1st of May, 2016

The 1st of May, 2016, fell on a Sunday. Day 122 of 2016. Decade: 2010s.

3 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since the 1st of May, 2016.



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 the 1st of May, 2016.

  • Moonlight

    "Moonlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2016.

  • 2016 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2016 included Arrival, Zootopia, La La Land, Moonlight, The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Finding Dory, Deadpool, Suicide Squad, The Secret Life of Pets and Zoolander 2.

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.

  • Margot Robbie

    Wolf of Wall Street actress Margot Robbie is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.

  • 2016 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2016 included Justin Bieber, Twenty One Pilots, Rihanna, Drake, Zayn, Lukas Graham, Mike Posner, Fifth Harmony, Desiigner, The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Justin Timberlake, DJ Snake, Bruno Mars, Adele, Ariana Grande and G-Eazy.

  • Record of the Year: 2016

    "Hello" by Adele would go on to win a Grammy for 2016's Record of the Year.

  • Brexit Referendum

    The run-up to the Brexit Referendum occurred during this period.

  • Eurovision 2016

    The 2016 Eurovision song contest is held in Stockholm, Sweden. Ukraine win the contest with the song "1944" by Jamala.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 3 years, 9 months and 17 days have passed since the 1st of May, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 2016.
  • Leap Year: 2016 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of May, 2016, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1462057200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 1st of May, 2016:

  • 7th of April, 2016: Trent Harmon wins the 15th season of American Idol.
  • 13th of April, 2016: Kobe Bryant plays his final NBA game.
  • 15th of April, 2016: The 2016 remake of The Jungle Book is released in movie theaters.
  • 16th of April, 2016: Football: After 24 years, Aston Villa are relegated from the Premier League.
  • 20th of April, 2016: Former WWF wrestler Chyna dies of an accidental drug overdose.
  • 21st of April, 2016: Prince passes away due a fentanyl overdose.
  • 2nd of May, 2016: Football: Leicester City are crowned Premier League champions after title rivals Tottenham Hotspur draw 2-2 with Chelsea.
  • 2nd of May, 2016: Afeni Shakur passes away.
  • 10th of May, 2016: Irish politics: Joan Burton steps down as Labour Party leader.
  • 13th of May, 2016: The movie Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is released in movie theaters.
  • 21st of May, 2016: Manchester United win the FA Cup after beating Crystal Palace 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 24th of May, 2016: Alisan Porter wins the tenth season of The Voice.
  • 27th of May, 2016: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes the next manager of Manchester United
  • 28th of May, 2016: Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League Final after they defeat Atletico Madrid on penalties.
  • 28th of May, 2016: A gorilla called Harambe is shot dead after a child falls into his enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 1st of May, 2016, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of May, 2016 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

2016 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2016.

"Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of May:

  • May Day / Labour Day (France)
  • International Workers' Day

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 1st of May, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of May, 2016 was probably conceived around the 23rd of July, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of May, 2016 is the 8th of February, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

1st of May

Events that have occurred on the 1st of May:

  • 1st of May, 1949: The state of Israel is recognized.
  • 1st of May, 1967: Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.
  • 1st of May, 1993: Sri Lanka president Ranasinghe Premadasa is assassinated in a suicide bombing.
  • 1st of May, 1999: The body of English mountaineer George Mallory is discovered on Mount Everest, 75 years after he went missing.
  • 1st of May, 1999: The first episode of SpongeBob SquarePants is aired.
  • 1st of May, 2003: Iraq War: US President George Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech.
  • 1st of May, 1976: FA Cup Final 1976: A goal from Bobby Stokes helps Southampton secure a 1-0 victory over Manchester United.
  • 1st of May, 1981: The horror movie Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) is released.
  • 1st of May, 1996: The song Mysterious Girl is released by Peter Andre.
  • 1st of May, 1997: UK politics: The Conservative Party suffer a huge defeat at the hands of the Labour Party in the 1997 United Kingdom general election.
  • 1st of May, 1998: The last episode of "Father Ted" is aired.
  • 1st of May, 2006: Rapper Big Hawk is shot dead in Houston, Texas.
  • 1st of May, 2009: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) is released.
  • 1st of May, 2015: The release date for The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • 1st of May, 2015: The Expo 2015 begins in Milan, Italy.
  • 1st of May, 2020: The movie "Black Widow (2020)" is released.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Dark Souls III - Action role-playing video game.
  • XCOM 2 - Turn-based tactics video game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of May, 2016.

  • 1,388 days have passed since this date.
  • 119,926,800 seconds have passed since the 1st of May, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 139,914,600 times.
  • Since the 1st of May, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 61,882,228,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 19,987,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,313,705 steps. That's about 4,584 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,439,122 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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