Thursday May 16, 2019: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/16/2019, UK date format: 16/5/2019

May 16th, 2019 was the 136th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Taurus. The day of the week was Thursday.

Richard Jewell, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2019

On TV people were watching The Code.

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series

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May 16, 2019 Events

What happened on May 16, 2019?

Historical Events

  • Sinai insurgency: 47 insurgents are killed and five Egyptian soldiers are wounded in a gunfight on the Sinai Peninsula.
  • Insurgents kill 47 and Egyptian soldiers die in gun battle on the Sinai Peninsula.
  • After a shootout, multiple people are killed in an insurgency in Jammu & Kashmir. This includes three militants, two Mujahideen and two civilians.
  • After a shootout, multiple people were killed in Kashmir, including two militants, two Mujahideen and two civilians.
  • Three Britons and one South African died in a light aircraft crash on approach to Dubai International Airport. This closed the world's busiest airport, which was open for 45 minutes.
  • Second Libyan Civil War: Khalifa Haftar, Field Marshal of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, meets with Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy. He has also scheduled a meeting next week with Emmanuel Macron, French President.
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May 16, 2019 Famous Birthdays

Other May 16th famous birthdays

  • Megan Fox

    American actress and model.

  • Pierce Brosnan

    He is an Irish actor who is extremely handsome and has a nice look.

  • Italian pop singer, who won the top prize in 1993 San Remo Music Festival as a new artist.

  • Janet Jackson

    American actress and recording artist.

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How old am I?

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May 16, 2019 Famous Deaths

Who died on May 16, 2019?

Other May 16th famous deaths

  • Jim Henson

    American puppeteer and director, producer, writer, and performer.

  • Andy Kaufman

    American actor who did stand-up comedy, impressionist and off-beat stand-up comedy on television, clubs, and at concerts.

  • Ronnie James Dio

    American heavy metal vocalist (Born 1942).

  • Belgian composer and jazz musician who earned an international reputation for his recordings.

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May 16, 2019 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Taurus personality

Who should a Taurus marry?

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini

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Chinese Zodiac

Pig chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Pig

Element: Earth

Pig personality

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May 16, 2019 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 16, 2019?

The day of the week was Thursday.

May 16th marks the 135th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2019.

There are 229 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 16, 2019 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 16, 2019?


  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Teacher's Day in Malaysia.


  • International Day of Living Together in Peace
  • International Day of Light [UNESCO]


  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Saint Simon Stock
  • Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
  • Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Richard Jewell

Richard Jewell

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm

Country: United States of America

Knives Out

Knives Out

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Starring: Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Jaeden Martell, Frank Oz

Country: United States of America

The Good Liar

The Good Liar

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Bill Condon

Starring: Ian Mckellen, Helen Mirren, Russell Tovey, Mark Lewis Jones, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson

Country: United States of America

Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Danny DeVito, Madison Iseman, Ashley Scott, Colin Hanks, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Dania Ramirez, Danny Glover

Country: United States of America

Terminator: Dark Fate

Terminator: Dark Fate

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Tim Miller

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Diego González Boneta, Tristan Ulloa, Tom Hopper

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Code

The Code

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Mimi Leder

What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jemaine Clement

Fake News

Fake News

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Michael Linn

The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within

Release year: 2019

Directed by: Jonathan Darby

Birth chart on this day

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May 16, 2019 Lunar and Planetary phase

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