8th of January, 2016

The 8th of January, 2016, fell on a Friday. Day 8 of 2016. Decade: 2010s.

4 years, 4 months and 25 days have passed since January 8th, 2016.



Fictional Date

January 8th, 2016 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:

  • Blade Runner (1982): The inception of Roy Batty.

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 January 8th, 2016.

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

    J. J. Abrams' movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was being played in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $2 billion dollars.

  • Making a Murderer.

    On the 18th of December, 2015, the documentary "Making a Murderer" was released on Netflix. The series gained a huge international audience and widespread media attention during this period, with many celebrities commenting on it.

  • Moonlight

    "Moonlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2016.

  • 2016 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2016 included Arrival, Zootopia, La La Land, Moonlight, The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Finding Dory, Deadpool, Suicide Squad, The Secret Life of Pets and Zoolander 2.

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.

  • Margot Robbie

    Wolf of Wall Street actress Margot Robbie is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.

  • 2016 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2016 included Justin Bieber, Twenty One Pilots, Rihanna, Drake, Zayn, Lukas Graham, Mike Posner, Fifth Harmony, Desiigner, The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Justin Timberlake, DJ Snake, Bruno Mars, Adele, Ariana Grande and G-Eazy.

  • Record of the Year: 2016

    "Hello" by Adele would go on to win a Grammy for 2016's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 4 years, 4 months and 25 days have passed since January 8th, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2016.
  • Leap Year: 2016 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on January 8th, 2016, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1452211200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 8th, 2016:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 8th, 2016, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 8th, 2016 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.

2016 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2016.

"Game Shakers" - "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - "Henry Danger" - "Girl Meets World" - "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Paw Patrol" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" - "Austin & Ally" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 8th, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 8th, 2016 was probably conceived around the 31st of March, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 8th, 2016 is the 17th of October, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Just Cause 3 - Open world action-adventure game developed by Avalanche Studios.
  • Star Wars Battlefront - Action shooter video game developed by EA DICE.
  • Fallout 4 - Action RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - First-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch.
  • Halo 5: Guardians - First-person shooter video game developed by 343 Industries.
  • Assassin's Creed Syndicate - Action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Quebec.
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain - Stealth game developed by Kojima Productions.

8th of January

Events that have occurred on the 8th of January:

  • 8th of January, 1992: George H. W. Bush falls violently ill at a televised state dinner in Japan
  • 8th of January, 1990: The song "Nothing Compares 2 U" is released by Irish singer Sinead O'Connor.
  • 8th of January, 1996: Wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin makes his WWF debut.
  • 8th of January, 1997: Football: Kevin Keegan announces that he is stepping down as manager of Newcastle United.
  • 8th of January, 2010: Irish TV channel RTE airs footage of a man slipping on ice.
  • 8th of January, 2010: Paul "Bear" Vasquez uploads his viral Youtube video "Double Rainbow".
  • 8th of January, 2011: House Representative Gabby Giffords is shot in the head by Jared Lee Loughner in Casas Adobes, Arizona.
  • 8th of January, 2011: Football: Kenny Dalglish returns as manager of Liverpool.
  • 8th of January, 2020: Justin Bieber announces on Instagram that he has been diagnosed with Lyme disease.
  • 8th of January, 2020: 176 people are killed when Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashes near Shahriar in Iran.
  • 8th of January, 2020: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce that they are "stepping back" from senior royal duties.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on January 8th, 2016.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 8th, 2016.

  • 1,608 days have passed since this date.
  • 138,927,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of January, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 162,082,200 times.
  • Since the 8th of January, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 71,686,641,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 23,154,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 11,947,774 steps. That's about 5,310 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,667,131 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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