May 16th, 2013, fell on a Thursday. It was day 136 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.
7 years, 4 months and 4 days have passed since May 16th, 2013.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 16th, 2013:
Candice Glover wins the 12th season of American Idol.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 16th, 2013:
United States: Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
United Kingdom: Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Iron Man 3" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 16th, 2013 and it's a Thursday. The summer of 2013 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song Can't Hold Us by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Get Lucky by Daft Punk is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Iron Man 3 is at the top of the Box Office. It's 2013, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Macklemore, Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons and Bruno Mars.
The world is shocked by news that Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Georgina DeJesus have been found alive in Cleveland, Ohio after 11 years of being missing. The three women had been imprisoned by a man called Ariel Castro up until recently, when Amanda Berry and her daughter managed to escape and alert authorities. In soccer, Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has just announced that he is retiring. The news has come as a shock to many, with pundits referring to it as "the end of an era." Everton manager David Moyes has been announced as his replacement. Fans have nicknamed Moyes "The Chosen One" following reports that Ferguson personally handpicked Moyes over Jose Mourinho. Underdogs Wigan Athletic have won the FA Cup after pulling off an unexpected 1-0 victory over favorites Manchester City.
Candice Glover has just won the 12th season of American Idol. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "The Vampire Diaries" and "Community". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Sleeping Dogs", "Borderlands 2", "Aliens: Colonial Marines" and "Tomb Raider".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "LazyTown", "Team Umizoomi" and "Good Luck Charlie".
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 16th, 2013.
12 Years a Slave
The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.
2013 in movies.
Popular movies in 2013 included Frozen, Iron Man 3, The Conjuring, 12 Years A Slave, Despicable Me 2, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Fast & Furious 6, Monsters University, Gravity, Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, World War Z and Thor: The Dark World.
Actress Mila Kunis is the flavour of 2013 as she is named as FHM's sexiest woman.
Time Person of the Year 2013
Newly-elected Pope Francis is named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.
2013 in music.
Popular music artists in 2013 included Macklemore, will.i.am, Swedish House Mafia, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Drake, Pink, Imagine Dragons, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Avicii and Lorde.
Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"
"Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) would go on to win a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.
A video-hosting service called "Vine" exploded in popularity throughout 2013.
The 2013 Eurovision song contest is held in Malmo, Sweden. Denmark win the contest with the song "Only Teardrops" by Emmelie de Forest.
Amanda Berry, Georgina DeJesus and Michele Knight are found alive.
On the 6th of May, 2013, three women who had been missing for a decade were found alive. Amanda Berry, Georgina DeJesus, and Michele Knight had all been held captive by Ariel Castro at his house in Cleveland, Ohio.
There are widespread media reports that a video clip of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine exists.
Basic facts and information about this date:
7 years, 4 months and 4 days have passed since May 16th, 2013.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2013.
Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 16th, 2013, will be 7 years of age.
People born in 2013 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1368658800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around May 16th, 2013:
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Metro: Last Light - Apocalyptic FPS game.
BioShock Infinite - FPS game developed by Irrational Games.
Tomb Raider - Reboot of the original series.
Aliens: Colonial Marines - FPS based on the Alien film series.
Dead Space 3 - Survival horror game.
DmC: Devil May Cry - Reboot of the Devil May Cry series.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Developed by Treyarch.
Halo 4 - The fourth game in the series.
Borderlands 2 - Action role-playing game.
Sleeping Dogs - An open-world adventure game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 16th, 2013.
2,684 days have passed since this date.
231,897,600 seconds have passed since the May 16th, 2013.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 270,547,200 times.
Since May 16th, 2013, earth has travelled approximately 119,659,161,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 38,649,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 19,943,194 steps. That's about 8,864 miles!
Since this date, 2,782,771 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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