September 2, 2010

September 2, 2010, was a Thursday. It was 13 years, 9 months, and 18 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on September 2, 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 charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 2, 2010:

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on September 2, 2010

These were the top five songs on 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 songs 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.

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Takers" was at the top of the box office on September 2, 2010.


This date was 5,040 days ago. Approximately 168 months have passed. It was the 245th day of 2010, in week 35. The decade was the 2010s. People born on this day are currently 13 years old and belong to the Gen Alpha generation. The Earth has experienced 56 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to September 2, 2010

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

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

Labor Day weekend is a few days away, which means that many Americans are planning barbecues and other social gatherings. In America, the song "Love The Way You Lie" by Eminem ft Rihanna is at the top of the singles charts, while "Dynamite" by Taio Cruz is the number-one song in the UK. Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Takers is at the top of the box office.

David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. Sadly, it seems as though they will be unable to compete with 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 working around the clock to save 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 international media attention. The news aggregation website Digg has enraged its users with the release of a new redesign called "Digg V4". This unpopular redesign has caused disgruntled users to leave the website 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 Giant Gonzalez, Denise Borino-Quinn, Leslie Nielsen, and Pete Postlethwaite would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Real Housewives of New York City", "The Vampire Diaries", "Community", and "Modern Family".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "FIFA 10", "League of Legends", "Metro 2033", and "Red Dead Redemption". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "LazyTown", "Ben 10", and "Sonny with a Chance". Popular toys at the moment include Star Wars AT-TE Walker, Clipo Creativity Table, Sprig Adventure Series Discover Rig, and the KidiZoom Camera.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on September 2, 2010.

  • The Great Digg Migration.

    The Great Digg Migration

    On August 25th, 2010, news aggregator website Digg launched its unpopular v4 redesign. The new design 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.
  • "I see you driving 'round town with the girl I love..."

    "I see you driving 'round town with the girl I love..."

    CeeLo Green released his hit song "Forget You" in August 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 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 they were 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 the Time Person of the Year for 2010.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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 slowly began to close down. This was due to the rise of new online streaming services such as Netflix and Internet usage 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.
  • Hipsters.


    The Internet had recently started using the term "hipster" to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream.
  • World economic crisis.

    World economic crisis

    Most countries were still reeling from the 2008 global economic crisis. Unemployment increased, property prices fell, the stock market struggled, and bailouts became a favorite tool to keep struggling countries afloat.
  • Cheryl Cole.

    Cheryl Cole

    English singer Cheryl Cole was named FHM's sexiest woman in both 2009 and 2010.
  • Smartphones are becoming popular.

    Smartphones are becoming popular

    Smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started replacing the "dumber" push-button cellphones of the past. Up until this point, companies had focused on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher-quality cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started getting larger.
  • Dubstep.


    A dance music genre called dubstep began to take off in 2009 and 2010.
  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting

    DVD sales were beginning to plummet as people were switching to online streaming platforms. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.
  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm

    HD TV quickly became the norm during this time, as flat-screen televisions were starting to fall in price.

Personality traits

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

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to September 2, 2010.

