5th of August, 2016

The 5th of August, 2016, fell on a Friday. Day 218 of 2016. Decade: 2010s.

3 years, 5 months and 19 days have passed since the 5th of August, 2016.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 5th of August, 2016:

  • The movie Suicide Squad (2016) is released in movie theaters.
  • The 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


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 5th of August, 2016.

  • Moonlight

    "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

    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.

  • 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.

  • Brexit

    On the 24th of June, 2016, it was announced that 52% of British people had voted in favour of leaving the European Union.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 3 years, 5 months and 19 days have passed since the 5th of August, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 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).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of August, 2016, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1470351600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 5th of August, 2016:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of August, 2016, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of August, 2016 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 5th of August, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of August, 2016 was probably conceived around the 27th of October, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of August, 2016 is the 15th of May, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

5th of August

Events that have occurred on the 5th of August:

  • 5th of August, 1962: American actress and model Marilyn Monroe is found dead after a suspected drug overdose.
  • 5th of August, 1987: Two motorists are killed in Northern Ireland when actor Matthew Broderick crosses into the wrong lane and causes a head-on collision.
  • 5th of August, 2005: The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) is released.
  • 5th of August, 2011: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • 5th of August, 2015: Gamescom 2015 takes place in Cologne, Germany.

Computer Games

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

  • Pokemon Go - Augmented reality mobile game based on the Pokemon series.
  • Inside - Puzzle-platformer adventure game.
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Lego-themed action-adventure game.
  • Overwatch - Team-based multiplayer first-person shooter.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of August, 2016.

  • 1,265 days have passed since this date.
  • 109,299,600 seconds have passed since the 5th of August, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 127,516,200 times.
  • Since the 5th of August, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 56,398,593,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 18,216,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 9,399,766 steps. That's about 4,178 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,311,595 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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