December 21st, 2016, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 356 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.
3 years, 11 months and 13 days have passed since December 21st, 2016.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 21st, 2016:
Assassin's Creed (2016), a movie that is based on the video game series, is released in movie theaters.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2016:
United States: Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd
United Kingdom: Rockabye - Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is December 21st, 2016 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Christmas Day of 2016 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers.
In America, the song Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Rockabye by Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 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. A new line of robot toys called "Hatchimals" have recently been released. They are currently in high demand.
A viral trend called the "Mannequin Challenge" has become popular online. On the Internet, people are making memes and statuses about how terrible 2016 has been. Sundance Head has just won the eleventh season of The Voice.
Social media is reacting to news that Rob Kardashian and model Blac Chyna have announced that they are splitting up. The Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, has just been assassinated by an off-duty police officer. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "Black Mirror", "Peaky Blinders" and "Rick and Morty".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", "Forza Horizon 3", "Mafia III" and "Dead Rising 4". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West", "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 4", "Xbox One", "Star Wars BB-8 toy droid" and "Hatchimals".
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 December 21st, 2016.
"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.
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.
Donald Trump is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.
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.
During this period, the "Evil Kermit" meme was going viral. The meme exploded into popularity during November of 2016.
The world is stunned when an off-duty Turkish police officer called Mevlut Mert Altintas murders Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov while he speaking to journalists at an art exhibition in Ankara, Turkey.
Basic facts and information about this date:
3 years, 11 months and 13 days have passed since December 21st, 2016.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 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 December 21st, 2016, will be 3 years of age.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1482278400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 21st, 2016:
November 21st, 2016: Rapper Kanye West is committed to the UCLA Medical Center with hallucinations and paranoia.
Barack Obama was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2016?
Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on December 21st, 2016 was probably conceived around the 13th of March, 2016. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21st, 2016 is the 30th of September, 2017. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Dead Rising 4 - Action-adventure game developed by Capcom Vancouver.
Final Fantasy XV - Action role-playing game.
Watch Dogs 2 - Action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare - First-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward.
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.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on December 21st, 2016.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 21st, 2016.
1,443 days have passed since this date.
124,675,200 seconds have passed since the December 21st, 2016.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 145,454,400 times.
Since December 21st, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 64,332,403,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 20,779,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,722,067 steps. That's about 4,765 miles!
Since this date, 1,496,102 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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