The 20th of October, 2016, fell on a Thursday. Day 294 of 2016. Decade: 2010s.
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 20th of October, 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.
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.
United States presidential election, 2016
The build up to the 2016 United States presidential election is in full swing, as Republican candidate Donald Trump takes on Democratic Party candidate Hilary Clinton.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of October:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th of October, 2016, will have the star sign Libra.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 20th of October, 2016 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 20th of October, 2016.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 20th of October, 2016 was probably conceived around the 11th of January, 2016. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of October, 2016 is the 30th of July, 2017. (Rough Estimate).
20th of October
Events that have occurred on the 20th of October:
20th of October, 1962: The Sino-Indian War bar begins when China launches two separate attacks on Indian forces.
20th of October, 1973: U.S. Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus are fired by President Richard Nixon after they refuse to fire special prosecutor Archibald Cox.
20th of October, 1977: Lynyrd Skynyrd singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Steve Gaines die in a plane crash in Gillsburg, Mississippi.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 20th of October, 2016.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of October, 2016.
1,123 days have passed since this date.
97,030,800 seconds have passed since the 20th of October, 2016.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 113,202,600 times.
Since the 20th of October, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 50,067,892,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 16,171,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 8,344,649 steps. That's about 3,709 miles!
Since this date, 1,164,370 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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