August 1st, 2010

August 1st, 2010, fell on a Sunday. It was day 213 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 5 months and 22 days have passed since August 1st, 2010.



Fictional Date

August 1st, 2010 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:

  • The Simpsons: Lisa's engagement to Hugh Parkfield is ended. This was during an episode (1995) in which a fortune teller told Lisa about her future.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 1st, 2010:

  • United States: California Gurls - Katy Perry
  • United Kingdom: We No Speak Americano - Yolanda Be Cool

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Inception" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 1st, 2010 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people are enjoying their 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, We No Speak Americano by Yolanda Be Cool is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Inception 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. Missing NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been found shot to death near a wooded area outside of Memphis, Tennessee. A local news interview of Antoine Dodson telling people to "hide yo kids, hide yo wife, and hide yo husband" because "they rapin' err'body out here" has become an Internet sensation. The video has inspired several musical remixes, such as the "Bed Intruder Song" by The Gregory Brothers.

Over 1,600 people have been killed by recent floods in Pakistan. Jersey Shore star "Snooki" has been arrested in New Jersey for disturbing the peace. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Futurama", "Dora the Explorer", "The Office" and "Sons of Anarchy".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Batman: Arkham Asylum", "Borderlands", "Left 4 Dead 2" and "Heavy Rain". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Ben 10", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "Curious George". 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 August 1st, 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 10 years, 5 months and 22 days have passed since August 1st, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 1st, 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 1280617200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 1st, 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 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 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.
  • August 19th, 2010: CeeLo Green releases the song "F**k You!".
  • August 19th, 2010: Operation Iraqi Freedom officially ends.
  • August 24th, 2010: Josie Gibson wins the 11th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).
  • August 25th, 2010: Digg V4 is released.
  • August 30th, 2010: Football: Javier Mascherano joins Barcelona.
  • August 30th, 2010: Internet culture: "Quit Digg Day" occurs in response to Digg's version 4 release.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 1st, 2010, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 1st, 2010 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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

2010 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2010:

  • iPad
  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty - Real-time strategy game.
  • 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.
  • Farmville - Agriculture-simulation social network game.
  • Mafia Wars - Social media game developed by Zynga.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 1st, 2010:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.2 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 72.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.83 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on August 1st, 2010?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 1st, 2010?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 1st, 2010 was probably conceived around the 22nd of October, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 1st, 2010 is the 11th of May, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 1st, 2010.

  • 3,828 days have passed since this date.
  • 330,742,800 seconds have passed since the August 1st, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 385,866,600 times.
  • Since August 1st, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 170,663,284,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 55,123,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 28,443,881 steps. That's about 12,642 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,968,914 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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