Tuesday October 26, 2010: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/26/2010, UK date format: 26/10/2010

October 26th, 2010 was the 299th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Scorpio. The day of the week was Tuesday.

The number one song in US was Like A G6 by Far*East Movement.

Avatar, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2010 while The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Eva Luna. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DogFighter or Chaos Rings.

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

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October 26, 2010 Events

What happened on October 26, 2010?

Historical Events

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  • Two villages in Cross River State, southeastern Nigeria are subject to a curfew after communal violence that claimed the lives of 30 people.
  • 11 people were killed and 13 others were injured in an attack on the Iraq gold market in Kirkuk (250 km north of Baghdad).
  • The Nigerian State Security Service intercepts an arm shipment at Lagos, amid increased security after bomb attacks in Abuja earlier in the month.
  • The Emperor of Exmoor is a red deer thought to be Britain's largest wild animal. He is killed.
  • The New Zealand Government and Warner Bros. failed to resolve their crisis talks to stop ''The Hobbit" from being moved to another country.
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What happened on October 26 in history? Find out the list of October 26th major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


October 26, 2010 Famous Birthdays

Other October 26th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 26, 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 26.

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October 26, 2010 Famous Deaths

Who died on October 26, 2010?

Other October 26th famous deaths

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October 26, 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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Can the numbers in October 26, 2010 reveal something about your future ? Find out


October 26, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 26, 2010?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

October 26th marks the 298th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 66 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 26, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 26, 2010?


  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
  • St. Gibitrudis
  • St. Fulk
  • St. Eadfrid
  • St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
  • St. Cuthbert
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 26, 2010? Which were the top hits on October 26, 2010?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Like A G6
  2. - Just The Way You Are
  3. - Just A Dream
  4. - Only Girl (In The World)
  5. - DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Deuces
  2. - Bottoms Up
  3. - Can't Be Friends
  4. - Holding You Down (Goin In Circles)
  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. - Danza Kuduro
  4. - Corazon Sin Cara
  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

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

Eva Luna

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Adriana Barraza



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

Magazine Covers

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


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow

The Grand Design


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER What is the purpose of our existence? What is reality's nature?

Pinheads And Patriots by Bill O'Reilly

Pinheads And Patriots


Bill O'Reilly, television host, sharp political pundit and #1 bestselling author, focuses on where we stand in the Age of Obama: Pinheads and Patriots.

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.

Our Kind Of Traitor by John le Carré

Our Kind Of Traitor


John le Carre's novel is voted Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly, The Washington Post and Kirkus Reviews.

Washington by Ron Chernow



Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography 2011, Ron Chernow, a celebrated biographer, presents a richly nuanced portrait about the father of our nation as well as the first president of America.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on October 26th, 2010 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?



Platform: PC

Genre: Vehicular combat Combat flight simulator Third-person shooter

Publisher: Dark Water Studios

Chaos Rings

Chaos Rings

Platform: iOS, Android, Windows Phone 7, PlayStation Mobile, PS Vita

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix

Banzai Rabbit

Banzai Rabbit

Platform: iOS

Deadliest Warrior: The Game

Deadliest Warrior: The Game

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: 345 Games

Cover Orange

Cover Orange

Platform: iOS


October 26, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for October 26, 2010 is Last Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on October 26, 2010

Sport Games on October 26, 2010

Sport Games on October 26, 2010


Football (Netherlands)
  • Heracles - NAC Breda : 4 - 1
  • Roda - Nijmegen : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of October 26, 2010

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $65.96
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $306.87
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.12
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.06
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $139.29

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 81.41 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0235 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.984 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.6635 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 112.81 JPY

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