The 24th of March, 2016, fell on a Thursday. Day 84 of 2016. Decade: 2010s.
3 years, 10 months and 0 days have passed since the 24th of March, 2016.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 24th of March, 2016:
Comedian Garry Shandling dies from a pulmonary embolism.
Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff passes away after a battle with cancer.
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 24th of March, 2016.
"Moonlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2016.
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.
Record of the Year: 2016
"Hello" by Adele would go on to win a Grammy for 2016's Record of the Year.
On the 22nd of March, 2016, Islamic terrorist group ISIL detonated three nail bombs in Brussels, Belgium. 31 people were killed in the attacks.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of March:
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Dark Souls III - Action role-playing video game.
Firewatch - Adventure game developed by Campo Santo.
XCOM 2 - Turn-based tactics video game.
The Witness - Puzzle video game.
Just Cause 3 - Open world action-adventure game developed by Avalanche Studios.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III - First-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of March, 2016.
1,399 days have passed since this date.
120,873,600 seconds have passed since the 24th of March, 2016.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 141,019,200 times.
Since the 24th of March, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 62,370,777,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 20,145,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,395,130 steps. That's about 4,620 miles!
Since this date, 1,450,483 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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