Friday April 16, 2010: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/16/2010, UK date format: 16/4/2010

April 16th, 2010 was the 106th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aries. The day of the week was Friday.

The number one song in US was Rude Boy by Rihanna.

Avatar, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2010 while Caught by Harlan Coben was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Las Aparicio. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dofus Arena or 1001 Crystal Mazes Collection.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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April 16, 2010 Events

What happened on April 16, 2010?

Historical Events

  • Goldman Sachs Group was charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with fraud for marketing a subprime loan product. Goldman Sachs shares fell 12.8 percent to close at $160.70, $23.57 below the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted:
  • As a result of the huge cloud of ash that has been blown from Iceland, travel chaos is spreading across Europe.
  • The UK's National Air Traffic Service confirms that flight restrictions will remain in effect until at least 07:00 tomorrow.
  • Ireland has opened its airspace and transatlantic flights are resumed from Dublin Airport. Only a small portion of the south coast is still closed.
  • According to the BBC, many European airlines have seen their share prices fall as a result.
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What happened on April 16 in history? Find out the list of April 16th major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


April 16, 2010 Famous Birthdays

Other April 16th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If April 16, 2010 is your birthday you are 13 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 16.

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April 16, 2010 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 16, 2010?

Other April 16th famous deaths

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April 16, 2010 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aries personality

Who should a Aries marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Tiger chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Tiger

Element: Metal

Tiger personality

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Can the numbers in April 16, 2010 reveal something about your future ? Find out


April 16, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 16, 2010?

The day of the week was Friday.

April 16th marks the 105th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 259 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 16, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 16, 2010?


  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
  • Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.


  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
  • Saint Drogo.
  • Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
  • Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 16, 2010? Which were the top hits on April 16, 2010?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Rude Boyyoutube
  2. - Nothin' On You
  3. - Hey, Soul Sister
  4. - Need You Now
  5. - Telephone

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Everything To Me
  2. - Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)
  3. - Rude Boyyoutube
  4. - Neighbors Know My Name
  5. - Sex Therapy

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Between The Lines
  2. - Your Decision
  3. - Savior
  4. - Letter From A Thief
  5. - Uprising

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Me Gusta Todo De Ti
  2. - Ando Bien Pedo
  3. - Dile Al Amor
  4. - Al Menos
  5. - Sin Evidencias

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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

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Las Aparicio

Las Aparicio

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Moises Ortiz-Urquidi

Open House

Open House

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

The Last Song

The Last Song

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson



Release year: 2010

Directed by: Ron Howard

Past Life

Past Life

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Avi Nesher

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Caught by Harlan Coben



Harlan Coben, master of suspense, delivers a twisty #1 New York Times bestseller about an uninformed man who opens the wrong door...Reporter Wendy Tynes has made a name for herself by bringing down sexual offenders in nationally televised and nationally …

Bite Me by Christopher Moore

Bite Me


"Christopher Moore, a very sick person, in the best sense ."--Carl Hiaasen, is Bite Me, which is the third book by the New York Times bestselling author.

Obama Zombies by Jason Mattera

Obama Zombies


Barack Obama was the first to lobby for a generation in 2008. For a whole year, clear-thinking members the most educated, wealthy, and information-rich generation in American history were unable to think clearly due to high-tech.

Shattered by Karen Robards



Attorney Lisa Grant believes that the missing baby girl disappeared cold-case 28 years ago.

Change Your Brain, Change Your Body by Daniel G. Amen

Change Your Brain, Change Your Body


A healthy brain is the key to a healthier body, which will make you feel fit, energetic, and young again. Based on the most recent medical research and Dr.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dofus Arena

Dofus Arena

Platform: Linux, Mac OS X,[1] Windows

Genre: Fantasy MMORPG

1001 Crystal Mazes Collection

1001 Crystal Mazes Collection

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Teyon

Crackdown 2

Crackdown 2

Platform: Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, third-person shooter, open world

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Battlefield: Bad Company 2

Battlefield: Bad Company 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 iOS Kindle Fire

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Karate Champ

Karate Champ

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Data East


April 16, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

New Moon

The moon phase for April 16, 2010 is New Moon.

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Sport Games on April 16, 2010

Sport Games on April 16, 2010

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Inter - Juventus : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of April 16, 2010

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Bochum : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of April 16, 2010

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Duisburg : 2 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - Paderborn : 1 - 1
  • Koblenz - Karlsruhe : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of April 16, 2010

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Girona - Levante : 0 - 4
See all Football game results of April 16, 2010

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $68.12
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $248.57
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $30.79
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $130.68

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 92.16 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0128 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0613 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8263 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 124.44 JPY

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