October 28, 2010

October 28, 2010, was a Thursday. It was 13 years, 7 months, and 19 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Song charts

Popular songs

On October 28, 2010, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Just The Way You Are" by Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: "Just The Way You Are" by Bruno Mars

The music charts on October 28, 2010

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
  • Like A G6 - Far*East Movement Featuring Cataracs & Dev
  • Just A Dream - Nelly
  • Teenage Dream - Katy Perry
  • DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love - Usher Featuring Pitbull
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.
Paranormal Activity 2

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Paranormal Activity 2".


This date was 4,980 days ago. Approximately 166 months have passed. It was the 301st day of 2010, in week 43. The decade was the 2010s. People born on this day are currently 13 years old and belong to the Gen Alpha generation. 55 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to October 28, 2010

Let's go back to the 2010s.

It is Thursday, October 28, 2010. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Scorpio. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have become much cooler, and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

There is a fresh, earthy scent in the air, and fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways, and sidewalks. Halloween 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 at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Paranormal Activity 2 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. People are using pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" to share funny and 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 Leslie Nielsen, Pete Postlethwaite, Nate Dogg, and Elizabeth Taylor would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dog the Bounty Hunter", "Grey's Anatomy", "Spartacus", and "Downton Abbey".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia Wars", "Heavy Rain", "Battlefield: Bad Company 2", and "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Hannah Montana", "Glee", and "Big Time Rush". Popular toys at the moment include the PlayStation 3, Sprig Adventure Series Discover Rig, the KidiZoom Camera, and Liv Dolls.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on October 28, 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

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to October 28, 2010.

  • October 1, 2010: The Social Network (2010) is released in cinemas.
  • October 4, 2010: Golf: Europe wins the 2010 Ryder Cup at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales.
  • October 6, 2010: The popular image-sharing app Instagram is founded by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger.
  • October 10, 2010:
    • The first episode of British reality TV series "The Only Way Is Essex" is aired.
    • The animated series "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" premieres on Discovery Family.
  • October 11, 2010: Courteney Cox and David Arquette announce that they are separating after 11 years of marriage.
  • October 13, 2010: Trapped miners are freed in Copiapo, Chile, after spending 69 days underground.
  • October 15, 2010:
    • Jackass 3D (2010) is released.
    • Premier League club Liverpool F.C. are bought by Fenway Sports Group for £300 million.
  • October 18, 2010: The final episode of the British teen sitcom "The Inbetweeners" is aired on E4.
  • October 19, 2010: Soccer: Wayne Rooney releases a statement saying that he wants to leave Manchester United.
  • October 20, 2010: The platform video game "Super Meat Boy" is released.
  • October 23, 2010:
    • Katy Perry and Russell Brand are married in India.
    • UFC 121: Cain Velasquez knocks out Brock Lesnar in the first round.
  • October 26, 2010:
    • Lady Gaga releases the single "Bad Romance".
    • Katy Perry releases her single "Firework".
    • Rihanna releases the single "What's My Name?".
  • October 27, 2010:
    • Social news website Digg lays off 37% of its staff following the disastrous release of Digg v4.
    • Actress Denise Borino-Quinn, who played Ginny Sacrimoni in The Sopranos, passes away from liver cancer at the age of 46.
  • This date: October 28, 2010
  • October 31, 2010: The first episode of The Walking Dead is aired.
  • November 4, 2010: Rapper Lil Wayne is released from Rikers Island Jail after serving 8 months for attempted criminal possession of a weapon.
  • November 9, 2010: Call of Duty: Black Ops is released.
  • November 12, 2010: David Kernell is sentenced to one year in prison for hacking the emails of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin back in 2008.
  • November 16, 2010:
    • Publicist Ronni Chasen is shot dead in Beverly Hills, California.
    • It is announced that Prince William and Catherine Middleton are engaged.
    • The video game "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood" is released.
  • November 19, 2010:
    • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) is released.
    • 29 people are killed in a coal mining accident in the Pike River Mine in New Zealand.
    • OneRepublic release the song "Good Life".
  • November 22, 2010: Nicki Minaj releases her debut album "Pink Friday".
  • November 24, 2010: The Disney movie Tangled (2010) is released in cinemas.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 28, 2010, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • 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 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 28, 2010 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.
Television shows

TV shows in 2010

In October 2010, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from October 2010.

Downton Abbey
Downton Abbey
Raising Hope
Raising Hope
Hawaii Five-0
Hawaii Five-0
Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Big Fat Gypsy Weddings
Big Fat Gypsy Weddings
Blue Mountain State
Blue Mountain State
Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
White Collar
White Collar
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on October 28, 2010

If you were a kid on October 28, 2010, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
T.U.F.F. Puppy
T.U.F.F. Puppy
Fish Hooks
Fish Hooks

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

Popular toys and games in 2010

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Gentle Giraffe
Gentle Giraffe
Liv Dolls
Liv Dolls
Moxie Girlz Art-titude Dolls
Moxie Girlz Art-titude Dolls
Duck Hunter
Duck Hunter
Rocky the Robot Truck
Rocky the Robot Truck
Laser Zero Gravity
Laser Zero Gravity
Bakugan 7-in-1 Maxus Dragonoid
Bakugan 7-in-1 Maxus Dragonoid
Chixos Design
Chixos Design
Girl Gourmet Sweets Candy Jewel
Girl Gourmet Sweets Candy Jewel
Harumika (dolls)
Harumika (dolls)
Crayola Crayon Town
Crayola Crayon Town
The iPad
The iPad
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in October 2010.

Super Meat Boy 2010
Super Meat Boy
Fallout: New Vegas 2010
Fallout: New Vegas
FIFA 11 2010
Civilization V 2010
Civilization V
Halo: Reach 2010
Halo: Reach
Amnesia: The Dark Descent 2010
Amnesia: The Dark Descent
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

Were you born on October 28, 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 October 28, 2016, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 28.

Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner

TV personality
Born on October 28, 1949
She turned 61 on this day in 2010.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Business magnate
Born on October 28, 1955
He turned 55 on this day in 2010.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

Born on October 28, 1967
She turned 43 on this day in 2010.

Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix

Born on October 28, 1974
He turned 36 on this day in 2010.

Gwendoline Christie

Gwendoline Christie

Born on October 28, 1978
She turned 32 on this day in 2010.

Matt Smith

Matt Smith

Born on October 28, 1982
He turned 28 on this day in 2010.

Edd Gould

Edd Gould

British animator Deceased
Born on October 28, 1988
He turned 22 on this day in 2010.

Cheslin Kolbe

Cheslin Kolbe

Rugby player
Born on October 28, 1993
He turned 17 on this day in 2010.

Maro Itoje

Maro Itoje

Rugby player
Born on October 28, 1994
He turned 16 on this day in 2010.


US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 28, 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 October 28, 2010 was most likely conceived around February 4, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 28, 2010 is close to July 21, 2011.

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Stats for October 28, 2010


Here are some interesting statistics about October 28, 2010:

  • 4,980 days have passed since this date.
  • 711 weeks have passed.
  • 430,272,000 seconds have passed since October 28, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 501,984,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 222,020,352,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 71,712,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 37,003,392 steps. That's roughly 16,446 miles.
  • 5,163,264 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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