" Vasquez' ecstatic reaction to a Double Rainbow has become an Internet sensation. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "One Tree Hill", "CSI: NY", "Sons of Anarchy" and "Community". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 3: ODST", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", "Mass Effect 2" and "Red Dead Redemption".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Peppa Pig", "Go, Diego, Go!" and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, ZhuZhu Pets and the iPad.

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 July 3rd, 2010.

  • Cheryl Cole.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2010.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Vuvuzelas.

    The world is talking about the constant buzzing of the vuvuzela instrument, which is heard during World Cup games in South Africa.

  • 2010 FIFA World Cup.

    The 2010 FIFA World Cup is taking place in South Africa. The competition is won by Spain on the 11th of July, 2010.

  • Toy Story 3.

    "Toy Story 3" was being shown in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1.1 billion dollars.

  • Mel Gibson's Rant.

    A phone recording of actor Mel Gibson is released. During the phone call, Gibson tells Oksana Grigorieva that it would be her own fault if she got "raped by a pack of n*ggers."

  • Double Rainbow.

    A video called "Double Rainbow" by Paul "Bear" Vasquez is going viral around this time. The video was originally uploaded in January of 2010. However, the video quickly picked up millions of views after talk show host Jimmy Kimmel tweeted about it on the 3rd of July, 2010.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 10 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since July 3rd, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 3rd, 2010, will be 10 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2010 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1278111600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 3rd, 2010.

  • 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 9th, 2010: Comedian James Corden and actor Sir Patrick Stewart have an on stage "spat" during the 2010 Glamour awards.
  • 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.
  • June 21st, 2010: Eminem releases the album "Recovery".
  • June 24th, 2010: Labor leader Julia Gillard becomes the first female Prime Minister of Australia following the resignation of Kevin Rudd.
  • June 25th, 2010: The comedy movie Grown Ups (2010) is released.
  • June 25th, 2010: Eminem releases the song "Love the Way You Lie", featuring Rihanna.
  • June 30th, 2010: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) is released in cinemas.
  • June 30th, 2010: The Alpha version of Minecraft is released.
  • July 1st, 2010: Soccer: Roy Hodgson becomes the new manager of Liverpool.
  • This date: July 3rd, 2010
  • July 8th, 2010: The Decision: LeBron James announces that he will be leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for Miami Heat.
  • July 9th, 2010: Animated comedy movie Despicable Me (2010) is released.
  • July 9th, 2010: Former soccer player Paul Gascoigne appears at a stand-off between British police and a fugitive called Raoul Moat.
  • July 9th, 2010: The film "Predators" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 11th, 2010: Spain win the World Cup after defeating The Netherlands 1-0.
  • July 13th, 2010: The final episode of reality TV show "The Hills" is aired.
  • July 16th, 2010: The film Inception (2010) is released in cinemas.
  • July 16th, 2010: Former U.S. State Department employee Kendall Myers is sentenced to life in prison for spying for Cuba.
  • July 19th, 2010: NBA player Lorenzen Wright is shot dead in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • July 20th, 2010: Actress Lindsay Lohan is sentenced to 90 days in jail for a parole violation.
  • July 20th, 2010: The Youtube channel for CaptainSparklez is founded.
  • July 20th, 2010: Bruno Mars releases his single "Just the Way You Are".

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 3rd, 2010, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 3rd, 2010 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

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.

Kid's TV shows on July 3rd, 2010.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2010.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2010.

  • The iPad
  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Red Dead Redemption - Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.
  • Alan Wake - 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.
  • 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.
  • Mafia Wars - Social media game developed by Zynga.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 3rd of July.

  • July 3rd, 1943: Kurtwood Smith (Actor) turned 67 on this day in 2010.
  • July 3rd, 1956: Montel Williams (Television personality) turned 54 on this day in 2010.
  • July 3rd, 1962: Tom Cruise (Actor) turned 48 on this day in 2010.
  • July 3rd, 1971: Julian Assange (Wikileaks founder) turned 39 on this day in 2010.

Weather on July 3rd, 2010.

Historical weather information for July 3rd, 2010.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 20.61 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 3rd, 2010.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 3rd, 2010.

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 3rd, 2010.

  • A total of 3,960 days have passed since this date.
  • 565 weeks have passed.
  • 342,144,000 seconds have passed since the July 3rd, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 399,168,000 times.
  • Since July 3rd, 2010, the earth has travelled approximately 176,546,304,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 57,024,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,424,384 steps. That's about 13,078 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,105,728 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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