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April 3, 2016

April 3, 2016, was a Sunday. It was 8 years and 13 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on April 3, 2016?

  • WrestleMania 32: Roman Reigns defeats Triple H to win the WWE Championship.
Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 3, 2016:

  • United States: "Work" by Rihanna featuring Drake
  • United Kingdom: "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" by Mike Posner

The Billboard Hot 100 on April 3, 2016

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
  • 7 Years - Lukas Graham
  • Stressed Out - twenty one pilots
  • My House - Flo Rida
Play the top singles from 2016
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2016. Let us take you back to the peak days of Desiigner, Sia, Drake and The Chainsmokers.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" was at the top of the box office on April 3, 2016.

Facts

This date occurred 2,935 days ago. Approximately 98 months have passed. It was the 94th day of 2016, in week 13. The decade was the 2010s. Daylight saving time (DST) ended in Australia on April 3, 2016, as the clocks went back by one hour. A child born on this day is 8 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 2016 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. The Earth has experienced 33 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to April 3, 2016

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is April 3, 2016, and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the week ahead.

The summer of 2016 is drawing closer, and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song "Work" by Rihanna featuring Drake is at the top of the singles charts, while "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" by Mike Posner is the number-one song in the UK. Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is at the top of the box office.

David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Luther", "Jane the Virgin", "Schitt's Creek", and "Better Call Saul". 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. The Panama Papers have just been leaked. The leak contains 11.5 million documents relating to offshore entities. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Chyna, Prince, Muhammad Ali, and Kimbo Slice would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "Minecraft", "Batman: Arkham Knight", "Rise of the Tomb Raider", and "Just Cause 3". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic", "Teen Wolf", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West", and "Make It Pop". Children are playing with toys such as Cards Against Humanity, Barbie Saddle n Ride, Crayola Paint Maker, and Simon Swipe.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 3, 2016.

  • Belgian attacks.

    Belgian attacks

    On March 22nd, 2016, Islamic terrorist group ISIL detonated three nail bombs in Brussels, Belgium. 31 people were killed in the attacks.
  • 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 April 3, 2016.

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around April 3, 2016.

  • 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.
  • March 18, 2016:
    • A court in Florida orders Gawker Media to pay Hulk Hogan $115 million in damages for invading his privacy.
    • American football player Tray Walker dies following a dirtbike accident in Miami, Florida.
  • 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 dead in her Mumbai apartment (suicide).
  • This date: April 3, 2016
  • 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.
  • April 20, 2016: Former WWF wrestler Chyna is found dead at her apartment following an accidental drug overdose.
  • April 21, 2016: American singer Prince passes away due a fentanyl overdose at the age of 57.
  • April 22, 2016: The Paris Agreement is signed by 174 countries and the European Union.
  • May 2, 2016:
    • Football: Leicester City are crowned Premier League champions after title rivals Tottenham Hotspur draw 2-2 with Chelsea.
    • Tupac Shakur's mother Afeni Shakur passes away at the age of 69.
  • May 3, 2016:
    • Donald Trump becomes the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party for the 2016 US presidential election.
    • Rapper 50 Cent is roundly criticized after he uploads an Instagram video of himself making fun of a teenager with a disability.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 3, 2016, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 3, 2016 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.
Television shows

Television shows in April 2016

Television shows that people were watching in April 2016:

TV shows from April 2016.

Lucifer
Lucifer
Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Schitt's Creek
Schitt's Creek
Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Black-ish
Black-ish
Gotham
Gotham
Power
Power
Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
The Originals
The Originals
The Goldbergs
The Goldbergs
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in April 2016

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Stuck in the Middle
Stuck in the Middle
Bunnicula
Bunnicula
Game Shakers
Game Shakers

Shimmer and Shine
Shimmer and Shine
Bunk'd
Bunk'd
Make It Pop
Make It Pop
Blaze and the Monster Machines
Blaze and the Monster Machines
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Henry Danger
Henry Danger
Girl Meets World
Girl Meets World
Wallykazam!
Wallykazam!
Toys

Toys in 2016

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

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
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in April 2016.

Dark Souls III 2016
Dark Souls III
Hitman 2016
Hitman
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

Were you born on April 3, 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 April 3, 2022, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on April 3.

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Actor Deceased
Born on April 3, 1924
He was not alive on this date.

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin

Actor
Born on April 3, 1958
He turned 58 on this day in 2016.

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

Actor
Born on April 3, 1961
He turned 55 on this day in 2016.

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage

British politician
Born on April 3, 1964
He turned 52 on this day in 2016.

Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes

Actress
Born on April 3, 1986
She turned 30 on this day in 2016.

USA

US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 3, 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 April 3, 2016 was most likely conceived around July 12, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 3, 2016 is close to December 25, 2016.

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Stats for April 3, 2016

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about April 3, 2016:

  • 2,935 days have passed since this date.
  • 419 weeks have passed.
  • 253,584,000 seconds have passed since April 3, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 295,848,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 130,849,344,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 42,264,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 21,808,224 steps. That's roughly 9,693 miles.
  • 3,043,008 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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