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What day of the week was April 22, 2010?


April 22, 2010 was a Thursday and it was the 112th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar.

April 22, 2010 can also be written as 4/22/2010 in the US and as 22/4/2010 in UK and Europe.

April 22, 2010 in April 2010 calendar

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April 22, 2010: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on April 22, 2010:

  • Two days after an explosion, the deepwater horizon oil rig off louisiana's coast is submerged in the gulf of mexico.
  • After suffering a blowout two day earlier, deepwater horizon, an oil rig owned bp and transocean sinks to bottom in the gulf of mexico. by constantly gushing oil through the wellhead, the well caused the worst oil spillage in american history.
  • 2010 explosion on the 'deepwater horizon drilling rig:
  • According to the amount of oil that was emitted in the explosion and subsequent fire, the wreck could be leaking up to 8,000 barrels per day.
  • Israeli-palestinian conflict:
  • Two rockets are launched into jordanian territory. one explodes near aqaba, damaging a warehouse and the other goes into the red sea.
  • Pope benedict xvi, child sexual abuse in roman catholic church
  • After admitting to his abuse of children, bishop of augsburg walter mixa offered his resignation to "avert more damage to the church" and to "allow a new beginning".
  • A man claims he was abused and raped by father lawrence murphy, an american paedophile priest. he sues the pope in a federal united states court.
  • Pro-daniel ortega demonstrators in nicaragua injures three opposition politicians and blocks parliament to stop the overturning a presidential decree.
  • The flemish liberals and democrats leave the government of belgium following a dispute over the dissolution of the electoral district brussels-halle-vilvoorde.
  • Bangkok's capital city, thailand, is hit by several grenades that explode, killing at most one person and injuring at minimum 75 others.
  • Nato foreign ministers have agreed to launch a membership action plan for bosnia and herzegovina.
  • Goodluck jonathan, acting president of nigeria, signs the 2010 budget for 4.6 trillion naira into law.
  • Minas gerais in brazil, one of brazil's largest states, has banned the sale of toyota corollas due to safety concerns.
  • In his first speech to parliament, sarath fonseka, former chief of the army of sri lanka, requests his release from illegal detention.
  • President of iran mahmoud ahmadinejad arrives at zimbabwe prime minister morgan tsvangirai’s movement for democratic change. tsvangirai objected, calling mr ahmadinejad an ampquotwar-monger and a trampler for human rights as well as an executionerampquot.
  • The utrecht court has acquitted the dutch arab european league from hate crime charges related to the publication of a cartoon that questioned the holocaust. this publication was meant to draw attention to double standards, as mp geert wilders wasn't charged with distributing cartoons about muhammad.
  • Victoire umuhoza, the rwanda president's rival, is released one day following her arrest on genocide denial and terrorism charges. she was banned from leaving kigali but she was ordered to report twice a month to authorities.
  • Huang guangyu is a founder of gome electrical appliances. he was once china's most powerful man.
  • A court in the democratic republic of the congo has overturned death sentences for joshua french and tjostolv morland, both norwegians.
  • Concerns about greece's debt crisis have caused the euro to plummet to levels not seen in a year.
  • Indian police investigate possible attacks on new delhi shopping centers
  • President barack obama visits manhattan to call on wall street to support him in his efforts reforming the financial sector.
  • After being discovered to have cheated on the salary cap, the melbourne storm were stripped of their national rugby league titles in 2007 and 2009.
  • American society of composers, authors, and publishers honors the killers "their influence in shaping american music".
  • With the first pick in the 2010 nfl draft, the st. louis rams choose sam bradford.
  • 2010 explosion on deepwater horizon drilling rig: transocean's oil platform deepwater horizon is swept into the gulf of mexico off louisiana coast. it was a result of an explosion that occurred two days prior, injuring seven people and leaving 11 others still missing. (fox news). the wreck could leak 8,000 barrels per day of crude oil and up to 700,000.gallons of diesel fuel, depending on the amount of fuel that was burned during the explosion and subsequent fire.
  • Transocean's oil platform deepwater horizon is swept into the gulf of mexico off louisiana coast after an explosion that left 7 people injured and 11 others still missing.
  • Conflict between israel and palestine: ahmad sabah, a palestinian holding a gaza id card claims that the new israeli military order for deportations has led to his release to gaza. he was detained in 2001. (bbc) (al jazeera). two rockets are fired on jordanian territory. one explodes near aqaba, causing damage to a warehouse and the other falling into the red sea.
  • Ahmad sabah, a palestinian holding a gaza id card claims that the new israeli military order for deportations is what prompted his release to gaza rather than the west bank, where he had lived before being detained in 2001.
  • The pope accepts leighlin james and bishop of kildare's resignations.
  • After a threat from a new york-based group regarding the portrayal of muhammad wearing a bear costume in an episode of south park, an american television series, the episode was censored.

