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July 31st, 2016.

July 31st, 2016, was a Sunday. It was day 213 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 1 months and 30 days have passed since July 31st, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On This Day

Events that occurred.

Notable events that occurred on July 31st, 2016.

  • The FBI begins to investigate Donald Trump's campaign to see if it has been coordinating with Russia.
Song charts

Popular songs.

On July 31st, 2016, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.

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

The record charts on July 31st, 2016.

The following singles were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • Can't Stop The Feeling! - Justin Timberlake
  • Cheap Thrills - Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  • This Is What You Came For - Calvin Harris Featuring Rihanna
  • Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
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Jason Bourne

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "Jason Bourne".

Take me back to July 31st, 2016!

Let's go back in time!

The date is July 31st, 2016, and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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 Jason Bourne is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Theresa May 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 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. An augmented reality mobile game called Pokémon GO has recently been released. The game is rapidly rising in popularity. Hillary Clinton has just defeated Bernie Sanders to become nominated as the Democratic presidential candidate for the 2016 election.

A meme called "Arthur's Fist" is currently going viral on the Internet. The reaction image, which is used to highlight infuriating situations, features Arthur from the TV series holding a clinched fist. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Fidel Castro, Big Syke, George Michael and Carrie Fisher would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Big Bang Theory", "Modern Family", "Making a Murderer" and "Stranger Things".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Batman: Arkham Knight", "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Halo 5: Guardians" and "Tom Clancy's The Division". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Doc McStuffins", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "Sheriff Callie's Wild West". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, Barbie Saddle n Ride and Star Wars BB-8 toy droid.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on July 31st, 2016.

  • Hillary Clinton becomes the Democratic nominee.

    Hillary Clinton becomes the Democratic nominee.

    At the end of July in 2016, Hillary Clinton was officially nominated as the Democratic presidential candidate for the 2016 election.

  • Stranger Things makes its debut.

    Stranger Things makes its debut.

    On July 15th, 2016, the sci-fi drama series "Stranger Things" made its debut on Netflix.

  • Pokémon GO.

    Pokémon GO.

    Throughout July and August of 2016, an augmented reality mobile game called Pokémon GO became insanely popular.

  • Brexit.

    Brexit.

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

  • Harambe.

    Harambe.

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

  • 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 as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.

  • Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump was named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.

  • Who were the best football players in 2016?

    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.

  • 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 6 years, 1 months and 30 days have passed since July 31st, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 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: A person born on July 31st, 2016 will be 6 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1469919600.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around July 31st, 2016.

  • July 1st, 2016: Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfers to Manchester United.
  • July 1st, 2016: Soccer: Carlo Ancelotti becomes the new manager of Bayern Munich.
  • July 3rd, 2016: Soccer: Antonio Conte becomes the new manager of Chelsea FC.
  • July 5th, 2016: Soccer: Chelsea striker Fernando Torres permanently returns to his old club Atlético Madrid.
  • July 5th, 2016: Missouri crime: Gypsy Rose Blanchard pleads guilty to the murder of her mother Dee Dee and is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
  • July 5th, 2016: A 37-year-old black man called Alton Sterling is shot dead by police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • July 6th, 2016: The augmented reality mobile game "Pokémon GO" is released.
  • 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 10th, 2016: Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich is murdered in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
  • July 11th, 2016: Love Island: Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey are crowned as winners.
  • July 11th, 2016: NBA star Tim Duncan announces his retirement.
  • July 12th, 2016: US Senator Bernie Sanders endorses Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for the 2016 election.
  • 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 15th, 2016: A faction within the Turkish Armed Forces attempts a coup d'état against President Erdo─čan and his government.
  • July 17th, 2016: Three police officers are shot dead by a former marine in an ambush attack in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • July 22nd, 2016: The movie Star Trek Beyond (2016) is released in movie theaters.
  • July 22nd, 2016: Soccer: Sam Allardyce becomes the new manager of England.
  • July 26th, 2016: Hillary Clinton is nominated as the Democratic presidential candidate for the 2016 election.
  • July 26th, 2016: 19 people are stabbed to death at a care home for disabled people in Sagamihara, Japan.
  • July 27th, 2016: US presidential candidate Donald Trump says that he hopes Russia can find Hillary Clinton's missing emails.
  • July 29th, 2016: The video game Batman: Return to Arkham is released on the PS4 and XBO.
  • July 29th, 2016: The song "Closer" is released by the Chainsmokers.
  • This date: July 31st, 2016
  • August 2nd, 2016: Instagram launches its new "Instagram Stories" feature.
  • August 5th, 2016: The film "Suicide Squad" is released in movie theaters.
  • August 5th, 2016: The 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • August 8th, 2016: Soccer: Paul Pogba returns to Manchester United.
  • August 9th, 2016: Football: Everton defender John Stones joins Manchester City.
  • August 11th, 2016: A video is released showing former Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine.
  • August 17th, 2016: American media executive Steve Bannon is appointed as the chief executive of Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
  • August 18th, 2016: It is announced that American blog Gawker will be ceasing all operations.
  • August 19th, 2016: The song "Still Falling for You" is released by Ellie Goulding.
  • August 20th, 2016: UFC 202: Conor McGregor defeats Nate Diaz in a rematch.
  • August 24th, 2016: 299 people die after an earthquake strikes Central Italy.
  • August 28th, 2016: "Formation" by Beyonce wins Video of the Year at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • August 30th, 2016: The expansion pack World of Warcraft: Legion is released on PC and Mac.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 31st, 2016, will have the star sign Leo.
  • 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 2.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 31st, 2016 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on July 31st, 2016.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in July, 2016.

