What day of the week was October 16, 2020?

October 16, 2020 was a Friday and it was the 290th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 16, 2020 can also be written as 10/16/2020 in the US and as 16/10/2020 in UK and Europe.

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

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 16th is Libra.

Libra is the 7th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd belong to the Libra sign: discover Libra personality and who should a Libra marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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

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

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

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

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 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 October 16, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 2% full, rising at 06:39 am and setting at 07:04 pm.

The previous full moon was on Oct 01, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Oct 31, 2020.

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Your place in the Universe on October 16, 2020

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Who was born on October 16, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on October 16th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 16th:

  • Hema Malini
    Hema Malini

    Hema malini is an indian actress known for her work in hindi cinema, particularly for her roles in romantic and dramatic films.

  • Maidie Norman
    Maidie Norman

    Maidie norman was an american actress known for her roles in films such as 'what ever happened to baby jane?' and 'the long, hot summer'.

  • Tim Robbins
    Tim Robbins

    American actor, screenwriter and director, a quirky character lead.

  • Angela Lansbury
    Angela Lansbury

    British-american actress who rose to stardom in 1960s broadway musical "mame", then as jessica fletcher, a hit tv series called "murder she...

  • Suzanne Somers
    Suzanne Somers

    American actress, who appears in films and television series as the dumb-blonde.

  • Elsa Zylberstein
    Elsa Zylberstein

    French stage, tv and film actress, born to a polish jewish father (physicist), and a catholic mother.

  • Linda Darnell
    Linda Darnell

    American actress.

  • Corinna Harfouch
    Corinna Harfouch

    German actress.

  • David Zucker
    David Zucker

    American film producer, director and screenwriter, as well as actor and screenwriter, was a prolific filmmaker who made and directed many...

  • Max Bygraves
    Max Bygraves

    British cockney comedian, actor and stage performer who grew into a great character star.

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How old is someone born on October 16, 2020?

Someone born on October 16, 2020 is:

3 years 7 months old,

or 43 months and 7 days old,

or 187 weeks and 6 days old,

or 1315 days old,

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

There are 146 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday October 16th 2024.

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

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


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

Famous people died on October 16, 2020:

  • Vitalij Evgen'evič Aksёnov
  • Rodolfo Fischer
  • Branko Rezar
  • László Branikovits
  • Rudi Hoffmann
  • Rosy Mazzacurati
  • Gennadios Zervós

What famous deaths happened on October 16th?

Famous deaths on October 16th:

  • Deborah Kerr
    Deborah Kerr

    Scottish-american actress, nominated six time for academy award in leading roles, including "from here to eternity,"" "beloved infidel,","...

  • Peggy Ann Garner
    Peggy Ann Garner

    Actress (ford theater), died at 53 from cancer.

  • Roy Dotrice
    Roy Dotrice

    Channel islands, guernsey -- actor (wizard).

  • Audra Lindley
    Audra Lindley

    American actress (d. 1997).

  • Jean Shepherd
    Jean Shepherd

    Multi-media comedian and writer from america.

  • John Dunsworth
    John Dunsworth

    Canadian actor and comedian (d. 2017).

  • Shirley Booth
    Shirley Booth

    Actress hazel dies at 85 from natural causes.

  • Rick Jason
    Rick Jason

    American actor (b. 1923).

  • Dan Dailey
    Dan Dailey

    American actor, singer, dancer, and director (b. 1913).

  • Ed Lauter
    Ed Lauter

    Long beach, new york -- actor.

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

Observances on October 16, 2020:

  • World Food Day [FAO]

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

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


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

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

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Craig Zobel

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

Country: United States of America


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nicol Paone

Starring: Malin Akerman, Kat Dennings, Aisha Tyler, Christine Taylor

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

The most popular TV Series on October 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: John Lion

The Right Stuff

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Philip Kaufman


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Thunder Levin


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Lee Tamahori


Release year: 2020

Directed by: Thunder Levin


Who was the US President on October 16, 2020?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 16, 2020?

On October 16, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about October 16th?

October 16th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 16th day of the month of October. 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 October 16th, such as:

  • 2018 - Somali civil war (2009-present). the united states africa command, (africom), says that 60 al-shabaab militants were killed in an airstrike near harardhere, central somalia.
  • 2017 - War in somalia: 14 oct 2017 mogadishu bombings - somalis march to protest the presence of al shabaab, who is believed to have been responsible for the recent bombing attack. (bbc).battle of kirkuk 2017: iraqi government forces have seized key infrastructures outside of the disputed city of kirkuk, which was held by kurdish fighters. (bbc) the government of iraq continues to push against kurdish forces, as concerns over oil supplies from iraq have pushed crude oil prices higher.
  • 2016 - Turkey-isil conflict : three police officers are killed and at least nine others are injured in a suicide bomber attack on a safehouse belonging to isil.

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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 October 2020?

October 2020 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th 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 October 2020 calendar looked like.