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August 16th, 2020.

August 16th, 2020, was a Sunday. It was day 229 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

9 months and 27 days have passed since August 16th, 2020.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run" was at the top of the box office on August 16th, 2020.

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 August 16th, 2020.

  • "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2" is released.

    "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2" is released.

    On August 14th, 2020, gamers were treated to a trip down memory lane after the skateboard game "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2" was released.

  • Russia announces the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.

    Russia announces the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.

    In August of 2020, Russia announced that it had approved the world's first COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Countries begin to reopen from their COVID-19 lockdowns.

    Countries begin to reopen from their COVID-19 lockdowns.

    During this period, countries were reopening from their COVID-19 lockdowns. Sporting events began to return and unessential businesses started to reopen. Restrictions remained in place in many countries and US states, as policy makers focused their efforts on trying to live with the virus. These restrictions included mask mandates and bans on public gatherings. All-in-all, it was a delicate balancing act.

  • 2020 in movies.

    2020 in movies.

    The movie industry was hit hard by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Because movie theaters were temporarily closed in a lot of countries, many films had their release dates postponed. Movies that were released despite the pandemic included the likes of Bad Boys for Life, Tenet, Sonic the Hedgehog and Dolittle.

  • 2020 in music.

    2020 in music.

    The music charts in 2020 were dominated by the likes of The Weeknd, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Dua Lipa, DaBaby, Harry Styles, Future and Maroon 5.

  • Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were named as the Time Person of the Year in 2020 after they defeated incumbent US President Donald Trump.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 9 months and 27 days have passed since August 16th, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 2020.
  • Leap Year: 2020 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1597532400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 16th, 2020.

  • July 17th, 2020: India reimposes a lockdown as coronavirus cases reach one million.
  • July 30th, 2020: Herman Cain dies from Covid-19 at the age of 74.
  • July 30th, 2020: The 2019-2020 NBA season is restarted 5 months after it had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • August 1st, 2020: Soccer: Arsenal win the FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-1.
  • August 3rd, 2020: President Trump threatens to ban TikTok.
  • August 4th, 2020: Over 220 people are killed when an explosion caused by unsafely stored ammonium nitrate occurs in Beirut, Lebanon.
  • August 11th, 2020: Russia announces that it has approved the world's first Covid-19 vaccine.
  • August 14th, 2020: The video game "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2" is released.
  • This date: August 16th, 2020
  • August 20th, 2020: American media executive Steve Bannon is charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering.
  • August 21st, 2020: Serial killer Joseph James DeAngelo (EARONS) is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
  • August 23rd, 2020: Bayern Munich win the 2020 UEFA Champions League Final by beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-0.
  • August 25th, 2020: 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse shoots two people dead at a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
  • August 28th, 2020: Actor Chadwick Boseman passes away at the age of 43 from colon cancer.
  • September 3rd, 2020: Christopher Nolan's film "Tenet" is released in movie theaters.
  • September 10th, 2020: UFC star Conor McGregor is arrested in Corsica on suspicion of attempted sexual assault.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 16th, 2020, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 16th, 2020 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

Kid's TV shows on August 16th, 2020.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2020.

  • The Loud House

Popular toys and games in 2020.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2020.

  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Pokémon Sword and Shield - RPG games.
  • Death Stranding - Action game developed by Kojima Productions.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - FPS game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 16th of August.

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on August 16th, 2020.

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 16th, 2020.

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 16th, 2020 was most likely conceived around the 7th of November, 2019.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 16th, 2020 is close to the 26th of May, 2021.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 16th, 2020.

  • A total of 300 days have passed since this date.
  • 42 weeks have passed.
  • 25,920,000 seconds have passed since the August 16th, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 30,240,000 times.
  • Since August 16th, 2020, the earth has travelled approximately 13,374,720,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 4,320,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 2,229,120 steps. That's about 991 miles!
  • Since this date, 311,040 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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