16th of December, 2011
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 16th of December, 2011, fell on a Friday.
On this exact date:
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) is released in cinemas. Share On this exact date:
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011), starring Robert Downey, Jr., is released in cinemas. Share On this exact date:
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011) is released in cinemas. Share Decade: 2010s.
6 years, 9 months and 29 days have passed since the 16th of December, 2011.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of
Day 350 of
2011. Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 16th of December, 2011 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, 2011, will be 6 years of age.
American Format: 12-16-2011 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2011-12-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20111216" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1323993600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of December, 2011:
United States: We Found Love - Rihanna ft Calvin Harris
United Kingdom: Dance With Me Tonight - One Direction Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Sherlock Holmes 2" 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, 2011.
Time Person of the Year 2011
"The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Fifty Shades of Grey
During the second half of 2011, an erotic novel called Fifty Shades of Grey became one of the fastest selling books of all time.
I took an arrow to the knee
The "I took an arrow to the knee" meme is doing its rounds on websites such as Youtube and Reddit.
The motto "YOLO" is continuing to rise in popularity. In November of 2011, rapper Drake further popularizes the acronym.
Weather information for the 16th of December, 2011:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 3.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 38.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.39 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 18.29cm.
London, England: Temperature: 3.5 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 9.14cm. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 16th of December, 2011. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 16th of December, 2011 was probably conceived around the
8th of March, 2011. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of December, 2011 is the
24th of September, 2012. (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 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, 1988: Rain Man (1988) is released in cinemas.
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, 2013: The video game "DayZ" is released. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
CSI: Miami - Miami-based spin-off.
Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Saints Row: The Third - Open world adventure game.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Open world RPG that was developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - The third game in the Modern Warfare series. Developed by Infinity Ward. Contained multiplayer maps such as Dome and Hardhat.
Battlefield 3 - FPS game developed by DICE.
Batman: Arkham City - Action-adventure game that is set in the Batman universe.
Gears of War 3 - Sci-fi first-person-shooter game that was released on the XBox 360.
L.A. Noire - Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.
Duke Nukem Forever - The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.
Portal 2 - Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.
Crysis 2 - The second game in the series. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of December:
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th of December, 2011. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of December, 2011.
2,495 days have passed since this date.
215,564,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of December, 2011.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 251,491,800 times.
Since the 16th of December, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 111,231,230,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 35,927,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,538,538 steps. That's about 8,239 miles!
Since this date, 2,586,773 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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