November 16th, 2009

November 16th, 2009, fell on a Monday. It was day 320 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.

10 years, 7 months and 18 days have passed since November 16th, 2009.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 16th, 2009:

  • United States: Fireflies - Owl City
  • United Kingdom: You Are Not Alone - X-Factor Finalists

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "2012" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is November 16th, 2009 and it's a Monday. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song Fireflies by Owl City is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, You Are Not Alone by X-Factor Finalists is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie 2012 is at the top of the Box Office. A music genre called Dubstep has started to go mainstream.

It's 2009, so the music charts are filled with artists such as The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Taylor Swift and T.I. The game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" has just been released. People are watching popular TV shows such as "24", "House", "Prison Break" and "How I Met Your Mother".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resident Evil 5", "Minecraft", "Batman: Arkham Asylum" and "Halo 3: ODST". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Peppa Pig", "LazyTown" and "Go, Diego, Go!". A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace.

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 November 16th, 2009.

  • Dubstep

    Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.

  • The Hurt Locker

    "The Hurt Locker" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2009.

  • 2009 in movies.

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2009 included the likes of Avatar, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, 2012, Up, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Sherlock Holmes, Angels & Demons, The Hangover, Inglorious Basterds, Zombieland, District 9 and The Blind Side.

  • Cheryl Cole

    English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.

  • Time Person of the Year 2009

    Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is named as the Time Person of the Year 2009.

  • 2009 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2009 included Kelly Clarkson, T.I., Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Jamie Foxx, The Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé, Pitbull, Sean Kingston, Drake, Kings of Leon, Jay Sean, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Owl City and Taylor Swift.

  • Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"

    "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon would go on to win a Grammy for 2009's Record of the Year.

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

    In November of 2009, the first person shooter game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" was released.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 10 years, 7 months and 18 days have passed since November 16th, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 16th, 2009, will be 10 years of age.
  • People born in 2009 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1258329600.

Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 16th, 2009:

  • October 20th, 2009: The song "Empire State of Mind" is released by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys.
  • October 22nd, 2009: Windows 7 is released.
  • October 22nd, 2009: Rap star Lil Wayne pleads guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon.
  • November 10th, 2009: The game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is released.
  • November 10th, 2009: German footballer Robert Enke commits suicide by throwing himself in front of a train in Neustadt am Rubenberge, Germany.
  • November 18th, 2009: Football: French captain Thierry Henry handles the ball in an important FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland.
  • November 25th, 2009: The National Enquirer publishes a story claiming that golfer Tiger Woods is having an extramarital affair.
  • December 1st, 2009: Lionel Messi is awarded the 2009 FIFA Ballon d'Or.
  • December 4th, 2009: Up in the Air (2009) is released.
  • December 4th, 2009: TV chef Gino D'Acampo wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
  • December 4th, 2009: WWE wrestler Umaga (Edward Smith Fatu, Jr.) dies from a heart attack.
  • December 13th, 2009: Joe McElderry wins The X Factor.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 16th, 2009, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 16th, 2009 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • 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.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • 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.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.

2009 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2009.

"Glee" - "Sonny with a Chance" - "The Suite Life on Deck" - "Wizards of Waverly Place" - "iCarly" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "The Hills" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Hannah Montana" - "Ben 10" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of November:


Weather information for November 16th, 2009:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.5 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 41.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.57cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on November 16th, 2009.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 16th, 2009 was probably conceived around the 6th of February, 2009. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 16th, 2009 is the 26th of August, 2010. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - The second game in the Modern Warfare universe. Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Borderlands - RPG first-person shooter game.
  • Halo 3: ODST - First-person shooter game.
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum - Action game set in the Batman universe.
  • Minecraft - The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • Resident Evil 5 - The fifth installment in the series.
  • Left 4 Dead - First-person shooter game involving zombies. Developed by Valve Corporation.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on November 16th, 2009.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 16th, 2009.

  • 3,884 days have passed since this date.
  • 335,574,000 seconds have passed since the November 16th, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 391,503,000 times.
  • Since November 16th, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 173,156,184,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 55,929,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 28,859,364 steps. That's about 12,826 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,026,888 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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