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 Libra.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 16th of October, 2012 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, 2012, will be 5 years of age.
American Format: 10-16-2012 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 2012-10-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20121016" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1350342000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of October, 2012:
United States: One More Night - Maroon 5
United Kingdom: Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Taken 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 October, 2012.
Time Person of the Year 2012
US President Barack Obama is named as the Time Person of Year in 2012.
2012 US Presidential Election
The battle for the White House is fought between US President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Throughout the campaign, topics such as economic recovery and the Iraq War became the centre of attention.
News emerges that deceased television presenter Jimmy Savile has had hundreds of sexual abuse allegations made against him.
Weather information for the 16th of October, 2012:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 47.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.33 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 16th of October, 2012.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 16th of October, 2012. 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, 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 October, 2012.
2,101 days have passed since this date.
181,526,400 seconds have passed since the 16th of October, 2012.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 211,780,800 times.
Since the 16th of October, 2012, earth has travelled approximately 93,667,622,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 30,254,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,611,270 steps. That's about 6,938 miles!
Since this date, 2,178,317 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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