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December 30th, 2010.

December 30th, 2010, was a Thursday. It was day 364 of 2010. The decade was the 2010s.

11 years, 8 months and 30 days have passed since December 30th, 2010.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

Events that occurred.

Notable events that occurred on December 30th, 2010.

  • Ireland: Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern announces that he will not be contesting the next general election.
Song charts

Popular songs.

On December 30th, 2010, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.

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

The record charts on December 30th, 2010.

The following singles were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Firework - Katy Perry
  • What's My Name? - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • Grenade - Bruno Mars
  • Raise Your Glass - P!nk
  • We R Who We R - Ke$ha
Play the top hits 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.
Tron Legacy

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "Tron Legacy".

Take me back to December 30th, 2010!

Let's go back in time!

The date is December 30th, 2010, and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Christmas Day of 2010 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season.

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. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of 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. Pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" are extremely popular on the Internet at the moment, as people use them to share relatable experiences. 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Pete Postlethwaite, Nate Dogg, Elizabeth Taylor and Randy Savage would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "How I Met Your Mother", "Dexter", "Skins" and "The Walking Dead".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mafia Wars", "Mass Effect 2", "God of War III" and "Red Dead Redemption". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Johnny Test", "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "Glee". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, ZhuZhu Pets and the iPad.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on December 30th, 2010.

  • Arab Spring.

    Arab Spring.

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

  • 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 as the Time Person of the Year for 2010.

  • Who were the best football players in 2010?

    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.

  • 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 were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet 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.

  • World Economic Crisis.

    World Economic Crisis.

    During this period, most countries were still reeling from the world economic crisis that hit in 2008. Unemployment increased, property prices fell, the stock market struggled and bailouts became a popular tool to keep struggling countries afloat.

  • Cheryl Cole.

    Cheryl Cole.

    English singer Cheryl Cole was named as FHM's sexiest woman in both 2009 and 2010.

  • Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    Smartphones are becoming more and more popular.

    During this period, smartphones with touchscreens and 3G Internet capabilities started to replace the "dumber" cell phones of the past. Up until this point, the focus had been on making phones that were smaller and more compact. However, rising mobile Internet usage and the introduction of higher quality phone cameras started to reverse this trend. As a result, phones started to get larger.

  • Dubstep.

    Dubstep.

    Throughout 2009 and 2010, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm.

    In the late noughties, HD TV became the norm and flat screen television sets started to became more affordable.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 11 years, 8 months and 30 days have passed since December 30th, 2010.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 2010.
  • Leap Year: 2010 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on December 30th, 2010 will be 11 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2010 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1293667200.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to December 30th, 2010.

Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 30th, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 30th, 2010 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on December 30th, 2010.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in December, 2010.

TV shows from December, 2010.

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

Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.

Jersey Shore
Jersey Shore
Reality TV series.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

Real Housewives of New York City
Real Housewives of New York City
American reality television series.

Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl
Teen drama starring Blake Lively.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

Skins
Skins
British TV series about a group of teenagers living in Bristol.

Dexter
Dexter
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

The Office
The Office
The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.

House
House
Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.

Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
TV show about housewives living in suburban America.

CSI: NY
CSI: NY
New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill
Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on December 30th, 2010.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2010.

Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Victorious
Victorious

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi

Big Time Rush
Big Time Rush

Glee
Glee

Sonny with a Chance
Sonny with a Chance

The Suite Life on Deck
The Suite Life on Deck

Wizards of Waverly Place
Wizards of Waverly Place

iCarly
iCarly

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Hannah Montana
Hannah Montana

Ben 10
Ben 10

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go!

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2010.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2010.

The iPad
The iPad

ZhuZhu Pets
ZhuZhu Pets

The KidiZoom Camera
The KidiZoom Camera

Iggle Piggle
Iggle Piggle

The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in December of 2010.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood 2010
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Developed by Ubisoft.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2010
Call of Duty: Black Ops
FPS game developed by Treyarch.

Super Meat Boy 2010
Super Meat Boy
Platform game.

Fallout: New Vegas 2010
Fallout: New Vegas
Open-world RPG game.

Civilization V 2010
Civilization V
Turn-based strategy game.

Halo: Reach 2010
Halo: Reach
First-person shooter game developed by Bungie.

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty 2010
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
Real-time strategy game.

Red Dead Redemption 2010
Red Dead Redemption
Open-world adventure game that was set in the wild west.

Alan Wake 2010
Alan Wake
Action-adventure game developed by Remedy Entertainment.

God of War III 2010
God of War III
Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 2010
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Military FPS game.

Heavy Rain 2010
Heavy Rain
An interactive drama adventure game that was released on the PS3.

Mass Effect 2 2010
Mass Effect 2
The second game in the series.

League of Legends 2009
League of Legends
Multiplayer online battle arena.

Farmville 2009
Farmville
Agriculture-simulation social network game.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars 2009
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Released on the Nintendo DS and the PlayStation Portable.

Mafia Wars 2008
Mafia Wars
Social media game developed by Zynga.

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out December 30th, 2016 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on December 30th.

Tiger Woods

Golfer.
Born on December 30th, 1975
He turned 35 on this day in 2010.

LeBron James

Basketball player.
Born on December 30th, 1984
He turned 26 on this day in 2010.

Ellie Goulding

Singer.
Born on December 30th, 1986
She turned 24 on this day in 2010.

V

BTS member.
Born on December 30th, 1995
He turned 15 on this day in 2010.

Weather details

Weather on December 30th, 2010.

Historical weather information for December 30th, 2010.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.6 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 27.1 degrees Fahrenheit. -2.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 30th, 2010.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 30th, 2010.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Brian Cowen was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 30th, 2010 was most likely conceived around April 8th, 2010.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 30th, 2010 is close to September 22nd, 2011.

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Stats for December 30th, 2010

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 30th, 2010.

  • A total of 4,292 days have passed since this date.
  • 613 weeks have passed.
  • 370,825,200 seconds have passed since the December 30th, 2010.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 432,629,400 times.
  • Since December 30th, 2010, the Earth has travelled approximately 191,345,803,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 61,804,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 31,890,967 steps. That's about 14,174 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,449,902 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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