July 9th, 2010, fell on a Friday. It was day 190 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.
10 years, 6 months and 8 days have passed since July 9th, 2010.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 9th, 2010:
Animated comedy movie Despicable Me (2010) is released.
Former soccer player Paul Gascoigne appears at a stand-off between British police and a fugitive called Raoul Moat.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 9th, 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 "Despicable Me" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 9th, 2010 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
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 Despicable Me 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.
In basketball, LeBron James' recent announcement that he will be leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for Miami Heat has sparked controversy. An audio recording of actor Mel Gibson going on a racist rant have been leaked on the Internet. As a result, Gibson has been dropped by his agency William Morris Endeavor. People are watching popular TV shows such as "House", "The Office", "How I Met Your Mother" and "The Vampire Diaries".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 3: ODST", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", "Left 4 Dead 2" and "Red Dead Redemption". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Ben 10", "Hannah Montana", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "iCarly". Popular toys include the likes of "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 July 9th, 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.
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.
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, 6 months and 8 days have passed since July 9th, 2010.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 2010.
Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 9th, 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 1278630000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 9th, 2010:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 9th, 2010?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 9th, 2010 was probably conceived around the 29th of September, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 9th, 2010 is the 18th of April, 2011. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on July 9th, 2010.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 9th, 2010.
3,845 days have passed since this date.
332,211,600 seconds have passed since the July 9th, 2010.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 387,580,200 times.
Since July 9th, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 171,421,185,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 55,368,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 28,570,198 steps. That's about 12,698 miles!
Since this date, 3,986,539 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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