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September 3rd, 2016.

September 3rd, 2016, was a Saturday. It was day 247 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 1 months and 19 days have passed since September 3rd, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on September 3rd, 2016?

  • The United States and China ratify the Paris global climate agreement.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 3rd, 2016.

  • United States: Closer - The Chainsmokers
  • 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 3rd, 2016.

Take me back to September 3rd, 2016!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 3rd, 2016 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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 Closer by The Chainsmokers 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. On Netflix, the second season of Narcos has just been released.

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 "Prison Break", "The Vampire Diaries", "House of Cards" and "Stranger Things". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Batman: Arkham Knight", "Rocket League", "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain" and "Inside".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West", "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" and "Game Shakers". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox One, 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 3rd, 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.

    "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.
  • 5 years, 1 months and 19 days have passed since September 3rd, 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 3rd, 2016, will be 5 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1472857200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 3rd, 2016.

  • 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.
  • September 1st, 2016: The body of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling is discovered nearly 27 years after he was abducted in Long Prairie, Minnesota.
  • September 2nd, 2016: The second season of Narcos is released on Netflix.
  • September 2nd, 2016: American music manager Jerry Heller dies from a heart attack.
  • This date: September 3rd, 2016
  • September 7th, 2016: It is confirmed that Ariana Grande and Mac Miller are dating.
  • September 11th, 2016: US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton faints during a 9/11 memorial in New York.
  • September 13th, 2016: Apple releases iOS 10.
  • September 14th, 2016: Cash me ousside, how bout dah: Danielle Bregoli (Bhad Barbie) appears on an episode of Dr. Phil.
  • September 16th, 2016: The biographical political thriller Snowden (2016) is released in movie theaters.
  • September 17th, 2016: 31 people are injured after two bombs explode in Manhattan and Seaside Park, New Jersey.
  • September 19th, 2016: Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt.
  • September 22nd, 2016: LazyTown actor Stefán Karl Stefánsson announces that he has been diagnosed with bile duct cancer.
  • September 23rd, 2016: NBA star Kevin Garnett announces his retirement.
  • September 26th, 2016: 84 million people tune in to watch the first U.S. presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
  • September 27th, 2016: Soccer: England manager Sam Allardyce resigns following allegations of malpractice.
  • September 30th, 2016: The video game Final Fantasy XV is released.
  • October 2nd, 2016: American media personality Kim Kardashian is robbed at gunpoint in Paris, France.

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 3rd, 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 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 3rd, 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.

  • Narcos - Season 2 - Crime thriller drama series about notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on September 3rd, 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

    Inside
    Puzzle-platformer adventure game.

  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2016

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

  • Doom 2016

    Doom
    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

    Minecraft
    Sandbox game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on September 3rd.

Charlie Sheen

Actor.
Born on September 3rd, 1965
He turned 51 on this day in 2016.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on September 3rd, 2016.

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 3rd, 2016.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 3rd, 2016 was most likely conceived around the 25th of November, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 3rd, 2016 is close to the 13th of June, 2017.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 3rd, 2016.

  • A total of 1,875 days have passed since this date.
  • 267 weeks have passed.
  • 162,000,000 seconds have passed since the September 3rd, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 189,000,000 times.
  • Since September 3rd, 2016, the earth has travelled approximately 83,592,000,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 27,000,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,932,000 steps. That's about 6,192 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,944,000 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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