Sunday October 17, 2010: on this day

October 17, 2010 was the 290th day of the year 2010, under the sign of Libra and the day of the week was Sunday.

Is October 17, 2010 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on October 17, 2010, who was born and died on October 17, 2010, what holidays and observances are celebrated on October 17, 2010, which were the most popular songs (ex. Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars), movies (e.g. Avatar, directed by James Cameron), TV series (e.g. Gigantic) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about October 17th, 2010 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was October 17, 2010?


October 17, 2010 was a Sunday and it was the 290th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 17, 2010 can also be written as 10/17/2010 in the US and as 17/10/2010 in UK and Europe.

October 17, 2010 in October 2010 calendar

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October 17, 2010: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 17, 2010:

  • As a result of violence in karachi, at least 33 people have been killed and 50 more are injured as part of a by-election. (india times),
  • Target killing kills 15 in quetta pakistan.
  • Yemen launches a ground-and-air campaign against al qaeda forces. at least six western embassies are killed in yemen.
  • The first vietnam international film festival will open in hanoi and feature 70 films from 23 countries.
  • At a berlin charity auction, rare german stamps depicting audrey hepburn smoking are available for eur430,000
  • Canonization:
  • Pope benedict xvi canonizes mary mackillop (the first australian saint), in front of 50,000 people at saint peter's square, vatican city.
  • Five other saints are also canonized: andre bessette from canada, stanislaw solys of poland and giulia salzano, camilla battista da varano, and candida maria de jesus of spain. (ynet),
  • Gm workers protest a fall in wages from $58,000/year and $30,000/year at a michigan new car plant that was funded by a $50b government bailout. they are also receiving $770m in tax incentives.
  • The philippines is preparing for typhoon megi which could be the strongest typhoon this year.
  • After a gas leak at a coal mine in china’s henan province caused by a fire, five more bodies were found. this brings the death toll up to 26.
  • Benjamin netanyahu, the israeli prime minister, stated that israel had just renewed contacts with a german mediator in order to negotiate the release a captured soldier from israel, staff sgt. hamas is keeping gilad shalit incommunicado.
  • Brice hortefeux, french interior minister, stated that saudi arabia warned that al-qaeda was targeting europe and france.
  • 5+1 group in november, but the islamic republic's previous conditions for holding talks should be met.
  • An international report finds its most noticeable example of racial profiling is that black people are 26 times more likely than white people to be searched by police in england and wales u.s. civil rights activist jesse jackson describes it as ampquotastonishingampquot.
  • Angela merkel claimed that multicultural society has failed in a potsdam speech she gave to younger activists from the conservative christian democratic union party (cdu).
  • According to reports, ingmar guandique was set to stand trial on monday for chandra levy’s 2001 murder.
  • Somali pirates take over a south korean-registered fishing boat that was registered in kenya with 43 crew members.
  • Gunmen attempt to rob jewelry shops in baghdad and engage in a gunfight between security forces, police, and the military, resulting in at least 12 deaths.
  • The united democratic forces in rwanda, an opposition party, claims that victoire umuhoza, their leader, was arrested last week and is being held in unsanitary conditions, without food or water.
  • Ayad allawi, former iraqi prime minister, accuses iran in trying to destabilize middle east. he claims that terrorist groups are being supported financially by iran.
  • Hossein zolfaqari, chief of border police, announced that seven afghan border guards had been arrested by iranian police for illegally crossing the border.
  • Tens of thousands protest in rome against the government's weakening labour rights; politicians propagandize clashes that were caused by "anarchist intrusion".
  • The u.k government is urging councils to end tax-exempt charity donations to scientology. a high court judge has called it a cult.
  • Olive lembe di sita is the first lady of the democratic republic of the congo and leads a march of thousands of females against sexual violence in bukavu, an east-central town where hundreds of women were raped.
  • Brazil declares a state emergency in 25 cities due to prolonged drought in the amazon region.
  • Canada has declared bpa to be toxic and has imposed curbs or bans on this widely-used chemical.
  • This year saw the birth of the first in-vitro fertilized babies using a full gene screening. this gene screen is used to identify chromosomal problems that can lead to in-vitro fertilization failures.
  • The sunday times investigates allegations that fifa, the world's football governing organization, offered to sell its votes in exchange for hosting the 2018 fifa world cup.
  • Andy murray, united kingdom, beat roger federer of switzerland by 6-3 6-2 to win 2010 shanghai rolex masters 1000 shanghai, china.
  • (bbc) (the times of india) mary mackillop is canonized by pope benedict xvi in front 50,000 people at saint peter's square in vatican city. (bbc) (the times of india). five other saints are also canonized: andre bessette of canada; stanislaw soltys of poland; giulia salzano of italy and camilla battista da varano of spain. (ynet),
  • Hilton hotels workers in chicago, san francisco and honolulu are continuing a strike against what they claim is an attempt to "lock workers into cheap, recession contracts."
  • The summit between benjamin netanyahu, the israeli prime minister, and mahmoud abbas (palestinian president) was originally scheduled for october 21st in paris. however, it was postponed due to palestinian objections to israel's decision to build 240 housing units east jerusalem.

