July 1st, 2016

July 1st, 2016, fell on a Friday. It was day 183 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

4 years, 2 months and 25 days have passed since July 1st, 2016.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 1st, 2016:

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfers to Manchester United.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 1st, 2016:

  • United States: One Dance - Drake
  • United Kingdom: One Dance - Drake

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Finding Dory" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is July 1st, 2016 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. In America, the July 4th celebrations are fast approaching.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. The song One Dance by Drake is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Finding Dory is at the top of the Box Office.

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 UEFA European Football Championship is taking place in France. The killing of a gorilla called Harambe back in May continues to be a topic of conversation. Harambe has achieved a cult-like status, as memes and over-the-top tributes continue to be made in his memory.

The UK has just voted to leave the European Union and Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned. The British Pound has tumbled to historic lows in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. In soccer, Manchester United have just announced the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Walking Dead", "American Horror Story", "Black Mirror" and "Making a Murderer".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Tom Clancy's The Division", "Overwatch" and "Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Doc McStuffins", "Henry Danger" and "Game Shakers". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".


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 July 1st, 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.

  • Harambe.

    On the 28th of May, 2016, a gorilla called Harambe was shot dead after a three-year-old boy climbed into his enclosure. The video of the shooting gained international attention and led to a series of Internet memes.

  • UEFA Euro 2016

    The 2016 UEFA European Football Championship is held in France. Portugal win the competition after defeating France 1-0 in extra time.

  • Brexit

    On the 24th of June, 2016, it was announced that 52% of British people had voted in favour of leaving the European Union.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 4 years, 2 months and 25 days have passed since July 1st, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 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 July 1st, 2016, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1467327600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 1st, 2016:

  • June 3rd, 2016: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at the age of 74.
  • June 6th, 2016: MMA fighter Kimbo Slice passes away.
  • June 9th, 2016: Hillary Clinton tweets "Delete your account." at Donald Trump.
  • June 10th, 2016: The 2016 UEFA European Championship (Euro 2016) begins in France.
  • June 10th, 2016: The movie Warcraft is released in movie theaters.
  • June 10th, 2016: Gawker Media files for bankruptcy.
  • June 11th, 2016: American singer and Youtube star Christina Grimmie is shot and killed in Orlando, Florida.
  • June 12th, 2016: An Islamic terrorist called Omar Mateen opens fire and kills 49 people in Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
  • June 19th, 2016: The Cleveland Cavaliers win the 2016 NBA Finals after they defeat the Golden State Warriors by 4-3.
  • June 19th, 2016: The Cleveland sports curse comes to an end.
  • June 19th, 2016: Actor Anton Yelchin passes away after a freak car accident..
  • June 23rd, 2016: The United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union.
  • June 24th, 2016: The movie Independence Day: Resurgence, starring Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman, is released in movie theaters.
  • June 24th, 2016: The British Pound tumbles to a 30-year low following the UK's decision to withdraw from the European Union.
  • June 24th, 2016: British Prime Minister David Cameron resigns after Britain votes to leave the European Union.
  • July 6th, 2016: Pokemon Go is released.
  • July 9th, 2016: UFC 200 takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • July 10th, 2016: Portugal win the 2016 UEFA European Championship after an extra time goal from Eder helps them secure a 1-0 victory over France.
  • July 11th, 2016: Love Island: Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey are crowned as winners.
  • July 13th, 2016: Theresa May becomes the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • July 14th, 2016: 87 people are killed in Nice, France when a cargo truck is driven into crowds celebrating Bastille Day .
  • July 15th, 2016: The movie Ghostbusters (a reboot of the original) is released in movie theaters.
  • July 15th, 2016: The first season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
  • July 15th, 2016: Donald Trump announces Mike Pence as his running mate.
  • July 22nd, 2016: The movie Star Trek Beyond (2016) is released in movie theaters.
  • July 26th, 2016: Hillary Clinton is nominated as the Democratic presidential candidate for the 2016 election.
  • July 29th, 2016: The video game Batman: Return to Arkham is released on the PS4 and XBO.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 1st, 2016, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 1st, 2016 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

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:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of July:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 1st, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 1st, 2016 was probably conceived around the 22nd of September, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 1st, 2016 is the 10th of April, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Inside - Puzzle-platformer adventure game.
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Lego-themed action-adventure game.
  • Overwatch - Team-based multiplayer first-person shooter.
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.
  • Tom Clancy's The Division - Action role-playing game that is online-only.
  • Overwatch - Multiplayer FPS game.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - FPS game developed by Treyarch.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 1st, 2016.

  • 1,548 days have passed since this date.
  • 133,747,200 seconds have passed since the July 1st, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 156,038,400 times.
  • Since July 1st, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 69,013,555,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 22,291,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 11,502,259 steps. That's about 5,112 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,604,966 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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