16th of August, 2014

The 16th of August, 2014, fell on a Saturday. Day 228 of 2014. Decade: 2010s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of August, 2014:

  • United States: Rude - Magic!
  • United Kingdom: Am I Wrong - Nico & Vinz

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Ninja Turtles" 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 August, 2014.

  • 2014 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.

  • 2014 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.

  • ISIS

    ISIS (aka ISIL) receives widespread media attention when it begins to capture territory in Iraq.

  • Ice Bucket Challenge

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral on social media.

  • 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict

    The 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict continues throughout July and August of 2014. In response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, Israel launches a military operation called "Operation Protective Edge." Throughout the course of the conflict, 2,200 people are killed (with most of them being Gazans). The conflict consists of an Israeli ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, as well as multiple air strikes. Throughout this period, Hamas launches 4,500+ rockets and mortars into Israel. The conflict ends on the 26th of August when both sides agree to a ceasefire.

  • Ebola Outbreak

    The Ebola virus epidemic in Western Africa was receiving around-the-clock news coverage. Between August and the end of October, the situation continued to worsen. In a number of cases, the media was accused of scaremongering and sensationalism. During this period of 2014, people in the developed world were becoming increasingly afraid about the possibility that the virus would spread to other parts of the world.

  • Robin Williams

    Actor Robin Williams commits suicide at his home in Paradise Cay, California. His death instantly becomes global news.


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 5 years, 2 months and 28 days have passed since the 16th of August, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of August, 2014, will be 5 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1408143600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 16th of August, 2014:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 16th of August, 2014, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of August, 2014 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Weather

Weather information for the 16th of August, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.28 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 16th of August, 2014.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of August, 2014 was probably conceived around the 6th of November, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of August, 2014 is the 26th of May, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

16th of August

Events that have occurred on the 16th of August:


Television

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

  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

Computer Games

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

  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
  • Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
  • Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 16th of August, 2014.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of August, 2014.

  • 1,913 days have passed since this date.
  • 165,286,800 seconds have passed since the 16th of August, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 192,834,600 times.
  • Since the 16th of August, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 85,287,988,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 27,547,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,214,665 steps. That's about 6,318 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,983,442 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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