2010 Trivia, Fun Facts and History

20102010 Trivia, Fun Facts and History

Quick Facts from 2010:

  • World Changing Event: Instagram app became available and the iPad tablet was released.
  • The Top Song was Tik Tok by Ke$ha
  • The Movies to Watch include Toy Story 3, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Inception and Megamind
  • The Most Famous Person in America was probably (tie) David Letterman, Jay Leno and Cona O’Brien
  • Notable books include: The Help by Kathryn Stockett and Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom
  • Price of XBox 360 in 2010: $199.00
    Fisher Price Follow Me Thomas: $39.99
    Whole Pineapple: $3.99
  • The Funny Guy was: Kevin Hart
  • The Late Nught Feud: Jay Leno vs David Letterman vs Conan O’Brien
  • The Conversation: Who should get Jay Leno’s ‘Tonight Show’ host job? David Letterman or Conan O’Brien?

Top Ten Baby Names of 2010:
Isabella, Sophia, Emma, Olivia, Ava, Jacob, Ethan, Michael, Jayden, William

The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Katy Perry, Olivia Munn, Eva Mendes,  Kim Kardashian, Blake Lively, Audrina Patridge, Lady Gaga, Lauren Conrad, Beyonce, Amanda Bynes. Bar Refaeli, Olivia Wilde, Marisa Miller, Scarlett Johansson, Milla Jovovich, Christina Aguilera, Nicole Scherzinger, Danica Patrick

The Heartthrob(s):
Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Laurie, Taylor Lautner, Zac Efron, Adam Levine, Colin Firth, David Beckham, Justin Bieber, Joe Manganiello, Tim Tebow

“The Quote:”
“I am not part of the PlayStation generation.”
– Prince Charles, admitting he is baffled by modern technology.

Time Magazine’s Person of the Year:
Mark Zuckerberg

Miss America:
Caressa Cameron

Miss USA:
Rima Fakih

The Scandal:
Jesse James cheated on Sandra Bullock.

Pop Culture News:
The KOR-fx, a device that sits around the shoulders, and translates stereo sound into stereo vibrations for gaming consoles, mpr3s and more, was invented.

The Habit:
The partially-shaved head trend was big with celebrities, including Willow Smith, Rihanna, and model Amber Rose.

2010 Toys inducted to the National Toy Hall of Fame:
The Game of Life, Playing cards

2010’s Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Ipad, Zhu Zhu Pets, Nooks

Best Film Oscar Winner:
The Hurt Locker (presented in 2010)

The Big Movies: (according to boxofficemojo)
1. Toy Story 3
2. Alice in Wonderland
3. Iron Man 2
4. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
6. Inception
7. Despicable Me
8. Shrek Forever After
9. How to Train Your Dragon
10. Tangled

2010/11 Most Popular TV Shows:
1. American Idol (Fox)
2. NBC Sunday Night Football (NBC)
3. The Voice (NBC)
4. Modern Family (ABC)
5. Dancing With The Stars (ABC)
6. Big Bang Theory (CBS)
7. Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
8. Survivor: Nicaragua (CBS)
9. NCIS (CBS)
10. Glee (Fox)

Sports:
World Series Champions: San Francisco Giants
Superbowl Champions: New Orleans Saints
NBA Champions: Los Angeles Lakers
Stanley Cup Champs: Chicago Blackhawks
U.S. Open Golf Graeme McDowell
U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies) Rafael Nadal/ Kim Clijsters
Wimbledon (Men/Women): Rafael Nadal/Serena Williams
NCAA Football Champions: Villanova Wildcats
NCAA Basketball Champions: Duke
Kentucky Derby: Super Saver
World Cup (Soccer): Spain

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