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March 5th, 2016.

March 5th, 2016, was a Saturday. It was day 65 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since March 5th, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on March 5th, 2016?

  • UFC 196: Nate Diaz defeats Conor McGregor.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 5th, 2016.

  • United States: Work - Rihanna featuring Drake
  • United Kingdom: 7 Years - Lukas Graham

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Deadpool" was at the top of the box office on March 5th, 2016.

Take me back to March 5th, 2016!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 5th, 2016 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Work by Rihanna featuring Drake 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.

A video called "Damn Daniel" has recently become a viral hit. Social network Facebook has released its new "reaction" buttons. This new feature gives users the ability to react to posts with various emojis instead of just the like button. In Ireland, the 2016 Irish general election has just taken place. Fine Gael have remained as the largest party despite losing 26 seats and Labour have been reduced to 7 TDs.

In England, soccer player Adam Johnson has recently been found guilty of sexual activity with a child. Nate Diaz has defeated Conor McGregor after a round two submission at UFC 196. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Walking Dead", "Black Mirror", "Rick and Morty" and "Jane the Virgin".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Just Cause 3", "XCOM 2" and "Firewatch". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West", "Girl Meets World" and "Henry Danger". 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 March 5th, 2016.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 5 years, 2 months and 3 days have passed since March 5th, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 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 March 5th, 2016, will be 5 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1457136000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 5th, 2016.

  • 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".
  • February 22nd, 2016: UK Prime Minister David Cameron announces the Brexit referendum date.
  • 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.
  • This date: March 5th, 2016
  • 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 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.
  • March 24th, 2016: Soccer player Adam Johnson is sentenced to six years in prison for grooming and sexual activity with a girl aged 15.
  • March 24th, 2016: Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff passes away after a battle with cancer.
  • March 24th, 2016: Comedian Garry Shandling dies from a pulmonary embolism.
  • March 25th, 2016: The movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is released in movie theaters.
  • March 28th, 2016: Oculus release their first consumer VR headset: Oculus Rift CV1.
  • March 30th, 2016: Rihanna releases her song "Needed Me".
  • April 3rd, 2016: WrestleMania 32: Roman Reigns defeats Triple H to win the WWE Championship.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 5th, 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 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 5th, 2016 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

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 March 5th, 2016.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • 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.
  • 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.

2016 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from 2014. Let us take you back to the peak days of Desiigner, Sia, Drake and The Chainsmokers.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 5th of March.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 5th, 2016.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 5th, 2016.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 5th, 2016 was most likely conceived around the 27th of May, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 5th, 2016 is close to the 13th of December, 2016.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 5th, 2016.

  • A total of 1,891 days have passed since this date.
  • 270 weeks have passed.
  • 163,378,800 seconds have passed since the March 5th, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 190,608,600 times.
  • Since March 5th, 2016, the earth has travelled approximately 84,303,460,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 27,229,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,050,577 steps. That's about 6,245 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,960,546 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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