Wednesday April 16, 2014: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 4/16/2014, UK date format: 16/4/2014

April 16th, 2014 was the 106th day of the year 2014 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Aries. The day of the week was Wednesday.

The number one song in US was Happy by Pharrell Williams.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2014 while Missing You by Harlan Coben was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Happy Valley. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gods Will Be Watching or beatmania IIDX 22 PENDUAL.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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April 16, 2014 Events

What happened on April 16, 2014?

Historical Events

  • In western Ethiopia, near the Sudanese border, gunmen ambush a bus and kill nine people.
  • Syrian Civil War: There are more chemical attacks, this time in Damascus suburbs. (Reuters) A convoy of vehicles was trying to enter Jordan via Syria when a group of Jordanian warplanes struck.
  • Another chemical attack is reported in Damascus suburbs.
  • As they tried to enter Jordan from Syria, Jordanian warplanes struck a convoy.
  • Pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine 2014: Six armored personnel vehicles belonging to the Ukrainian military were captured by pro-Russian protestors amid rising tensions between protestors, the military.
  • Pro-Russian protestors captured six armored personnel carriers belonging the Ukrainian military. This was amid increasing tensions between the protestors, the military and the military.
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What happened on April 16 in history? Find out the list of April 16th major events

What was 2014 famous for? Discover everything about 2014


April 16, 2014 Famous Birthdays

Other April 16th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If April 16, 2014 is your birthday you are 9 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on April 16.

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April 16, 2014 Famous Deaths

Other April 16th famous deaths

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April 16, 2014 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Aries personality

Who should a Aries marry?

Babies born in April are either Aries or Taurus. People born before April 19th are Aries, while people born from April 20th have the sign of Taurus

Personality of April born

Chinese Zodiac

Horse chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Horse

Element: Wood

Horse personality

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April 16, 2014 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was April 16, 2014?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

April 16th marks the 105th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2014.

There are 259 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


April 16, 2014 Holidays and Observances

What is special on April 16, 2014?


  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
  • Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.


  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
  • Saint Drogo.
  • Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
  • Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
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Music charts

What was the number one song on April 16, 2014? Which were the top hits on April 16, 2014?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Happy
  2. - All Of Me
  3. - Dark Horse
  4. - Talk Dirty
  5. - Let It Go

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Happy
  2. - All Of Me
  3. - Talk Dirty
  4. - The Man
  5. - Loyal

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Pompeii
  2. - Team
  3. - Best Day Of My Life
  4. - Let Her Go
  5. - Demons

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Odio
  2. - El Perdedor
  3. - Adrenalina
  4. - Propuesta Indecente
  5. - Hermosa Experiencia

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2014

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk

Country: United States of America

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand

Country: United States of America

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster

Country: United States of America

Reservation Road

Reservation Road

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Terry George

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Connelly, Elle Fanning

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Happy Valley

Happy Valley

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Amir Bar-Lev

Ek Hasina Thi

Ek Hasina Thi

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Sriram Raghavan

Killing Spree

Killing Spree

Release year: 2014

Directed by: Tim Ritter

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Release year: 2014

Starring: John Oliver, David Kaye

Country: United States of America

Mr. Pickles

Mr. Pickles

Release year: 2014

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Missing You by Harlan Coben

Missing You


Harlan Coben, master of suspense, has written the #1 New York Times bestseller on the ties that we have to our history and the lies that bind them together. As the ultimate Internet scam unfolds...Surfing

Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer

Things That Matter


The long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s timeless, essential writings, America's most respected columnist has been released. Krauthammer is a brilliant stylist, known for his uncompromising honesty and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom at all turns. He has been dazzling readers …

Power Play by Danielle Steel

Power Play


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn North California, two successful CEOs are essential to the future of their companies. Both are great at the power game. The difference is enormous.

Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Killing Jesus


Millions of readers have enjoyed the bestselling books Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly, historian Martin Dugard and other nonfiction works that have revolutionized how we read historical literature.

Thrive by Arianna Huffington



Arianna Huffington's book Thrive makes a compelling argument for the need to redefine success in today’s world.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on April 16th, 2014 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gods Will Be Watching

Gods Will Be Watching

Platform: Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android

Genre: Point-and-click adventure, puzzle

Publisher: Devolver Digital

beatmania IIDX 22 PENDUAL

beatmania IIDX 22 PENDUAL

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami

Escape Dead Island

Escape Dead Island

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Adventure, survival horror

Publisher: Deep Silver

F1 2014

F1 2014

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Civilization Revolution 2

Civilization Revolution 2

Platform: iOS, Android, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games


April 16, 2014 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Full Moon

The moon phase for April 16, 2014 is Full Moon.

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Sport Games on April 16, 2014

Sport Games on April 16, 2014

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Everton - Crystal Palace : 2 - 3
  • Man City - Sunderland : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of April 16, 2014

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $99.05
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $518.05
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $40.06
  • General Electric GE: opens at $26.01
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $198.05

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 102.22 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1013 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.8816 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2214 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 141.22 JPY

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