Wednesday April 21, 2010: on this day

About April 21st, 2010, in brief:

  • Historical events: In renewed tribal clashes in Sudan’s South Darfur state, 52 civilians were killed and 55 more were injured.
  • Day of the week: April 21st, 2010 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Tiger (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Elizabeth II, Tony Danza
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Rude Boy by Rihanna
  • Popular movie: Avatar directed by James Cameron

More about April 21st, 2010? See below for more news and curiosities on April 21st, 2010.

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What day of the week was April 21, 2010?


April 21, 2010 was a Wednesday and it was the 111th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 21, 2010 can also be written as 4/21/2010 in the US and as 21/4/2010 in UK and Europe.

April 21, 2010 in April 2010 calendar

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April 21, 2010: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on April 21, 2010:

  • In renewed tribal clashes in sudan’s south darfur state, 52 civilians were killed and 55 more were injured.
  • A rovos rail luxury tourist train derails close to pretoria in south africa. it killed at least two people, a pregnant woman with her baby and 25 others.
  • Poland announces date for its presidential election on june 20, mdash in order to elect lech kaczynski, a plane crash victim.
  • Pope benedict xvi made it clear that the roman catholic church would take action against priests who abuse children sexually.
  • While obama is speaking, getequal activists shout at him. they are angry about the slow progress in repealing the ban against open homosexuality within the country's armed services.
  • Seven bodies were exhumed by the nigerian military from shallow graves near jos as part of an apparent revenge killings.
  • Bosnian police used tear gas and water to attack war veterans in sarajevo as part of a demonstration against state benefit cuts.
  • According to the asadho human right group, the democratic republic of the congo's military killed at least 11 civilians at mbandaka's airport this month.
  • 500 greenpeace environmentalists protested against the awarding a tender for controversial belo monte hydroelectric plant by dumping tonnes at the offices of the national electric energy agency (agencia nacional de energia eltrica, aneel), brasilia.
  • In connection to the maguindanao massacre last year, more than a dozen suspects have been indicted in philippines.
  • South korea claims to have discovered a north korean plot for assassinating hwang jangyop, the highest ranking defector from the north to south.
  • Victoire ingabire umuhoza, rwanda's opposition leader, is being held on charges of genocide denial and collaboration with terrorist organisations.
  • Dmitry medvedev and viktor yanukovych agree to extend the lease agreement between kiev and moscow, which allows russia's black sea fleet stationed in ukraine in exchange for cheaper gas up to 2042.
  • 2010 yushu earthquake: china has a day of national mourning in honor of the victims. all public entertainment was cancelled and all chinese flags were flown at half-staff around the globe.
  • Nicolas sarkozy, a cabinet member, slams the niqab. he said it ampquothurts women's dignity and is not accepted in french societyampquot. his government then moves to ban the garment.
  • The u.s. obama administration charges that sudan's recent election was plagued by ampquotserious irregularitiesampquot and says the united states is committed to ensuring that a 2011 sudanese referendum on southern independence would be conducted fairly.
  • According to the algerian defense ministry, algeria, mali and mauritania launch a joint command center in tamanrasset for counter-al-qaeda.
  • Officials from the british government announced that british airports would reopen and passengers will be able to fly again. however, officials warn that flight schedules may take some time to resume normal following the six-day shutdown due to volcanic ash from the eruptions of eyjafjallajokull volcano in 2010.
  • Paramhamsa nityananda is being held by police in himachal pradesh. he was a hindu holyman who was accused of obscenity for his sexual relations with two women.
  • Syria is the first arab country to ban smoking in public places.
  • Anti-smoking groups in indonesia, the united states and kelly clarkson are critical of kelly clarkson's promotion of cigarettes at a concert in jakarta.
  • Five men are now cleared of conspiracy to extort ps4.25 millions for the safe return of "madonna of the yarnwinder", an oil painting by leonardo da vinci.
  • Juan antonio samaranch, 7th president of international olympic committee (1980-2001), has died at the age of just 89.
  • Cirque du soleil announced that it will host a live concert featuring works by michael jackson.
  • House arrest is being made for 12 months on the man who attacked oasis guitarist noel gallagher at the 2008 virgin festival, toronto.
  • The controversial kharkiv pact (russian ukrainian naval base for gas treaty) is signed in kharkiv, ukraine, by ukrainian president viktor yanukovych and russian president dmitry medvedev; it was unilaterally terminated by russia on march 31, 2014.

