Sunday October 24, 2010: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/24/2010, UK date format: 24/10/2010

October 24th, 2010 was the 297th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Scorpio. The day of the week was Sunday.

The number one song in US was Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars.

Avatar, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2010 while At Home by Bill Bryson was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Gigantic. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Just Dance 2 or Dead or Alive Paradise.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

You can also have a look at October 24 across the years or at October 2010 calendar.

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October 24, 2010 Events

What happened on October 24, 2010?

Historical Events

  • Six people were killed in a shooting rampage at a militia outpost in Palid (Ipil), in the Zamboanga Sibugay region of the South Philippines.
  • The United States and South Korea cancel a joint naval drill in the Yellow Sea against North Korea. They cite their previous anti-submarine training, which was held from Sept. 27 through Oct. 1, and a desire to not irritate neighbouring countries ahead of the 2010 G-20 Seoul summit.
  • Despite law enforcement agencies being alerted in Karachi, Pakistan, four people are still killed in the Agra Mahat Colony and Kausar Niazi Colonies.
  • Two ships are taken by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
  • Joao Silva, a Bang-Bang Club photographer, was injured while walking on a mine near Arghandab in Afghanistan.
  • A 9-year-old abducted albino boy was found dead in his body and taken to Burundi-Tanzania. He was buried there.
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What happened on October 24 in history? Find out the list of October 24th major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


October 24, 2010 Famous Birthdays

Other October 24th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 24, 2010 is your birthday you are 12 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 24.

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October 24, 2010 Famous Deaths

Who died on October 24, 2010?

Other October 24th famous deaths

  • Raul Julia

    Actor (Addams family), suffers a stroke at 54.

  • American writer, best known for his creation of the TV series "Star Trek", which ran on NBC for three years and 78 episodes.

  • Odessa (Russia) -- Violinist/Professor (Moscow Conservatory).

  • Claire Windsor

    American actress (Born 1897).

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October 24, 2010 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Scorpio personality

Who should a Scorpio marry?

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

Personality of October born

Chinese Zodiac

Tiger chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Tiger

Element: Metal

Tiger personality

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October 24, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 24, 2010?

The day of the week was Sunday.

October 24th marks the 296th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 68 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 24, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 24, 2010?


  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
  • United Nations Day (charter 1945)


  • Global Media and Information Literacy Week, 24-31 October
  • United Nations Day
  • World Development Information Day
  • Disarmament Week, 24-30 October
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 24, 2010? Which were the top hits on October 24, 2010?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

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

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Deuces
  2. - Bottoms Up
  3. - Holding You Down (Goin In Circles)
  4. - Can't Be Friends
  5. - Love All Over Me

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Say You'll Haunt Me
  2. - Animal
  3. - Radioactive
  4. - Tighten Up
  5. - Little Lion Man

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Nina De Mi Corazon
  2. - I Like It
  3. - Cuando Me Enamoro
  4. - Dime Que Me Quieres
  5. - Al Diablo Lo Nuestro

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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

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Release year: 2010

Directed by: Matt Aselton

Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Martin Scorsese



Release year: 2010

Directed by: John Jeffcoat



Release year: 2010

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2010

Directed by: Robert F. Slatzer

Magazine Covers

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At Home by Bill Bryson

At Home


Bill Bryson's trademark wit, charm and seemingly endless knowledge take us on a tour of his house, each room being a starting point for the next.

Assholes Finish First by Tucker Max

Assholes Finish First


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.

The Moral Landscape by Sam Harris

The Moral Landscape


The End of Faith was Sam Harris's first book. It sparked a global debate about religion. Harris found that almost everyone, from religious fundamentalists and scientists who don't believe in God, agreed on Harris's first book, The End of Faith.

The Reversal by Michael Connelly

The Reversal


Mickey Haller, a long-serving defense attorney, is being recruited to prosecute the high profile retrial in a child murder case. Jason Jessup, the convicted murderer, has been released after 24 years imprisonment.

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

Fall of Giants


As five interconnected families navigate the dramatic dramas of the First World War and the Russian Revolution as well as the struggle for women's rights, Ken Follett's new historical epic opens, Ken Follett is at the center. A

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Just Dance 2

Just Dance 2

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm

Publisher: Ubisoft

Dead or Alive Paradise

Dead or Alive Paradise

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Playstation Vita

Genre: Sports, casino

Publisher: Tecmo Koei



Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Car Town

Car Town

Platform: Facebook Mega Platform, iOS

Genre: Simulation, Racing

Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage

Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage

Platform: Microsoft Windows Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Iceberg Interactive


October 24, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for October 24, 2010 is Full Moon.

See Moon rising and setting times on October 24, 2010

Sport Games on October 24, 2010

Sport Games on October 24, 2010

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bologna - Juventus : 0 - 0
  • Chievo - Cesena : 2 - 1
  • Genoa - Catania : 1 - 0
  • Inter - Sampdoria : 1 - 1
  • Lazio - Cagliari : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of October 24, 2010

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Westerlo : 2 - 0
  • Lokeren - Club Brugge : 1 - 0
  • Standard - Gent : 2 - 1
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Hoffenheim : 1 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Mainz : 0 - 1
  • Stuttgart - St Pauli : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Aachen : 1 - 1
  • Duisburg - Karlsruhe : 3 - 0
  • Paderborn - Fortuna Dusseldorf : 3 - 0
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