October 7th, 2016

October 7th, 2016, fell on a Friday. It was day 281 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

3 years, 11 months and 11 days have passed since October 7th, 2016.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 7th, 2016:

  • Russia is publicly accused of trying to interfere with the U.S. Presidential Election.
  • Private emails from Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign are released by Wikileaks.
  • Donald Trump's "Grab her by the p*ssy" comments are released by The Washington Post.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 7th, 2016:

  • United States: Closer - The Chainsmokers
  • United Kingdom: Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is October 7th, 2016 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler.

Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song Closer by The Chainsmokers is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Say You Won't Let Go by James Arthur is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children 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 United States presidential election is in full swing, with Hillary Clinton facing off against Donald Trump.

A video clip of Danielle Bregoli shouting "Catch me outside, how about that?" is going viral as social media users repeatedly mimic her catch phrase. The "Evil Kermit" meme is currently going viral, as people use the format to describe their battles with their inner conscience. The media is reporting that Kim Kardashian has been robbed at gunpoint in Paris by men disguised as police. The masked men made off with millions of dollars worth of jewellery.

The 2016 US presidential election has been engulfed by a number of dramatic events. Russia has been publicly accused of trying to interfere with the election. The Washington Post has released an audio of Republican nominee Donald Trump making lewd remarks about grabbing women "by the p***y." Wikileaks has just released private emails belonging to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Bones", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Orange Is the New Black" and "Rick and Morty". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tom Clancy's The Division", "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", "Forza Horizon 3" and "Mafia III".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 October 7th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Cash Me Ousside.

    A video clip of 13-year-old Danielle Bregoli shouting "Catch me outside, how about that?" on Dr. Phil is going viral. The clip was uploaded to Youtube on the 15th of September, 2016.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 3 years, 11 months and 11 days have passed since October 7th, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 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 October 7th, 2016, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1475794800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 7th, 2016:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 7th, 2016, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 7th, 2016 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.

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 7th of October:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on October 7th, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 7th, 2016 was probably conceived around the 29th of December, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 7th, 2016 is the 17th of July, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Mafia III - Mafia-themed action-adventure game developed by Hangar 13.
  • Forza Horizon 3 - Open world racing video game.
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided - Action role-playing video game.
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Online battle royale game.
  • Pokemon Go - Augmented reality mobile game based on the Pokemon series.
  • 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 October 7th, 2016.

  • 1,442 days have passed since this date.
  • 124,588,800 seconds have passed since the October 7th, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 145,353,600 times.
  • Since October 7th, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 64,287,820,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 20,764,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,714,637 steps. That's about 4,762 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,495,066 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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