  • August 5, 2010: Chilean miners: 33 men trapped are trapped following a cave-in at a mine near Copiapó in Chile.
  • August 6, 2010: Flux Pavilion releases the Dubstep song "I Can't Stop".
  • August 9, 2010: Eminem releases the song "Love the Way You Lie", featuring Rihanna.
  • August 12, 2010:
    • Irish crime: Rapist Larry Murphy is released from prison.
    • Soccer: Inter Milan striker Mario Balotelli joins Manchester City.
  • August 13, 2010:
    • Wrestler Lance Cade dies of heart failure after mixed drug intoxication.
    • Rapper Kanye West and model Amber Rose confirm that they have split up.
  • August 19, 2010:
    • CeeLo Green releases the song "F**k You!".
    • Operation Iraqi Freedom officially ends.
  • August 24, 2010: Josie Gibson wins the 11th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).
  • August 25, 2010: Digg V4 is released.
  • August 30, 2010:
    • Football: Javier Mascherano joins Barcelona.
    • Internet culture: "Quit Digg Day" occurs in response to Digg's version 4 release.
  • This date: September 2, 2010
  • September 3, 2010: The animated series "Fish Hooks" debuts on the Disney Channel.
  • September 4, 2010: Allegations surface that Wayne Rooney has been cheating on his pregnant wife with a sex worker.
  • September 10, 2010: Boxer Floyd Mayweather is arrested on coercion and domestic-battery charges.
  • September 12, 2010:
    • The final episode of the British police drama "Heartbeat" is aired.
    • "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga wins Video of the Year at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • September 14, 2010:
    • Irish politics: Taoiseach Brian Cowen is accused of being drunk or hungover during his interview on RTE's "Morning Ireland".
    • The video game "Halo: Reach" is released.
  • September 17, 2010: The film "Catfish" is released.
  • September 19, 2010: The first episode of Boardwalk Empire is aired.
  • September 20, 2010: The police drama "Hawaii Five-0" premieres on CBS.
  • September 21, 2010: The video game "Civilization V" is released.
  • September 22, 2010: Former WWF wrestler Jorge González dies at the age of 44.
  • September 25, 2010: UK politics: Ed Miliband becomes the new leader of Labour.
  • October 1, 2010: The Social Network (2010) is released in cinemas.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 2, 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 2, 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.
Television shows

TV shows in 2010

Television shows that people were watching in September 2010:

TV shows from September 2010.

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings
Big Fat Gypsy Weddings
Blue Mountain State
Blue Mountain State
Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
White Collar
White Collar
Modern Family
Modern Family
The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
16 and Pregnant
16 and Pregnant
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on September 2, 2010

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

Pretty Little Liars
Pretty Little Liars
Adventure Time
Adventure Time
Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi
Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush
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

Popular toys and games in 2010

Toys and games that were popular in 2010:

The iPad
The iPad
ZhuZhu Pets
ZhuZhu Pets
The KidiZoom Camera
The KidiZoom Camera
Sprig Adventure Series Discover Rig
Sprig Adventure Series Discover Rig
Bakugan Battle Brawlers balls
Bakugan Battle Brawlers balls
Playmobil Horse Farm
Playmobil Horse Farm
Pixos Super Studio
Pixos Super Studio
Clipo Creativity Table
Clipo Creativity Table
Crayola Color Wonder Magic Brush
Crayola Color Wonder Magic Brush
Star Wars AT-TE Walker
Star Wars AT-TE Walker
Girl Gourmet Cupcake Maker
Girl Gourmet Cupcake Maker
Hannah Montana Malibu Beach House
Hannah Montana Malibu Beach House
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in September 2010.

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty 2010
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
Red Dead Redemption 2010
Red Dead Redemption
Alan Wake 2010
Alan Wake
God of War III 2010
God of War III
Metro 2033 2010
Metro 2033
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 2010
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Heavy Rain 2010
Heavy Rain
Mass Effect 2 2010
Mass Effect 2
Left 4 Dead 2 2009
Left 4 Dead 2
Assassin's Creed II 2009
Assassin's Creed II
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 2009
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
League of Legends 2009
League of Legends

Were you born on September 2, 2010?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out September 2, 2016, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

Bill Shankly

Bill Shankly

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

Christa McAuliffe

Christa McAuliffe

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

Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer

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

Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves

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

Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek

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

Sam Rivers

Sam Rivers

Limp Bizkit
Born on September 2, 1977
He turned 33 on this day in 2010.


US President

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


UK Prime Minister

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

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

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Stats for September 2, 2010


Here are some interesting statistics about September 2, 2010:

  • 5,040 days have passed since this date.
  • 720 weeks have passed.
  • 435,456,000 seconds have passed since September 2, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 508,032,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 224,695,296,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 72,576,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 37,449,216 steps. That's roughly 16,644 miles.
  • 5,225,472 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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