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March 18, 2016

March 18, 2016, was a Friday. It was the 78th day of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 11 months, and 15 days have passed since March 18, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on March 18, 2016:

  • American football player Tray Walker dies following a dirtbike accident in Miami, Florida.
  • A court in Florida orders Gawker Media to pay Hulk Hogan $115 million in damages for invading his privacy.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on March 18, 2016:

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 18, 2016

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
  • Stressed Out - twenty one pilots
  • Sorry - Justin Bieber
  • My House - Flo Rida
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Zootopia

Top movie

The movie "Zootopia" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date was 2,906 days ago. Approximately 97 months have passed. It was the 78th day of 2016, in week 11. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 7 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 2016 had 366 days because it was a leap year. We have gone through approximately 32 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to March 18, 2016

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

It is Friday, March 18, 2016. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Pisces. People have "that Friday feeling" and are excited for the weekend.

Spring has arrived, and the days are starting to get longer. St. Patrick's Day of 2016 has recently come and gone. In America, the song "Work" by Rihanna featuring Drake is at the top of the singles charts, while "7 Years" by Lukas Graham is the number-one song in the UK.

Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Zootopia is at the top of the box office. David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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.

The 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries have become a three-horse race between Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are battling it out to become the presidential nominee for the Democratic Party. Tributes are pouring in for British magician Paul Daniels, who has recently passed away after battling a brain tumour. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Rob Ford, Johan Cruyff, Chyna, and Prince would all still be alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Vampire Diaries", "Black Mirror", "Orange Is the New Black", and "Black-ish". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Minecraft", "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain", "Halo 5: Guardians", and "Star Wars Battlefront". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn".

Popular toys at the moment include Barbie Saddle n Ride, Shopkins Small Mart Playset, Crayola Paint Maker, and Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on March 18, 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 FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.
  • Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump was named the Time Person of the Year for 2016 after he defeated Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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.
  • Curved TVs are the next big thing.

    Curved TVs are the next big thing

    Companies such as Samsung were trying to convince consumers that curved TVs were the next big thing. However, the new trend failed to catch on. Curved TVs started to die off in 2017 after it became apparent that people weren't buying them.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on March 18, 2016.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to March 18, 2016.

  • February 18, 2016: Nike ends its partnership with boxer Manny Pacquiao following his recent homophobic comments about gay people being "worse than animals".
  • February 20, 2016: Jeb Bush drops out of 2016 US presidential campaign.
  • February 22, 2016: UK Prime Minister David Cameron announces the Brexit referendum date.
  • February 24, 2016: Facebook rolls out its new "reaction" buttons.
  • February 27, 2016: The media reports that singers Cheryl Tweedy and Liam Payne are dating.
  • February 28, 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 1, 2016: The game Heavy Rain is released on the PlayStation 4.
  • March 2, 2016: Soccer player Adam Johnson is found guilty of sexual activity with a child.
  • March 5, 2016: UFC 196: Nate Diaz defeats Conor McGregor.
  • March 7, 2016: NFL quarterback Peyton Manning announces his retirement.
  • March 9, 2016: Rapper Lil Yachty releases his debut mixtape "Lil Boat".
  • March 11, 2016:
    • The video game "Hitman" is released.
    • Soccer: Rafael Benítez is appointed as the new manager of Newcastle United.
  • March 17, 2016: British magician Paul Daniels dies as a result of a brain tumour.
  • This date: March 18, 2016
  • March 22, 2016:
    • 31 people are killed when three coordinated nail bombings occur in the Belgian city of Brussels.
    • Former controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford passes away after a battle with cancer.
    • Rap musician and A Tribe Called Quest member Phife Dawg passes away due to complications relating to diabetes.
  • March 24, 2016:
    • Soccer player Adam Johnson is sentenced to six years in prison for grooming and sexual activity with a girl aged 15.
    • Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff passes away after a battle with cancer.
    • Comedian Garry Shandling dies from a pulmonary embolism.
  • March 25, 2016: The movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is released in movie theaters.
  • March 28, 2016: Oculus release their first consumer VR headset: Oculus Rift CV1.
  • March 30, 2016: Rihanna releases her song "Needed Me".
  • April 1, 2016: Indian television actress Pratyusha Banerjee is found hanging in her Mumbai apartment.
  • April 3, 2016: WrestleMania 32: Roman Reigns defeats Triple H to win the WWE Championship.
  • April 5, 2016:
    • Drake releases his single "One Dance".
    • Cheryl Tweedy announces that she is leaving "The X Factor".
  • April 7, 2016: Trent Harmon wins the 15th season of American Idol.
  • April 9, 2016: Rule The World (David Mullins) wins the 2016 Grand National.
  • April 12, 2016: Mekayla Bali (16) goes missing in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • April 13, 2016: Kobe Bryant plays his final NBA game.
  • April 15, 2016: The 2016 remake of The Jungle Book is released in movie theaters.
  • April 16, 2016: Football: After 24 years, Aston Villa are relegated from the Premier League.
  • April 17, 2016: Actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard issue an awkward apology video for bringing their dogs into Australia without declaring them.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 18, 2016, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • 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 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 18, 2016 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.
Television shows

