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July 11th, 2010.

July 11th, 2010, was a Sunday. It was day 192 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

11 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since July 11th, 2010.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On This Day

On this day.

What happened on July 11th, 2010?

  • Spain win the World Cup after defeating The Netherlands 1-0.
Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 11th, 2010.

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on July 11th, 2010.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • California Gurls - Katy Perry Featuring Snoop Dogg
  • Love The Way You Lie - Eminem Featuring Rihanna
  • OMG - Usher Featuring will.i.am
  • Airplanes - B.o.B Featuring Hayley Williams
  • Billionaire - Travie McCoy Featuring Bruno Mars
Play the top hits from 2010.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2010. Take a trip back to the peak days of Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Kesha.
Despicable Me

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Despicable Me" was at the top of the box office on July 11th, 2010.

Take me back to July 11th, 2010!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 11th, 2010 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people are enjoying their 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. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of 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. In South Africa, the 2010 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place and stadiums are being filled with the sound of vuvuzelas. 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. American Idol winner Carrie Underwood and ice hockey player Mike Fisher have just been married in Greensboro, Georgia. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Lance Cade, Denise Borino-Quinn, Pete Postlethwaite and Nate Dogg would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Smallville", "Desperate Housewives", "How I Met Your Mother" and "Community". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia Wars", "Uncharted 2: Among Thieves", "Battlefield: Bad Company 2" and "Alan Wake". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Ben 10", "The Suite Life on Deck" and "Big Time Rush".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Iggle Piggle, the KidiZoom Camera, ZhuZhu Pets and the iPad.

News

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 11th, 2010.

  • Double Rainbow.

    Double Rainbow.

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

  • Mel Gibson's racist rant.

    Mel Gibson's racist rant.

    In July of 2010, a controversial phone recording of actor Mel Gibson was released. During the phone call, Gibson can be heard telling Oksana Grigorieva that it would be her own fault if she got "raped by a pack of n*ggers."

  • Talking Tom Cat.

    Talking Tom Cat.

    In the summer of 2010, a new app called "Talking Tom Cat" was released on the iTunes App Store. The app consisted of a 3D cat called Tom who would repeat what the user said in a high-pitched voice.

  • The 2010 FIFA World Cup is taking place in South Africa.

    The 2010 FIFA World Cup is taking place in South Africa.

    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.

  • Vuvuzelas.

    Vuvuzelas.

    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.

  • Lady Antebellum - "Need You Now"

    Lady Antebellum - "Need You Now"

    The song "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum won a Grammy for 2010's Record of the Year.

  • 2010 in music.

    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.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2010.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2010.

    Time Person of the Year 2010.

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was named as the Time Person of the Year for 2010.

  • Who were the best football players in 2010?

    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.

  • 2010 in movies.

    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.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    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.

    The King's Speech.

    "The King's Speech" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2010.

  • World Economic Crisis.

    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.

  • Cheryl Cole.

    Cheryl Cole.

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

  • Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    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.

  • Dubstep.

    Dubstep.

    Throughout 2009 and 2010, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm.

    In the late noughties, HD TV became the norm and flat screen television sets started to became more affordable.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 11 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since July 11th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 11th, 2010, will be 11 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2010 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1278802800.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 11th, 2010.

  • 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 18th, 2010: Rapper Eminem releases his album "Recovery".
  • 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 26th, 2010: The "Talking Tom Cat" app is released on the Apple App Store.
  • 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.
  • July 3rd, 2010: Brock Lesnar defeats Shane Carwin via submission at UFC 116.
  • July 8th, 2010: The Decision: LeBron James announces that he will be leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for Miami Heat.
  • July 9th, 2010: The 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.
  • This date: July 11th, 2010
  • 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".
  • July 23rd, 2010: The boy band One Direction is formed by Simon Cowell on The X Factor.
  • July 25th, 2010: The Afghan War documents leak is published by Wikileaks.
  • July 27th, 2010: The sci-fi strategy game "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" is released.
  • August 5th, 2010: Chilean miners: 33 men trapped are trapped following a cave-in at a mine near Copiapó in Chile.
  • August 6th, 2010: Flux Pavilion releases the Dubstep song "I Can't Stop".
  • August 9th, 2010: Eminem releases the song "Love the Way You Lie", featuring Rihanna.

Personality traits.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 11th, 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 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 11th, 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.
Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from July, 2010.

Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
Reality TV series.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

Real Housewives of New York City
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.

Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

Skins
Skins
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.

Dexter
Dexter
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.

The Hills
The Hills
American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

The Office
The Office
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.

House
House
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.

Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

CSI: NY
CSI: NY
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill
Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.

Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on July 11th, 2010.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2010.

Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Victorious
Victorious

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi

Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush

Glee
Glee

Sonny with a Chance
Sonny with a Chance

The Suite Life on Deck
The Suite Life on Deck

Wizards of Waverly Place
Wizards of Waverly Place

iCarly
iCarly

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

The Hills
The Hills

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Hannah Montana
Hannah Montana

Ben 10
Ben 10

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go!

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2010.

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

The iPad
The iPad

ZhuZhu Pets
ZhuZhu Pets

The KidiZoom Camera
The KidiZoom Camera

Iggle Piggle
Iggle Piggle

The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Red Dead Redemption 2010
Red Dead Redemption
Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.

Alan Wake 2010
Alan Wake
Action-adventure game developed by Remedy Entertainment.

God of War III 2010
God of War III
Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 2010
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Military FPS game.

Heavy Rain 2010
Heavy Rain
An interactive drama adventure game that was released on the PS3.

Mass Effect 2 2010
Mass Effect 2
The second game in the series.

Left 4 Dead 2 2009
Left 4 Dead 2
The second game in the series.

Assassin's Creed II 2009
Assassin's Creed II
The second game in the series.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 2009
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
The second game in the Modern Warfare universe. Developed by Infinity Ward.

League of Legends 2009
League of Legends
Multiplayer online battle arena.

Borderlands 2009
Borderlands
RPG first-person shooter game.

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 2009
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.

Halo 3: ODST 2009
Halo 3: ODST
First-person shooter game.

Batman: Arkham Asylum 2009
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Action game set in the Batman universe.

Farmville 2009
Farmville
Agriculture-simulation social network game.

Pokémon Platinum 2009
Pokémon Platinum
Released for the Nintendo DS.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars 2009
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Released on the Nintendo DS and the PlayStation Portable.

Mafia Wars 2008
Mafia Wars
Social media game developed by Zynga.

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out July 11th, 2016 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 11th.

John Quincy Adams

US President. Deceased
Born on July 11th, 1767
He was not alive on this date.

Lil Kim

Rapper.
Born on July 11th, 1974
She turned 36 on this day in 2010.

Weather details

Weather on July 11th, 2010.

Historical weather information for July 11th, 2010.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 72.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 21.33 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 11th, 2010.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 11th, 2010.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 11th, 2010 was most likely conceived around October 18th, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 11th, 2010 is close to April 3rd, 2011.

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Stats for July 11th, 2010

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 11th, 2010.

  • A total of 4,213 days have passed since this date.
  • 601 weeks have passed.
  • 364,006,800 seconds have passed since the July 11th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 424,674,600 times.
  • Since July 11th, 2010, the earth has travelled approximately 187,827,508,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 60,667,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 31,304,585 steps. That's about 13,913 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,368,082 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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