"Power" was used in a hip-hop routine on the hit dance show So You Think You Can Dance in its seventh season. Professional skateboarder Paul Rodriguez used the song for his 2010 Plan B Skateboards solo skate video Me, Myself & I. The song appeared in a promotional trailer for 2010 film The Social Network.
Events. April 29 – Sir Alfred Hitchcock, known as "the Master of Suspense", dies at his home in Bel Air, California, at the age of 80. May 21 – The Empire Strikes Back is released and is the highest-grossing film of the year (just as its predecessor, Star Wars, was three years prior).