The 19th of August, 2010, fell on a Thursday. Day 231 of 2010. Decade: 2010s.
9 years, 5 months and 28 days have passed since the 19th of August, 2010.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 19th of August, 2010:
Operation Iraqi Freedom officially ends.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 19th of August, 2010:
United States: Love The Way You Lie - Eminem ft Rihanna
United Kingdom: Club Can't Handle Me - Flo Rida ft David Guetta
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Other Guys" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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 the 19th of August, 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.
2010 Copiapo mining accident.
A cave-in at mine in Copiapo, Chile, results in 33 men being trapped 700 meters underground. The men spend 69 days underground before freed on the 13th of October, 2010.
Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife
A WAFF-48 news report about an attempted rape in Huntsville, Alabama, goes viral when local man Antoine Dodson gives an interview, in which he states "Hide your kids. Hide your wife. They rapin' everyone up in here."
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 19th of August:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
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.
The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 19th of August, 2010.
3,468 days have passed since this date.
299,638,800 seconds have passed since the 19th of August, 2010.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 349,578,600 times.
Since the 19th of August, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 154,613,620,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 49,939,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,768,937 steps. That's about 11,453 miles!
Since this date, 3,595,666 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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