December 16th, 2014, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 350 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.
5 years, 9 months and 3 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.
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. The final episode of "Sons of Anarchy" has recently been aired on television. In celebrity news, Nick Cannon has filed for divorce from Mariah Carey after six years of marraige.
In soccer, French striker and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has just announced his retirement. Craig Wayne Boyd has won the seventh season of The Voice. In Pakistan, 145 people have been left dead following a Taliban attack an army public school in Peshawar. The release of a comedy movie called "The Interview" has been cancelled following threats by hackers to attack the premiere and any movie theaters that are showing it. Sony is currently receiving criticism for bowing to the threats. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Community", "American Horror Story", "Peaky Blinders" and "Power".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Rust", "Alien: Isolation", "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" and "Assassin's Creed: Unity". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Curious George", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" and "Dog with a Blog". 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.
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.
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.
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 and information about this date:
5 years, 9 months and 3 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:
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.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 16th, 2014.
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).
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?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on December 16th, 2014.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 16th, 2014.
2,105 days have passed since this date.
181,868,400 seconds have passed since the December 16th, 2014.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 212,179,800 times.
Since December 16th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 93,844,094,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 30,311,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,640,682 steps. That's about 6,951 miles!
Since this date, 2,182,421 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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