Saturday May 16, 2020: on this day

May 16, 2020 was the 137th day of the year 2020, under the sign of Taurus and the day of the week was Saturday.

Is May 16, 2020 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, who was born and died on May 16, 2020, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 16, 2020, which were the most popular songs , movies (e.g. Onward, directed by Dan Scanlon), TV series (e.g. Snowpiercer) and books back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 16th, 2020 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was May 16, 2020?

May 16, 2020 was a Saturday and it was the 136th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 16, 2020 can also be written as 5/16/2020 in the US and as 16/5/2020 in UK and Europe.


May 16, 2020: What happened on that day?


Who was born on May 16, 2020?

Whose famous birthday is on May 16th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 16th:

  • Megan Fox
    Megan Fox

    American actress and model.

  • Pierce Brosnan
    Pierce Brosnan

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

  • Laura Pausini

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

  • Janet Jackson
    Janet Jackson

    American actress and recording artist.

See more famous people and celebrities born on May 16th


May 16, 2020: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 3 years 6 months old,

or 42 months and 13 days old,

or 184 weeks and 4 days old,

or 1292 days old,

if you were born on May 16, 2020.

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

There are 169 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday May 16th 2024.

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

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


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

What famous deaths happened on May 16th?

Famous deaths on May 16th:

  • Jim Henson
    Jim Henson

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

  • Andy Kaufman
    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
    Ronnie James Dio

    American heavy metal vocalist (Born 1942).

  • Django Reinhardt

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

See more famous people and celebrities who died on May 16th


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

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 16, 2020 is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and 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.

Discover the personality of May born.

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

Rat chinese zodiac sign

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

Discover the Rat personality and how the Metal Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.


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

Holidays on May 16, 2020:

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

Observances on May 16, 2020:

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

Saints celebrated on May 16, 2020:

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

The most popular movies on May 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

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

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: Clark Duke

Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Vince Vaughn, Michael Kenneth Williams, John Malkovich

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

The most popular TV Series on May 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: Bong Joon-ho



Release year: 2020

Directed by: James Price



Release year: 2020

Two Degrees

Two Degrees

Release year: 2020



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Birth chart on this day

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May 16, 2020: What was the lunar phase on that day?

Lunar phase


The lunar phase on May 16, 2020 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 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 May 16, 2020 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 21% full, rising at 03:07 am and setting at 03:17 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 07, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Jun 05, 2020.


Who was the US President on May 16, 2020?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 16, 2020?

On May 16, 2020 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about May 16th?

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

  • 2019 - Sinai insurgency: 47 insurgents are killed and five Egyptian soldiers are wounded in a gunfight on the Sinai Peninsula.
  • 2018 - Afghanistan War (2001-present: Battle of Farah): Taliban forces claim that they have taken control the western city Farah, after fighting for two days. After a similar attack on Kunduz 2015, it is now the second provincial capital temporarily taken over.
  • 2017 - WannaCry ransomware attacks: Symantec and Kaspersky Lab, cybersecurity companies, report that technical evidence links WannaCry's ransomware attack with the North Korean-backed Lazarus Group. Also, cyberattacks against Sony Pictures and the SWIFT banking system in the past are believed to have been carried out by North Korea. (The Guardian),

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What happened in 2020?

2020 was filled with very interesting events such as

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    What was the calendar for May 2020?

    May 2020 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th 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 May 2020 calendar looked like.