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November 2nd, 2016.

November 2nd, 2016, was a Wednesday. It was day 307 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

4 years, 7 months and 9 days have passed since November 2nd, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On this day.

What happened on November 2nd, 2016?

  • Baseball: The Chicago Cubs win the World Series for the first time in 108 years.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 2nd, 2016.

  • United States: Closer - The Chainsmokers
  • United Kingdom: Shout Out to My Ex - Little Mix
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Boo! A Madea Halloween" was at the top of the box office on November 2nd, 2016.

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The date is November 2nd, 2016 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Halloween has just come and passed.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song Closer by The Chainsmokers is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Shout Out to My Ex by Little Mix is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Boo! A Madea Halloween 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. FBI director James Comey has just announced that his agency will be investigating newly discovered emails that are pertinent to the FBI's previous investigation of Hillary Clinton's private server. As a result, Hillary Clinton's poll numbers begin to drop. A new line of robot toys called "Hatchimals" have recently been released. They are currently in high demand.

In baseball, the Chicago Cubs have just won the World Series for the first time in 108 years. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "RuPaul's Drag Race", "The Vampire Diaries", "Homeland" and "Making a Murderer". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", "Deus Ex: Mankind Divided", "Forza Horizon 3" and "Titanfall 2".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Girl Meets World", "Game Shakers" and "Bunnicula". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox One, Star Wars BB-8 toy droid, L.O.L. Surprise! and Hatchimals.

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 November 2nd, 2016.

  • The Chicago Cubs end their drought.

    The Chicago Cubs end their drought.

    On November 2nd, 2016, the Chicago Cubs ended their 108-year-old drought after they won the World Series for the first time since 1908. This drought was sometimes referred to as "The Curse of the Billy Goat."

  • Mannequin Challenge.

    Mannequin Challenge.

    A viral Internet video trend called the "Mannequin Challenge" became popular in November of 2016.

  • 2016 United States presidential election.

    2016 United States presidential election.

    At this time, the campaign for the 2016 United States presidential election was in full swing, as Republican candidate Donald Trump took on Democratic Party candidate Hilary Clinton.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 4 years, 7 months and 9 days have passed since November 2nd, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 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 November 2nd, 2016, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1478044800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 2nd, 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 November 2nd, 2016, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 2nd, 2016 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on November 2nd, 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.

  • Hatchimals
  • L.O.L. Surprise!
  • Star Wars BB-8 toy droid
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Titanfall 2 - First-person shooter video game.
  • Battlefield 1 - First-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE.
  • Civilization VI - Turn-based strategy game.
  • Gears of War 4 - Third-person shooter video game developed by The Coalition.
  • 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.
  • Rocket League - Vehicular soccer game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 2nd of November.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on November 2nd, 2016.

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 2nd, 2016.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 2nd, 2016 was most likely conceived around the 24th of January, 2016.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 2nd, 2016 is close to the 12th of August, 2017.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 2nd, 2016.

  • A total of 1,683 days have passed since this date.
  • 240 weeks have passed.
  • 145,407,600 seconds have passed since the November 2nd, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 169,642,200 times.
  • Since November 2nd, 2016, the earth has travelled approximately 75,030,321,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 24,234,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 12,505,054 steps. That's about 5,558 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,744,891 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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