Thursday October 14, 2010: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/14/2010, UK date format: 14/10/2010

October 14th, 2010 was the 287th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Thursday.

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 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Gigantic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cow Clicker or Dead Nation.

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 14, 2010 Events

What happened on October 14, 2010?

Historical Events

  • Eight ISAF NATO soldiers were killed in multiple Afghan attacks, including four roadside bombings.
  • Six people were killed, including an official from the Iraqi Interior Ministry and four members of a prominent political bloc. The explosions were apparently directed at former prime minister Ayad Allawi's al-Iraqiya coalition. Three others were injured and four were killed by a roadside bomb.
  • The shortlist of nominees for the United States National Book Award has been announced.
  • In September 2010, the number of foreclosures on mortgages in the United States exceeded 100,000 for the first-time.
  • An elderly man is killed by flooding in Turkey's Bursa.
  • George Clooney, an actor from the United States and UN peace messenger calls for the seizure of assets owned by Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir. He is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes committed in Darfur. This would be a great way to put pressure on the Sudanese government
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What happened on October 14 in history? Find out the list of October 14th major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


October 14, 2010 Famous Birthdays

How old am I?

If October 14, 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 14.

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October 14, 2010 Famous Deaths

Who died on October 14, 2010?

Other October 14th famous deaths

  • Errol Flynn

    Australian-American actor.

  • Bing Crosby

    American singer, who was known for his smooth baritone and world-famous crooning.

  • American pianist, composer, conductor, and conductor of symphonies and ballets, musical comedy, chamber music, and film scores.

  • Raymond Pellegrin

    French actor (Born 1925).

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October 14, 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 14, 2010 reveal something about your future ? Find out


October 14, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 14, 2010?

The day of the week was Thursday.

October 14th marks the 286th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 78 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 14, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 14, 2010?


  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
  • World Organ Donation Day
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 14, 2010? Which were the top hits on October 14, 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

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2010?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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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.

Operation Dark Heart by Anthony Shaffer

Operation Dark Heart


Operation Dark Heart is the story of what actually happened in Afghanistan and what went wrong. Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer commanded a black-ops unit that was at the forefront of military efforts.

Pinheads And Patriots by Bill O'Reilly

Pinheads And Patriots


Bill O'Reilly, television host, sharp political pundit and #1 bestselling author, focuses on where we stand in the Age of Obama: Pinheads and Patriots.

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.

Mini Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Mini Shopaholic


Becky Brandon believes that having a daughter makes her a mother and a friend for life. Two-year-old Minnie takes a different approach to shopping.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 14th, 2010 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?

Cow Clicker

Cow Clicker

Genre: Simulation, RPG

Dead Nation

Dead Nation

Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4

Genre: Twin Stick Shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Dead Space Ignition

Dead Space Ignition

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, puzzle

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Alan Wake

Alan Wake

Platform: Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, psychological horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Alien Breed 2: Assault

Alien Breed 2: Assault

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network), Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade)

Genre: Isometric shooter Survival horror

Publisher: Team17


October 14, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for October 14, 2010 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on October 14, 2010


Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $65.05
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $301.69
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.29
  • General Electric GE: opens at $17.39
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $140.35

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 81.43 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.004 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9528 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.6515 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 114.68 JPY

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