Thursday April 22, 2010

US date format: 4/22/2010, UK date format: 22/4/2010

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 22, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Rude Boy by Rihanna. Iron Man 2, directed by Jon Favreau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010 while The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching How the Universe Works. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Void Zero or Beatmania IIDX 18 Resort Anthem.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Iron Man 2

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Country: United States of America

I Love You Too

Directed by: Daina Reid

Starring: Brendan Cowell, Peter Dinklage, Yvonne Strahovski, Peter Helliar


Directed by: Sajid Khan

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Arjun Rampal, Deepika Padukone

The Losers

Directed by: Sylvain White

Starring: Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans


Directed by: Michael Lander

Starring: Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page, Susan Sarandon, Josh Lucas


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 22, 2010?


  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)


  • The Deepwater Horizon oil rig off the Louisiana coast sinks into the Gulf of Mexico two days after an explosion tore through it.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 22, 2010?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Rihanna - Rude Boy
  2. Nothin' On You - B.o.B.
  3. Hey, Soul Sister - Train
  4. Taio Cruz - Break Your Heart
  5. In My Head - Jason DeRulo
  6. Lady Antebellum - Need You Now
  7. Lady GaGa - Telephone
  8. Imma Be - The Black Eyed Peas
  9. Justin Bieber - Baby
  10. Usher - OMG

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Everything To Me - Monica
  2. Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home) - Usher Featuring Plies
  3. Rihanna - Rude Boy
  4. My Chick Bad - Ludacris Featuring Nicki Minaj
  5. Neighbors Know My Name - Trey Songz
  6. Say Something - Timbaland Featuring Drake
  7. Over - Drake
  8. Robin Thicke - Sex Therapy
  9. Lil Freak - Usher Featuring Nicki Minaj
  10. Nothin' On You - B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Stone Temple Pilots - Between The Lines
  2. Your Decision - Alice In Chains
  3. Muse - Uprising
  4. Savior - Rise Against
  5. Letter From A Thief - Chevelle

TV Series

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

How the Universe Works

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

Country: United States of America

Las Aparicio

Directed by: Moises Ortiz-Urquidi

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson


Directed by: Ron Howard

Magazine Covers

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


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

The Help

By: Kathryn Stockett

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer …

Oprah: A Biography

By: Kitty Kelle

An unauthorized biography of the billionaire TV talk show host. (H, Crown)


By: Harlan Coben

Master of suspense Harlan Coben delivers a twisted #1 New York Times bestseller about a man who—with the best of intentions—opens the wrong door...Reporter Wendy Tynes is making a name for herself, bringing down sexual offenders on nationally televised sting …

Cat Of The Century

By: Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown

"A Mrs. Murphy Mystery.. Award winning author Rita Mae Brown and her feline partner Sneaky Pie have clawed their way up countless best-seller lists with their popular Mrs.

House Rules

By: Jodi Picoult

When your son can’t look you in the eye . . . does that mean he’s guilty? Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asperger’s syndrome. He’s hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, though he is …


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dark Void Zero

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, DSiWare

Genre: Action/Platform

Publisher: Capcom

Lego Harry Potter: Years 1–4

Platform: iOS; OS X; Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; Wii; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Beatmania IIDX 18 Resort Anthem

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami


Platform: iOS

Genre: Match-3


Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: Action

Publisher: Art In Games

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    News articles

  • Blackstone Posts $360 Million 1st-Quarter Profit The giant private equity firm posted a $360 million profit as the leveraged buyout industry continues to recover from its lows. [..]
  • Can’t Stand to Sit Too Long? There’s a Desk for That A writer who likes to shift positions while he works tried out a work station that, with a push of a button, adjusted to his sitting or standing height. [..]
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    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $41.05
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $76.09
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $76.63
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $53.32
  • Visa V: opens at $92.82

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 6.3292 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.8257 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 1.0771 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 6.331 CNY
  • 1 AUD = 0.9991 CHF

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