WrestleMania Time Capsule: 2010

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April 04, 2010

The following events also occurred in 2010:

World news

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocks Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Burj Kalifa skyscraper - the world's tallest manmade structure - opens in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull spews ash across European skies, disrupting air travel around the globe

The BP oil well Deepwater Horizon explodes

Thirty-three miners are rescued in Chile

Apple unveils the iPad

Entertainment

Toy Story 3 is the highest-grossing movie in the United States and Pixar's highest-grossing film of all-time, making more than $1 billion worldwide

The King's Speech wins the Academy Award for Best Movie

Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" wins the Grammy Award for Record of the Year

Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" wins Video of the Year at the VMAs

Eminem's Recovery is thebest-selling record according to Nielsen Soundscan

KeSha's "Tik Tok" topped Billboard's Hot 100 #1 Hits at nine weeks

Mad Men wins the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series

Modern Family wins the Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series

The Simpsons celebrates 20 years on the air as a weekly animated series on Fox

Jay Leno returns as host of NBC's The Tonight Show as it's host for 9 1/2 months, while Conan O'Brien debuts Conan on TBS

Betty White hosts Saturday Night Live

Sports

The New Orleans Saints defeat the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 to win the NFL's Super Bowl XLIV

The San Francisco Giants defeat the Texas Rangers to win MLB's 2010 World Series

The Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Philadelphia Flyers in NHL's Stanley Cup

The Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals

Spain defeats the Netherlands to win their first World Cup

Canada defeats the United States 3-2 in overtime to win the gold medal in men's hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver

The first round of the 2010 Masters Tournament is ESPN's most-watched golf broadcast in cable history with 4.9 million viewers as Tiger Woods plays for the first time since an infidelity scandal

LeBron James announces he'll sign with the Miami Heat instead of staying with the Cleveland Cavaliers

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