April 21, 2010: What were the magazines covers that day?

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April 21, 2010: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on April 21, 2010:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $69.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $258.81
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $31.33
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.10
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $129.87

Exchange Rates on April 21, 2010:

  • 1 USD = 93.17 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9989 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0702 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8285 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 124.7 JPY

April 21, 2010: What were the main match results that day?

Division 1 - Football (United Kingdom)

  • Ayr - Airdrie Utd : 1 - 4
  • Raith Rvs - Dundee : 1 - 0

Premier League - UK Soccer

  • Hull - Aston Villa : 0 - 2

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April 21, 2010: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 21st is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus 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.

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April 21, 2010: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 21, 2010 is Tiger and the associated element is Metal.

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April 21, 2010: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on April 21, 2010 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 21, 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 April 21, 2010 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 55% full, rising at 11:57 am and setting at 02:34 am.

The previous full moon was on Mar 30, 2010 while the next full moon would come on Apr 28, 2010.

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Who was born on April 21, 2010?


Whose famous birthday is on April 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 21st:

  • Elizabeth II
    Elizabeth II

    Elizabeth ii is the queen of the united kingdom and other commonwealth realms, and the longest-reigning monarch in british history.

  • Tony Danza
    Tony Danza

    Tony danza is an american actor best known for his roles in the tv shows 'taxi' and 'who's the boss?'.

  • James McAvoy
    James McAvoy

    Scottish actor, most well-known for his roles in "chronicles of narnia: the lion, the witch and the wardrobe", and "wanted", as well as...

  • Iggy Pop
    Iggy Pop

    American musician, a punk rocker.

  • Christian Coma
    Christian Coma

    Christian coma is a drummer best known for his work with the rock band black veil brides.

  • Rollo May
    Rollo May

    American psychoanalyst, lecturer and pioneer in existential psychology.

  • Charles Grodin
    Charles Grodin

    American actor and talk show host (d. 2021).

  • Alana Ladd
    Alana Ladd

    American celebrity and one of the four children of actor alan ladd.

  • Claire Denis
    Claire Denis

    Paris, france -- actress (boom boom chocolat, paris).

  • John Mortimer
    John Mortimer

    British screenwriter, barrister and author.

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April 21, 2010: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 14 years and 27 days old,

or 168 months and 27 days old,

or 734 weeks and 3 days old,

or 5141 days old,

if you were born on April 21, 2010.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 21, 2010?

There are 338 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday April 21st 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 21, 2010?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on April 21, 2010.

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April 21, 2010: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on April 21, 2010:

  • Juan Antonio Samaranch

    Spanish chairman of international olympic committee (d.2010).

  • Gustav Lorentzen

    Norwegian professor and norwegian thermodynamicist at the norwegian institute of technology and norwegian university of science and...

  • Kanagaratnam Sriskandan

    Sri lankan-english engineer and civil servant (b. 1930).

  • Renato Bastianelli
  • Sammy Baird
  • Dino Riva
  • Jean Le Bitoux

What famous deaths happened on April 21st?

Famous deaths on April 21st:

  • Nina Simone
    Nina Simone

    American jazz singer.

  • Ursula Jeans
    Ursula Jeans

    Simla, india -- actress ("i lived with you, over the moon").

  • Charles 'Buddy' Rogers
    Charles 'Buddy' Rogers

    American actor and musician (born in 1904).

  • James Melton
    James Melton

    American operatic tenor, of pneumonia at 56.

  • Mark Twain

    Mark Twain was a renowned American author known for his classic novels such as 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and 'Adventures of Huckleberry...

  • Lymon Twain

    Lymon Twain was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.

  • Oaks Twain

    Oaks Twain was a celebrated American novelist and humorist, best known for his classic works such as 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'.

  • Mackinsey Twain

    Mackinsey Twain was a celebrated American writer and humorist, known for his iconic novels 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' and 'The...