TV shows from July, 2016.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer
True crime documentary that aired on Netflix.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad spin-off.

Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Romantic drama-comedy series.

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Gotham
Gotham
Crime drama series based on the Batman universe.

Power
Power
Crime drama.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

House of Cards
House of Cards
Political thriller.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on July 31st, 2016.

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

The Loud House
The Loud House

Bunnicula
Bunnicula

Game Shakers
Game Shakers

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Henry Danger
Henry Danger

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 on this date in 2016.

L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!

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

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in July of 2016.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 2016
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Online battle royale game.

Pokemon Go 2016
Pokemon Go
Augmented reality mobile game based on the Pokemon series.

Inside 2016
Inside
Puzzle-platformer adventure game.

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2016
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Lego-themed action-adventure game.

Overwatch 2016
Overwatch
Team-based multiplayer first-person shooter.

Doom 2016
Doom
First-person shooter that was released on Windows, the PS4 and the Xbox One.

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End 2016
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.

Tom Clancy's The Division 2016
Tom Clancy's The Division
Action role-playing game that is online-only.

Just Cause 3 2015
Just Cause 3
Open world action-adventure game developed by Avalanche Studios.

Fallout 4 2015
Fallout 4
Action RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.

Rise of the Tomb Raider 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Action adventure game developed by Crystal Dynamics.

Halo 5: Guardians 2015
Halo 5: Guardians
First-person shooter video game developed by 343 Industries.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 2015
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Stealth game developed by Kojima Productions.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III 2015
Call of Duty: Black Ops III
FPS game developed by Treyarch.

Rocket League 2015
Rocket League
Vehicular soccer game.

Batman: Arkham Knight 2015
Batman: Arkham Knight
Action-adventure game based on the Batman series.

Cities: Skylines 2015
Cities: Skylines
City-building simulation.

Dying Light 2015
Dying Light
Open world first person survival horror game.

The Sims 4 2014
The Sims 4
Life / social simulation game.

Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.

Minecraft 2011
Minecraft
Sandbox game.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 31st.

Wesley Snipes

Actor.
Born on July 31st, 1962
He turned 54 on this day in 2016.

J. K. Rowling

Author.
Born on July 31st, 1965
She turned 51 on this day in 2016.

Lil Uzi Vert

Rapper.
Born on July 31st, 1994
He turned 22 on this day in 2016.

USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 31st, 2016.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 31st, 2016.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 31st, 2016 was most likely conceived around November 8th, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 31st, 2016 is close to April 23rd, 2017.

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Stats for July 31st, 2016

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 31st, 2016.

  • A total of 2,252 days have passed since this date.
  • 321 weeks have passed.
  • 194,572,800 seconds have passed since the July 31st, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 227,001,600 times.
  • Since July 31st, 2016, the Earth has travelled approximately 100,399,564,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 32,428,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,733,261 steps. That's about 7,437 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,334,874 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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