Wednesday May 16, 2001

US date format: 5/16/2001, UK date format: 16/5/2001

The day of the week was Wednesday, under the astrological sign of Taurus (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on May 16, 2001).

Famous birthdays on this day include Cassadee Dunlap and Carlota Boza.

The number one song in US was All For You by Janet. Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7 was #1 song in the UK.

Tigerland, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2001 while Lord Of The Silent by Elizabeth Peters was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fear Effect 2: Retro Helix or Fighting Vipers 2.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 16, 2001 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If May 16, 2001 is your birthday you are 21 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 16.

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May 16, 2001 Famous Deaths


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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Tigerland

Tigerland

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry

Country: United States of America

The Faculty

The Faculty

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett

Country: United States of America

What Women Want

What Women Want

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Starring: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda

Country: United States of America

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Michael Bay

Starring: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Country: United States of America

Delivering Milo

Delivering Milo

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Albert Finney, Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 16, 2001? Which were the top hits on May 16, 2001?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - All For You
  2. - Survivor
  3. - Lady Marmalade
  4. - Hanging By A Moment
  5. - Ride Wit Me

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Don't Stop Movin'
  2. - It's Raining Men
  3. - Out Of Reach
  4. - Survivor
  5. - Cold As Ice

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Missing You
  2. - My Baby
  3. - All For You
  4. - Heard It All Before
  5. - Get Ur Freak On

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Quiero
  2. - Abrazame Muy Fuerte
  3. - La Bomba
  4. - No Te Podias Quedar
  5. - Solo Quiero Amarte
Sport Games on May 16, 2001

Sport Games on May 16, 2001


NBA

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  • Toronto Raptors - Philadelphia 76ers : 88 - 121
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TV Series

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Blind Date

Blind Date

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Dismissed

Dismissed

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Benjamin Arfmann

Trailer Park Boys

Trailer Park Boys

Release year: 2001

Written by:

Starring: John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, John Dunsworth

Country: Canada

Dog Eat Dog

Dog Eat Dog

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Soledad

Soledad

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Eduardo Maytorena

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Lord Of The Silent by Elizabeth Peters

Lord Of The Silent

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"Irresistible....Amelia is still a joy." --New York Times Book Review The intrepid archeologist Amelia Peabody and her fearless family, the Emersons, are back in Egypt, and something very nasty is afoot in Lord

Comfort Me With Apples by Ruth Reichl

Comfort Me With Apples

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BONUS: Ruth Reichl has returned with this delicious sequel to her bestseller Tender at the Bone!

April 1865 by Jay Winik

April 1865

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One month later, 1865 saw the chaotic fall of Richmond. This was a Southern daring last-ditch plan for guerrilla war, Lee's agonizing retreat and then Appomattox.

The Bonesetter'S Daughter by Amy Tan

The Bonesetter'S Daughter

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""As captivating as Tan's first bestseller, The Joy Luck Club. . . Amy Tan is the only one who writes with more empathy about daughters and mothers than Amy Tan."

Atlantis Found by Clive Cussler

Atlantis Found

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Dirk Pitt, a marine explorer, faces an elite army from an earlier era to discover the secrets of an ancient civilisation in this #1 New York Times bestseller series.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fear Effect 2: Retro Helix

Fear Effect 2: Retro Helix

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Fighting Vipers 2

Fighting Vipers 2

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Platform-adventure, Action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

Commander Keen

Commander Keen

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Side-scrolling platform

Publisher: Activision

Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding

Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Extreme sports

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $89.45
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $23.26
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $67.70
  • General Electric GE: opens at $49.99
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $112.50

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 123.5 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5386 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.7326 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 109.14 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6178 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 16, 2001?

On May 16, 2001 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 16, 2001?

On May 16, 2001 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 16, 2001?

On May 16, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 16, 2001?

On May 16, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 16, 2001?

On May 16, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 16, 2001?

On May 16, 2001 several famous people were born including, Cassadee Dunlap, Carlota Boza.

Which famous people died on May 16, 2001?

Famous people died on May 16, 2001 include, Brian Pendleton.

What was the number one song in May 16, 2001?

The number one song in the week of May 16, 2001 was All For You by Janet in US and Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7 in UK.

What were the top hits on May 16, 2001?

The top hits on May 16, 2001 were All For You by Janet, Survivor by Destiny's Child, Lady Marmalade by Christina Aguilera in US and Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7, It's Raining Men by Geri Halliwell, Out Of Reach by Gabrielle in UK.