January 8th, 2016, fell on a Friday. It was day 8 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.
4 years, 7 months and 5 days have passed since January 8th, 2016.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 8th, 2016:
Mexican drug lord El Chapo is recaptured following his escape from prison.
January 8th, 2016 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
Blade Runner (1982): The inception of Roy Batty.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 8th, 2016:
United States: Hello - Adele
United Kingdom: Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 8th, 2016 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. In America, the song Hello by Adele is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Love Yourself by Justin Bieber is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens is at the top of the Box Office. The first season of "Making a Murderer" has recently been released on Netflix and people are currently debating whether Steven Avery is innocent or not. Some people are creating petitions and demanding that Avery be released.
News outlets are reporting that Glee actor Mark Salling has been arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography. It's 2016, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Drake, Lukas Graham, Sia, Mike Posner, The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris. In the UK, Eastenders actress Syan Blake and her two children have been found murdered at their home in south-east London.
A notorious Mexican drug lord nicknamed "El Chapo" has just been recaptured by authorities following his escape from prison. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Vampire Diaries", "Modern Family", "Orange Is the New Black" and "Rick and Morty". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain", "Assassin's Creed Syndicate" and "Star Wars Battlefront".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Austin & Ally", "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" and "Game Shakers". 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 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" 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 is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.
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 and information about this date:
4 years, 7 months and 5 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:
December 11th, 2015: The GaymerX convention takes place at the Marriott in San Jose, California.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 8th, 2016.
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).
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.
Overwatch - Multiplayer FPS game.
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.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 8th, 2016.
1,680 days have passed since this date.
145,148,400 seconds have passed since the January 8th, 2016.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 169,339,800 times.
Since January 8th, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 74,896,574,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 24,191,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 12,482,762 steps. That's about 5,548 miles!
Since this date, 1,741,781 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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