April 7th, 2016

April 7th, 2016, fell on a Thursday. It was day 98 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

4 years, 7 months and 24 days have passed since April 7th, 2016.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 7th, 2016:

  • Trent Harmon wins the 15th season of American Idol.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 7th, 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 "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 7th, 2016 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 2016 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

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 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 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.

The Panama Papers have just been leaked. The leak contains 11.5 million documents relating to offshore entities. Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna have just announced on Instagram that they are engaged. Trent Harmon has just won the 15th season of American Idol.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "House of Cards", "Orange Is the New Black" and "Power". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Batman: Arkham Knight", "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Tom Clancy's The Division" and "Dark Souls III". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West", "Henry Danger" and "Game Shakers".

Popular toys include the likes of "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 April 7th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Belgian attacks.

    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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 4 years, 7 months and 24 days have passed since April 7th, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 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 April 7th, 2016, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1459983600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 7th, 2016:

  • March 11th, 2016: The game Hitman is released on the PC, the PS4 and the XBox One.
  • 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: 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.
  • April 13th, 2016: Kobe Bryant plays his final NBA game.
  • April 15th, 2016: The 2016 remake of The Jungle Book is released in movie theaters.
  • April 16th, 2016: Football: After 24 years, Aston Villa are relegated from the Premier League.
  • April 20th, 2016: Former WWF wrestler Chyna dies of an accidental drug overdose.
  • April 21st, 2016: Prince passes away due a fentanyl overdose.
  • May 2nd, 2016: Football: Leicester City are crowned Premier League champions after title rivals Tottenham Hotspur draw 2-2 with Chelsea.
  • May 2nd, 2016: Afeni Shakur passes away.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 7th, 2016, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 7th, 2016 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.

2016 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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

2016 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2016:

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of April:


US President

Who was the US President on April 7th, 2016?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 7th, 2016?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 7th, 2016 was probably conceived around the 29th of June, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 7th, 2016 is the 15th of January, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Dark Souls III - Action role-playing video game.
  • Tom Clancy's The Division - Action role-playing game that is online-only.
  • Firewatch - Adventure game developed by Campo Santo.
  • XCOM 2 - Turn-based tactics video game.
  • The Witness - Puzzle video game.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - First-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch.
  • Overwatch - Multiplayer FPS game.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 7th, 2016.

  • 1,699 days have passed since this date.
  • 146,797,200 seconds have passed since the April 7th, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 171,263,400 times.
  • Since April 7th, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 75,747,355,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 24,466,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 12,624,559 steps. That's about 5,611 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,761,566 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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