December 16th, 2014

December 16th, 2014, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 350 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 6 months and 24 days have passed since December 16th, 2014.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 16th, 2014:

  • The Peshawar school massacre occurs when members of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan attack an Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. 145 people are killed.
  • Craig Wayne Boyd wins the seventh season of The Voice.
  • Thierry Henry announces his retirement.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: Blank Space - Taylor Swift
  • United Kingdom: Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Exodus: Gods and Kings" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 16th, 2014 and it's a Tuesday. The Christmas season of 2014 is in full swing. The decorations are up and festive songs are playing on the radio. In America, the song Blank Space by Taylor Swift is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Exodus: Gods and Kings is at the top of the Box Office. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Homeland" and "American Horror Story". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row IV", "Titanfall", "Watchdogs" and "Far Cry 4".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "Jessie", "Doc McStuffins" and "Sheriff Callie's Wild West". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".


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 December 16th, 2014.

  • Birdman

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

  • 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.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

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

  • Time Person of the Year 2014

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.

  • 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.

  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

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

  • The Interview

    At the tail-end of 2014, confidential data belonging to Sony Pictures Entertainment was leaked. The group behind the hack demanded the cancellation of The Interview, which was an upcoming comedy movie about North Korea. Throughout much of December, the hack received huge amount of media attention. Although Sony originally gave in to the hacker's demands, the movie was eventually released on Christmas Eve.

  • Oil Prices Fall

    Oil becomes a major media interest when prices begin to plummet. As result, the Russian Ruble crashes, becoming the world's worst performing currency (15th of December, 2014). By January, the price of oil had fallen from $105 (recorded in June) to $44.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 5 years, 6 months and 24 days have passed since December 16th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 16th, 2014, will be 5 years of age.
  • People born in 2014 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1418688000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 16th, 2014:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 16th, 2014, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 16th, 2014 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

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

  • Jane the Virgin - Romantic drama-comedy series.
  • Power - Crime drama.
  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

2014 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2014.

"Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - "Henry Danger" - "Girl Meets World" - "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Every Witch Way" - "Paw Patrol" - "Dog with a Blog" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" - "Austin & Ally" - "Jessie" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Glee" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


2014 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2014:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

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


Weather

Weather information for December 16th, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.6 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 37.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 16th, 2014 was probably conceived around the 8th of March, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 16th, 2014 is the 25th of September, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Far Cry 4 - First-person shooter game.
  • Assassin's Creed: Unity - Action-adventure game.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Alien: Isolation - Survival horror game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.
  • Watchdogs - Action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.
  • Titanfall - FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.
  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • Saints Row IV - Action-adventure game developed by Volition.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 2,033 days have passed since this date.
  • 175,647,600 seconds have passed since the December 16th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 204,922,200 times.
  • Since December 16th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 90,634,161,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 29,274,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,105,694 steps. That's about 6,714 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,107,771 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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