April 22, 2010: What were the magazines covers that day?

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April 22, 2010: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on April 22, 2010:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $68.52
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $258.24
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $31.04
  • General Electric GE: opens at $18.91
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $128.64

Exchange Rates on April 22, 2010:

  • 1 USD = 93.42 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0006 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0782 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.826 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 124.14 JPY

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April 22, 2010: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for April 22nd 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 22, 2010: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for April 22, 2010 is Tiger and the associated element is Metal.

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April 22, 2010: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on April 22, 2010 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on April 22, 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 22, 2010 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 67% full, rising at 01:11 pm and setting at 03:06 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 22, 2010?


Whose famous birthday is on April 22nd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on April 22nd:

  • Amber Heard
    Amber Heard

    Amber heard is an american actress known for her roles in films such as aquaman and the rum diary.

  • Jack Nicholson
    Jack Nicholson

    After years of playing smaller roles, he is now a major actor in america.

  • Machine Kelly
    Machine Kelly

    Machine gun kelly, also known as mgk, is an american rapper and actor known for his rapid-fire delivery and energetic live performances.

  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan
    Jeffrey Dean Morgan

    Jeffrey dean morgan is an american actor known for his roles in tv shows like grey's anatomy and the walking dead, as well as his portrayal...

  • François Berléand
    François Berléand

    French theater and film actor.

  • Andie MacDowell
    Andie MacDowell

    Andie macdowell is an american actress known for her roles in popular films such as 'groundhog day' and 'four weddings and a funeral'.

  • Patti LuPone
    Patti LuPone

    Patti lupone is a tony and grammy award-winning american actress and singer known for her powerful performances in musical theater,...

  • Eddie Albert
    Eddie Albert

    Eddie albert was an american actor known for his roles in film and television, including his iconic role as oliver wendell douglas in the tv...

  • Ryan Stiles
    Ryan Stiles

    Ryan stiles is a canadian-american actor and comedian best known for his work on the improv comedy show 'whose line is it anyway?'.

  • Evelyne Bouix
    Evelyne Bouix

    French actress on the stage and in film, well-known for her interpretation of piaf in "edith and marcel", 1983.

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How old is someone born on April 22, 2010?


Someone born on April 22, 2010 is:

14 years 1 month old,

or 169 months and 2 days old,

or 735 weeks and 1 day old,

or 5146 days old,

Use our Age Calculator to know the age of a person given the birthdate.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on April 22, 2010?

There are 333 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday April 22nd 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on April 22, 2010?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on April 22, 2010.

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April 22, 2010: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on April 22, 2010:

  • Abdulraheem Bakare

    Talented playwright whose works continue to inspire audiences.

  • Josealfredo Castillo

    A celebrated Peruvian playwright whose works often addressed social and political issues.

  • Shiro Takahashi

    Shiro Takahashi was a Japanese painter known for his abstract and expressionist works.

  • Orlander Johnson

    American jazz saxophonist and composer who was a prominent figure in the jazz fusion movement.

  • Rameses Nkrumah

    Rameses Nkrumah was a renowned Ghanaian journalist and political commentator.

  • Dreden Fitzgerald

    Dreden Fitzgerald was a celebrated painter known for their unique style and vibrant use of color.

  • Marvin Tannen

    Marvin Tannen was an American physicist who made significant contributions to the field of quantum mechanics.

  • Romone Diaz

    Romone Diaz was a renowned painter known for his vibrant abstract expressionist works.

  • Macari Kovalev

    Macari Kovalev was a Russian poet known for his lyrical and introspective works that explored themes of love, nature, and the human...

  • Conlee Cline

    Conlee Cline was an American painter known for her abstract expressionist works.

  • Analeise Dubois

    Analeise Dubois was a French poet who explored themes of love, nature, and the human condition.

  • Yoshito Ishizaka

    Yoshito Ishizaka was a Japanese essayist known for his insightful and thought-provoking writings on art, culture, and society.

  • Richard Barrett

    American lawyer and activist (b. 1943).

  • Vic Nurenberg
  • Emilio Walter Álvarez
  • Rafael Martín
  • Lina Marulanda

What famous deaths happened on April 22nd?

Famous deaths on April 22nd:

  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon

    American lawyer, who became a u.s.

  • Alida Valli
    Alida Valli

    Internationally recognized italian actress.

