Friday January 01, 2010, NewYear’s Day

US date format: 1/1/2010, UK date format: 1/1/2010

The day of the week was Friday, under the astrological sign of Capricorn (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on January 1, 2010).

Avatar, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2010

On TV people were watching Glory Daze. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CSI: Unsolved or Doctor Who: The Adventure Games.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Movies | TV Series | Magazine covers | Videogames

You can also have a look at January 01 across the years or at January 2010 calendar.

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January 01, 2010 Events

What happened on January 01, 2010?


Historical Events

  • At a Lakki Marwat volleyball tournament, a suicide bomber explodes his car, injuring 100 others and killing 105.
  • During a celebration of the New Year, at least 18 FARC rebels were killed in an air strike by the Colombian Air Force south of the country.
  • According to a study, teenagers who stay up late to go to sleep are more likely to experience depression and suicidal thoughts.
  • A mudslide that struck Ilha Grande, an island resort close to Angra dos Reis in Brazil left at least 19 dead and five others injured. Other large numbers were also killed in Brazil.
  • Schwann cells are believed to be the source of devil facial tumor disease, which has led to a 60% decline in Tasmanian devil population over the past decade.
  • An arrest warrant is issued by a Cambodian court for Sam Rainsy, an opposition leader, because he failed to appear in court due to a dispute over Vietnam's border.
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What happened on January 01 in history? Find out the list of January 1st major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010

RIP

January 01, 2010 Famous Deaths


Who died on January 01, 2010?

Other January 1st famous deaths

  • British homicide; charged with 11 murders, nine of them with his wife, Rosemary.

  • Cesar Romero

    Cuban-American actor (Joker - Batman, Falcon Crest), dies at age 86 from bronchitis and pneumonia (born 1907).

  • Margaret Sullavan

    American actress who reached the peak of her acclaim in the 1943 stage production, "Voice of the Turtle.

  • German actor who made his debut in "Der Ammenkonig" in 1935.

See all famous people who died on January 1st

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January 01, 2010 Zodiac


Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign

Capricorn

Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn marry?

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius

Personality of January born

Chinese Zodiac

Tiger chinese zodiac sign

Tiger

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January 01, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was January 01, 2010?


The day of the week was Friday.

January 1st marks the 0th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 364 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Avatar

Avatar

Release year: 2010

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States of America

A Single Man

A Single Man

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Tom Ford

Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult

Country: United States of America

City Island

City Island

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Raymond De Felitta

Starring: Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Emily Mortimer

Country: United States of America

Law Abiding Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen

Release year: 2010

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb, Colm Meaney

Country: United States of America

Precious

Precious

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Lee Daniels

Starring: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on January 01, 2010

Sport Games on January 01, 2010


Conference

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Eastbourne Borough - Crawley Town : 0 - 2
  • Grays - Ebbsfleet : 0 - 3
  • Hayes & Yeading - AFC Wimbledon : 1 - 0
  • Stevenage - Cambridge : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of January 01, 2010

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Glory Daze

Glory Daze

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Ramon Fernandez

Backwash

Backwash

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Danny Leiner

Edwardian Farm

Edwardian Farm

Release year: 2010

Starring: Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

In Between Men

In Between Men

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Jennifer Gelfer

Eva Luna

Eva Luna

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Adriana Barraza

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2009?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

CSI: Unsolved

CSI: Unsolved

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: BBC Wales Interactive

Crunchball 3000

Crunchball 3000

Platform: Adobe Flash Player

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Armor Games

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Konami

ダブルスポイラー ~ 東方文花帖 Double Spoiler

ダブルスポイラー ~ 東方文花帖 Double Spoiler

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Team Shanghai Alice

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 93.0 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0517 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0351 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 133.51 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.8863 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 01, 2010?

On January 01, 2010 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 01, 2010?

On January 01, 2010 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 01, 2010?

On January 01, 2010 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 2010?

On January 01, 2010 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 2010?

On January 01, 2010 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on January 01, 2010?

Famous people died on January 01, 2010 include, Lhasa de Sela, Lhasa de Sela, Lhasa de Sela.