December 9, 2010

December 9, 2010, was a Thursday. It was 13 years, 7 months, and 2 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

Song charts

Music charts

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on December 9, 2010:

  • United States: "Only Girl" by Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: "Heroes" by X Factor Finalists 2010

The Billboard Hot 100 on December 9, 2010

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Only Girl (In The World) - Rihanna
  • Raise Your Glass - P!nk
  • Like A G6 - Far*East Movement Featuring Cataracs & Dev
  • We R Who We R - Ke$ha
  • Just A Dream - Nelly
Play the top singles 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 "Tangled" was at the top of the box office on December 9, 2010.


This date occurred 4,964 days ago. Approximately 165 months have passed. It was the 343rd day of 2010, in week 49. The decade was the 2010s. There were only 22 days left in the year. People who were born on December 9, 2010, are now 13 years old and belong to the Gen Alpha generation. The Earth has experienced 55 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to December 9, 2010

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is December 9, 2010, and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. The Christmas season of 2010 has begun.

In America, the song "Only Girl" by Rihanna is at the top of the singles charts, while "Heroes" by X Factor Finalists 2010 is the number-one song in the UK. Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Tangled 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 "America's Next Top Model", "The Office", "Prison Break", and "Dexter". 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. Former X-Factor contestant Stacey Solomon has won the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Pete Postlethwaite, Nate Dogg, Elizabeth Taylor, and Randy Savage would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "Farmville", "God of War III", "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty", and "Fallout: New Vegas". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Wonder Pets!", "Team Umizoomi", and "Good Luck Charlie". Children are playing with toys such as Roboraptor, Iggle Piggle, Hannah Montana Malibu Beach House, and the KidiZoom Camera.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 9, 2010.

  • Christmas 2010 has begun.

    Christmas 2010 has begun

    The Christmas holiday season of 2010 had just begun. Retailers were starting to play festive music, and decorations were beginning to spring up.
  • 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?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around December 9, 2010.

  • 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.
  • November 28, 2010: Actor Leslie Nielsen passes away.
  • November 29, 2010:
    • Adele releases her song "Rolling in the Deep".
    • Soccer: Barcelona hand Real Madrid a shocking 5-0 defeat.
    • Ireland receives a 85 billion Euro bailout.
  • December 1, 2010: Rob Ford becomes the new mayor of Toronto.
  • December 2, 2010: It is announced that Qatar will be hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
  • December 4, 2010: Former X-Factor contestant Stacey Solomon wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
  • December 7, 2010: Deadmau5 releases the album "4×4=12".
  • This date: December 9, 2010
  • December 10, 2010: The Fighter (2010) is released in movie theaters.
  • December 11, 2010: The remains of the Long Island serial killer's victims are discovered on Gilgo Beach in New York.
  • December 12, 2010: Matt Cardle is crowned as winner of The X Factor.
  • December 13, 2010: Rapper Ja Rule is sentenced to two years in prison for attempted possession of a weapon.
  • December 14, 2010: Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson announce that they are separating after two years of marriage.
  • December 16, 2010: The talk show "Larry King Live" comes to an end after 25 years.
  • December 17, 2010:
    • Black Swan (2010) is released in movie theaters.
    • The movie TRON: Legacy (2010) is released.
    • Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi triggers the Arab Spring by setting himself on fire.
  • December 18, 2010:
    • The Arab Spring begins when street demonstrations are held in Tunisia.
    • Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev are crowned as the winners of Strictly Come Dancing.
  • December 19, 2010: Miracle at the New Meadowlands: The Philadelphia Eagles perform an unlikely comeback win against the New York Giants.
  • December 20, 2010: 28-year-old rapper "Magnolia Shorty" is killed after being shot 26 times in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • December 22, 2010:
    • The film True Grit (2010) is released.
    • The comedy movie Little Fockers (2010) is released.
    • The US Military "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy is repealed.
  • December 29, 2010: UFC star Chuck Liddell announces his retirement.
  • December 30, 2010: Ireland: Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern announces that he will not be contesting the next general election.
  • January 1, 2011: The British television channel "Bravo" ceases broadcasting.
  • January 2, 2011: English actor Pete Postlethwaite dies from pancreatic cancer at the age of 64.
  • January 3, 2011: It is confirmed that Mila Kunis and Macaulay Culkin have ended their relationship.
  • January 7, 2011:
    • The King's Speech (2010) is released in cinemas.
    • Soccer: Ipswich Town sack Roy Keane.
  • January 8, 2011:
    • Football: Kenny Dalglish returns as manager of Liverpool.
    • House Representative Gabby Giffords is shot in the head by Jared Lee Loughner in Casas Adobes, Arizona.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 9, 2010, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 9, 2010 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.
Television shows

Television shows in December 2010

The following TV shows were popular in December 2010:

TV shows from December 2010.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
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
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in December 2010

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

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

Toys in 2010

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

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 December 2010.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood 2010
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2010
Call of Duty: Black Ops
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

Were you born on December 9, 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 December 9, 2016, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 9.

Judi Dench

Judi Dench

Born on December 9, 1934
She turned 76 on this day in 2010.

John Malkovich

John Malkovich

Born on December 9, 1953
He turned 57 on this day in 2010.

Felicity Huffman

Felicity Huffman

Born on December 9, 1962
She turned 48 on this day in 2010.

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle

Born on December 9, 1968
He turned 42 on this day in 2010.

Tré Cool

Tré Cool

Green Day
Born on December 9, 1972
He turned 38 on this day in 2010.



Rapper Deceased
Born on December 9, 1981
He was not alive on this date.

PnB Rock

PnB Rock

Rapper Deceased
Born on December 9, 1991
He turned 19 on this day in 2010.


US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 9, 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 December 9, 2010 was most likely conceived around March 18, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 9, 2010 is close to September 1, 2011.

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Stats for December 9, 2010


Here are some interesting statistics about December 9, 2010:

  • 4,964 days have passed since this date.
  • 709 weeks have passed.
  • 428,886,000 seconds have passed since December 9, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 500,367,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 221,305,176,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 71,481,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 36,884,196 steps. That's roughly 16,393 miles.
  • 5,146,632 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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