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August 19th, 2010.

August 19th, 2010, was a Thursday. It was day 231 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 11 months and 13 days have passed since August 19th, 2010.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On this day.

What happened on August 19th, 2010?

  • CeeLo Green releases the song "F**k You!".
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom officially ends.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 19th, 2010.

  • United States: Love The Way You Lie - Eminem ft Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Club Can't Handle Me - Flo Rida ft David Guetta
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.
The Other Guys

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Other Guys" was at the top of the box office on August 19th, 2010.

Take me back to August 19th, 2010!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 19th, 2010 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Love The Way You Lie by Eminem ft Rihanna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Club Can't Handle Me by Flo Rida ft David Guetta is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Other Guys 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. 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. Rescuers in Chile are currently working to release 33 men who have become trapped following a cave-in at a gold and copper mine near the city of Copiapó. The ongoing effort to rescue the miners is receiving widespread media attention.

In Ireland, people are protesting the release of Larry Murphy, who was convicted of rape and attempted murder back in 2001. Murphy is regarded as being a suspect in the disappearance of a number of women in the Leinster area during the 1990s. Wrestling fans are mourning the death of Lance Cade, who has died from mixed drug intoxication. In celebrity news, actress Hilary Duff has recently tied the knot with ice hockey player Mike Comrie.

It has been announced that actor Michael Douglas is suffering from throat cancer. Meanwhile, CeeLo Green has released a new catchy song called "F**ck you!" On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Two and a Half Men", "One Tree Hill" and "Prison Break".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Batman: Arkham Asylum", "Mass Effect 2", "Alan Wake" and "Red Dead Redemption". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "iCarly", "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "The Suite Life on Deck". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, ZhuZhu Pets and ZhuZhu Pets.

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 August 19th, 2010.

  • Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife!

    Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife!

    A WAFF-48 news report about an attempted rape in Huntsville, Alabama, went viral in August of 2010 after local man Antoine Dodson gave an interview in which he shouted "Hide your kids. Hide your wife. They rapin' everyone up in here!"

  • "Well that's alright, because I like the way it hurts."

    "Well that's alright, because I like the way it hurts."

    In August of 2010, Eminem and Rihanna teamed up to release the single "Love the Way You Lie". The music video for the song starred Megan Fox and Dominic Monaghan, who have a violent relationship with one another.

  • 2010 Copiapo mining accident.

    2010 Copiapo mining accident.

    At the start of August, 2010, a cave-in at a mine in Copiapo, Chile, resulted in 33 men being trapped 700 meters underground. The men spent 69 days underground before being finally freed on October 13th, 2010.

  • 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.

  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm.

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

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 10 years, 11 months and 13 days have passed since August 19th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 19th, 2010, will be 10 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2010 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1282172400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 19th, 2010.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 13th, 2010: Rapper Kanye West and model Amber Rose confirm that they have split up.
  • This date: August 19th, 2010
  • 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.
  • September 2nd, 2010: Long Island serial killer: 27-year-old sex worker Amber Lynn Costello goes missing after going to meet a stranger.
  • September 4th, 2010: Allegations surface that Wayne Rooney has been cheating on his pregnant wife with a prostitute.
  • September 10th, 2010: Boxer Floyd Mayweather is arrested on coercion and domestic-battery charges.
  • September 12th, 2010: The last episode of British police drama "Heartbeat" is aired.
  • September 12th, 2010: "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga wins Video of the Year at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • September 14th, 2010: Irish politics: Taoiseach Brian Cowen is accused of being drunk or hungover during his interview on RTE's "Morning Ireland".
  • September 14th, 2010: The video game "Halo: Reach" is released.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 19th, 2010, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • 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: August 19th, 2010 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Glee - Musical TV series.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.

Kid's TV shows on August 19th, 2010.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2010.

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

  • The iPad
  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • The KidiZoom Camera
  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • Iggle Piggle
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty - Real-time strategy game.
  • Red Dead Redemption - Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.
  • Alan Wake - Action-adventure game developed by Remedy Entertainment.
  • God of War III - Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.
  • 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.

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 August 19th, 2016 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 19th.

Coco Chanel

Fashion designer. Deceased
Born on August 19th, 1883
She was not alive on this date.

Bill Clinton

US President.
Born on August 19th, 1949
He turned 61 on this day in 2010.

Nate Dogg

Singer and rapper. Deceased
Born on August 19th, 1969
He turned 41 on this day in 2010.

Matthew Perry

Actor.
Born on August 19th, 1969
He turned 41 on this day in 2010.

Weather on August 19th, 2010.

Historical weather information for August 19th, 2010.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.4 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 70.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.39 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.89 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 19th, 2010.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 19th, 2010.

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 19th, 2010 was most likely conceived around the 9th of November, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 19th, 2010 is close to the 29th of May, 2011.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 19th, 2010.

  • A total of 4,000 days have passed since this date.
  • 571 weeks have passed.
  • 345,600,000 seconds have passed since the August 19th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 403,200,000 times.
  • Since August 19th, 2010, the earth has travelled approximately 178,329,600,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 57,600,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,721,600 steps. That's about 13,210 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,147,200 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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