October 29th, 2010, was a Friday. It was Day 302 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.
12 years, 7 months, and 11 days have passed since October 29th, 2010.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.
On October 29th, 2010, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.
The following singles were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:
The top movie on this date was "Saw 3D".
Let's go back in time!
The date is October 29th, 2010, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Most people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
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. There is also a fresh, earthy scent in the air. 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 at the top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Saw 3D is at the top of the box office. David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Grey's Anatomy", "Mad Men", "Breaking Bad", and "RuPaul's Drag Race". 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. People are playing video games such as "League of Legends", "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty", and "Halo: Reach". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Ben 10", "Curious George", "iCarly", and "Good Luck Charlie".
Children are playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, ZhuZhu Pets, and the iPad.
These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on October 29th, 2010.
The song "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum won a Grammy for 2010's Record of the Year.
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.
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.
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.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was named the Time Person of the Year for 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.
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.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2010.
The Internet had started using the term "hipster" to describe people who are pretentious and deliberately anti-mainstream.
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.
English singer Cheryl Cole was named FHM's sexiest woman in both 2009 and 2010.
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.
A dance music genre called dubstep began to take off in 2009 and 2010.
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 quickly became the norm during this time, as flat-screen televisions were starting to fall in price.
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Television shows that people were watching in October 2010.
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.
Reality TV series.
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
Mockumentary family sitcom.
Sitcom that is set at a community college.
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.
Musical TV series.
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.
Fantasy horror series starring Anna Paquin as a telepathic waitress called Sookie Stackhouse.
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.
Friday Night Lights
Sports drama series about a high school football team in West Texas.
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.
Sci-fi series starring Colin Ferguson as Sheriff Jack Carter.
Detective comedy series starring James Roday and Dulé Hill.
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
Crime comedy-drama TV series.
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
Medical drama television series.
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2010.
Good Luck Charlie
Sonny with a Chance
The Suite Life on Deck
Wizards of Waverly Place
Phineas and Ferb
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Go, Diego, Go!
One Tree Hill
The Fairly OddParents
Dora the Explorer
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2010.
The KidiZoom Camera
The PlayStation 3
The Xbox 360
Popular video games that people were playing in October of 2010.
Super Meat Boy
Fallout: New Vegas
Open-world RPG game.
Turn-based strategy game.
First-person shooter game developed by Bungie.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
Real-time strategy game.
Red Dead Redemption
Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.
Action-adventure game developed by Remedy Entertainment.
God of War III
Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Military FPS game.
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.
League of Legends
Multiplayer online battle arena.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.
Agriculture-simulation social network game.
Released for the Nintendo DS.
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Released on the Nintendo DS and the PlayStation Portable.
Social media game developed by Zynga.
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 29th, 2016, instead.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 29th.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 29th of October.
Historical weather information for October 29th, 2010.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 29th, 2010.
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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