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February 22nd, 2016.

February 22nd, 2016, was a Monday. It was day 53 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 3 months and 25 days have passed since February 22nd, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on February 22nd, 2016?

  • UK Prime Minister David Cameron announces the Brexit referendum date.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 22nd, 2016.

  • United States: Pillowtalk - Zayn
  • United Kingdom: 7 Years - Lukas Graham
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Deadpool" was at the top of the box office on February 22nd, 2016.

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The date is February 22nd, 2016 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. In America, the song Pillowtalk by Zayn is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, 7 Years by Lukas Graham is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Deadpool is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister.

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. UFC fans are excited about the upcoming fight between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at UFC 196. This will be the first fight between the pair. The 2016 primaries for the Democratic Party and the Republican Party have started as both sides fight it out to choose their nominee for the upcoming presidential election.

In Ireland, the campaign for the 2016 Irish general election is taking place. The ruling parties Fine Gael and Labour are hoping to regain power. A video called "Damn Daniel" has recently become a viral hit. UK Prime Minister David Cameron has just announced that the Brexit referendum will take place on the 23rd of June.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Walking Dead", "Game of Thrones", "Black Mirror" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Rocket League", "Fallout 4", "Star Wars Battlefront" and "XCOM 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Doc McStuffins", "Paw Patrol", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Star Wars BB-8 toy droid.

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 February 22nd, 2016.

  • Record of the Year: 2016.

    Record of the Year: 2016.

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

  • 2016 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2016?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2016?

    The best NBA players in 2016 were Stephen Curry, LeBron James, DeAndre Jordan, Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard.

  • Margot Robbie.

    Margot Robbie.

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

  • Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump.

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

  • Who were the best football players in 2016?

    Who were the best football players in 2016?

    In 2016, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann, Luis Suárez, Neymar, Gareth Bale, Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy, Gianluigi Buffon and Pepe.

  • 2016 in movies.

    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.

  • Moonlight.

    Moonlight.

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

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 5 years, 3 months and 25 days have passed since February 22nd, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 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 February 22nd, 2016, will be 5 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1456099200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around February 22nd, 2016.

  • January 27th, 2016: Rihanna releases her single "Work".
  • January 28th, 2016: The WHO announces an outbreak of the Zika virus.
  • January 28th, 2016: Irish DVD rental chain Xtra-Vision closes.
  • January 29th, 2016: The movie Kung Fu Panda 3 is released in movie theaters.
  • January 31st, 2016: Irish politics: Labour TD Alan Kelly's "Power is a drug... it suits me" comments are published.
  • January 31st, 2016: Irish broadcaster Terry Wogan passes away.
  • February 1st, 2016: WWF legend Bret Hart announces that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
  • February 1st, 2016: Soccer: It is announced that Pep Guardiola will become the new manager of Manchester City next season.
  • February 3rd, 2016: The PC game "American Truck Simulator" is released.
  • February 5th, 2016: The film "Dad's Army" is released in movie theaters.
  • February 5th, 2016: The game XCOM 2 is released.
  • February 5th, 2016: The Chainsmokers release their single "Don't Let Me Down".
  • February 7th, 2016: Super Bowl 50 occurs at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California: The Denver Broncos defeat the Carolina Panthers and Coldplay perform at the halftime show.
  • February 11th, 2016: Sia releases her single "Cheap Thrills", featuring Sean Paul.
  • February 12th, 2016: The movie Zoolander No. 2 is released in movie theaters.
  • February 14th, 2016: The "Ted Cruz-Zodiac Killer meme" takes off in popularity.
  • February 15th, 2016: A statement by boxer Manny Pacquiao calling homosexuals "worse than animals" is aired on television.
  • February 16th, 2016: The game "Street Fighter V" is released.
  • February 16th, 2016: The viral video "Damn Daniel" is uploaded by Joshua Holz.
  • February 18th, 2016: Nike ends its partnership with boxer Manny Pacquiao following his recent homophobic comments about gay people being "worse than animals".
  • This date: February 22nd, 2016
  • February 24th, 2016: Facebook rolls out its new "reaction" buttons.
  • February 28th, 2016: Frank Kelly, who portrayed Father Jack Hackett in the sitcom Father Ted, passes away from a heart attack at the age of 77.
  • March 1st, 2016: The game Heavy Rain is released on the PlayStation 4.
  • March 2nd, 2016: Soccer player Adam Johnson is found guilty of sexual activity with a child.
  • March 5th, 2016: UFC 196: Nate Diaz defeats Conor McGregor.
  • March 9th, 2016: Rapper Lil Yachty releases his debut mixtape "Lil Boat".
  • March 11th, 2016: The video game "Hitman" is released.
  • March 11th, 2016: Soccer: Rafael Benítez is appointed as the new manager of Newcastle United.
  • March 17th, 2016: British magician Paul Daniels dies as a result of a brain tumour.
  • March 18th, 2016: A court in Florida orders Gawker Media to pay Hulk Hogan $115 million in damages for invading his privacy.
  • March 22nd, 2016: 31 people are killed when three coordinated nail bombings occur in the Belgian city of Brussels.
  • March 22nd, 2016: Former controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford passes away after a battle with cancer.
  • March 22nd, 2016: Rap musician and A Tribe Called Quest member Phife Dawg passes away due to complications relating to diabetes.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 22nd, 2016, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 33.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 22nd, 2016 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Making a Murderer - True crime documentary that aired on Netflix.
  • Better Call Saul - Breaking Bad spin-off.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on February 22nd, 2016.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2016.

  • Bunnicula
  • Game Shakers
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Girl Meets World
  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Paw Patrol
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2016.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2016.

  • Star Wars BB-8 toy droid
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Firewatch - Adventure game developed by Campo Santo.
  • XCOM 2 - Turn-based tactics video game.
  • The Witness - Puzzle video game.
  • 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.
  • Overwatch - Multiplayer FPS game.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Rocket League - Vehicular soccer game.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game based on the Batman series.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 22nd of February.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on February 22nd, 2016.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 22nd, 2016.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 22nd, 2016 was most likely conceived around the 15th of May, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 22nd, 2016 is close to the 1st of December, 2016.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about February 22nd, 2016.

  • A total of 1,944 days have passed since this date.
  • 277 weeks have passed.
  • 167,958,000 seconds have passed since the February 22nd, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 195,951,000 times.
  • Since February 22nd, 2016, the earth has travelled approximately 86,666,328,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 27,993,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,444,388 steps. That's about 6,420 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,015,496 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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