16th of December, 1988
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 16th of December, 1988, fell on a Friday.
On this exact date:
Rain Man (1988) is released in cinemas. Share Born on this exact date:
Mats Hummels: German soccer player. Decade: 1980s.
28 years, 9 months and 6 days have passed since the 16th of December, 1988.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of
Day 351 of
1988. Leap Year: 1988 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1988 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 16th of December, 1988 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 16th of December, 1988, will be 28 years of age.
American Format: 12-16-1988 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1988-12-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19881216" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 598233600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of December, 1988:
United States: Look Away - Chicago
United Kingdom: Mistletoe And Wine - Cliff Richard Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
The Naked Gun" 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 December, 1988.
Weather information for the 16th of December, 1988:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 18.8 degrees Fahrenheit. -7.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 7.5 degrees Celsius. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 16th of December, 1988. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 16th of December, 1988 was probably conceived around the
8th of March, 1988. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of December, 1988 is the
25th of September, 1989. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
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On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of December:
16th of December, 1985: American Mafia boss Paul Castellano is shot to death outside of Sparks Steak House in Manhattan.
16th of December, 1991: Kazakhstan declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
16th of December, 2005: Actor John Spencer dies from a heart attack.
16th of December, 2005: The movie King Kong (2005) is released.
16th of December, 2007: American politician Ron Paul sets a record by raising over six million dollars online in just 24 hours.
16th of December, 2014: The Peshawar school massacre occurs when members of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan attack an Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. 145 people are killed
16th of December, 1994: Dumb & Dumber (1994) is released in cinemas.
16th of December, 1995: The last episode of "The Ren & Stimpy Show" is aired.
16th of December, 2011: Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) is released in cinemas.
16th of December, 2011: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011), starring Robert Downey, Jr., is released in cinemas.
16th of December, 2011: Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011) is released in cinemas.
16th of December, 2013: The video game "DayZ" is released. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Roseanne - Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean?Luc Picard.
Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
ALF - About an alien called ALF.
The Equalizer - About a retired secret agent called Robert McCall. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Super Mario Bros. 3 - Platform video game that was published on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
Final Fantasy - The first game in the Final Fantasy series. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of December:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of December, 1988.
10,506 days have passed since this date.
907,714,800 seconds have passed since the 16th of December, 1988.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,059,000,600 times.
Since the 16th of December, 1988, earth has travelled approximately 468,380,836,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 151,285,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,063,473 steps. That's about 34,695 miles!
Since this date, 10,892,578 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sexta-feira. Random Dates
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