November 16, 2018

November 16, 2018, was a Friday. It was 5 years, 8 months, and 7 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on November 16, 2018:

  • The comedy film "Instant Family" is released in movie theaters.
  • Tumblr is removed from Apple's app store after images of child sexual abuse are found on its website.
  • The film "Green Book" is released in movie theaters.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on November 16, 2018:

  • United States: "Girls Like You" by Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
  • United Kingdom: "Thank U, Next" by Ariana Grande

The Billboard Hot 100 on November 16, 2018

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • Sicko Mode - Travis Scott
  • Happier - Marshmello & Bastille
  • Lucid Dreams - Juice WRLD
  • Better Now - Post Malone
Play the top songs from 2018
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2018. Take a trip back to the peak days of Drake, Post Malone, Camila Cabello and Juice WRLD.
The Grinch

Top movie

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


This date was 2,077 days ago. Approximately 69 months have passed. It was the 320th day of 2018, in week 46. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 5 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. We have gone through approximately 23 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to November 16, 2018

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

It is Friday, November 16, 2018. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Scorpio. People have "that Friday feeling" and are excited for the weekend.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song "Girls Like You" by Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B is at the top of the singles charts, while "Thank U, Next" by Ariana Grande is the number-one song in the UK. Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie The Grinch is at the top of the box office.

Theresa May is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. It's 2018, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Drake, Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello, Post Malone, Cardi B, Juice Wrld and Dua Lipa. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as George H. W. Bush (Senior), Emiliano Sala, Keith Flint, and Luke Perry would all still be alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Luther", "Peaky Blinders", "Black-ish", and "This Is Us". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto V", "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)", "FIFA 19", and "Spyro Reignited Trilogy". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Peppa Pig", "Bunk'd", and "Bunnicula".

Popular toys at the moment include LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon, Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage, Bunchems, and the Nintendo Switch.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on November 16, 2018.

  • Record of the Year: 2018.

    Record of the Year: 2018

    The song "This Is America" by Childish Gambino won a Grammy for 2018's Record of the Year.
  • 2018 in music.

    2018 in music

    Popular music artists in 2018 included Drake, Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha, Post Malone, XXXTentacion, Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Eminem, Juice Wrld, Travis Scott and Kodak Black.
  • Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists.

    Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists

    "Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists" were named the Time Person of the Year in 2018.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2018?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2018?

    The best NBA players in 2018 were Russell Westbrook, James Harden, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis.
  • 2018 in movies.

    2018 in movies

    Movies released in 2018 included Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Incredibles 2, Aquaman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Venom, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Deadpool 2, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, A Quiet Place, A Star Is Born and Halloween.
  • Green Book.

    Green Book

    "Green Book" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2018.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    The best soccer players in 2018 were Luka Modrić, Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah, Raphaël Varane, Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, and Harry Kane.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to November 16, 2018.

