September 1st, 2016.

September 1st, 2016, was a Thursday. It was day 245 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 1 months and 21 days have passed since September 1st, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on September 1st, 2016?

  • The body of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling is discovered nearly 27 years after he was abducted in Long Prairie, Minnesota.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: Cheap Thrills - Sia
  • United Kingdom: Cold Water - Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber
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Don't Breathe

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Don't Breathe" was at the top of the box office on September 1st, 2016.

Take me back to September 1st, 2016!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 1st, 2016 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.

In America, the song Cheap Thrills by Sia is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Cold Water by Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Don't Breathe 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 2016 United States presidential election is in full swing, with Hillary Clinton facing off against Donald Trump.

Former congressman Anthony Weiner is in the news again following another sexting scandal. Following recent reports that Weiner "sexted" another woman, his wife Huma Abedin has announced that the couple will be separating. 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 "Bones", "Modern Family", "Better Call Saul" and "Stranger Things".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto V", "Tom Clancy's The Division", "Inside" and "Pokemon Go". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Doc McStuffins" and "Bunnicula". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4, Barbie Saddle n Ride, Star Wars BB-8 toy droid 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 September 1st, 2016.

  • Bottle flipping.

    Bottle flipping.

    In late 2016, bottle flipping became a worldwide trend. The trend became so popular that a number of schools actually banned it.

  • 2016 clown sightings.

    2016 clown sightings.

    The "2016 clown phenomenon" was spreading through social media in Autumn of 2016, as multiple sightings of people dressed as evil clowns were reported. Most of these sightings were deemed to be harmless pranks.

  • 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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2016.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 5 years, 1 months and 21 days have passed since September 1st, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 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 September 1st, 2016, will be 5 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1472684400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 1st, 2016.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 1st, 2016, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 1st, 2016 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from September, 2016.

  • 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 September 1st, 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.

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided 2016

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
    Action role-playing video game.

  • 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

    Puzzle-platformer adventure game.

  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2016

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

  • Doom 2016

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

  • 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

    Sandbox game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on September 1st.

Conway Twitty

American country singer. Deceased
Born on September 1st, 1933
He was not alive on this date.

Dr. Phil McGraw

Television host.
Born on September 1st, 1950
He turned 66 on this day in 2016.

Bam Bam Bigelow

Wrestler. Deceased
Born on September 1st, 1961
He was not alive on this date.

Ray D'Arcy

Irish TV presenter.
Born on September 1st, 1964
He turned 52 on this day in 2016.

Daniel Sturridge

English soccer player.
Born on September 1st, 1989
He turned 27 on this day in 2016.


Born on September 1st, 1996
She turned 20 on this day in 2016.


BTS member.
Born on September 1st, 1997
He turned 19 on this day in 2016.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 1st, 2016.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 1st, 2016 was most likely conceived around the 23rd of November, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 1st, 2016 is close to the 11th of June, 2017.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 1,877 days have passed since this date.
  • 268 weeks have passed.
  • 162,172,800 seconds have passed since the September 1st, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 189,201,600 times.
  • Since September 1st, 2016, the earth has travelled approximately 83,681,164,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 27,028,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,946,861 steps. That's about 6,199 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,946,074 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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