Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 16th of October, 1997 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
Age: Anyone born on the 16th of October, 1997, will be 21 years of age.
American Format: 10-16-1997 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1997-10-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19971016" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 876956400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of October, 1997:
United States: Candle In The Wind 1997 - Elton John
United Kingdom: Candle In The Wind 1997 - Elton John
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Kiss the Girls" 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 October, 1997.
American actress Teri Hatcher is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1997.
Late 1990s Fashion
Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.
Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.
1997 in music.
Popular music artists in 1997 included Spice Girls, Jewel, Puff Daddy, Monica, Mark Morrison, Hanson, Meredith Brooks, Backstreet Boys, LeAnn Rimes, Usher, Elton John and Boyz II Men.
The 16th of October, 1997 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
Lost In Space - The Robinson family gets lost in space.
Weather information for the 16th of October, 1997:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.2 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 45.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 16th of October, 1997.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 16th of October, 1997. 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 October, 1997. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of October, 1997.
7,976 days have passed since this date.
689,126,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of October, 1997.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 803,980,800 times.
Since the 16th of October, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 355,589,222,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 114,854,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 59,264,870 steps. That's about 26,340 miles!
Since this date, 8,269,517 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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