Friday October 29, 2010: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 10/29/2010, UK date format: 29/10/2010

October 29th, 2010 was the 302nd day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Scorpio. The day of the week was Friday.

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 Extraordinary, Ordinary People by Condoleezza Rice was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Eva Luna. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blur or Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011.

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 29, 2010 Events

What happened on October 29, 2010?

Historical Events

  • George W. Bush's memoir reveals that he believed United Airlines Flight 93 was shot down in the attacks of September 11, 2001.
  • Israeli soldiers use sound grenades and tear gas to stop protest rallies in the West Bank against Israel's annexation. Norwegian politicians Torunnkanutte Husvik, and Stine Renate Haiheim attend the events.
  • Balad Ruz is the northernmost town in Baghdad where a suicide bomber with an explosives belt has killed at least 21 people, most of them Shiites.
  • In a raid in Tajikistan, at least one militant Islamist from the banned Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan was killed.
  • Helicopter gunships strike militant hideouts in Orakzai tribal area of Pakistan, killing 20 militants and wounding six more.
  • Nine Mexican police officers were killed in an ambush by drug cartels in Jalisco, continuing the recent violence linked to the Mexican Drug War.
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What happened on October 29 in history? Find out the list of October 29th major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


October 29, 2010 Famous Birthdays

Other October 29th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 29, 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 29.

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October 29, 2010 Famous Deaths

Other October 29th famous deaths

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October 29, 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 29, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 29, 2010?

The day of the week was Friday.

October 29th marks the 301st day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 63 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 29, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 29, 2010?


  • St. Hyacinth
  • St. Ida of Leeuw
  • St. John of Autun
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
  • St. Bond
  • St. Maximillian


  • Saint Colman of Kilmacduagh
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 29, 2010? Which were the top hits on October 29, 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

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Extraordinary, Ordinary People by Condoleezza Rice

Extraordinary, Ordinary People


Condoleezza Rice is a brilliant diplomat, political scientist and concert pianist. Her accomplishments range from overseeing the fall of communism Europe to the decline of the Soviet Union, to being a diplomat and a political scientist.

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?

American Assassin by Vince Flynn

American Assassin


Vince Flynn, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, introduces Mitch Rapp to his first covert assignment.

Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

Safe Haven


A young, mysterious woman called Katie suddenly appears in Southport, North Carolina. This raises questions about Katie's past. Katie is beautiful and self-effacing but she seems determined not to form personal ties. However, two events lead Katie into two unlikely …

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen



#1 National BestsellerWinner, John Gardner Fiction AwardA National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistIn Jonathan Franzen's first novel since The Corrections we have an epic tale of modern love and marriage.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?



Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Racing, vehicular combat

Publisher: Activision

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011

Platform: Nintendo DS PlayStation 3 Wii Xbox 360

Genre: Hunting, Action, Simulation

Publisher: Activision

Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer

Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Funcom CompuExpert (NA)[1] Deep Silver (EU)



Platform: Windows, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, OS X

Genre: Sandbox

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Apple Jack

Apple Jack

Platform: Xbox 360

Publisher: Xbox Live Marketplace


October 29, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for October 29, 2010 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on October 29, 2010

Sport Games on October 29, 2010

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Genoa - Inter : 0 - 1
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Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Kortrijk : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Freiburg : 4 - 2
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Union Berlin : 1 - 2
  • Frankfurt FSV - Paderborn : 2 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - Erzgebirge Aue : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of October 29, 2010

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $66.10
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $304.23
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.15
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.07
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $140.90

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 80.31 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0192 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.9823 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.6717 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 112.1 JPY

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