Tuesday October 05, 2010: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/5/2010, UK date format: 5/10/2010

October 5th, 2010 was the 278th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Tuesday.

The number one song in US was Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars.

Avatar, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2010 while Bad Blood by John Sandford was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Gigantic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 101 MiniGolf World or CSI: Crime City.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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October 05, 2010 Events

What happened on October 05, 2010?

Historical Events

  • Afghan militant attacks kill four civilians and injure six others in Rusht Rod, southwestern Farah province.
  • A bomb blast at an apartment building in the suburbs Bangkok results in 9 people being injured and 3 deaths. (BBC),
  • Two other cadres are reported to have escaped with their lives after an encounter in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills.
  • A car bomb explodes near a shopping center in Derry, Northern Ireland.
  • After the Ecuadorian crisis of 2010, a state of emergency has been extended to Friday.
  • TVNZ Race Row - Breakfast
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What happened on October 05 in history? Find out the list of October 5th major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


October 05, 2010 Famous Birthdays

Other October 5th famous birthdays

See all famous people born on October 5th

How old am I?

If October 05, 2010 is your birthday you are 12 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 05.

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October 05, 2010 Famous Deaths

Who died on October 05, 2010?

Other October 5th famous deaths

  • American actress who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in "The Bad and the Beautiful", 1952.

  • French filmmaker, known as the film's Rimbaud.

  • Astronaut (STS51-F) dies at 66 from heart failure.

  • American computer technician and Thomas Edison of supercomputing, who set out to build the fastest computer on the planet.

See all famous people who died on October 5th


October 05, 2010 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Libra personality

Who should a Libra marry?

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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Chinese Zodiac

Tiger chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Tiger

Element: Metal

Tiger personality

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October 05, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 05, 2010?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

October 5th marks the 277th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 87 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 05, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 05, 2010?


  • World Teachers’ Day [UNESCO]
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 05, 2010? Which were the top hits on October 05, 2010?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Just The Way You Are
  2. - Teenage Dreamyoutube
  3. - Love The Way You Lie
  4. - DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love
  5. - Dynamite

Top #5 R&B songs

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

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Say You'll Haunt Me
  2. - Animal
  3. - Another Way To Die
  4. - Little Lion Man
  5. - Nightmare

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Cuando Me Enamoro
  2. - Dime Que Me Quieres
  3. - Nina De Mi Corazon
  4. - Al Diablo Lo Nuestro
  5. - I Like It

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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



Release year: 2010

Directed by: Lee Daniels

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Release year: 2010

Directed by: Matt Aselton

Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Martin Scorsese



Release year: 2010

Directed by: John Jeffcoat



Release year: 2010

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2010

Directed by: Robert F. Slatzer

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Bad Blood by John Sandford

Bad Blood


Two bodies in two days. One is murder. One is murder. The other is suicide. Virgil Flowers had no idea that he would be drawn into the dark history of the Virgil Flowers.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo


The first book in Stieg Larsson’s exciting Millenium series, featuring Lisbeth Slander, combines murder mystery, family saga and love story into one compellingly complex and atmospheric novel.

The Big Short by Michael Lewis

The Big Short


The true story of the crash started in strange feeder markets, where the sun doesn’t shine and the SEC doesn’t dare or bother to tread: the bond derivative and real estate derivative

Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

Safe Haven


A young, mysterious woman called Katie suddenly appears in Southport, North Carolina. This raises questions about Katie's past. Katie is beautiful and self-effacing but she seems determined not to form personal ties. However, two events lead Katie into two unlikely …

The Postcard Killers by James Patterson, Liza Marklund

The Postcard Killers


Jacob Kanon, a NYPD detective, is taking a tour through Europe's most beautiful cities. He doesn't just see the beautiful sights, he also views each museum, cathedral and cafe through the eyes his daughter's killer.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

101 MiniGolf World

101 MiniGolf World

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Teyon

CSI: Crime City

CSI: Crime City

Platform: Facebook

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

100 Rogues

100 Rogues

Platform: Ouya, iOS

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Fusion Reactions

2XL TrophyLite Rally

2XL TrophyLite Rally

Platform: iOS

Genre: Racing game

Crunchball 3000

Crunchball 3000

Platform: Adobe Flash Player

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Armor Games


October 05, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on October 05, 2010

Sport Games on October 05, 2010


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hayes & Yeading - Cambridge : 2 - 0
  • Histon - Southport : 2 - 1
  • Kidderminster - Gateshead : 2 - 1
  • Luton - Crawley Town : 1 - 2
  • Mansfield - AFC Wimbledon : 2 - 5
See all Football game results of October 05, 2010

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $62.59
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $282.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $23.91
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.25
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $136.18

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 83.23 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0155 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9665 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.6916 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 115.14 JPY

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