16th of March, 2016

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of March, 2016, fell on a Wednesday.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 2 years, 4 months and 3 days have passed since the 16th of March, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 2016.
  • Day 76 of 2016.
  • Leap Year: 2016 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, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of March, 2016 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, 2016, will be 2 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-16-2016 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2016-03-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20160316" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1458086400.

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" 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, 2016.

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.

  • Margot Robbie

    Wolf of Wall Street actress Margot Robbie is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 16th of March, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of March, 2016 was probably conceived around the 7th of June, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of March, 2016 is the 24th of December, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 16th of February, 2016: Street Fighter V is released on the PlayStation 4, the PC and SteamOS.
  • 1st of March, 2016: The game Heavy Rain is released on the PlayStation 4.
  • 11th of March, 2016: The game Hitman is released on the PC, the PS4 and the XBox One.
  • 17th of March, 2016: British magician Paul Daniels dies as a result of a brain tumour.
  • 22nd of March, 2016: 31 people are killed when three coordinated nail bombings occur in the Belgian city of Brussels.
  • 22nd of March, 2016: Former controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford passes away after a battle with cancer.
  • 22nd of March, 2016: Rap musician and A Tribe Called Quest member Phife Dawg passes away due to complications relating to diabetes.
  • 24th of March, 2016: Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff passes away after a battle with cancer.
  • 25th of March, 2016: The movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is released in movie theaters.
  • 15th of April, 2016: The 2016 remake of The Jungle Book is released in movie theaters.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of March:

  • 16th of March, 1965: Police clash with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
  • 16th of March, 1968: The My Lai Massacre occurs in Vietnam.
  • 16th of March, 1970: Motown singer Tammi Terrell passes away after battling cancer.
  • 16th of March, 1985: Reporter Terry Anderson is taken hostage by Shiite Hezbollah militants in Beirut. He is not released until 1991
  • 16th of March, 1988: Iran-Contra affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
  • 16th of March, 1988: The Milltown Cemetery attack occurs when loyalist paramilitary Michael Stone launches a gun and grenade attack on mourners at an IRA funeral.
  • 16th of March, 2012: The comedy movie 21 Jump Street (2012) is released in cinemas.

Celebrity Birthdays

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

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of March, 2016.

  • 854 days have passed since this date.
  • 73,782,000 seconds have passed since the 16th of March, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 86,079,000 times.
  • Since the 16th of March, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 38,071,512,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 12,297,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 6,345,252 steps. That's about 2,820 miles!
  • Since this date, 885,384 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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