March 24th, 2016, fell on a Thursday. It was day 84 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.
4 years, 9 months and 29 days have passed since March 24th, 2016.
On This Date
Events that occurred on March 24th, 2016:
Comedian Garry Shandling dies from a pulmonary embolism.
Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff passes away after a battle with cancer.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 24th, 2016:
United States: Work - Rihanna featuring Drake
United Kingdom: I Took a Pill in Ibiza - Mike Posner
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Zootopia" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is March 24th, 2016 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings 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, I Took a Pill in Ibiza by Mike Posner is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Zootopia 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. 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.
Barack Obama has just visited Cuba, becoming the first US president to do so in 88 years. ISIS has struck the Belgium city of Brussels with three coordinated suicide bombings, leaving 32 people dead. The hashtag #JeSuisBruxelles (#IamBrussels) is currently being used on Twitter to show support. Meanwhile, several famous structures around the world are being illuminated with the colours of the Belgian flag. Former controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has just passed away at the age of 46 after a battle with cancer.
The world of Hip Hop is in mourning following the death of "A Tribe Called Quest" member Phife Dawg due to complications relating to diabetes. Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff has died after a battle with cancer. Stand-up comedian Garry Shandling has passed away after experiencing a pulmonary embolism.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Walking Dead", "Game of Thrones", "Homeland" and "Black Mirror". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Overwatch", "Just Cause 3" and "The Witness". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "Paw Patrol" and "Sheriff Callie's Wild West".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One" and "Star Wars BB-8 toy droid".
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 March 24th, 2016.
"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 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.
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.
On the 22nd of March, 2016, Islamic terrorist group ISIL detonated three nail bombs in Brussels, Belgium. 31 people were killed in the attacks.
Basic facts and information about this date:
4 years, 9 months and 29 days have passed since March 24th, 2016.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 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 24th, 2016, will be 4 years of age.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1458777600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 24th, 2016:
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 24th, 2016?
David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 24th, 2016 was probably conceived around the 15th of June, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 24th, 2016 is the 1st of January, 2017. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on March 24th, 2016.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 24th, 2016.
1,765 days have passed since this date.
152,496,000 seconds have passed since the March 24th, 2016.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 177,912,000 times.
Since March 24th, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 78,687,936,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 25,416,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,114,656 steps. That's about 5,829 miles!
Since this date, 1,829,952 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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