  • Erma Bombeck
    Erma Bombeck

    American humorist and journalist, author of 11 books and a column that was read by millions across 700 cities.

  • Shirley Knight
    Shirley Knight

    American actress (b. 1936).

  • Walter Slezak
    Walter Slezak

    Austrian-american actor, who won the tony award and n.y.

  • Will Geer
    Will Geer

    Actor (grandpa walton–waltons), passes away at 75.

  • Jane Froman
    Jane Froman

    American actress and singer (b. 1907).

  • Irene Rich
    Irene Rich

    American silent screen star, who was 16 at the time.

  • Lionel Atwill
    Lionel Atwill

    Actor (captain blood and great waltz), died at 61.

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April 22, 2010: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on April 22, 2010:

  • Brazil - Discovery Day.

Observances on April 22, 2010:

  • International Mother Earth Day

Saints celebrated on April 22, 2010:

  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
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April 22, 2010: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on April 22, 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 22, 2010: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on April 22, 2010 was Rude Boy by Rihanna, according to the music chart for the week April 19th and April 25th.

April 22, 2010: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on April 22, 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 22, 2010: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on April 22, 2010 was Everything To Me by Monica, according to the R&B music chart for the week April 19th and April 25th.

April 22, 2010: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on April 22, 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 22, 2010: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on April 22, 2010 was Ando Bien Pedo by Banda Los Recoditos, according to the Latin music chart for the week April 19th and April 25th.

April 22, 2010: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on April 22, 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 22, 2010: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on April 22, 2010 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

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

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Tom Ford

Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult

Country: United States of America

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

Release year: 2010

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb, Colm Meaney

Country: United States of America

Precious

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Lee Daniels

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

Country: United States of America

April 22, 2010: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on April 22, 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

Release year: 2010

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

Country: United States of America

Las Aparicio

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Moises Ortiz-Urquidi

Open House

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

The Last Song

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson

Parenthood

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Ron Howard

April 22, 2010: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on April 22, 2010 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

A River In The Sky by Elizabeth Peters

A River In The Sky

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"Between Amelia Peabody, Indiana Jones, it's Amelia in wit and daring-by a huge ."--New York Times Book ReviewIntrepid archaeologist Amelia Peabody is back in A River in the Sky.

This Time Together by Carol Burnett

This Time Together

By:

The touching and funny memoir of Carrie and Me: A Mother Daughter Love Story by Carol Burnett. It is funny, irreverent and irresistible. Carol

Oprah: A Biography by Kitty Kelle

Oprah: A Biography

By:

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

Cat Of The Century by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown

Cat Of The Century

By:

"A Mrs. Murphy Mystery.. Rita Mae Brown, a best-selling author, and Sneaky Pie, her feline companion have climbed countless bestseller lists together with their beloved Mrs.

The Bridge by David Remnick

The Bridge

By:

This nuanced, complex portrait of Barack Obama is by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Remnick. It offers a detailed, intricate, riveting account about the unique experiences that shaped our nation’s first African American president

April 22, 2010: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on April 22, 2010 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943

Achtung Panzer: Kharkov 1943

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, Wargame

Publisher: NA Paradox Interactive; EU Mamba Games

Arcania: Gothic 4

Arcania: Gothic 4

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JoWooD Entertainment Nordic Games GmbH

Clones

Clones

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Dogfight 1951

Dogfight 1951

Platform: iOS

Genre: Aeroplane dog-fighting

Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth

Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: BBC Multimedia

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Who was the US President on April 22, 2010?

On April 22, 2010 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 22, 2010?

On April 22, 2010 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 22, 2010?

On April 22, 2010 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about April 22nd?

April 22nd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 22nd 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 22nd, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 luzon earthquake: 16 people are killed in a magnitude-6.1 earthquake that struck the towns of porac, lubao, pampanga, philippines, at 17:11 philippine standard time. the manila times. according to phivolcs the epicenter is 18 kilometres (11 miles) northeast of castillejos in zambales. phivolcs initially recorded the earthquake at magnitude 5.7. later, it was upgraded to 6.1.
  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests. rival hamas members and fatah members clash at a tent set by the family mohammed ayoub (14 years old) to offer condolences for his death during the protests. hamas dismantles and orders everyone to leave the tent later.
  • 2017 - Pope francis pays tribute to christians who died under communism and nazism at rome's basilica of st. bartholomew. he also names the wife of a muslim woman he met in lesbos (greece), and who was murdered by terrorists for refusing to drop her crucifix. francis called the lesbos camp a "concentration camp" and noted that many refugee camps, despite the goodwill of local communities, are often overcrowded and little more then prisons.

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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.

Discover how April 2010 calendar looked like.

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