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March 16th, 2014.

March 16th, 2014, was a Sunday. It was day 75 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 8 months and 23 days have passed since March 16th, 2014.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on March 16th, 2014?

  • Crimea votes to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 16th, 2014.

  • United States: Happy - Pharrell Williams
  • United Kingdom: My Love - Route 94 featuring Jess Glynne

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 16th, 2014.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Happy - Pharrell Williams
  • Dark Horse - Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J
  • Talk Dirty - Jason Derulo Featuring 2 Chainz
  • All Of Me - John Legend
  • Pompeii - Bastille
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" was at the top of the box office on March 16th, 2014.

Take me back to March 16th, 2014!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 16th, 2014 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer. St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner. In America, the song Happy by Pharrell Williams is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, My Love by Route 94 featuring Jess Glynne is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Mr. Peabody & Sherman is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister.

Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment. It is 2014, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Lorde and Jason Derulo.

A new Internet slang phrase called "Sliding into your DMs" is becoming popular at the moment. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 recently disappeared from radar and there has been zero trace of the missing aircraft despite a widespread search. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Peaches Geldof, The Ultimate Warrior, Robin Williams and Richard Attenborough would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Mad Men", "The Vampire Diaries", "Game of Thrones" and "Suits". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Clash of Clans", "BioShock Infinite", "Dead Rising 3" and "Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Team Umizoomi" and "Doc McStuffins".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Wii U, the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Frozen dolls.

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 March 16th, 2014.

  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears.

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears.

    On March 3rd, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 completely disappeared from radar. Despite the largest search in aviation history, there were no sightings of the plane or its debris.

  • Russia & Ukraine.

    Russia & Ukraine.

    At the start of March, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin gained parliamentary approval to use force in Ukraine in order to protect Russian interests. In mid-March, Crimea joined Russia after a secession referendum. This referendum was described as a "sham" by governments in the west. Tensions between Russia and the west continued to rise during this period, with US President Obama demanding that Russia "move back its troops."

  • David Moyes' position at Manchester United is in doubt.

    David Moyes' position at Manchester United is in doubt.

    At this time, David Moyes' position as the manager of Manchester United was in severe doubt. Moyes, who took over from Alex Ferguson in July of 2013, was struggling to get results. As the season came to an end, it was becoming increasingly likely that the club's hierarchy would be forced to sack him.

  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    The song "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith went on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.

  • 2014 in music.

    2014 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2014?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2014?

    The best NBA players in 2014 were as follows: Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Joakim Noah, James Harden and Chris Paul.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014.

    Time Person of the Year 2014.

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola were named as the Time Person of the Year in 2014.

  • Jennifer Lawrence.

    Jennifer Lawrence.

    American actress Jennifer Lawrence was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.

  • Who were the best football players in 2014?

    Who were the best football players in 2014?

    In 2014, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben, Thomas Müller, Philipp Lahm, Neymar, James Rodríguez, Toni Kroos, Ángel Di María and Diego Costa.

  • 2014 in movies.

    2014 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.

  • Birdman.

    Birdman.

    The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 7 years, 8 months and 23 days have passed since March 16th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 16th, 2014, will be 7 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2014 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1394928000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 16th, 2014.

