November 16, 2016

November 16, 2016, was a Wednesday. It was 7 years, 7 months, and 25 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on November 16, 2016:

  • United States: "Closer" by The Chainsmokers
  • United Kingdom: "Shout Out to My Ex" by Little Mix

The Billboard Hot 100 on November 16, 2016

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  • Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  • Heathens - twenty one pilots
  • Let Me Love You - DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber
  • Broccoli - D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
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Doctor Strange

Top movie

The movie "Doctor Strange" was at the top of the box office on this day.


This date was 2,795 days ago. Approximately 93 months have passed. It was the 321st day of 2016, in week 46. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 7 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 2016 had 366 days because it was a leap year. We have gone through approximately 31 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to November 16, 2016

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

It is Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It is "Hump Day", so many are beginning to think about the weekend ahead.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song "Closer" by The Chainsmokers is at the top of the singles charts, while "Shout Out to My Ex" by Little Mix is the number-one song in the UK. Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Doctor Strange is at the top of the box office.

Theresa May is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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. Newly released robot toys called "Hatchimals" are in high demand.

Sports teams, celebrities, and politicians are taking part in a new viral trend called the "Mannequin Challenge". The world is in shock after billionaire and former reality TV star Donald Trump defeats Hillary Clinton to become the next president of the United States. In the aftermath of the US election, a series of "Petty Joe Biden" memes are starting to go viral. The memes portray Vice President Joe Biden as a childish prankster who is out to make life miserable for Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

Rob Kardashian's and Blac Chyna's daughter Dream Renée Kardashian has just been born. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Fidel Castro, Big Syke, George Michael, and Carrie Fisher would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Grey's Anatomy", "American Horror Story", "Scandal", and "Arrow".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Minecraft", "Grand Theft Auto V", "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", and "Gears of War 4". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic", "Wallykazam!", and "Shimmer and Shine". Popular toys at the moment include MiP (robot), L.O.L. Surprise!, Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center, and Bunchems.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on November 16, 2016.

  • Donald Trump Elected.

    Donald Trump Elected

    At the time, the world was reacting to news that businessman Donald Trump had been elected as the 45th President of the United States.
  • Evil Kermit.

    Evil Kermit

    The "Evil Kermit" meme went viral in November 2016.
  • Mannequin Challenge.

    Mannequin Challenge

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

    Bottle flipping

    In late 2016, bottle flipping became a worldwide trend. The fad 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 FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.
  • Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump was named the Time Person of the Year for 2016 after he defeated Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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.
  • Curved TVs are the next big thing.

    Curved TVs are the next big thing

    Companies such as Samsung were trying to convince consumers that curved TVs were the next big thing. However, the new trend failed to catch on. Curved TVs started to die off in 2017 after it became apparent that people weren't buying them.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to November 16, 2016.

