Thursday October 10, 2013: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/10/2013, UK date format: 10/10/2013

October 10th, 2013 was the 283rd day of the year 2013 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Thursday.

The number one song in US was Royals by Lorde.

Winter's Tale, directed by Akiva Goldsman, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2013 while W Is For Wasted by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Ravenswood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Spidy or Alien Rage.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis 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 | Books | Videogames

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October 10, 2013 Events

What happened on October 10, 2013?

Historical Events

  • Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped in Tripoli from a hotel. He was later freed.
  • Ali Zeidan, the Prime Minister of Libya, is kidnapped in Tripoli from a hotel. He was later freed.
  • Alice Munro, a Canadian writer, is honored with the Nobel Prize in Literature 2013.
  • Official alternatives names have been announced for the North Island, South Island and South Islands of New Zealand. They include Te Ika-a-Maui (the Maori language name) and Te Waipounamu (the official alternative names).
  • The BBC announced the discovery of nine episodes of Doctor Who starring Patrick Troughton in Nigeria. This includes the remaining serial The Enemy of the World, as well as 4 of the 5 episodes of The Web of Fear.
  • French air traffic controllers start strike action, with the southern part of France expected to be most affected.
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What happened on October 10 in history? Find out the list of October 10th major events

What was 2013 famous for? Discover everything about 2013


October 10, 2013 Famous Birthdays

Other October 10th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 10, 2013 is your birthday you are 9 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 10.

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October 10, 2013 Famous Deaths

Other October 10th famous deaths

  • American actor, director and producer, who presented "War Of The Worlds" by radio on October 31, 1938.

  • Yul Brynner

    Russian-American actor.

  • At 52, Sweet's lead singer dies from heart failure.

  • Redd Foxx

    American comedian and actor.

See all famous people who died on October 10th


October 10, 2013 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


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

Personality of October born

Chinese Zodiac

Snake chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Snake

Element: Water

Snake personality

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October 10, 2013 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 10, 2013?

The day of the week was Thursday.

October 10th marks the 282nd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2013.

There are 82 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 10, 2013 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 10, 2013?


  • World Mental Health Day [WHO]
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 10, 2013? Which were the top hits on October 10, 2013?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Royals
  2. - Roar
  3. - Wrecking Ball
  4. - Hold On, We're Going Home
  5. - Wake Me Up!

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Hold On, We're Going Home
  2. - Holy Grail
  3. - Blurred Lines
  4. - 23
  5. - Berzerk

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Royals
  2. - Safe And Sound
  3. - Radioactive
  4. - Sail
  5. - Demons

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Propuesta Indecente
  2. - Darte Un Beso
  3. - Loco
  4. - Vivir Mi Vida
  5. - Hable de Ti

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Akiva Goldsman

Starring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly

Country: United States of America

Bullet to the Head

Bullet to the Head

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater, Sung Kang

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2013

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni

Country: United States of America

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Release year: 2013

Directed by: David Lowery

Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Ben Foster, Keith Carradine, Nate Parker, Rami Malek

Country: United States of America

We Are What We Are

We Are What We Are

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Jim Mickle

Starring: Julia   Garner, Odeya Rush, Kelly McGillis, Michael Parks

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Release year: 2013

Directed by: JD Cohen

Verliefd op Ibiza

Verliefd op Ibiza

Release year: 2013

Man Down

Man Down

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Dito Montiel

Swathi Chinukulu

Swathi Chinukulu

Release year: 2013

Directed by: Sri Chakravarthy

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Release year: 2013

Country: United States of America


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W Is For Wasted by Sue Grafton

W Is For Wasted


One of the victims was a suspect local PI who had been shot near Santa Teresa. Six weeks later, the second body was discovered on the beach.

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Orphan Train


New York Times #1 BestsellerChristina BakerKline's Orphan Train is a remarkable story of friendship, second chances and history that highlights an important historical movement in America's history--and it's a great book!

The Quest by Nelson DeMille

The Quest


AUTHOR'S NOTICE:A shorter version of The Quest was published in paperback back in 1975. 2013 was the year I rewrote The Quest. I doubled its length. I believe it is a much better story than the original. I have not …

Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon

Bleeding Edge


The Washington Post "Brilliantly written...a joy to read... Bleeding Edge, which is absolutely gonzo and totally wonderful. It's great to have Thomas Pynchon, doing his best work, around.

Simple Dreams by Linda Ronstadt

Simple Dreams


Linda Ronstadt, the legendary singer, weaves a compelling story about her childhood in Tucson, Arizona and how she rose to stardom in Southern California's music scene.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 10th, 2013 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alien Spidy

Alien Spidy

Platform: Microsoft Windows Macintosh Xbox 360 (XBLA) PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Kalypso Media

Alien Rage

Alien Rage

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Blood Knights

Blood Knights

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA); Windows; PlayStation 3 (PSN)

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: Kalypso Media

Auto Club Revolution

Auto Club Revolution

Platform: PC

Genre: Auto racing, Racing

Publisher: Eutechnyx

Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger

Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Action-adventure, tower defense

Publisher: Nintendo


October 10, 2013 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for October 10, 2013 is First Quarter.

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $85.52
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $491.32
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $33.31
  • General Electric GE: opens at $23.90
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $183.17

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 98.28 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0397 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.911 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.1158 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 132.92 JPY

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