16th of March, 2012
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 16th of March, 2012, fell on a Friday.
On this exact date:
The comedy movie 21 Jump Street (2012) is released in cinemas. Decade: 2010s.
6 years, 11 months and 5 days have passed since the 16th of March, 2012.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of
Day 76 of
2012. Leap Year: 2012 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 Pisces.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 16th of March, 2012 falls under the Wolf.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
Age: Anyone born on the 16th of March, 2012, will be 6 years of age.
American Format: 03-16-2012 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2012-03-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20120316" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1331856000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of March, 2012:
United States: We Are Young - Fun ft Janelle Monae
United Kingdom: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gitye ft Kimbra Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
21 Jump Street" 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 March, 2012.
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.
Time Person of the Year 2012
US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012.
The website Instagram is continuing to grow in popularity. Throughout 2012, the social media site rose from 20 million active users to 100 million active users.
Weather information for the 16th of March, 2012:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 57.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
London, England: Temperature: 9 degrees Celsius. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 16th of March, 2012. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 16th of March, 2012 was probably conceived around the
7th of June, 2011. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of March, 2012 is the
24th of December, 2012. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
26th of February, 2012: The 84th Academy Awards are held. Best Actor: Jean Dujardin (The Artist). Best Actress: Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady).
17th of March, 2012: Soccer player Fabrice Muamba collapses on the pitch during a live match.
23rd of March, 2012: The Hunger Games (2012), starring Jennifer Lawrence, is released in movie theaters. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of March:
16th of March, 1965: Police clash with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
16th of March, 1968: The My Lai Massacre occurs in Vietnam.
16th of March, 1970: Motown singer Tammi Terrell passes away after battling cancer.
16th of March, 1985: Reporter Terry Anderson is taken hostage by Shiite Hezbollah militants in Beirut. He is not released until 1991
16th of March, 1988: Iran-Contra affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
16th of March, 1988: The Milltown Cemetery attack occurs when loyalist paramilitary Michael Stone launches a gun and grenade attack on mourners at an IRA funeral. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
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.
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.
Mass Effect 3 - Sci-fi role-playing game. Although the game itself was well-received, the ending of the game was considered by many to be sub-par.
DayZ (mod) - An open-world Zombie survival game that is built on Arma 2.
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. Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of March:
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th of March, 2012. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of March, 2012.
2,530 days have passed since this date.
218,592,000 seconds have passed since the 16th of March, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 255,024,000 times.
Since the 16th of March, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 112,793,472,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 36,432,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,798,912 steps. That's about 8,355 miles!
Since this date, 2,623,104 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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