Friday April 30, 2010: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/30/2010, UK date format: 30/4/2010

April 30th, 2010 was the 120th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Friday.

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 Caught by Harlan Coben was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching How the Universe Works. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DogFighter or Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front.

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 30, 2010 Events

What happened on April 30, 2010?

Historical Events

  • Expo 2010 is the world's largest fair, and it opens in Shanghai (China).
  • After sustaining injuries in his China hotel, Maltese President George Abela has to be admitted and must cancel his official appearance at the inauguration.
  • A landslide in Kenya has claimed the lives of at least eight villages. Others are injured or missing, and their homes are also destroyed.
  • French senator Charles Pasqua was convicted and sentenced for corruption charges that he committed while he was Interior Minister in the 1990s.
  • In the midst of allegations that the government wants to take over his judiciary, Tonga's Attorney General suddenly resigns.
  • Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion aftermath:
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What happened on April 30 in history? Find out the list of April 30th major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


April 30, 2010 Famous Birthdays

Other April 30th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If April 30, 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 30.

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April 30, 2010 Famous Deaths

Who died on April 30, 2010?

Other April 30th famous deaths

  • German news figure, Adolf Hitler's mistress for 15 years and his spouse for one day.

  • At 67, the founder of many Zen centers in France dies.

  • Autobiographer and author from the Netherlands.

  • For over 40 years, he has been an Italian director of film.

See all famous people who died on April 30th


April 30, 2010 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


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 30, 2010 reveal something about your future ? Find out


April 30, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 30, 2010?

The day of the week was Friday.

April 30th marks the 119th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 245 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 30, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 30, 2010?


  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
  • Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
  • Blessed Hildegard
  • Blessed Radolf of Affligem
  • Blessed Rosemonde
  • Vietnam - Liberation Day.


  • International Jazz Day


  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • Saint Eutropius
  • Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
  • Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
  • Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
  • Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 30, 2010? Which were the top hits on April 30, 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

Magazine Covers

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


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Caught by Harlan Coben



Harlan Coben, master of suspense, delivers a twisty #1 New York Times bestseller about an uninformed man who opens the wrong door...Reporter Wendy Tynes has made a name for herself by bringing down sexual offenders in nationally televised and nationally …

House Rules by Jodi Picoult

House Rules


If your son is unable to look you in the eyes, . . Does that mean he is guilty? Jacob Hunt is a teenager with Asperger’s syndrome. Although he's not able to read social cues and communicate well with others, …

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

This Time Together by Carol Burnett

This Time Together


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

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).

Birth chart on this day

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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

Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front

Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front

Platform: iOS, Android

Genre: First-person shooter, action-adventure

Publisher: Gameloft

Def Jam Rapstar

Def Jam Rapstar

Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii

Genre: Music, Simulation, Rap

Publisher: Konami

Digimon Story Lost Evolution

Digimon Story Lost Evolution

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing, simulation

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

ダブルスポイラー ~ 東方文花帖 Double Spoiler

ダブルスポイラー ~ 東方文花帖 Double Spoiler

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Team Shanghai Alice


April 30, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for April 30, 2010 is Full Moon.

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Sport Games on April 30, 2010

Sport Games on April 30, 2010

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Elche - Villarreal B : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of April 30, 2010

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Metz : 1 - 1
  • Angers - Laval : 2 - 1
  • Arles - Nantes : 1 - 0
  • Brest - Tours : 2 - 0
  • Caen - Istres : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of April 30, 2010

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Marseille : 0 - 0
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Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Ancona - Grosseto : 1 - 1
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $68.90
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $269.31
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $31.07
  • General Electric GE: opens at $19.46
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $130.43

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 93.81 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0178 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0775 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8245 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 124.74 JPY

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