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May 19th, 2016.

May 19th, 2016, was a Thursday. It was day 140 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since May 19th, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On this day.

What happened on May 19th, 2016?

  • Boxer Manny Pacquiao is elected as a senator in the Philippines.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 19th, 2016.

  • United States: Panda - Desiigner
  • United Kingdom: One Dance - Drake
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Captain America: Civil War

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Captain America: Civil War" was at the top of the box office on May 19th, 2016.

Take me back to May 19th, 2016!

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The date is May 19th, 2016 and it's a Thursday. 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 Panda by Desiigner 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 Captain America: Civil War 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bones", "Game of Thrones", "American Horror Story" and "Orange Is the New Black".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Batman: Arkham Knight", "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Tom Clancy's The Division" and "Dark Souls III". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West", "Girl Meets World" and "Game Shakers". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Star Wars BB-8 toy droid.

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 19th, 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 5 years, 1 months and 0 days have passed since May 19th, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 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 19th, 2016, will be 5 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1463612400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 19th, 2016.

  • April 20th, 2016: Former WWF wrestler Chyna dies from an accidental drug overdose at the age of 46.
  • 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.
  • May 3rd, 2016: Donald Trump becomes the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party for the 2016 US presidential election.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: May 19th, 2016
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • June 3rd, 2016: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at the age of 74.
  • June 6th, 2016: MMA fighter Kimbo Slice suddenly passes away at the age of 42.
  • June 7th, 2016: Zynga closes their social media game "Mafia Wars" after eight years.
  • June 9th, 2016: Hillary Clinton tweets "Delete your account." at Donald Trump.
  • June 10th, 2016: The 2016 UEFA European Championship (Euro 2016) begins in France.
  • June 10th, 2016: The movie Warcraft is released in movie theaters.
  • June 10th, 2016: Gawker Media files for bankruptcy.
  • June 10th, 2016: American singer and Youtube star Christina Grimmie is shot and killed in Orlando, Florida.
  • June 12th, 2016: An Islamic terrorist called Omar Mateen opens fire and kills 49 people in Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 19th, 2016, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Taurus is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • 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 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 19th, 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.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Making a Murderer - True crime documentary that aired on Netflix.
  • Better Call Saul - Breaking Bad spin-off.
  • Jane the Virgin - Romantic drama-comedy series.
  • Power - Crime drama.
  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.

Kid's TV shows on May 19th, 2016.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2016.

  • The Loud House
  • Bunnicula
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 2016.

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

  • Star Wars BB-8 toy droid
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.
  • Dark Souls III - Action role-playing video game.
  • Tom Clancy's The Division - Action role-playing game that is online-only.
  • XCOM 2 - Turn-based tactics video game.
  • Overwatch - Multiplayer FPS game.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Rocket League - Vehicular soccer game.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game based on the Batman series.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 19th of May.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 19th, 2016.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 19th, 2016.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 19th, 2016.

  • A total of 1,857 days have passed since this date.
  • 265 weeks have passed.
  • 160,444,800 seconds have passed since the May 19th, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 187,185,600 times.
  • Since May 19th, 2016, the earth has travelled approximately 82,789,516,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 26,740,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,798,253 steps. That's about 6,133 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,925,338 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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