October 27th, 2010.

October 27th, 2010, was a Wednesday. It was day 300 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since October 27th, 2010.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On this day.

What happened on October 27th, 2010?

  • Actress Denise Borino-Quinn, who played Ginny Sacrimoni in The Sopranos, passes away from liver cancer at the age of 46.
  • Social news website Digg lays off 37% of its staff following the disastrous release of Digg v4.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 27th, 2010.

  • United States: Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
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.
Paranormal Activity 2

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Paranormal Activity 2" was at the top of the box office on October 27th, 2010.

Take me back to October 27th, 2010!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is October 27th, 2010 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. Halloween of 2010 is just days away. People are watching horror movies and thinking about which costume they are going to wear. Others are organizing parties. The song Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Paranormal Activity 2 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. Pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" are extremely popular on the Internet at the moment, as people use them to share relatable experiences.

A new photo-sharing app called Instagram has just been released. In celebrity news, pop star Katy Perry and Russell Brand have just been married in India. Pop star Taylor Swift has released her album "Speak Now". The album contains songs such as "Mine", "Back to December" and "Mean".

Rob Ford has defeated George Smitherman and Joe Pantalone to become the new mayor of Toronto. Actor Charlie Sheen is in the news once again following revelations that he was forcibly removed from his suite at the Plaza Hotel by police after he caused thousands of dollars worth of damage. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Denise Borino-Quinn, Pete Postlethwaite, Nate Dogg and Elizabeth Taylor would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Futurama", "Smallville", "Two and a Half Men" and "The Vampire Diaries". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Farmville", "Alan Wake", "Civilization V" and "Super Meat Boy". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "The Suite Life on Deck", "Glee" and "Victorious".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, ZhuZhu Pets, the KidiZoom Camera and ZhuZhu Pets.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on October 27th, 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.


    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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 10 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since October 27th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 27th, 2010, will be 10 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2010 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1288134000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around October 27th, 2010.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 27th, 2010, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 27th, 2010 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from October, 2010.

  • Boardwalk Empire - Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.
  • 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.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on October 27th, 2010.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2010.

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

  • The iPad
  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • The KidiZoom Camera
  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • Iggle Piggle
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Super Meat Boy 2010

    Super Meat Boy
    Platform game.

  • Fallout: New Vegas 2010

    Fallout: New Vegas
    Open-world RPG game.

  • Civilization V 2010

    Civilization V
    Turn-based strategy game.

  • Halo: Reach 2010

    Halo: Reach
    First-person shooter game developed by Bungie.

  • 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.

  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves 2009

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

  • Farmville 2009

    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 check out October 27th, 2016 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on October 27th.

Theodore Roosevelt

US President. Deceased
Born on October 27th, 1858
He was not alive on this date.

John Gotti

Organized crime boss. Deceased
Born on October 27th, 1940
He was not alive on this date.

Kelly Osbourne

Born on October 27th, 1984
She turned 26 on this day in 2010.

Kurt Zouma

Soccer player.
Born on October 27th, 1994
He turned 16 on this day in 2010.

Weather on October 27th, 2010.

Historical weather information for October 27th, 2010.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.8 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 58.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 9.91cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.67 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 27th, 2010.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 27th, 2010.

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 27th, 2010 was most likely conceived around the 17th of January, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 27th, 2010 is close to the 6th of August, 2011.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 27th, 2010.

  • A total of 4,013 days have passed since this date.
  • 573 weeks have passed.
  • 346,723,200 seconds have passed since the October 27th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 404,510,400 times.
  • Since October 27th, 2010, the earth has travelled approximately 178,909,171,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 57,787,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,818,195 steps. That's about 13,253 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,160,678 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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