  • February 14th, 2014: Actress Ellen Page comes out as gay during a speech at the "Time to Thrive" conference in Las Vegas.
  • February 18th, 2014: Former WWF wrestler Viscera (Nelson Frazier Jr.) dies from a heart attack at the age of 43.
  • February 18th, 2014: The Ukrainian Revolution begins.
  • February 19th, 2014: Facebook announces that it is purchasing WhatsApp for US$19 billion.
  • February 19th, 2014: Venezuelan fashion model Génesis Carmona is shot dead while while protesting against the government of Venezuela.
  • February 22nd, 2014: TV personality Charlotte Dawson commits suicide at her home in Sydney, Australia.
  • February 22nd, 2014: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is impeached.
  • February 24th, 2014: DayZ creator Dean Hall announces that he is leaving Bohemia Interactive.
  • February 24th, 2014: Ghostbusters actor Harold Ramis passes away.
  • March 1st, 2014: A gunman attempts to assassinate Irish criminal John Gilligan in Clondalkin.
  • March 2nd, 2014: The 86th Academy Awards are held. Matthew McConaughey wins Best Actor for his role as Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club. Cate Blanchett wins Best Actress for her role as Jeanette "Jasmine" Francis in Blue Jasmine.
  • March 8th, 2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears from radar.
  • This date: March 16th, 2014
  • March 17th, 2014: Sia releases her song "Chandelier".
  • March 18th, 2014: The #NoMakeUpSelfie trend begins.
  • March 19th, 2014: Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dies at the age of 84.
  • March 20th, 2014: Filipina model Helena Belmonte commits suicide by jumping from a building in Pasig City in the Philippines.
  • March 21st, 2014: Actor James Rebhorn passes away after a long battle with skin cancer.
  • March 25th, 2014: It is announced that Facebook will be acquiring the VR headset company Oculus for US$2.3 billion.
  • March 25th, 2014: Conscious uncoupling: Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announce that they are separating after more than ten years of marriage.
  • April 3rd, 2014: A 17-year-old Scottish teenager releases screenshots of actor James Franco trying to pick her up on Instagram.
  • April 7th, 2014: Peaches Geldof is discovered dead in her home.
  • April 8th, 2014: Former wrestler "The Ultimate Warrior" (James Brian Hellwig) dies from a heart attack at the age of 54.
  • April 13th, 2014: The Game of Thrones episode "The Lion and the Rose" is aired: King Joffrey is poisoned.
  • April 14th, 2014: Boko Haram abduct 276 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 16th, 2014, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 16th, 2014 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from March, 2014.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

House of Cards
House of Cards
Political thriller.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.

Kids' TV shows on March 16th, 2014.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2014.

Sheriff Callie's Wild West
Sheriff Callie's Wild West

Every Witch Way
Every Witch Way

The Thundermans
The Thundermans

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Sam & Cat
Sam & Cat

Dog with a Blog
Dog with a Blog

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Lab Rats: Bionic Island

Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally

Jessie
Jessie

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi

Glee
Glee

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2014.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2014.

Frozen dolls
Frozen dolls

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

The Furby Boom
The Furby Boom

Rainbow Loom
Rainbow Loom

The Wii U
The Wii U

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Titanfall 2014
Titanfall
FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft 2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Online digital collectible card game.

Flappy Bird 2014
Flappy Bird
Side-scroller mobile game that became an Internet sensation.

DayZ 2013
DayZ
Survival video game.

Rust 2013
Rust
Survival video game.

Dead Rising 3 2013
Dead Rising 3
Action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver.

Call of Duty: Ghosts 2013
Call of Duty: Ghosts
Developed by Infinity Ward.

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag 2013
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
The fourth game in the series.

Battlefield 4 2013
Battlefield 4
Military FPS game.

Batman: Arkham Origins 2013
Batman: Arkham Origins
Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.

Pokémon X and Y 2013
Pokémon X and Y
Released for the Nintendo 3DS.

Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.

ARMA 3 2013
ARMA 3
Military tactical shooter video game.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist 2013
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Toronto.

Saints Row IV 2013
Saints Row IV
Action-adventure game developed by Volition.

Dota 2 2013
Dota 2
Multiplayer online battle game.

The Last of Us 2013
The Last of Us
Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.

BioShock Infinite 2013
BioShock Infinite
FPS game developed by Irrational Games.

Clash of Clans 2012
Clash of Clans
Free-to-play mobile game.

The Walking Dead 2012
The Walking Dead
Episodic adventure game based on the series.

Minecraft 2011
Minecraft
Sandbox 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 2014.

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 March 16th, 2020 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

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

James Madison

US President. Deceased
Born on March 16th, 1751
He was not alive on this date.

Pat Nixon

First Lady of the United States. Deceased
Born on March 16th, 1912
She was not alive on this date.

Blu Cantrell

Singer.
Born on March 16th, 1976
She turned 38 on this day in 2014.

Theo Walcott

Soccer player.
Born on March 16th, 1989
He turned 25 on this day in 2014.

Weather on March 16th, 2014.

Historical weather information for March 16th, 2014.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 19.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -7.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.72 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 16th, 2014.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 16th, 2014.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 16th, 2014 was most likely conceived around June 23rd, 2013.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 16th, 2014 is close to December 7th, 2014.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 16th, 2014.

  • A total of 2,824 days have passed since this date.
  • 403 weeks have passed.
  • 243,993,600 seconds have passed since the March 16th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 284,659,200 times.
  • Since March 16th, 2014, the earth has travelled approximately 125,900,697,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 40,665,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 20,983,450 steps. That's about 9,326 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,927,923 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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