Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 16. From 1900 until now.
May 16 is under the sign of Taurus.
Famous birthdays on this day include Megan Fox (1986), Pierce Brosnan (1953) and Laura Pausini (1974).
Several movies were released around May 16 over the years, such as Pan's Labyrinth in 2006 directed by Guillermo del Toro and The Tenant in 1976 directed by Roman Polanski.
But much more happened on May 16 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around May 16 over the years?
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Which were the important events of May 16?
- 2019 Sinai insurgency: Forty-seven insurgents and five Egyptian soldiers are killed in a gunfight in the Sinai Peninsula. (Al Jazeera)
- 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): Battle of Farah: Taliban forces claim to have taken control of the western city of Farah after two days of fighting. It is the second provincial capital to be temporarily taken over, after a similar assault on Kunduz in 2015. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
- 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack: The cybersecurity firms Kaspersky Lab and Symantec report that technical evidence connects the WannaCry ransomware attack to the North Korean-backed Lazarus Group. North Korea is also believed to be responsible for previous cyberattacks on the SWIFT banking system and against Sony Pictures. (The Guardian), (The New York Times)
- 2016 The Vegetarian, written by Han Kang and translated by Deborah Smith, wins the Man Booker International Prize. (BBC News), (The Independent), (The Telegraph)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 16 over the years?
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- 2017 DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne - I'm The One
- 2016 Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla - One Dance
- 2015 Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth - See You Again
- 2014 John Legend - All Of Me
- 2013 Macklemore - Can't Hold Us
- 2012 Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know
- 2011 Adele - Rolling In The Deep
- 2010 Eminem - Not Afraid
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
- 2008 Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love
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Which were the most popular books released around May 16 over the years?
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