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May 3rd, 2016.

May 3rd, 2016, was a Tuesday. It was day 124 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years and 18 days have passed since May 3rd, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

On this day.

What happened on May 3rd, 2016?

  • Rapper 50 Cent is roundly criticized after he uploads an Instagram video of himself making fun of a teenager with a disability.
  • Donald Trump becomes the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party for the 2016 US presidential election.
Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 3rd, 2016.

  • United States: Work - Rihanna featuring Drake
  • United Kingdom: One Dance - Drake

The Billboard Hot 100 on May 3rd, 2016.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • Panda - Desiigner
  • 7 Years - Lukas Graham
  • No - Meghan Trainor
  • Pillowtalk - Zayn
Play the top hits from 2016.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2014. Let us take you back to the peak days of Desiigner, Sia, Drake and The Chainsmokers.
The Jungle Book

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Jungle Book" was at the top of the box office on May 3rd, 2016.

Take me back to May 3rd, 2016!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 3rd, 2016 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 2016 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song Work by Rihanna featuring Drake is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, One Dance by Drake is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Jungle Book is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. It's 2016, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Drake, Lukas Graham, Sia, Mike Posner, The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris. The world is in shock following the sudden death of singer Prince.

Following the 2016 Irish general election in February, an agreement has finally been reached for a Fine Gael-led minority government. In England, underdogs Leicester City have just been crowned as Premier League champions, despite being 5000-to-1 odds at the start of the season. In US politics, billionaire Donald Trump has recently become the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party for the 2016 US presidential election. Meanwhile, rapper 50 Cent is currently being criticized for uploading an Instagram video of himself making fun of an autistic teenager at an airport in Cincinatti.

The lyrics to Beyonce's latest song "Sorry" are currently sparking intrigue, as social media users argue over who they think "Becky with the good hair" is. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Muhammad Ali, Kimbo Slice, Christina Grimmie and Fidel Castro would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Walking Dead", "Power", "Jane the Virgin" and "Better Call Saul".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Halo 5: Guardians", "Fallout 4", "Star Wars Battlefront" and "Dark Souls III". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Horrid Henry" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, Barbie Saddle n Ride and Star Wars BB-8 toy droid.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 3rd, 2016.

  • Eurovision 2016.

    Eurovision 2016.

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

  • Brexit Referendum.

    Brexit Referendum.

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

  • Record of the Year: 2016.

    Record of the Year: 2016.

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

  • 2016 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2016?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2016?

    The best NBA players in 2016 were Stephen Curry, LeBron James, DeAndre Jordan, Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard.

  • Margot Robbie.

    Margot Robbie.

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

  • Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump.

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

  • Who were the best football players in 2016?

    Who were the best football players in 2016?

    In 2016, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann, Luis Suárez, Neymar, Gareth Bale, Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy, Gianluigi Buffon and Pepe.

  • 2016 in movies.

    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.

  • Moonlight.

    Moonlight.

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

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 6 years and 18 days have passed since May 3rd, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 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 May 3rd, 2016, will be 6 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1462230000.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 3rd, 2016.

  • April 3rd, 2016: WrestleMania 32: Roman Reigns defeats Triple H to win the WWE Championship.
  • April 5th, 2016: Drake releases his single "One Dance".
  • April 5th, 2016: Cheryl Tweedy announces that she is leaving "The X Factor".
  • April 7th, 2016: Trent Harmon wins the 15th season of American Idol.
  • April 13th, 2016: Kobe Bryant plays his final NBA game.
  • April 15th, 2016: The 2016 remake of The Jungle Book is released in movie theaters.
  • April 16th, 2016: Football: After 24 years, Aston Villa are relegated from the Premier League.
  • April 17th, 2016: Actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard issue an awkward apology video for bringing their dogs into Australia without declaring them.
  • April 20th, 2016: Former WWF wrestler Chyna is found dead at her apartment following an accidental drug overdose.
  • April 21st, 2016: American singer Prince passes away due a fentanyl overdose at the age of 57.
  • April 22nd, 2016: The Paris Agreement is signed by 174 countries and the European Union.
  • May 2nd, 2016: Football: Leicester City are crowned Premier League champions after title rivals Tottenham Hotspur draw 2-2 with Chelsea.
  • May 2nd, 2016: Tupac Shakur's mother Afeni Shakur passes away at the age of 69.
  • This date: May 3rd, 2016
  • May 6th, 2016: Justin Timberlake releases his single "Can't Stop the Feeling!".
  • May 9th, 2016: Rodrigo Duterte is elected as the new President of the Philippines.
  • May 10th, 2016: Irish politics: Joan Burton steps down as Labour Party leader.
  • May 10th, 2016: Soccer: West Ham United play their final game at Upton Park.
  • May 13th, 2016: The movie Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is released in movie theaters.
  • May 19th, 2016: Boxer Manny Pacquiao is elected as a senator in the Philippines.
  • May 21st, 2016: Manchester United win the FA Cup after beating Crystal Palace 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • May 22nd, 2016: It is announced that actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard have separated after one year of marriage.
  • May 23rd, 2016: Soccer: Manchester United sack manager Louis van Gaal.
  • May 24th, 2016: Alisan Porter wins the tenth season of The Voice.
  • May 27th, 2016: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes the new manager of Manchester United.
  • May 28th, 2016: Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League Final after they defeat Atletico Madrid on penalties.
  • May 28th, 2016: A gorilla called Harambe is shot dead after a child falls into his enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo.
  • May 28th, 2016: NBA player Bryce Dejean-Jones is shot dead after mistakenly breaking into the wrong apartment in Dallas, Texas.
  • June 1st, 2016: Former WWF wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is deemed not mentally competent to stand trial for the murder of his former girlfriend Nancy Argentino back in 1983.