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October 17, 2010: What were the main match results that day?

Serie A - Italian Football

  • Bari - Lazio : 0 - 2
  • Brescia - Udinese : 0 - 1
  • Cagliari - Inter : 0 - 1
  • Catania - Napoli : 1 - 1
  • Cesena - Parma : 1 - 1

Jupiler League - Football (Belgium)

  • Cercle Brugge - Anderlecht : 1 - 0
  • Genk - Standard : 4 - 2

Bundesliga 1 - Football (Germany)

  • Hoffenheim - M'gladbach : 3 - 2
  • Kaiserslautern - Ein Frankfurt : 0 - 3

Bundesliga 2 - Football (Germany)

  • Aachen - Ingolstadt : 2 - 1
  • Cottbus - Paderborn : 3 - 1
  • Oberhausen - Munich 1860 : 0 - 0
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October 17, 2010: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 17th is Libra.

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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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October 17, 2010: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 17, 2010 is Tiger and the associated element is Metal.

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Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 17th, 2010 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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October 17, 2010: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 17, 2010 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 17, 2010 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 17, 2010 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 80% full, rising at 03:31 pm and setting at 02:55 am.

The previous full moon was on Sep 23, 2010 while the next full moon would come on Oct 23, 2010.

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Who was born on October 17, 2010?


Whose famous birthday is on October 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 17th:

  • Smita Patil
    Smita Patil

    Renowned Indian actress known for her impactful performances in Hindi and Marathi cinema.

  • Felicity Jones
    Felicity Jones

    Felicity Jones is an English actress known for her roles in films such as The Theory of Everything, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and On the...

  • Wyclef Jean
    Wyclef Jean

    Wyclef jean is a musician, rapper, and actor known for being a member of the hip-hop group the fugees and for his solo career as a musician.

  • Montgomery Clift
    Montgomery Clift

    Renowned actor known for his roles in classic films like 'A Place in the Sun'.

  • Rob Marshall
    Rob Marshall

    American choreographer and director producer.

  • Margot Kidder
    Margot Kidder

    Margot kidder was a canadian-american actress best known for her iconic role as lois lane in the superman film series.

  • Evel Knievel
    Evel Knievel

    American daredevil and modern-day gladiator, who performs daring motorcycle stunts which have nearly killed him several times.

  • Mike Judge
    Mike Judge

    American voice actor, cartoonist, and filmmaker.

  • Jean Arthur
    Jean Arthur

    American singer and actress (d. 1991).

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October 17, 2010: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 13 years 6 months old,

or 162 months and 6 days old,

or 705 weeks and 2 days old,

or 4937 days old,

if you were born on October 17, 2010.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 17, 2010?

There are 177 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday October 17th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 17, 2010?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on October 17, 2010.

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October 17, 2010: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 17, 2010:

  • Francesco Scardamaglia
  • Emmanuel Lê Phong Thuận
  • Tiziano Mannoni
  • Vincent Batbedat
  • Guillermo Carrillo Arena
  • Teresa Carbó Comas

What famous deaths happened on October 17th?

Famous deaths on October 17th:

  • Danièle Delorme
    Danièle Delorme

    French actress and producer of film, the daughter a noted painter and resistance worker andra (c) girard.

  • Teresa Brewer
    Teresa Brewer

    American jazz and pop singer (born 1931).

  • Levi Stubbs
    Levi Stubbs

    American baritone singer (four tops) (born 1936).

