December 31st, 2016

December 31st, 2016, fell on a Saturday. It was day 366 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

3 years, 6 months and 14 days have passed since December 31st, 2016.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 31st, 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 31st, 2016 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. It's News Years Eve and everyone is looking forward to what the year 2017 will bring them.

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.

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 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.

Singer George Michael has passed away at the age of 53. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Homeland", "House of Cards", "Stranger Things" and "Narcos - Season 2". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tom Clancy's The Division", "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", "Forza Horizon 3" and "Titanfall 2".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" and "Game Shakers". Popular toys include the likes of "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 December 31st, 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.

  • Andrei Karlov.

    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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 3 years, 6 months and 14 days have passed since December 31st, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 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 31st, 2016, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1483142400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 31st, 2016:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 31st, 2016, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 31st, 2016 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

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" - "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 31st of December:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of December:

  • New Year's Eve

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on December 31st, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 31st, 2016 was probably conceived around the 23rd of March, 2016. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 31st, 2016 is the 10th of October, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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 31st, 2016.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to December 31st, 2016. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 31st, 2016.

  • 1,292 days have passed since this date.
  • 111,625,200 seconds have passed since the December 31st, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 130,229,400 times.
  • Since December 31st, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 57,598,603,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 18,604,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 9,599,767 steps. That's about 4,267 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,339,502 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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