What day of the week was October 01, 2010?

October 01, 2010 was a Friday and it was the 274th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 01, 2010 can also be written as 10/1/2010 in the US and as 1/10/2010 in UK and Europe.

October 01, 2010 in October 2010 calendar


October 01, 2010: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on October 01, 2010:

  • Rahm emanuel is resigning as chief of staff for the united states.
  • Two car bombs explode in abuja during nigeria's 50th anniversary celebrations. they kill 12 and injures 17. militant rebel group mend claims responsibility.
  • After being severely beaten by kashmir police, merajuddin, a prominent video journalist, was taken to srinagar. in the latest attack on media in kashmir, police also beat his son and his colleague.
  • After the death of three pakistani soldiers, nato set fire to tankers transporting supplies for nato troops stationed in afghanistan.
  • Six sailors were taken hostage off cameroon's coast by the africa marine commando on september 12. they have been released.
  • Jonathan franzen, an american author, advises british readers to stop reading his latest novel freedom. a printing error led to the publication a draft of his text that was not his original. this meant that thousands of copies would have to be pulped.
  • Bmw announces an international recall of hundreds and thousands of luxury vehicles.
  • After the controversy surrounding the oil spill in the deepwater horizon, tony hayward was replaced by bob dudley as bp's new ceo.
  • A huge rainstorm formed by the remnants from tropical storm nicole and another extratropical low drenches the east coast from north carolina to maine.
  • The united nations has published a slightly edited version of its report on war crimes that were committed in the democratic republic of the congo between 1990 and 2000. this is after uganda, rwanda, burundi and burundi had rejected the report's findings.
  • North korea and south korea agree on a program to reunite families that were separated during the korean war.
  • After her appeal to have her entry refused overturned, mairead maguire, nobel peace laureate, will be deported from israel in 48 hours.
  • Nigerian police release 15 schoolchildren kidnapped and held hostage by an armed gang.
  • As protestors in reykjavik demonstrate, politicians from iceland run away from their people.
  • Pervez musharraf, a former pakistani president, launches a new political party in london - the all pakistan muslim league.
  • Thailand lifts the state of emergency in nakhonratchasima and khon kaen, but it is still in effect in bangkok and nearby provinces of nonthaburi and pathum thani.
  • The president of the united states barack obama holds a press conference at the white house in order to announce a personnel announcement. this announcement is believed to relate to rahm emanuel's departure.
  • The 2010 ig nobel prizes have been announced.
  • It is reported that 'inkayacu', an extinct genus prehistoric penguin, was discovered.
  • Despite a $19 billion funding bill passed earlier this week by the united states congress, more than 1,200 nasa employees have been laid off.
  • The celtic manor resort, newport, wales hosts the 2010 ryder cup between the pga of america golfers and the pga european tour golfers.
  • The nato-led international security assistance force, (isaf), launched an airstrike to kill 15 insurgents in afghanistan's eastern kunar district.
  • Sky 3d launches in the uk as the first 3d tv channel.
  • David lloyd johnston, who succeeds michaelle jean, is sworn into office as the new governor general of canada.
  • Virgin media launched 3d channel on sky, while sky has launched 3d channel. 3d movies on demand is the first digital tv service.
  • China launches the chang'e 2 lunar probe in sichuan
  • Fox sports en espanol is changing to fox deportes

October 01, 2010: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 01, 2010: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on October 01, 2010:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $62.32
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $283.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $24.49
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.40
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $135.51

Exchange Rates on October 01, 2010:

  • 1 USD = 83.21 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0193 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9735 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.6905 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 114.766 JPY

October 01, 2010: What were the main match results that day?

Jupiler League - Football (Belgium)

  • Mechelen - Genk : 2 - 2

Bundesliga 1 - Football (Germany)

  • Hannover - St Pauli : 0 - 1

Bundesliga 2 - Football (Germany)

  • Duisburg - Oberhausen : 3 - 0
  • Ingolstadt - Karlsruhe : 1 - 1
  • Paderborn - Bielefeld : 3 - 1

La Liga Segunda Division - Football (Spain)

  • Villarreal B - Salamanca : 0 - 1

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October 01, 2010: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 1st is Libra.

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Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 01, 2010: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 01, 2010 is Tiger and the associated element is Metal.

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October 01, 2010: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on October 01, 2010 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 01, 2010 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 01, 2010 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 32% full, rising at 11:23 pm and setting at 03:24 pm.

The previous full moon was on Sep 23, 2010 while the next full moon would come on Oct 23, 2010.

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Who was born on October 01, 2010?

Whose famous birthday is on October 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 1st:

  • Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter

    American politician and 39th president of united states, was sworn in on 1/20/1977.

  • Brie Larson
    Brie Larson

    Brie larson is a highly acclaimed movie actress known for her roles in films such as 'room' and 'captain marvel'.

  • Zach Galifianakis
    Zach Galifianakis

    Zach galifianakis is an american comedian and actor known for his roles in the hangover movie series and his comedic talk show between two...

  • Hakeem Kae-Kazim
    Hakeem Kae-Kazim

    Nigerian-born actor known for his roles in various films and TV series.

  • Julie Andrews
    Julie Andrews

    British-american singer and actress with a four-octave range.

  • Jeane Manson
    Jeane Manson

    American singer, model, and actress living in france.

  • Philippe Noiret
    Philippe Noiret

    French actor, both on tv and in film.

  • Matthew Daddario
    Matthew Daddario

    Matthew daddario is a tv actor known for his role as alec lightwood in the tv series shadowhunters.

  • Randy Quaid
    Randy Quaid

    Randy quaid is an american actor and producer known for his roles in films such as 'national lampoon's vacation' and 'independence day'.

