Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1986 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 16th of January, 1986 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Age: Anyone born on the 16th of January, 1986, will be 33 years of age.
American Format: 01-16-1986 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1986-01-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19860116" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 506217600.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 16th of January:
Republic Day (India)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of January, 1986:
United States: That's What Friends Are For - Dionne Warwick & Friends
United Kingdom: West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Out of Africa" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 16th of January, 1986.
Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
Mid 1980s fashion.
Strappy sandals, Keds, kitten-heeled sandals and pumps were popular footwear in the mid 80s. Fashion become more colorful during this period. Popular clothing included long wool coats, long and bulky sweaters, jumpsuits, large scarves, beanies, leather gloves, long flared skirts, slim miniskirts, slightly tapered pants and stirrup pants.
1986 in music.
Popular music artists in 1986 included Dionne Warwick, Lionel Richie, Klymaxx, Patti LaBelle, Whitney Houston, Survivor, Mr. Mister, Robert Palmer and Atlantic Starr.
Weather information for the 16th of January, 1986:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.0 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 25.4 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 16th of January, 1986. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th of January, 1986. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of January, 1986.
12,271 days have passed since this date.
1,060,210,800 seconds have passed since the 16th of January, 1986.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,236,912,600 times.
Since the 16th of January, 1986, earth has travelled approximately 547,068,772,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 176,701,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 91,178,129 steps. That's about 40,524 miles!
Since this date, 12,722,530 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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