  • October 21, 2016:
    • DICE's FPS game Battlefield 1 is released on Windows, the PS4 and the XBox One.
    • The strategy game Civilization VI is released.
  • October 26, 2016: Protesters in South Korea call on president Park Geun-hye to step down.
  • October 28, 2016:
    • Respawn Entertainment's "Titanfall 2" is released.
    • The song "Bad and Boujee" is released by hip-hop group Migos.
  • November 2, 2016: Baseball: The Chicago Cubs win the World Series for the first time in 108 years.
  • November 4, 2016:
    • The FPS game Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is released on the XBox One, PS4 and Windows.
    • The film "Trolls" is released in movie theaters.
  • November 6, 2016: The final episode of "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" is aired.
  • November 7, 2016: Singer Leonard Cohen passes away from leukemia at the age of 82.
  • November 8, 2016: Donald Trump is elected as the President of the United States.
  • November 12, 2016:
    • UFC 205: Conor McGregor knocks out Eddie Alvarez in the second round.
    • Thousands of people gather in Seoul to demand the resignation of president Park Geun-hye.
  • November 15, 2016: The YouTube channel "5-Minute Crafts" is launched.
  • This date: November 16, 2016
  • November 17, 2016: Childish Gambino releases his single "Redbone".
  • November 20, 2016: Rapper Kanye West goes on a paranoid rant about Jay-Z before ending his concert early.
  • November 21, 2016: Rapper Kanye West is committed to the UCLA Medical Center with hallucinations and paranoia.
  • November 22, 2016: Reality TV star Tila Tequila is suspended from Twitter after making a series of racist remarks.
  • November 23, 2016: The animated musical film Moana is released.
  • November 24, 2016: The Brady Bunch actress Florence Henderson dies at the age of 82.
  • November 25, 2016: Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro passes away at the age of 90.
  • November 29, 2016: The game Final Fantasy XV is released.
  • November 30, 2016: Soccer: Gareth Southgate becomes the new England manager.
  • December 1, 2016: In response to extremely low approval ratings, French president Francois Hollande announces that he will be stepping down after his term finishes.
  • December 2, 2016:
    • Ghost Ship: 36 people lose their lives in a fire at a warehouse in Oakland, California.
    • Childish Gambino releases his album "Awaken, My Love!".
  • December 4, 2016:
    • Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
    • New Zealand Prime Minister John Key unexpectedly resigns in order to spend more time with his family.
  • December 5, 2016: Outlawz rapper Big Syke (aka Mussolini) passes away at the age of 48.
  • December 8, 2016: Microsoft purchases LinkedIn.
  • December 9, 2016: South Korean president Park Geun-hye is impeached due to a political scandal.
  • December 10, 2016: The divorce of Khloé Kardashian and former NBA player Lamar Odom is finalized.
  • December 12, 2016:
    • Cristiano Ronaldo is awarded the 2016 Ballon d'Or.
    • Celebrities and influencers such as Kendall Jenner and Emily Ratajkowski promote the upcoming "Fyre Festival" on their Instagram pages.
  • December 13, 2016:
    • Sundance Head wins the eleventh season of The Voice.
    • The first Airpods are released by Apple.
  • December 15, 2016: American sports reporter Craig Sager dies from leukemia at the age of 65.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 16, 2016, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • 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 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 16, 2016 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.
Television shows

TV series on November 16, 2016

TV audiences were watching the following shows on November 16, 2016:

TV shows from November 2016.

The Crown
The Crown
This Is Us
This Is Us
Narcos - Season 2
Narcos - Season 2
Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Schitt's Creek
Schitt's Creek
Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on November 16, 2016

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2016:

Elena of Avalor
Elena of Avalor
The Loud House
The Loud House

Stuck in the Middle
Stuck in the Middle
Game Shakers
Game Shakers
Shimmer and Shine
Shimmer and Shine
Blaze and the Monster Machines
Blaze and the Monster Machines
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Henry Danger
Henry Danger

Popular toys and games in 2016

Toys and games that were popular in 2016:

Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
MiP (robot)
MiP (robot)
Simon Swipe
Simon Swipe
Crayola Paint Maker
Crayola Paint Maker
Kidizoom Smartwatch
Kidizoom Smartwatch
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in November 2016.

Watch Dogs 2 2016
Watch Dogs 2
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Titanfall 2 2016
Titanfall 2
Battlefield 1 2016
Battlefield 1
Civilization VI 2016
Civilization VI
Gears of War 4 2016
Gears of War 4
Mafia III 2016
Mafia III
Forza Horizon 3 2016
Forza Horizon 3
FIFA 17 2016
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided 2016
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 2016
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Human: Fall Flat 2016
Human: Fall Flat

Were you born on November 16, 2016?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2016.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out November 16, 2022, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on November 16.

Shigeru Miyamoto

Shigeru Miyamoto

Video game producer
Born on November 16, 1952
He turned 64 on this day in 2016.

Frank Bruno

Frank Bruno

Born on November 16, 1961
He turned 55 on this day in 2016.

Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes

Soccer player
Born on November 16, 1974
He turned 42 on this day in 2016.

Omar Mateen

Omar Mateen

Mass murderer Deceased
Born on November 16, 1986
He was not alive on this date.

Vicky Pattison

Vicky Pattison

Media personality
Born on November 16, 1987
She turned 29 on this day in 2016.

Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson

Actor / comedian
Born on November 16, 1993
He turned 23 on this day in 2016.


US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on November 16, 2016.


UK Prime Minister

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 16, 2016 was most likely conceived around February 24, 2016.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 16, 2016 is close to August 9, 2017.

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Stats for November 16, 2016


Here are some interesting statistics about November 16, 2016:

  • 2,795 days have passed since this date.
  • 399 weeks have passed.
  • 241,484,400 seconds have passed since November 16, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 281,731,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 124,605,950,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 40,247,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 20,767,658 steps. That's roughly 9,230 miles.
  • 2,897,813 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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