  • Stella Stevens
    Stella Stevens

    Stella stevens is an american actress, known for her roles in films such as 'the poseidon adventure' and 'the nutty professor'.

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How old is someone born on October 01, 2010?

Someone born on October 01, 2010 is:

13 years 8 months old,

or 164 months and 18 days old,

or 715 weeks and 5 days old,

or 5010 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 01, 2010?

There are 104 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday October 1st 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 01, 2010?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on October 01, 2010.

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October 01, 2010: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on October 01, 2010:

  • Ian Buxton

    English cricketer and footballer (born 1938).

  • Lucia Banti
  • Mohamed Aden Sheikh
  • Raffaele De Grada
  • Dino Frescobaldi
  • Nicola Zitara
  • Dezső Bundzsák
  • Mario Pais de Libera
  • José Ángel Ezcurra

What famous deaths happened on October 1st?

Famous deaths on October 1st:

  • Giuliano Gemma
    Giuliano Gemma

    Giuliano gemma was an italian actor known for his roles in spaghetti western films such as a pistol for ringo and day of anger.

  • Richard Avedon

    American photographer, best known for his commercial fashion photography and portraits that have an immediate emotional impact.

  • Gamble Rogers

    Award-winning investigative journalist known for his in-depth reporting.

  • Idonia Glaser

    Renowned biologist known for her work in genetics and evolutionary biology.

  • Fount Leakey

    Known for significant fossil discoveries in Africa.

  • Spyridon Marinatos

    Renowned Greek archaeologist known for his excavations at Akrotiri on the island of Santorini.

  • Dierre Corneille

    French playwright who is considered one of the founders of French tragedy and a pioneer of the Neoclassical movement in theater.

  • Loui Leakey

    Renowned for discoveries of early human fossils in East Africa.

  • Pavle Vuisić

    Renowned Serbian playwright and screenwriter.

  • Reathel Bean

    Former MLB pitcher known for his successful career with the Boston Red Sox.

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October 01, 2010: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on October 01, 2010:

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
  • San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
  • Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
  • People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
  • RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
  • Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)

Observances on October 01, 2010:

  • International Day of Older Persons
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October 01, 2010: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 01, 2010 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week September 27th and October 3rd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

October 01, 2010: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 01, 2010 was Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars, according to the music chart for the week September 27th and October 3rd.

October 01, 2010: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 01, 2010 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week September 27th and October 3rd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Just The Way You Are
  2. - Love The Way You Lie
  3. - Only Girl (In The World)
  4. - Teenage Dream youtube
  5. - DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love

October 01, 2010: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 01, 2010 was Deuces by Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall, according to the R&B music chart for the week September 27th and October 3rd.

October 01, 2010: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 01, 2010 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week September 27th and October 3rd. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Deuces
  2. - Love All Over Me
  3. - Bottoms Up
  4. - There Goes My Baby
  5. - Fancy

October 01, 2010: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on October 01, 2010 was Cuando Me Enamoro by Enrique Iglesias Featuring Juan Luis Guerra, according to the Latin music chart for the week September 27th and October 3rd.

October 01, 2010: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on October 01, 2010 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week September 27th and October 3rd. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Cuando Me Enamoro
  2. - Dime Que Me Quieres
  3. - Nina De Mi Corazon
  4. - La Despedida
  5. - Alejate De Mi

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October 01, 2010: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 01, 2010 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:


Release year: 2010

Directed by: Matt Aselton

Boardwalk Empire

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Martin Scorsese


Release year: 2010

Directed by: John Jeffcoat


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Country: United States of America


Release year: 2010

Directed by: Robert F. Slatzer

October 01, 2010: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 01, 2010 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Comic Jumper

Comic Jumper

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Side-scroller, Beat 'em up

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Avalon Heroes

Avalon Heroes

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MOBA

Publisher: alaplaya

Dance Evolution

Dance Evolution

Platform: Xbox 360, Arcade

Genre: Music, Rhythm, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Disc Drivin'

Disc Drivin'

Platform: iOS

Dragon Ball Online

Dragon Ball Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy Science-Fiction Action MMORPG

Publisher: KOR CJ Internet Corporation; CN Shanda Games; JP Namco Bandai Games; TW Cayenne Tech; HK Cayenne Tech


Who was the US President on October 01, 2010?

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

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

On October 01, 2010 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 01, 2010?

On October 01, 2010 the Pope was Benedict XVI.


Back in 2010


What is special about October 1st?

October 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 1st, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 eastern euphrates missile strike by iran: iran launches six ballistic missiles from its territory at isil targets in eastern syria near the euphrates river valley. this is in response to the ahvaz military parade.
  • 2017 - Yemeni crisis (2011-present: houthi forces claim that they have taken down an american mq-9 reaper drone above the yemeni capital sana'a. saba news agency footage appears to show people gathered around the aircraft's wreckage.
  • 2016 - Yemeni civil war: houthi forces launch rockets that reportedly hit hsv-2 swift, which is a military vessel belonging the united arab emirates navy. it was reportedly destroyed off the coast yemen near the strategically important port of mokha in the red sea. (reuters),

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What happened in 2010?

2010 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Heritage Numismatic Auctions has sold a US 1874 Bickford Gold $10 Pattern at Public Auction for US$1,265,000. The Reed Hawn US 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent Coin sells at $3,737,000.
  • Republican Scott Brown wins Massachusetts' vacant Senate seat, decreasing the Democrats' majority by 59 seats to 41.
  • Spyker, a Dutch auto company, signs a deal with General Motors to purchase Sweden's Saab for US$74 Million in cash and $326,000,000 in deferred shares.

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What was the calendar for October 2010?

October 2010 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how October 2010 calendar looked like.

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