August 21st, 2010

August 21st, 2010, fell on a Saturday. It was day 233 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 5 months and 7 days have passed since August 21st, 2010.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 21st, 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 Expendables" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 21st, 2010 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 2010 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. 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 Expendables 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. 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 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!"

In Australian politics, Julia Gillard's Labor Government have been re-elected. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Desperate Housewives", "The Office", "Real Housewives of New York City" and "Sons of Anarchy". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Borderlands", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", "Mass Effect 2" and "Battlefield: Bad Company 2".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "LazyTown", "Hannah Montana" and "Wizards of Waverly Place". 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 21st, 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.

  • 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 in August of 2020 after local man Antoine Dodson gives an interview, in which he states "Hide your kids. Hide your wife. They rapin' everyone up in here."


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 10 years, 5 months and 7 days have passed since August 21st, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 21st, 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 1282345200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 21st, 2010:

  • August 5th, 2010: Chilean miners: 33 men trapped are trapped following a cave-in at a mine near Copiapó in Chile.
  • 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.
  • This date: August 21st, 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 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".

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 21st, 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 21st, 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 21st of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 21st, 2010:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 20.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on August 21st, 2010?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 21st, 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 21st, 2010 was probably conceived around the 11th of November, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 21st, 2010 is the 31st of May, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

Soccer Results

Premier League results from August 21st, 2010.

  • Arsenal thrash Blackpool 6-0.
  • Birmingham defeat Blackburn 2-1.
  • Everton and Wolves draw 1-1.
  • Stoke lose 2-1 at home to Tottenham.
  • West Brom defeat Sunderland 1-0.
  • West Ham lose 3-1 at home to Bolton.
  • Wigan are thrashed 6-0 at home to Chelsea.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 21st, 2010.

  • 3,813 days have passed since this date.
  • 329,446,800 seconds have passed since the August 21st, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 384,354,600 times.
  • Since August 21st, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 169,994,548,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 54,907,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 28,332,425 steps. That's about 12,592 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,953,362 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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