Personality traits.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 3rd, 2016, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 3rd, 2016 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from May, 2016.

Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer
True crime documentary that aired on Netflix.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad spin-off.

Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Romantic drama-comedy series.

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Gotham
Gotham
Crime drama series based on the Batman universe.

Power
Power
Crime drama.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

House of Cards
House of Cards
Political thriller.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

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

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on May 3rd, 2016.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2016.

The Loud House
The Loud House

Bunnicula
Bunnicula

Game Shakers
Game Shakers

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Henry Danger
Henry Danger

Girl Meets World
Girl Meets World

Sheriff Callie's Wild West
Sheriff Callie's Wild West

The Thundermans
The Thundermans

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2016.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2016.

Star Wars BB-8 toy droid
Star Wars BB-8 toy droid

Barbie Saddle n Ride
Barbie Saddle n Ride

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Dark Souls III 2016
Dark Souls III
Action role-playing video game.

Tom Clancy's The Division 2016
Tom Clancy's The Division
Action role-playing game that is online-only.

XCOM 2 2016
XCOM 2
Turn-based tactics video game.

Just Cause 3 2015
Just Cause 3
Open world action-adventure game developed by Avalanche Studios.

Star Wars Battlefront 2015
Star Wars Battlefront
Action shooter video game developed by EA DICE.

Fallout 4 2015
Fallout 4
Action RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.

Rise of the Tomb Raider 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Action adventure game developed by Crystal Dynamics.

Halo 5: Guardians 2015
Halo 5: Guardians
First-person shooter video game developed by 343 Industries.

Assassin's Creed Syndicate 2015
Assassin's Creed Syndicate
Action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Quebec.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 2015
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Stealth game developed by Kojima Productions.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III 2015
Call of Duty: Black Ops III
FPS game developed by Treyarch.

Rocket League 2015
Rocket League
Vehicular soccer game.

Batman: Arkham Knight 2015
Batman: Arkham Knight
Action-adventure game based on the Batman series.

Lego Jurassic World 2015
Lego Jurassic World
Lego-themed action-adventure game.

Cities: Skylines 2015
Cities: Skylines
City-building simulation.

Dying Light 2015
Dying Light
Open world first person survival horror game.

The Sims 4 2014
The Sims 4
Life / social simulation game.

Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.

Minecraft 2011
Minecraft
Sandbox game.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on May 3rd.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Philosopher / Diplomat. Deceased
Born on May 3rd, 1469
He was not alive on this date.

Sugar Ray Robinson

Boxer. Deceased
Born on May 3rd, 1921
He was not alive on this date.

James Brown

Singer. Deceased
Born on May 3rd, 1933
He was not alive on this date.

Dule Hill

Actor.
Born on May 3rd, 1975
He turned 41 on this day in 2016.

Desiigner

Rapper.
Born on May 3rd, 1997
He turned 19 on this day in 2016.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 3rd of May.

  • Constitution Memorial Day (Japan)
USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 3rd, 2016.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 3rd, 2016.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 3rd, 2016 was most likely conceived around August 11th, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 3rd, 2016 is close to January 24th, 2017.

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Stats for May 3rd, 2016

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 3rd, 2016.

  • A total of 2,209 days have passed since this date.
  • 315 weeks have passed.
  • 190,857,600 seconds have passed since the May 3rd, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 222,667,200 times.
  • Since May 3rd, 2016, the earth has travelled approximately 98,482,521,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,809,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,413,754 steps. That's about 7,295 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,290,291 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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