July 8th, 2010, fell on a Thursday. It was day 189 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.
10 years, 2 months and 13 days have passed since July 8th, 2010.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 8th, 2010:
The Decision: LeBron James announces that he will be leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for Miami Heat.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 8th, 2010:
United States: California Gurls - Katy Perry
United Kingdom: California Gurls - Katy Perry
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 8th, 2010 and it's a Thursday. 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. 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. In basketball, LeBron James' recent announcement that he will be leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for Miami Heat has sparked controversy.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Smallville", "Bones" and "Breaking Bad". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Borderlands", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", "Assassin's Creed II" and "Left 4 Dead 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "LazyTown", "iCarly" and "Team Umizoomi".
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 July 8th, 2010.
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.
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."
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 and information about this date:
10 years, 2 months and 13 days have passed since July 8th, 2010.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 2010.
Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 8th, 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 1278543600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 8th, 2010:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 8th, 2010.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 8th, 2010 was probably conceived around the 28th of September, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 8th, 2010 is the 17th of April, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
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?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on July 8th, 2010.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 8th, 2010.
3,728 days have passed since this date.
322,099,200 seconds have passed since the July 8th, 2010.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 375,782,400 times.
Since July 8th, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 166,203,187,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 53,683,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,700,531 steps. That's about 12,311 miles!
Since this date, 3,865,190 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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