August 24th, 2010

August 24th, 2010, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 236 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 7 months and 29 days have passed since August 24th, 2010.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 24th, 2010:

  • Josie Gibson wins the 11th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 24th, 2010:

  • United States: Love The Way You Lie - Eminem ft Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Green Light - Roll Deep

Movie Box Office

Which 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 24th, 2010 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. 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, Green Light by Roll Deep 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. 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. Golfer Tiger Woods and his wife Elin have divorced following revelations that Woods was unfaithful. Pop star Katy Perry has released her third album "Teenage Dream". The album contains songs such as "California Gurls" and "Firework".

In the United Kingdom, Josie Gibson has just won the 11th season of the reality TV series Big Brother. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "Prison Break", "Sons of Anarchy" and "Glee". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia Wars", "Farmville", "Borderlands" and "Mass Effect 2".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Team Umizoomi" and "Victorious". 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 24th, 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 a mine in Copiapo, Chile, results in 33 men being trapped 700 meters underground. The men spend 69 days underground before being 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 2010 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:

  • 10 years, 7 months and 29 days have passed since August 24th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 24th, 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 1282604400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 24th, 2010:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 24th, 2010, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 24th, 2010 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 24th of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 24th, 2010:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 66.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.67 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on August 24th, 2010?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 24th, 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 24th, 2010 was probably conceived around the 14th of November, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 24th, 2010 is the 3rd of June, 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 24th, 2010.

  • 3,894 days have passed since this date.
  • 336,441,600 seconds have passed since the August 24th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 392,515,200 times.
  • Since August 24th, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 173,603,865,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 56,073,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 28,933,978 steps. That's about 12,860 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,037,299 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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