The 17th of August, 2016, fell on a Wednesday. Day 230 of 2016. Decade: 2010s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 17th of August, 2016:
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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 17th of August, 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.
On the 24th of June, 2016, it was announced that 52% of British people had voted in favour of leaving the European Union.
2016 clown sightings.
The "2016 clown phenomenon" was spreading through social media in Autumn of 2016, as multiple sightings of people dressed as evil clowns were reported. Most of these sightings were deemed to be harmless pranks.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of August, 2016.
1,184 days have passed since this date.
102,301,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of August, 2016.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 119,351,400 times.
Since the 17th of August, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 52,787,419,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 17,050,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 8,797,903 steps. That's about 3,910 miles!
Since this date, 1,227,614 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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