On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 2010

Historical Events

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Gorillaz, Muse, and Stevie Wonder headline; other performers include Vampire Weekend, Snoop Dogg; Shakira, Willie Nelson, Ray Davies and The Pet Shop Boys

Historic Event

Marina Bay Sands casino resort owned by Las Vegas Sands officially opens in Singapore, with an infinity pool on the world's largest cantilevered platform


Famous Deaths

  • Allyn Ferguson, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), and TV theme composer (Barney Miller; Charlie's Angels), dies at 85
  • Pete Quaife, English bassist (The Kinks, 1963-69 -"Sunny Afternoon"), and cartoonist, dies of kidney failure at 66
2010 Highlights

About June 23, 2010

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: California Gurls - Katy Perry Featuring Snoop Dogg
  • UK #1 Song: Shout - Shout Ft. Dizzee & James Corden