Thursday April 29, 2010: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/29/2010, UK date format: 29/4/2010

April 29th, 2010 was the 119th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Thursday.

The number one song in US was Nothin' On You by B.o.B..

Avatar, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2010 while Changes by Jim Butcher was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching How the Universe Works. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011 or Darkstar: The Interactive Movie.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), 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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April 29, 2010 Events

What happened on April 29, 2010?

Historical Events

  • Explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico
  • The United States Coast Guard starts a controlled burn in an effort to remove any oil that has been sprayed after the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
  • Louisiana and Alabama shrimp fishermen file class action lawsuits against BP and the owners of the drilling rig as economic losses mount.
  • The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom names Saudi Arabian and Chinese as 13 of the worst violators.
  • The New York-based Human Rights Watch group reports that millions of predominantly Asian women working in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, and the United Arab Emirates are still at risk of being forced to work, human trafficking, and sexual violence.
  • India and Pakistan agree that they will reopen discussions on ampquotall matters of mutual concern.
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What happened on April 29 in history? Find out the list of April 29th major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


April 29, 2010 Famous Birthdays

Other April 29th famous birthdays

  • Uma Thurman

    American actress.

  • Michelle Pfeiffer

    American actress, seen in five consecutive commercial, if not critical hits: "The Witches of Eastwick," Married To The Mob," Tequila...

  • Daniel Day-Lewis

    British-Irish actor.

  • British mystic who experienced a spiritual awakening between 1990 and 1991 and started his earth healing.

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How old am I?

If April 29, 2010 is your birthday you are 13 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 29.

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April 29, 2010 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 29, 2010?

Other April 29th famous deaths

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April 29, 2010 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

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

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Tiger chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Tiger

Element: Metal

Tiger personality

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Can the numbers in April 29, 2010 reveal something about your future ? Find out


April 29, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 29, 2010?

The day of the week was Thursday.

April 29th marks the 118th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 246 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 29, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 29, 2010?


  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
  • Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
  • Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
  • Bahá'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridván.


  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • Saint Catherine of Siena
  • Saint Wilfred the Younger
  • Saint Peter of Verona
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 29, 2010? Which were the top hits on April 29, 2010?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Nothin' On You
  2. - Rude Boyyoutube
  3. - Hey, Soul Sister
  4. - Break Your Heart
  5. - Need You Now

Top #5 R&B songs

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

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Between The Lines
  2. - Your Decision
  3. - Savior
  4. - Uprising
  5. - The Good Life

Top #5 Latin songs

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

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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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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



Release year: 2010

Directed by: Ron Howard

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Changes by Jim Butcher



Susan Rodriguez, Harry Dresden's long-time lover, was attacked by the Red Court and left with bloodlust.

The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks

The Last Song


Seventeen-year-old Veronica Miller, known as Ronnie, was devastated when her parents separated and moved from New York City (NYC) to Wrightsville Beach (North Carolina).

Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs

Silver Borne


Mercy Thompson, a mechanic and shapeshifter, never knows what the next day or night will bring. Her world is home to werewolves, vampires, and witches.

The Big Short by Michael Lewis

The Big Short


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

The Pacific by Hugh Ambrose

The Pacific


The official companion book of the Emmy(r), Award-winning HBO(r), miniseries is now available in The New York Times. Between the moment General MacArthur's plane landed and America's retreat to China in late-November 1941

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on April 29th, 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?

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 3 Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Hunting, Action, Simulation

Publisher: Activision

Darkstar: The Interactive Movie

Darkstar: The Interactive Movie

Platform: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie

Deadliest Warrior: The Game

Deadliest Warrior: The Game

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: 345 Games

Din's Curse

Din's Curse

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action role-playing (hack and slash)

Publisher: Masque Publishing

Dragon Ball Online

Dragon Ball Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Fantasy Science-Fiction Action MMORPG

Publisher: KOR CJ Internet Corporation; CN Shanda Games; JP Namco Bandai Games; TW Cayenne Tech; HK Cayenne Tech


April 29, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for April 29, 2010 is Full Moon.

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $68.45
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $263.02
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $30.93
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.04
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $130.55

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 94.02 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.006 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.083 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8255 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 124.51 JPY

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