Wednesday October 13, 2010: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/13/2010, UK date format: 13/10/2010

October 13th, 2010 was the 286th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Wednesday.

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 Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Gigantic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel Pinball or Beyond Ynth.

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 13, 2010 Events

What happened on October 13, 2010?

Historical Events

  • Copiapo Mining Accident in Copiapo Chile, 2010. All 33 miners reach the surface after having survived a record-breaking 69 days underground while waiting for rescue.
  • After surviving for a record time of 69 days, 33 miners from Copiapo, Chile were trapped 700m underground by a San Jose Mine mining accident. They were brought to the surface.
  • In clash with PKK militants at Ovacik township, southeastern Turkey's Tunceli province, two soldiers were killed and one was in critical condition.
  • After a U.S. drone attack launched late Wednesday night in Datta Khell, Pakistan, the death toll has risen from 11 to 11.
  • Somali pirates free Puntland's ports minister Said Mohamed Rageh, who was kidnapped last Friday.
  • Iran's Fars News Agency (FNA), reports that 18 people were killed when a bomb exploded at one of the Revolutionary Guards bases in Luristan Province.
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What happened on October 13 in history? Find out the list of October 13th major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


October 13, 2010 Famous Birthdays

Other October 13th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 13, 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 13.

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October 13, 2010 Famous Deaths

Who died on October 13, 2010?

Other October 13th famous deaths

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October 13, 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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Can the numbers in October 13, 2010 reveal something about your future ? Find out


October 13, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 13, 2010?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

October 13th marks the 285th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 79 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 13, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 13, 2010?


  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.


  • International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 13, 2010? Which were the top hits on October 13, 2010?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Just The Way You Are
  2. - Like A G6
  3. - Teenage Dreamyoutube
  4. - Just A Dream
  5. - DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Deuces
  2. - Bottoms Up
  3. - Love All Over Me
  4. - Fancy
  5. - Holding You Down (Goin In Circles)

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Say You'll Haunt Me
  2. - Animal
  3. - Radioactive
  4. - Little Lion Man
  5. - Tighten Up

Top #5 Latin songs

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

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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

Magazine Covers

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Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk


This new illustrated collection of animal-themed stories is a delight, featuring David Sedaris’s unique mix of humor and heart. Although the characters are not human, the situations described in these tales can be compared to real life.

The Wave by Susan Casey

The Wave


New York Times Notable Book. San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of Year. Susan Casey's new book captures the incredible, ship-swallowing waves and the scientists who surf them.

The Roots Of Obama'S Rage by Dinesh D'Souza

The Roots Of Obama'S Rage


FromThe Roots Obama's RageWe live today the script for America that Obama's father wrote.

Obama'S Wars by Bob Woodward

Obama'S Wars


Bob Woodward's Obama's Wars is the most intimate and comprehensive portrait of the young commander-in-chief. Woodward presents the inside story of Obama's crucial decisions regarding the Afghanistan War, secret operations in Pakistan, and the global fight against terrorism.

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.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Marvel Pinball

Marvel Pinball

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PlayStation 3 (PSN), Android, Nintendo 3DS, iOS, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, PC

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Microsoft Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment, Zen Studios

Beyond Ynth

Beyond Ynth

Platform: iOS, Android

CSI: Crime City

CSI: Crime City

Platform: Facebook

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

Deadly Premonition

Deadly Premonition

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: NA Ignition Entertainment; JP Marvelous Entertainment; EU Rising Star Games; JP Marvelous Entertainment; WW Rising Star Games; NA Rising Star Games; EU Mastertronic



Platform: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Genre: Puzzle, music

Publisher: OneBigGame


October 13, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for October 13, 2010 is First Quarter.

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Sport Games on October 13, 2010

Sport Games on October 13, 2010

Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Albinoleffe - Frosinone : 2 - 1
  • Ascoli - Crotone : 2 - 2
  • Cittadella - Sassuolo : 1 - 1
  • Grosseto - Portogruaro : 3 - 1
  • Modena - Empoli : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of October 13, 2010

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $64.84
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $300.20
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.02
  • General Electric GE: opens at $17.30
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $139.91

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 81.8 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0034 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9583 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.6644 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 114.19 JPY

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