6th of May, 2016

The 6th of May, 2016, fell on a Friday. Day 127 of 2016. Decade: 2010s.

3 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since the 6th 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 6th 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:

  • 3 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since the 6th of May, 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 the 6th of May, 2016, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1462489200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 6th of May, 2016:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 6th 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 6th of May, 2016 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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.

"Game Shakers" - "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - "Henry Danger" - "Girl Meets World" - "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Paw Patrol" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 6th of May, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 2016 was probably conceived around the 28th of July, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 2016 is the 13th of February, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

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.

6th of May

Events that have occurred on the 6th of May:

  • 6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
  • 6th of May, 1960: The Civil Rights Act of 1960 is signed into law.
  • 6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Football: Feyenoord win the European Cup after they defeat Celtic 2-1.
  • 6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 6th of May, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
  • 6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • 6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
  • 6th of May, 1950: The "Tollund Man" mummy is discovered by peat cutters in Denmark.
  • 6th of May, 1961: FA Cup Final 1961: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Leicester City 2-0.
  • 6th of May, 1972: FA Cup Final 1972: A goal from Allan Clarke helps Leeds United secure a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 1978: A goal from Roger Osborne helps Ipswich Town win the FA Cup Final with a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • 6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the new president of France.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2008: Irish politics: Bertie Ahern resigns as Taoiseach.
  • 6th of May, 2009: "It's a disgrace!": Barcelona knock Chelsea out of the Champions League after a number of controversial refereeing decisions go their way.
  • 6th of May, 2010: The Conservative Party become the largest party in the 2010 United Kingdom general election.
  • 6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • 6th of May, 2013: Amanda Berry, Michele Knight and Georgina DeJesus are all found alive after having been missing for a decade.
  • 6th of May, 2019: The television miniseries Chernobyl is released.
  • 6th of May, 2019: Meghan Markle gives birth to Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 2016.

  • 1,394 days have passed since this date.
  • 120,445,200 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 140,519,400 times.
  • Since the 6th of May, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 62,149,723,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 20,074,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,358,287 steps. That's about 4,604 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,445,342 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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