October 6th, 2010

October 6th, 2010, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 279 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 9 months and 5 days have passed since October 6th, 2010.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 6th, 2010:

  • The popular image-sharing app Instagram is founded by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 6th, 2010:

  • United States: Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: Written In The Stars - Tinie Tempah

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Wall Street 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is October 6th, 2010 and it's a Wednesday. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear.

In America, the song Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Written In The Stars by Tinie Tempah is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Wall Street 2 is at the top of the Box Office.

The music charts are being dominated by artists such as Kesha, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Eminem and Bruno Mars. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "How I Met Your Mother" and "Breaking Bad". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", "Mass Effect 2", "Battlefield: Bad Company 2" and "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Phineas and Ferb", "iCarly", "Glee" and "Team Umizoomi".


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 October 6th, 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2010

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2010.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 9 years, 9 months and 5 days have passed since October 6th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 6th, 2010, will be 9 years of age.
  • People born in 2010 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1286319600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 6th, 2010:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 6th, 2010, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 6th, 2010 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition 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.

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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 6th, 2010:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 52.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 11.18cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.95cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 6th, 2010.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 6th, 2010 was probably conceived around the 27th of December, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 6th, 2010 is the 16th of July, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 6th, 2010.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to October 6th, 2010. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 6th, 2010.

  • 3,566 days have passed since this date.
  • 308,102,400 seconds have passed since the October 6th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 359,452,800 times.
  • Since October 6th, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 158,980,838,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 51,350,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 26,496,806 steps. That's about 11,776 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,697,229 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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