The 1st of January, 2016, fell on a Friday. Day 1 of 2016. Decade: 2010s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 1st of January, 2016:
New Year's Day 2016.
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 1st of January, 2016.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
J. J. Abrams' movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $2 billion dollars.
2016 in movies.
Popular movies in 2016 included Arrival, Zootopia, La La Land, Moonlight, The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Finding Dory, Deadpool, Suicide Squad, The Secret Life of Pets and Zoolander 2.
Donald Trump is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.
Wolf of Wall Street actress Margot Robbie is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.
2016 in music.
Popular music artists in 2016 included Justin Bieber, Twenty One Pilots, Rihanna, Drake, Zayn, Lukas Graham, Mike Posner, Fifth Harmony, Desiigner, The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Justin Timberlake, DJ Snake, Bruno Mars, Adele, Ariana Grande and G-Eazy.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 2016.
1,435 days have passed since this date.
123,984,000 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 2016.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 144,648,000 times.
Since the 1st of January, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 63,975,744,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 20,664,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,662,624 steps. That's about 4,739 miles!
Since this date, 1,487,808 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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