16th of October, 2002

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of October, 2002, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: The Beltway sniper attacks begin.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 15 years, 1 months and 3 days have passed since the 16th of October, 2002.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 2002.
  • Day 289 of 2002.
  • Leap Year: 2002 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2002 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of October, 2002 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, 2002, will be 15 years of age.
  • American Format: 10-16-2002 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2002-10-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20021016" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1034722800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of October, 2002:

  • United States: Dilemma - Nelly & Kelly Rowland
  • United Kingdom: The Ketchup Song - Las Ketchup

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Red Dragon" 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, 2002.

  • Anna Kournikova

    Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2002.

  • Time Person of the Year 2002

    "The Whistleblowers" are listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2002.

  • Emo

    In the summer of 2002, a rock music genre called Emo began to rise in popularity.

Weather

Weather information for the 16th of October, 2002:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.2 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 51.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 10.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.7cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.78 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 16th of October, 2002.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of October, 2002 was probably conceived around the 6th of January, 2002. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of October, 2002 is the 26th of July, 2003. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of October:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Without a Trace - TV show about the FBI's Missing Persons Squad.
  • CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.
  • 8 Simple Rules - Starring John Ritter, Kaley Cuoco and Katey Sagal.
  • The Wire - American crime drama that is centered around Baltimore.
  • The Shield - Police drama.
  • 24 - Action drama about a counterterrorism agent called Jack Bauer.
  • Smallville - TV show based on the Superman story.
  • Scrubs - Comedy show about a new group of medical students.
  • Alias - Spy action drama.
  • Star Trek: Enterprise - Prequel to the original Star Trek series.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven - First installment in the Mafia game series.
  • Battlefield 1942 - First-person shooter.
  • Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - First-person shooter game that is set in World War 2.
  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein - First-person shooter game.
  • WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It - Wrestling game that was released by THQ.
  • Halo: Combat Evolved - FPS game that was released for the Xbox.
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty - Stealth game.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 - The third game in the series.
  • Grand Theft Auto III - The third game in the series. Starring Claude in Liberty City.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of October:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th of October, 2002. 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, 2002.

  • 5,513 days have passed since this date.
  • 476,326,800 seconds have passed since the 16th of October, 2002.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 555,714,600 times.
  • Since the 16th of October, 2002, earth has travelled approximately 245,784,628,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 79,387,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 40,964,105 steps. That's about 18,206 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,715,922 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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