Wednesday December 16, 2020: on this day

December 16, 2020 was the 351st day of the year 2020, under the sign of Sagittarius and the day of the week was Wednesday.

Is December 16, 2020 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on December 16, 2020, who was born and died on December 16, 2020, what holidays and observances are celebrated on December 16, 2020, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. The Watch, directed by Akiva Schaffer), TV series (e.g. Equinox) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about December 16th, 2020 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was December 16, 2020?

December 16, 2020 was a Wednesday and it was the 351st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 16, 2020 can also be written as 12/16/2020 in the US and as 16/12/2020 in UK and Europe.

December 16, 2020 in December 2020 calendar


December 16, 2020: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 16th is Sagittarius.

Sagittarius is the 9th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between November 22nd and December 21st belong to the Sagittarius sign: discover Sagittarius personality and who should a Sagittarius marry.

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn.

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December 16, 2020: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Rat chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 16, 2020 is Rat and the associated element is Metal.

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December 16, 2020: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on December 16, 2020 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 16, 2020 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on December 16, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 14% full, rising at 09:17 am and setting at 07:43 pm.

The previous full moon was on Nov 30, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Dec 30, 2020.

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Who was born on December 16, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on December 16th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 16th:

  • Theo James
    Theo James

    Tv actor.

  • Krysten Ritter
    Krysten Ritter

    American actress, musician, and model.

  • Maruschka Detmers
    Maruschka Detmers

    Actress and comedian, best known for her part in "pra(c]nom carmen", a jean-luc godard directed film.

  • Liv Ullmann
    Liv Ullmann

    Born in tokyo, norway, she became a leading dramatic actress of swedish and foreign films.

  • Benjamin Bratt
    Benjamin Bratt

    American actor who rose to stardom in 1995 when he played detective reynaldo "rey” curtis on nbc's law & order.

  • Flo Rida
    Flo Rida

    American rapper.

  • Christopher Biggins
    Christopher Biggins

    English actor and tv presenter.

  • Miranda Otto
    Miranda Otto

    An australian actress who is well-known for her role as a%0owyn in peter jackson’s "the lord of the rings” trilogy (2001-2003).

  • Xander Berkeley
    Xander Berkeley

    American actor and producer.

  • Jon Tenney
    Jon Tenney

    American actor and director.

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December 16, 2020: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 3 years 2 months old,

or 38 months and 5 days old,

or 166 weeks

or 1162 days old,

if you were born on December 16, 2020.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 16, 2020?

There are 299 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday December 16th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 16, 2020?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on December 16, 2020.


December 16, 2020: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on December 16, 2020:

  • Flavio Cotti
  • Marcus D'Amico
  • Otto Leodolter
  • Jeremy Newson
  • Lorenzo Taliaferro
  • Renê Weber
  • Kálmán Sóvári
  • Waldemaro Bartolozzi

What famous deaths happened on December 16th?

Famous deaths on December 16th:

  • Silvana Mangano
    Silvana Mangano

    Italian actress who rose to fame in 1949 as a star of "bitter rice" in which she played the role of a leading lady in italy.

  • Lee Van Cleef
    Lee Van Cleef

    Lee van cleef, one of the greatest movie villains, started his career as an accountant.

  • Thelma Todd
    Thelma Todd

    American actress and comedian (b. 1905).

  • Nicol Williamson
    Nicol Williamson

    Scottish actor and performer, who was sometimes marked by sarcastic behavior.

  • Keely Smith
    Keely Smith

    American singer and actress (b. 1928).

  • Aileen Pringle
    Aileen Pringle

    Actress (age consent, convicted night parade).

  • John Spencer
    John Spencer

    English rugby player and coach.

  • Moses Gunn
    Moses Gunn

    American actor.

  • Nicolette Larson

    Singer lotta love, dies at 45 from a brain seizure.

  • Stuart Adamson

    English-scottish singer/songwriter and guitarist (the skids, big country) (d. 2001).

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December 16, 2020: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on December 16, 2020:

  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
  • Bangladesh - Victory Day

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December 16, 2020: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on December 16, 2020 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Watch

The Watch

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer

Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Dan Scanlon

Starring: Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buckley, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Octavia Spencer, Ralph Fiennes, Tom Holland

Country: United States of America

The Grudge

The Grudge

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nicolas Pesce

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Lin Shaye, Betty Gilpin, Demian Bichir, John Cho, William Sadler, Jacki Weaver

Country: United States of America

The Hunt

The Hunt

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Craig Zobel

Starring: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz, Ethan Suplee, Emma Roberts

Country: United States of America

December 16, 2020: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on December 16, 2020 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Caryn Cline



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Joseph Lisa

El Cid

El Cid

Release year: 2020

Sweet Home

Sweet Home

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Rafa Martinez



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nino Aldi

Birth chart on this day

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Who was the US President on December 16, 2020?

On December 16, 2020 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 16, 2020?

On December 16, 2020 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 16, 2020?

On December 16, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about December 16th?

December 16th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 16th day of the month of December. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on December 16th, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 strasbourg attack: a polish national is killed in an attack on strasbourg, france by terrorists.
  • 2017 - China-united kingdom relations and one belt one road initiative: according to the bbc, david cameron, former prime minister of britain, will head a ps750million ($1 billion) u.k. fund to improve rail, road, and air links between china, its trading partners, and china.
  • 2016 - Aleppo offensive (november-december 2016, syria): the syrian forces are disrupting evacuations following the failed ceasefire. the city's remains were evacuated by approximately 8000 civilians.

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What happened in 2020?

2020 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is killed by an American airstrike near Baghdad International Airport, igniting global concerns of a potential armed conflict.
  • Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashes immediately after takeoff at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport; all 176 on board are killed. The plane was shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile.
  • Taal Volcano in the Philippines erupts, and kills 39 people.

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What was the calendar for December 2020?

December 2020 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with December being the 12th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how December 2020 calendar looked like.