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July 31st, 2016.

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

4 years, 11 months and 24 days have passed since July 31st, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On this day.

What happened on July 31st, 2016?

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

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 31st, 2016.

  • United States: One Dance - Drake
  • United Kingdom: One Dance - Drake
Play the top hits from 2016.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2014. Let us take you back to the peak days of Desiigner, Sia, Drake and The Chainsmokers.
Jason Bourne

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Jason Bourne" was at the top of the box office on July 31st, 2016.

Take me back to July 31st, 2016!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bones", "The Vampire Diaries", "Suits" and "Making a Murderer". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Rocket League", "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Pokemon Go" and "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Doc McStuffins". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, Barbie Saddle n Ride and L.O.L. Surprise!.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 4 years, 11 months and 24 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: Anyone born on July 31st, 2016, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1469919600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred 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 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 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 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 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.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 31st, 2016, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • 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.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Stranger Things - Science fiction series.
  • 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.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Kid's TV shows on July 31st, 2016.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2016.

  • The Loud House
  • Bunnicula
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 2016.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2016.

  • L.O.L. Surprise!
  • Star Wars BB-8 toy droid
  • Barbie Saddle n Ride
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Online battle royale game.
  • Pokemon Go - Augmented reality mobile game based on the Pokemon series.
  • 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.
  • Rocket League - Vehicular soccer game.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game based on the Batman series.

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.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

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

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 31st, 2016 was most likely conceived around the 22nd of October, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 31st, 2016 is close to the 10th of May, 2017.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 1,819 days have passed since this date.
  • 259 weeks have passed.
  • 157,161,600 seconds have passed since the July 31st, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 183,355,200 times.
  • Since July 31st, 2016, the earth has travelled approximately 81,095,385,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 26,193,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,515,898 steps. That's about 6,007 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,885,939 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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