July 16th, 2010

July 16th, 2010, fell on a Friday. It was day 197 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 2 months and 6 days have passed since July 16th, 2010.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 16th, 2010:

  • The film Inception (2010) is released in cinemas.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 16th, 2010:

  • United States: California Gurls - Katy Perry
  • United Kingdom: The Club Is Alive - JLS

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 16th, 2010 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song California Gurls by Katy Perry is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Club Is Alive by JLS is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Despicable Me 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. 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.

In soccer, Spain have won the 2010 FIFA World Cup after beating The Netherlands 1-0 in the final. The final episode of the popular reality TV show "The Hills" has just been aired. The film "Inception", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is currently being played in movie theaters.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "CSI: Miami", "One Tree Hill" and "Bones". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Batman: Arkham Asylum", "Left 4 Dead 2", "Mass Effect 2" and "Red Dead Redemption". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "One Tree Hill", "Hannah Montana" and "Good Luck Charlie".


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 16th, 2010.

  • Cheryl Cole

    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.

  • 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:

  • 10 years, 2 months and 6 days have passed since July 16th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 16th, 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 1279234800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 16th, 2010:

  • 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 25th, 2010: The comedy movie Grown Ups (2010) is released.
  • June 30th, 2010: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) is released in cinemas.
  • 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 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 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 24th, 2010: Bruno Mars releases his single "Just the Way You Are".
  • August 5th, 2010: 33 men trapped are trapped following a cave-in at a mine near Copiapó.
  • August 9th, 2010: The song "Love the Way You Lie" is released by Eminem and Rihanna.
  • August 12th, 2010: Irish crime: Rapist Larry Murphy is released from prison.
  • August 13th, 2010: Wrestler Lance Cade dies of heart failure after mixed drug intoxication.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 16th, 2010, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 16th, 2010 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

2010 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Hannah Montana" - "Ben 10" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of July:


Weather

Weather information for July 16th, 2010:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 78.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 16th, 2010.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 16th, 2010 was probably conceived around the 6th of October, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 16th, 2010 is the 25th of April, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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?

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Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to July 16th, 2010. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 16th, 2010.

  • 3,721 days have passed since this date.
  • 321,494,400 seconds have passed since the July 16th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 375,076,800 times.
  • Since July 16th, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 165,891,110,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 53,582,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,648,518 steps. That's about 12,288 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,857,933 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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