Friday October 15, 2010: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/15/2010, UK date format: 15/10/2010

October 15th, 2010 was the 288th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Libra. The day of the week was Friday.

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 Don'T Blink by James Patterson and Howard Roughan was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Gigantic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Rock Shooter or Aero the Acro-Bat 2.

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 15, 2010 Events

What happened on October 15, 2010?

Historical Events

  • Margot Wallstrom, United Nations Envoy, says Congolese government soldiers may have committed rape or murder in the Democratic Republic of the Congo just weeks after rebel attacks.
  • Gunmen kidnap British and Somalian Save the Children workers at a compound in western Somalia.
  • A soldier of the United States Army from 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team will be facing a court martial for murder and other charges related with the deaths civilians in Afghanistan.
  • MPs demanded an ampquotwide-ranging, independent inquiryampquot after G4S agents suffocate Jimmy Mubenga in his deportation from England.
  • Berlin's first museum to exhibit Adolf Hitler's relationship with the German people is opening an exhibition.
  • US rapper T.I. T.I. was sentenced to 11 months imprisonment for violating his parole terms.
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What happened on October 15 in history? Find out the list of October 15th major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


October 15, 2010 Famous Birthdays

Other October 15th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 15, 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 15.

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October 15, 2010 Famous Deaths

Who died on October 15, 2010?

Other October 15th famous deaths

  • French actress, whose films include "LaEUR (tm)annA[c]e DerniA]re A Marienbad" 1964, "Peau DaEUR (tm)AC/ne" 1970, and "ChA”re Inconnue"...

  • French orientalist and expert on Japanese culture.

  • Actor (Henry V Treasure Island), dies aged 77.

  • BurkinabA(c), captain and politician 5th President Burkina Faso (d.87).

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October 15, 2010 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

Tiger chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Tiger

Element: Metal

Tiger personality

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Can the numbers in October 15, 2010 reveal something about your future ? Find out


October 15, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 15, 2010?

The day of the week was Friday.

October 15th marks the 287th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 77 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 15, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 15, 2010?


  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire


  • International Day of Rural Women
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 15, 2010? Which were the top hits on October 15, 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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Don'T Blink by James Patterson and Howard Roughan

Don'T Blink


Tough reporter who loves his work. . . AND THE WOMAN HE HOLDS OFFICERAfter a difficult assignment, Nick Daniels, a magazine reporter, deserves to be at peace.

White House Diary by Jimmy Carter

White House Diary


An edited and annotated diary by President Jimmy Carter. It contains insights into Carter's presidency, his relationships and friendships, as well as his lasting impact on the issues that continue to be a concern for America.

Legacy by Danielle Steel



This is the first paperback edition!

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 …

Sh*T My Dad Says by Justin Halpern

Sh*T My Dad Says


After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern is "like Socrates but angrier and has worse hair,"

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Black Rock Shooter

Black Rock Shooter

Platform: Browser game

Genre: Action, Drama, Science fantasy

Aero the Acro-Bat 2

Aero the Acro-Bat 2

Platform: Sega Genesis Super Nintendo

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sunsoft

Crunchball 3000

Crunchball 3000

Platform: Adobe Flash Player

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Armor Games

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Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Team Shanghai Alice

Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive


October 15, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for October 15, 2010 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on October 15, 2010

Sport Games on October 15, 2010

Sport Games on October 15, 2010

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Waregem - Club Brugge : 2 - 3
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Dortmund : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of October 15, 2010

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Fortuna Dusseldorf - Augsburg : 1 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - Osnabruck : 3 - 0
  • Union Berlin - Erzgebirge Aue : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of October 15, 2010

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Recreativo - Salamanca : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of October 15, 2010

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $65.64
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $307.44
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.36
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.78
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $142.10

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 81.44 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0101 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9587 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.6415 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 113.82 JPY

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