TV series on March 18, 2016

People in March 2016 were watching the following TV series:

TV shows from March 2016.

Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Black-ish
Black-ish
Gotham
Gotham
Power
Power
Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
House of Cards
House of Cards
Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Homeland
Homeland
Suits
Suits
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Modern Family
Modern Family
The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
Bones
Bones
Prison Break
Prison Break
Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on March 18, 2016

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2016:

Bunnicula
Bunnicula
Game Shakers
Game Shakers
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Girl Meets World
Girl Meets World
Sheriff Callie's Wild West
Sheriff Callie's Wild West
The Thundermans
The Thundermans
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol
Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents
Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2016

Toys and games that were popular in 2016:

Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
MiP (robot)
MiP (robot)
Simon Swipe
Simon Swipe
Crayola Paint Maker
Crayola Paint Maker
Kidizoom Smartwatch
Kidizoom Smartwatch
Cool Baker Magic Mixer
Cool Baker Magic Mixer
Max Tow Truck
Max Tow Truck
Paw Patrol Lookout HQ
Paw Patrol Lookout HQ
Shopkins Small Mart Playset
Shopkins Small Mart Playset
Zoomer Dino
Zoomer Dino
Hello Barbie
Hello Barbie
Star Wars BB-8 toy droid
Star Wars BB-8 toy droid
Barbie Saddle n Ride
Barbie Saddle n Ride
The Xbox One
The Xbox One
The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4
Cards Against Humanity
Cards Against Humanity
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in March 2016.

Tom Clancy's The Division 2016
Tom Clancy's The Division
Firewatch 2016
Firewatch
XCOM 2 2016
XCOM 2
The Witness 2016
The Witness
Just Cause 3 2015
Just Cause 3
Star Wars Battlefront 2015
Star Wars Battlefront
Fallout 4 2015
Fallout 4
Rise of the Tomb Raider 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Halo 5: Guardians 2015
Halo 5: Guardians
Assassin's Creed Syndicate 2015
Assassin's Creed Syndicate
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 2015
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Call of Duty: Black Ops III 2015
Call of Duty: Black Ops III
Rocket League 2015
Rocket League
Batman: Arkham Knight 2015
Batman: Arkham Knight
Lego Jurassic World 2015
Lego Jurassic World
Cities: Skylines 2015
Cities: Skylines
Dying Light 2015
Dying Light
The Sims 4 2014
The Sims 4
Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
Minecraft 2011
Minecraft

Were you born on March 18, 2016?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2016.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out March 18, 2022, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 18.

Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland

US President Deceased
Born on March 18, 1837
He was not alive on this date.

Jeff Stelling

Jeff Stelling

Sport TV presenter
Born on March 18, 1955
He turned 61 on this day in 2016.

Irene Cara

Irene Cara

Singer Deceased
Born on March 18, 1959
She turned 57 on this day in 2016.

Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams

Model
Born on March 18, 1963
She turned 53 on this day in 2016.

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah

Actress
Born on March 18, 1970
She turned 46 on this day in 2016.

USA

US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on March 18, 2016.

UK

UK Prime Minister

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 18, 2016 was most likely conceived around June 26, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 18, 2016 is close to December 9, 2016.

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Stats for March 18, 2016

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about March 18, 2016:

  • 2,906 days have passed since this date.
  • 415 weeks have passed.
  • 251,078,400 seconds have passed since March 18, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 292,924,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 129,556,454,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 41,846,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 21,592,742 steps. That's roughly 9,597 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,012,941 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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