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September 2nd, 2010.

September 2nd, 2010, was a Thursday. It was day 245 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

12 years, 2 months and 24 days have passed since September 2nd, 2010.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On This Day

On this day.

What happened on September 2nd, 2010?

  • Long Island serial killer: 27-year-old sex worker Amber Lynn Costello goes missing after leaving her house to meet a client.
Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 2nd, 2010.

  • United States: Love The Way You Lie - Eminem ft Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Dynamite - Taio Cruz

The Billboard Hot 100 on September 2nd, 2010.

These were the top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Love The Way You Lie - Eminem Featuring Rihanna
  • Dynamite - Taio Cruz
  • California Gurls - Katy Perry Featuring Snoop Dogg
  • I Like It - Enrique Iglesias Featuring Pitbull
  • Teenage Dream - Katy Perry
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.
Takers

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Takers" was at the top of the Box Office on September 2nd, 2010.

Take me back to September 2nd, 2010!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 2nd, 2010, and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools and colleges are starting again and Autumn has officially arrived. As a result, temperatures are beginning to cool and trees are starting to shed their leaves.

In America, the song Love The Way You Lie by Eminem ft Rihanna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Dynamite by Taio Cruz is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Takers 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. 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. Popular news aggregation website Digg has enraged its users with the release of a new redesign called "Digg V4". This unpopular redesign has led to disgruntled users leaving Digg for its competitor Reddit.

Socialite Paris Hilton is in the news after being arrested in Las Vegas for possession of cocaine. In soccer, Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano has joined Spanish side Barcelona. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Denise Borino-Quinn, Leslie Nielsen, Pete Postlethwaite and Nate Dogg would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation", "CSI: Miami", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "True Blood". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Assassin's Creed II", "Left 4 Dead 2", "God of War III" and "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Go, Diego, Go!", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "Victorious".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, Iggle Piggle and the iPad.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on September 2nd, 2010.

  • The Great Digg Migration.

    The Great Digg Migration.

    On August 25th, 2010, news aggregator website Digg launched its unpopular v4 redesign. The new redesign was so hated that it resulted in many long-time users leaving for other websites such as Reddit. In the months that followed, Digg's CEO Kevin Rose stepped down and the company laid off 37% of its workforce.

  • 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!"

  • 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.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm.

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

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 12 years, 2 months and 24 days have passed since September 2nd, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on September 2nd, 2010 will be 12 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2010 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1283382000.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to September 2nd, 2010.

Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 2nd, 2010, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 2nd, 2010 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on September 2nd, 2010.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in September, 2010.

TV shows from September, 2010.

Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
Reality TV series.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

True Blood
True Blood
Fantasy horror series starring Anna Paquin as a telepathic waitress called Sookie Stackhouse.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

Real Housewives of New York City
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.

Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

Skins
Skins
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.

Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights
Sports drama series about a high school football team in West Texas.

Dexter
Dexter
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.

Eureka
Eureka
Sci-fi series starring Colin Ferguson as Sheriff Jack Carter.

Psych
Psych
Detective comedy series starring James Roday and Dulé Hill.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

The Office
The Office
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.

House
House
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.

Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

CSI: NY
CSI: NY
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on September 2nd, 2010.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2010.

Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Victorious
Victorious

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi

Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush

Glee
Glee

Sonny with a Chance
Sonny with a Chance

The Suite Life on Deck
The Suite Life on Deck

Wizards of Waverly Place
Wizards of Waverly Place

iCarly
iCarly

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Hannah Montana
Hannah Montana

Ben 10
Ben 10

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go!

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2010.

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

The iPad
The iPad

ZhuZhu Pets
ZhuZhu Pets

The KidiZoom Camera
The KidiZoom Camera

Iggle Piggle
Iggle Piggle

The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in September of 2010.

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty 2010
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
Real-time strategy game.

Red Dead Redemption 2010
Red Dead Redemption
Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.

Alan Wake 2010
Alan Wake
Action-adventure game developed by Remedy Entertainment.

God of War III 2010
God of War III
Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 2010
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Military FPS game.

Heavy Rain 2010
Heavy Rain
An interactive drama adventure game that was released on the PS3.

Mass Effect 2 2010
Mass Effect 2
The second game in the series.

Left 4 Dead 2 2009
Left 4 Dead 2
The second game in the series.

Assassin's Creed II 2009
Assassin's Creed II
The second game in the series.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 2009
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
The second game in the Modern Warfare universe. Developed by Infinity Ward.

League of Legends 2009
League of Legends
Multiplayer online battle arena.

Borderlands 2009
Borderlands
RPG first-person shooter game.

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 2009
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.

Halo 3: ODST 2009
Halo 3: ODST
First-person shooter game.

Farmville 2009
Farmville
Agriculture-simulation social network game.

Pokémon Platinum 2009
Pokémon Platinum
Released for the Nintendo DS.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars 2009
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Released on the Nintendo DS and the PlayStation Portable.

Mafia Wars 2008
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 you should check out September 2nd, 2016 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on September 2nd.

Bill Shankly

Soccer manager. Deceased
Born on September 2nd, 1913
He was not alive on this date.

Christa McAuliffe

American school teacher. Deceased
Born on September 2nd, 1948
She was not alive on this date.

Keir Starmer

British politician.
Born on September 2nd, 1962
He turned 48 on this day in 2010.

Keanu Reeves

Actor.
Born on September 2nd, 1964
He turned 46 on this day in 2010.

Salma Hayek

Actress.
Born on September 2nd, 1966
She turned 44 on this day in 2010.

Weather details

Weather on September 2nd, 2010.

Historical weather information for September 2nd, 2010.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 77.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.5 degrees Celsius.
USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on September 2nd, 2010.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 2nd, 2010 was most likely conceived around December 10th, 2009.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 2nd, 2010 is close to May 26th, 2011.

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Stats for September 2nd, 2010

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 2nd, 2010.

  • A total of 4,468 days have passed since this date.
  • 638 weeks have passed.
  • 386,038,800 seconds have passed since the September 2nd, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 450,378,600 times.
  • Since September 2nd, 2010, the Earth has travelled approximately 199,196,020,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 64,339,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 33,199,337 steps. That's about 14,755 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,632,466 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
  • How many years ago was 2010?

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