May 16

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

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 16 over the years?
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Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Country: United States of America

The Tenant

The Tenant

Release year: 1976

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet

Country: United States of America

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States of America

Possession

Possession

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Andrzej Zulawski

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Heinz Bennent

Country: United States of America

The Go-Between

The Go-Between

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton, Michael Redgrave

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 16?


Holidays

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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Events

  • 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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 16 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around May 16 over the years?
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David And Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

David And Goliath

Year: 2014

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Malcolm Gladwell's provocative new #1 bestseller -- now in paperback. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than

Oprah by Kitty Kelley

Oprah

Year: 2010

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For the past twenty-five years, no one has been better at revealing secrets than Oprah Winfrey. On what is arguably the most influential show in television history, she has gotten her

The Horse'S Mouth by Joyce Cary

The Horse'S Mouth

Year: 1950

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The Horse's Mouth, the third and most celebrated volume of Joyce Cary's First Trilogy, is perhaps the finest novel ever written about an artist.

Ss-Gb by Len Deighton

Ss-Gb

Year: 1979

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What if WWII went the other way? In this alternative-history novel, Deighton imagines a chilling world where British Command surrendered to the Nazis in 1941, Churchill has been shot, the King

Dirty Work by Stuart Woods

Dirty Work

Year: 2003

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Hired to prove infidelity in an heiress's marriage, Stone Barrington goes undercover. But the work turns dirty-and catastrophic-when the errant husband is found dead and the other woman disappears without a

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