  • Rmoni Simone

    Renowned American singer and civil rights activist.

  • Samuel Clemens

    Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer who was a...

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April 21, 2010: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on April 21, 2010:

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Texas-San Jacinto Day
  • Grounation Day in Rastafari movement.
  • Sunni Islam - Mawlid, Prophet Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Roman Empire - the Parilia was held in honor of Pales.
  • Tiradentes - Brazil.
  • Bahá'f Faith - First day of the festival of Ridván.

Observances on April 21, 2010:

  • World Creativity and Innovation Day

Saints celebrated on April 21, 2010:

  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
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April 21, 2010: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on April 21, 2010 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week April 19th and April 25th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


April 21, 2010: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on April 21, 2010 was Rude Boy by Rihanna, according to the music chart for the week April 19th and April 25th.

April 21, 2010: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on April 21, 2010 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week April 19th and April 25th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Rude Boy youtube
  2. - Nothin' On You
  3. - Hey, Soul Sister
  4. - Break Your Heart
  5. - In My Head

April 21, 2010: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on April 21, 2010 was Everything To Me by Monica, according to the R&B music chart for the week April 19th and April 25th.

April 21, 2010: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on April 21, 2010 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week April 19th and April 25th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Everything To Me
  2. - Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)
  3. - Rude Boy youtube
  4. - My Chick Bad
  5. - Neighbors Know My Name

April 21, 2010: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on April 21, 2010 was Ando Bien Pedo by Banda Los Recoditos, according to the Latin music chart for the week April 19th and April 25th.

April 21, 2010: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on April 21, 2010 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week April 19th and April 25th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

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

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April 21, 2010: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 21, 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

April 21, 2010: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 21, 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:

How the Universe Works

How the Universe Works

Release year: 2010

Starring: Mike Rowe, Michelle Thaller, Hakeem Oluseyi, Phil Plait

Country: United States of America

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

Parenthood

Parenthood

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Ron Howard

April 21, 2010: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on April 21, 2010 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Solar by Ian McEwan

Solar

By:

Michael Beard, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and compulsive eater, is his best work. He speaks for huge fees and lends his name on letterheads, trading on his reputation.

The Walk by Richard Paul Evans

The Walk

By:

What would you do if your job, home and love were all taken away at once?

The Big Short by Michael Lewis

The Big Short

By:

The true story of the crash started in strange feeder markets, where the sun doesn’t shine and the SEC doesn’t dare or bother to tread: the bond derivative and real estate derivative

Oprah: A Biography by Kitty Kelle

Oprah: A Biography

By:

A biography unauthorised of the billionaire host of a TV talk show.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

By:

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.

April 21, 2010: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on April 21, 2010 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Blur

Blur

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Racing, vehicular combat

Publisher: Activision

Black Rock Shooter

Black Rock Shooter

Platform: Browser game

Genre: Action, Drama, Science fantasy

Crystal Monsters

Crystal Monsters

Platform: Nintendo DSiWare, mobile phones (Japan only)

Genre: Role-playing video game

DJMAX Portable 3

DJMAX Portable 3

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: SK Pentavision; NA PM Studios; JP CyberFront

Mario Sports Mix

Mario Sports Mix

Platform: Wii, Wii U (Nintendo eShop)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo

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Who was the US President on April 21, 2010?

On April 21, 2010 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 21, 2010?

On April 21, 2010 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 21, 2010?

On April 21, 2010 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about April 21st?

April 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st day of the month of April. 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 April 21st, such as:

  • 2019 - At least 359 people were killed and 500 more injured in a series of explosions that occurred at churches and hotels in four locations in sri lanka. since then, isil has claimed responsibility for the attacks.
  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests. ambassador to the united nations for palestine riyad mensour said diplomats would ask the un for an investigation into the violence.
  • 2017 - Afghanistan war: 2017 camp shaheen attack: taliban insurgents attacked an afghan military base at mazar-e-sharif in balkh province, killing over 140 soldiers. this attack is regarded as the most deadly of its kind (bbc).

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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 April 2010?

April 2010 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with April being the 4th 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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