December 21st, 2010

December 21st, 2010, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 355 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

10 years, 2 months and 11 days have passed since December 21st, 2010.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2010:

  • United States: Firework - Katy Perry
  • United Kingdom: When We Collide - Matt Cardle

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 21st, 2010 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Christmas Day of 2010 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers.

In America, the song Firework by Katy Perry is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, When We Collide by Matt Cardle 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.

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. 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. Matt Cardle has been crowned as the winner of seventh season of The X Factor. Meanwhile, wrestling star Hulk Hogan has recently tied the knot with his second wife Jennifer McDaniel.

People on the Internet are using the phrase "That Really Rustled My Jimmies" to express their annoyance at things. Anti-government street demonstrations are taking place in Tunisia following the the self-immolation of a man called Mohamed Bouazizi. The protests have been caused by high unemployment and the cost of food. People are watching popular TV shows such as "CSI: NY", "House", "Bones" and "RuPaul's Drag Race".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia Wars", "Battlefield: Bad Company 2", "Fallout: New Vegas" and "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Ben 10", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "Curious George". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3", "ZhuZhu Pets" and "iPad".


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 21st, 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.

  • 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.

  • Time Person of the Year 2010

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is named as the Time Person of the Year for 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • 10 years, 2 months and 11 days have passed since December 21st, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 21st, 2010, will be 10 years of age.
  • People born in 2010 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1292889600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 21st, 2010:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 21st, 2010, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Sagittarius is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 21st, 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.
  • 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.

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

2010 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2010:

  • iPad
  • ZhuZhu Pets
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

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.
  • Civilization V - Turn-based strategy game.
  • Halo: Reach - 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.
  • Alan Wake - 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.
  • Heavy Rain - An interactive drama adventure game that was released on the PS3.
  • Mass Effect 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Farmville - Agriculture-simulation social network game.
  • Mafia Wars - Social media game developed by Zynga.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 21st, 2010:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 0.8 degrees Celsius. 6cm of snow fell. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 24.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.11 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 1 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President

Who was the US President on December 21st, 2010?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2010?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 21st, 2010 was probably conceived around the 13th of March, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21st, 2010 is the 30th of September, 2011. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on December 21st, 2010.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 21st, 2010.

  • 3,723 days have passed since this date.
  • 321,667,200 seconds have passed since the December 21st, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 375,278,400 times.
  • Since December 21st, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 165,980,275,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 53,611,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 27,663,379 steps. That's about 12,295 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,860,006 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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