  • Joan Hickson
    Joan Hickson

    British actress (born in 1906).

  • John Stuart
    John Stuart

    Actor of scottish-english descent (d. 1979).

  • Anne Crawford
    Anne Crawford

    Actress from israel-english (d. 1956).

  • Nathanyl Chopin

    Celebrated composer known for his timeless music.

  • Elijah Cummings

    Elijah Cummings was an American politician who served as a Democratic member of the U.S.

  • Chadric Chopin

    Chadric Chopin was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era, known for his innovative and expressive piano compositions.

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October 17, 2010: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 17, 2010:

  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (áthelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
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October 17, 2010: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 17, 2010 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 11th and October 17th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 17, 2010: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 17, 2010 was Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars, according to the music chart for the week October 11th and October 17th.

October 17, 2010: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 17, 2010 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 11th and October 17th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

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

October 17, 2010: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 17, 2010 was Deuces by Chris Brown Featuring Tyga & Kevin McCall, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 11th and October 17th.

October 17, 2010: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 17, 2010 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 11th and October 17th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

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

October 17, 2010: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on October 17, 2010 was Nina De Mi Corazon by La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho, according to the Latin music chart for the week October 11th and October 17th.

October 17, 2010: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on October 17, 2010 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week October 11th and October 17th. It included the following 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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October 17, 2010: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 17, 2010 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Avatar

Avatar

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

Precious

Precious

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Lee Daniels

Starring: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey

Country: United States of America

October 17, 2010: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 17, 2010 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Gigantic

Gigantic

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Matt Aselton

Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Outsourced

Outsourced

Release year: 2010

Directed by: John Jeffcoat

Nikita

Nikita

Release year: 2010

Country: United States of America

Hellcats

Hellcats

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Robert F. Slatzer

October 17, 2010: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 17, 2010 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

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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.

Mini Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Mini Shopaholic

By:

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.

Naked Heat by Richard Castle

Naked Heat

By:

Richard Castle's thrilling new mystery, HEAT WAVE 2, continues the story of Nikki Heat, NYPD Homicide Detective.

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Freedom

By:

#1 National BestsellerWinner, John Gardner Fiction AwardA National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistIn Jonathan Franzen's first novel since The Corrections we have an epic tale of modern love and marriage.

Assholes Finish First by Tucker Max

Assholes Finish First

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This is the best gift for bros and dudes: The fratire New York Times Bestseller Assholes finish First. Tucker Max has written twenty-five exclusive stories.

October 17, 2010: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 17, 2010 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Doodle God

Doodle God

Platform: Windows Phone, Android, Samsung Bada, iOS, Adobe Flash, Windows 8, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle video game

Publisher: JoyBits Ltd.

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

Platform: Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows,[2] PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure, platformer, stealth

Publisher: Activision

Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening

Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360 Mac OS X

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Azkend

Azkend

Platform: iOS

Genre: Match-3

And Yet It Moves

And Yet It Moves

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, WiiWare, Onlive

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Broken Rules

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Who was the US President on October 17, 2010?

On October 17, 2010 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 17, 2010?

On October 17, 2010 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 17, 2010?

On October 17, 2010 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about October 17th?

October 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 17th, such as:

  • 2018 - Two rockets were launched by palestinians from gaza strip at israel. one landed in beersheba in the south, inflicting severe damage to a home but not injuring anyone, while the other landed in the sea.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: battle of raqqa - the syrian democratic forces announce that the battle for isil’s de facto capital is over.
  • 2016 - Iraqi civil war: the battle of mosul is announced by haider al-abadi, iraqi prime minister, and backed by the u.s.-led coalition. this battle will retake isil-held mosul which was declared the capital of the caliphate in iraq. (reuters),

Find out more about October 17th

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What happened in 2010?

2010 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Heritage Numismatic Auctions has sold a US 1874 Bickford Gold $10 Pattern at Public Auction for US$1,265,000. The Reed Hawn US 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent Coin sells at $3,737,000.
  • Republican Scott Brown wins Massachusetts' vacant Senate seat, decreasing the Democrats' majority by 59 seats to 41.
  • Spyker, a Dutch auto company, signs a deal with General Motors to purchase Sweden's Saab for US$74 Million in cash and $326,000,000 in deferred shares.

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What was the calendar for October 2010?

October 2010 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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