December 17th, 2010

December 17th, 2010, fell on a Friday. It was day 351 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 7 months and 22 days have passed since December 17th, 2010.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 17th, 2010:

  • Black Swan (2010) is released in movie theaters.
  • The movie TRON: Legacy (2010) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 17th, 2010:

  • United States: Raise Your Glass - Pink
  • United Kingdom: The Time - Black Eyed Peas

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Tron Legacy" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 17th, 2010 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The Christmas season of 2010 is in full swing. The decorations are up and festive songs are playing on the radio.

In America, the song Raise Your Glass by Pink is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Time by Black Eyed Peas is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Tron Legacy 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. Pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" are extremely popular on the Internet at the moment, as people use them to share relatable experiences. Matt Cardle has been crowned as the winner of seventh season of The X Factor.

In music news, rapper Ja Rule has been just been sentenced to two years in prison for attempted possession of a weapon. People on the Internet are using the phrase "That Really Rustled My Jimmies" to express their annoyance at things. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Smallville", "House", "Prison Break" and "Bones".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mass Effect 2", "Heavy Rain", "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty" and "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Go, Diego, Go!", "iCarly", "The Suite Life on Deck" and "Victorious".


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 December 17th, 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.

  • Ja Rule is sentenced to prison time.

    On the 13th of December, 2010, rap star Ja Rule was sentenced to 2 years in prison for attempted possession of a weapon.

  • Arab Spring

    The "Arab Spring" began during this period. Throughout the Arab world, a wave of demonstrations and protests were taking place. Governments in the Middle East were falling, concessions were being made and civil wars were breaking out.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 9 years, 7 months and 22 days have passed since December 17th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 17th, 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 1292544000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 17th, 2010:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 17th, 2010, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 17th, 2010 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

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

  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 17th of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 17th, 2010:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 0.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 27.1 degrees Fahrenheit. -2.72 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: -3.06 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 17th, 2010.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 17th, 2010 was probably conceived around the 9th of March, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 17th, 2010 is the 26th of September, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - Developed by Ubisoft.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Fallout: New Vegas - Open-world RPG game.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on December 17th, 2010.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 17th, 2010.

  • 3,523 days have passed since this date.
  • 304,383,600 seconds have passed since the December 17th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 355,114,200 times.
  • Since December 17th, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 157,061,937,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 50,730,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 26,176,990 steps. That's about 11,634 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,652,603 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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