December 22nd, 2010

December 22nd, 2010, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 356 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 6 months and 13 days have passed since December 22nd, 2010.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 22nd, 2010:

  • The US Military "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy is repealed.
  • The film True Grit (2010) is released.
  • The comedy movie Little Fockers (2010) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 22nd, 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 22nd, 2010 and it's a Wednesday. 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. The music charts are being dominated by artists such as Kesha, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Eminem and Bruno Mars.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", "House", "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Red Dead Redemption", "StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty", "Fallout: New Vegas" and "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Ben 10", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and "Team Umizoomi".

A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace.


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 22nd, 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.

  • 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, 6 months and 13 days have passed since December 22nd, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 22nd, 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 1292976000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 22nd, 2010:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 22nd, 2010, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2010 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 22nd, 2010 falls under the Goose.
  • 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.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition 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.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.

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 22nd of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 22nd, 2010:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 0.2 degrees Celsius. 13cm of snow fell. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 24.0 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 0.89 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 22nd, 2010.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 22nd, 2010 was probably conceived around the 14th of March, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 22nd, 2010 is the 1st of October, 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 22nd, 2010.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to December 22nd, 2010. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 22nd, 2010.

  • 3,483 days have passed since this date.
  • 300,927,600 seconds have passed since the December 22nd, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 351,082,200 times.
  • Since December 22nd, 2010, earth has travelled approximately 155,278,641,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 50,154,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,879,774 steps. That's about 11,502 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,611,131 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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