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October 16th, 2007.

October 16th, 2007, was a Tuesday. It was day 289 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.

13 years, 11 months and 4 days have passed since October 16th, 2007.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On this day.

What happened on October 16th, 2007?

  • Scottish actress Deborah Kerr passes away at the age of 86.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 16th, 2007.

  • United States: Crank That - Soulja Boy
  • United Kingdom: About You Now - Sugababes
Play the top hits from 2007.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2007. Take a trip back to the peak days of Leona Lewis, Rihanna, Fergie and Gwen Stefani.
Why Did I Get Married?

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Why Did I Get Married?" was at the top of the box office on October 16th, 2007.

Take me back to October 16th, 2007!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is October 16th, 2007 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song Crank That by Soulja Boy is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, About You Now by Sugababes is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Why Did I Get Married? is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown is the current Prime Minister. Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or a Bebo account.

A rock music genre called "Emo" is extremely popular at the moment. The genre, which stands for "emotional hardcore", has created a subculture of "Emos" who dye their hair black and wear thick frame glasses. Meanwhile, in technology news, more and more people are beginning to use the Internet on their phones. This transition towards mobile Internet has been aided by the recent roll-out of faster 3G networks and the introduction of larger touchscreen phones. It's 2007, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Sean Kingston, Soulja Boy and Nelly Furtado.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Benazir Bhutto, Heath Ledger, George Carlin and Bernie Mac would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Pimp My Ride", "Stargate Atlantis", "Lost" and "House". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Battlefield 2142", "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess", "Portal" and "Half-Life 2: Episode Two".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "That's So Raven", "One Tree Hill", "Avatar: The Last Airbender" and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox 360, the Nintendo Wii, Iggle Piggle and iPod Touch.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on October 16th, 2007.

  • Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

    Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

    In October of 2007, the reality TV show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" made its debut.

  • Leave Britney Alone!

    Leave Britney Alone!

    In September, 2007, a Youtube video by Chris Crocker went viral. The video contained a highly-emotional rant by Crocker, who demanded that people leave pop singer Britney Spears alone.

  • Looming financial crisis.

    Looming financial crisis.

    Signs of a looming financial crisis were beginning to appear in 2007. On April 2nd, 2007, a real estate investment trust called New Century filed for bankruptcy. A few months later, banking group BNP Paribas started to block withdrawals from some of its hedge funds. Home sales in the USA hit their peak in October of 2007. In Ireland, a 4-year property bubble was beginning to burst. Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom, the bank Northern Rock experienced a bank run.

  • Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

    Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

    The song "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse went on to win a Grammy for 2007's Record of the Year.

  • 2007 in music.

    2007 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2007 included My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Daughtry, Gwen Stefani, Justin Timberlake, Avril Lavigne, Rihanna, T-Pain, Soulja Boy, Kanye West, Fergie, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Chris Brown and Timbaland.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2007.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2007.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2007 were Oprah Winfrey, Tiger Woods, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Elton John, Tom Cruise, Jay-Z and Steven Spielberg.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2007?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2007?

    In 2007, the best NBA players were Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Amare Stoudemire, Steve Nash, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Yao Ming, Gilbert Arenas, Tracy McGrady, Kevin Garnett, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade and Chauncey Billups.

  • Time Person of the Year 2007.

    Time Person of the Year 2007.

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin was named as the Time Person of the Year 2007.

  • Jessica Alba.

    Jessica Alba.

    American actress Jessica Alba was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2007.

  • Who were the best football players in 2007?

    Who were the best football players in 2007?

    In 2007, the best soccer players were Kaká, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Didier Drogba, Andrea Pirlo, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Cesc Fàbregas, Robinho and Francesco Totti.

  • 2007 in movies.

    2007 in movies.

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2007 included the likes of 300, Transformers, Superbad, Shrek the Third, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Spider-Man 3, I Am Legend, Ratatouille, The Simpsons Movie, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Zodiac, American Gangster and No Country for Old Men.

  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm.

    In the late naughties, HD TV became the norm and flat screen television sets started to became more affordable.

  • No Country for Old Men.

    No Country for Old Men.

    "No Country for Old Men" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2007.

  • Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    In the later half of "the naughties", more and more people started to use the Internet on their cell phones. This was aided by the roll-out of faster 3G Internet networks and introduction of larger touchscreen phones.

  • The HD DVD war.

    The HD DVD war.

    During this period of time, two HD DVD formats called "Blu-ray" and "HD DVD" were competing with each other to become the standard. As a result, certain movies and TV shows could only be found on one of the formats. This was because film studios would align themselves with one of the formats. In rental stores, it was common to see separate Blu-ray and HD DVD sections.

  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    In the late 2000s, it was extremely popular for people to bring digital cameras with them on a night out. The next day, they would then upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo. This was before phones came equipped with high quality cameras.

  • Bebo.

    Bebo.

    In countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland, a social network called Bebo was extremely popular in the mid-to-late naughties. Bebo was famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins" and "Bebo Luv" features.

  • Music stores are going out of business.

    Music stores are going out of business.

    During this period, many music stores were closing their doors for the last time. The ease at which people could download or stream music meant that the business model of selling CDs was no longer viable.

  • MySpace.

    MySpace.

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world. The site gave users the ability to customize their profiles by editing HTML and embedding songs.

  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids.

    From the mid-2000s to 2010, "scene kids" were a popular subculture. The scene kid fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors and straight hair with long fringes.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 13 years, 11 months and 4 days have passed since October 16th, 2007.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 2007.
  • Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 16th, 2007, will be 13 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2007 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1192489200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around October 16th, 2007.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 16th, 2007, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2007 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 16th, 2007 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

Photos of late 2000s fashion.

Photographs of late 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila - Dating game show that aired on MTV.
  • The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - American comedy sitcom.
  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
  • Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
  • Stargate Atlantis - Spin-off of the original Stargate series.
  • Pimp My Ride - Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
  • Cold Case - Crime series about a fictional Philadelphia Police Department division that specializes in investigating cold cases.
  • One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.

Kid's TV shows on October 16th, 2007.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2007.

  • Wizards of Waverly Place
  • iCarly
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • The Hills
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • Hannah Montana
  • Ben 10
  • Everybody Hates Chris
  • Go, Diego, Go!
  • The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Zoey 101
  • Unfabulous
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • One Tree Hill
  • That's So Raven
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy

Popular toys and games in 2007.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2007.

  • iPod Touch
  • Iggle Piggle
  • The Nintendo Wii
  • The PlayStation 3
  • The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Half-Life 2: Episode Two - Iconic first-person shooter game that was developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Team Fortress 2 - Team-based game that was developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Portal - Puzzle game developed by Valve.
  • Halo 3 - First-person shooter game that was developed by Bungie. Released for the XBox 360.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess - Released for the Nintendo Wii.
  • Resistance: Fall of Man - Sci-fi first-person shooter game that was released on the PS3.
  • Call of Duty 3 - The third game in the series.
  • Marvel: Ultimate Alliance - Action RPG game.
  • Battlefield 2142 - First-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE.
  • Bully - Open world adventure game that is set in a boarding school.
  • Dead Rising - Open world, survival horror beat 'em up game.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2007.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out October 16th, 2013 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on October 16th.

Oscar Wilde

Writer. Deceased
Born on October 16th, 1854
He was not alive on this date.

Michael Collins

Irish revolutionary leader. Deceased
Born on October 16th, 1890
He was not alive on this date.

Angela Lansbury

Actress.
Born on October 16th, 1925
She turned 82 on this day in 2007.

Flea

Bassist.
Born on October 16th, 1962
He turned 45 on this day in 2007.

Weather on October 16th, 2007.

Historical weather information for October 16th, 2007.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 54.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.28 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on October 16th, 2007.

UK Prime Minister.

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 16th, 2007.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 16th, 2007 was most likely conceived around the 6th of January, 2007.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 16th, 2007 is close to the 25th of July, 2008.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 16th, 2007.

  • A total of 5,088 days have passed since this date.
  • 726 weeks have passed.
  • 439,603,200 seconds have passed since the October 16th, 2007.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 512,870,400 times.
  • Since October 16th, 2007, the earth has travelled approximately 226,835,251,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 73,267,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 37,805,875 steps. That's about 16,803 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,275,238 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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