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 7 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.
2012 in music.
Popular music artists in 2012 included Adele, David Guetta, Kelly Clarkson, Nicki Minaj, The Wanted, Gotye, Flo Rida, Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, One Direction, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding, Fun, Maroon 5, Alex Clare, Bruno Mars and The Lumineers.
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 16th of March, 2012.
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).
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 16th of March, 2012.
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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.
2,623 days have passed since this date.
226,623,600 seconds have passed since the 16th of March, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 264,394,200 times.
Since the 16th of March, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 116,937,777,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 37,770,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,489,630 steps. That's about 8,662 miles!
Since this date, 2,719,483 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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