The 16th of December, 2014, fell on a Tuesday. Day 350 of 2014. Decade: 2010s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 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
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of December, 2014:
United States: Blank Space - Taylor Swift
United Kingdom: Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Exodus: Gods and Kings" 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, 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.
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.
At the tail-end of 2014, confidential data belonging to Sony Pictures Entertainment was leaked. The group behind the hack demanded the cancellation of The Interview, which was an upcoming comedy movie about North Korea. Throughout much of December, the hack received huge amount of media attention. Although Sony originally gave in to the hacker's demands, the movie was eventually released on Christmas Eve.
Oil Prices Fall
Oil becomes a major media interest when prices begin to plummet. As result, the Russian Ruble crashes, becoming the world's worst performing currency (15th of December, 2014). By January, the price of oil had fallen from $105 (recorded in June) to $44.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of December:
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.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
Destiny - Online FPS game.
Rust - Survival video game.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 16th of December, 2014.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 16th of December, 2014. 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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of December, 2014.
1,794 days have passed since this date.
155,001,600 seconds have passed since the 16th of December, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 180,835,200 times.
Since the 16th of December, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 79,980,825,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 25,833,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,330,138 steps. That's about 5,925 miles!
Since this date, 1,860,019 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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