  • October 19, 2018: The horror film "Halloween" is released in movie theaters.
  • October 22, 2018: WWE wrestler Roman Reigns announces that his leukemia has returned after 11 years.
  • October 26, 2018: The game Red Dead Redemption 2 is released.
  • October 27, 2018: Soccer: Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in a helicopter crash.
  • October 29, 2018: 189 people die after a Boeing 737 MAX crashes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • November 3, 2018: Ariana Grande releases the song "Thank U, Next".
  • November 5, 2018: NASA's space probe Voyager 2 enters interstellar space.
  • November 6, 2018: The Democratic Party takes control of the US House of Representatives.
  • November 7, 2018: Jeff Sessions resigns from his position as the United States attorney general.
  • November 8, 2018: Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi releases his single "Someone You Loved".
  • November 9, 2018: The computer-animated film "The Grinch" is released in movie theaters.
  • November 12, 2018:
    • American comic book writer Stan Lee passes away at the age of 95.
    • Singer Sinead O'Connor causes controversy after she tweets that she never wants to spend time with white people again.
  • November 13, 2018:
    • The stealth video game "Hitman 2" is released by IO Interactive.
    • Opening arguments begin in the trial of extradited Mexican cartel leader Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.
  • November 14, 2018: The video game "Fallout 76" is released.
  • November 15, 2018: Soccer: Premier League teams vote in favour of introducing VAR.
  • This date: November 16, 2018
  • November 17, 2018: The Yellow Vests movement begins in France.
  • November 19, 2018: Watts family murders: Chris Watts is sentenced to five life sentences for the murders of his pregnant wife Shanann and their two daughters in August.
  • November 30, 2018: Former US President George H. W. Bush passes away.
  • December 3, 2018:
    • The song "Old Town Road" is released by rapper Lil Nas X.
    • Microblogging website Tumblr announces that it will be removing all adult content from its services.
  • December 4, 2018: Luka Modric is awarded the 2018 Ballon d'Or.
  • December 6, 2018: "YouTube Rewind 2018" receives universally negative reviews.
  • December 7, 2018:
    • Comedian Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the 2019 Academy Awards following a controversy over old homophobic tweets that he made.
    • CNN reports that US President Donald Trump and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly are no longer on speaking terms.
  • December 8, 2018: Following reports of friction, US President Donald Trump announces that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will be stepping down from his role at the end of 2018.
  • December 9, 2018:
    • Football manager Harry Redknapp wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
    • Quadriga Fintech Solutions founder Gerald Cotten reportedly dies while traveling to India.
  • December 13, 2018: "YouTube Rewind 2018" becomes the most disliked video on YouTube.
  • December 15, 2018: Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton are crowned as the winners of Strictly Come Dancing.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 16, 2018, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 16, 2018 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, 2018

TV audiences were watching the following shows on November 16, 2018:

TV shows from November 2018.

Narcos: Mexico
Narcos: Mexico
Ex on the Beach
Ex on the Beach
Killing Eve
Killing Eve
Derry Girls
Derry Girls
The Punisher
The Punisher
Young Sheldon
Young Sheldon
The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on November 16, 2018

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2018:

Butterbean's Café
Butterbean's Café
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Big City Greens
Big City Greens

Sunny Day
Sunny Day
Welcome to the Wayne
Welcome to the Wayne
Raven's Home
Raven's Home
Andi Mack
Andi Mack
Nella the Princess Knight
Nella the Princess Knight
Elena of Avalor
Elena of Avalor
The Loud House
The Loud House

Popular toys and games in 2018

Toys and games that were popular in 2018:

The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset
The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset
The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
FurReal Roarin' Tyler
FurReal Roarin' Tyler
The Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch
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!
Hello Barbie
Hello Barbie
The Xbox One
The Xbox One
The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in November 2018.

Fallout 76 2018
Fallout 76
Hitman 2 2018
Hitman 2
Spyro Reignited Trilogy 2018
Spyro Reignited Trilogy
Red Dead Redemption 2 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2
Assassin's Creed Odyssey 2018
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
Forza Horizon 4 2018
Forza Horizon 4
FIFA 19 2018
Spider-Man 2018
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 2018
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
God of War 2018
God of War
Far Cry 5 2018
Far Cry 5
Monster Hunter: World 2018
Monster Hunter: World
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 66 on this day in 2018.

Frank Bruno

Frank Bruno

Born on November 16, 1961
He turned 57 on this day in 2018.

Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes

Soccer player
Born on November 16, 1974
He turned 44 on this day in 2018.

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 31 on this day in 2018.

Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson

Actor / comedian
Born on November 16, 1993
He turned 25 on this day in 2018.


US President

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on November 16, 2018.


UK Prime Minister

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 16, 2018 was most likely conceived around February 23, 2018.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 16, 2018 is close to August 9, 2019.

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Stats for November 16, 2018


Here are some interesting statistics about November 16, 2018:

  • 2,077 days have passed since this date.
  • 296 weeks have passed.
  • 179,449,200 seconds have passed since November 16, 2018.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 209,357,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 92,595,787,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 29,908,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 15,432,631 steps. That's roughly 6,859 miles.
  • 2,153,390 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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