June 6, 2016

June 6, 2016, was a Monday. It was 8 years and 19 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on June 6, 2016?

  • MMA fighter Kimbo Slice suddenly passes away at the age of 42.
Song charts

Music charts

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on June 6, 2016:

  • United States: "One Dance" by Drake
  • United Kingdom: "One Dance" by Drake

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 6, 2016

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • Panda - Desiigner
  • Can't Stop The Feeling! - Justin Timberlake
  • 7 Years - Lukas Graham
  • Work From Home - Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows" was at the top of the box office on June 6, 2016.


This date was 2,941 days ago. Approximately 98 months have passed. It was the 158th day of 2016, in week 23. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 8 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 2016 had 366 days because it was a leap year. The Earth has experienced 33 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to June 6, 2016

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Monday, June 6, 2016. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. The weekend has just passed, so some people are feeling a bit down. Others are tired after partying too much.

In the United States, the Memorial Day weekend of 2016 has recently come and gone. To many, this means that the summer has officially started. The summer of 2016 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. The song "One Dance" by Drake is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is at the top of the box office. David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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 recent shooting of a gorilla called Harambe at Cincinnati Zoo has sparked global publicity and controversy. Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris have split up after dating for 15 months. Tributes are pouring in for boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who has passed away at the age of 74.

MMA fans are shocked by the sudden death of Kimbo Slice due to heart failure. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Christina Grimmie, Fidel Castro, Big Syke, and George Michael would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "MythBusters", "Bones", "The Walking Dead", and "Lucifer".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Lego Jurassic World", "Rocket League", "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", and "FIFA 16". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Wander Over Yonder", "Girl Meets World", and "Bunnicula". Popular toys at the moment include the Xbox One, Max Tow Truck, MiP (robot), and Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on June 6, 2016.

  • Kimbo Slice dies at the age of 42.

    Kimbo Slice dies at the age of 42

    On June 6th, 2016, MMA fighter Kimbo Slice died from heart failure at the age of 42.
  • Muhammad Ali passes away.

    Muhammad Ali passes away

    Boxing legend Muhammad Ali had recently passed away at the age of 74.
  • UEFA Euro 2016.

    UEFA Euro 2016

    The 2016 UEFA European Football Championship was being held in France at this time. Portugal won the competition after an unexpected goal from Eder secured them a 1-0 victory over France in extra time.
  • Harambe.


    On May 28th, 2016, a gorilla called Harambe was shot dead after a three-year-old boy climbed into his enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. The video of the shooting gained international attention and led to a series of Internet memes.
  • Mourinho becomes the new manager of Manchester United.

    Mourinho becomes the new manager of Manchester United

    Soccer fans were reacting to news that former Chelsea coach José Mourinho had been appointed as the new manager of Manchester United—a job he had wanted for a very long time.
  • 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 FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.
  • Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump was named the Time Person of the Year for 2016 after he defeated Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2016.
  • Curved TVs are the next big thing.

    Curved TVs are the next big thing

    Companies such as Samsung were trying to convince consumers that curved TVs were the next big thing. However, the new trend failed to catch on. Curved TVs started to die off in 2017 after it became apparent that people weren't buying them.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to June 6, 2016.

  • May 9, 2016: Rodrigo Duterte is elected as the new President of the Philippines.
  • May 10, 2016:
    • Irish politics: Joan Burton steps down as Labour Party leader.
    • Soccer: West Ham United play their final game at Upton Park.
  • May 13, 2016: The movie Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is released in movie theaters.
  • May 19, 2016: Boxer Manny Pacquiao is elected as a senator in the Philippines.
  • May 21, 2016: Manchester United win the FA Cup after beating Crystal Palace 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • May 22, 2016: It is announced that actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard have separated after one year of marriage.
  • May 23, 2016: Soccer: Manchester United sack manager Louis van Gaal.
  • May 24, 2016: Alisan Porter wins the tenth season of The Voice.
  • May 27, 2016: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes the new manager of Manchester United.
  • May 28, 2016:
    • Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League Final after they defeat Atletico Madrid on penalties.
    • A gorilla called Harambe is shot dead after a child falls into his enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo.
    • NBA player Bryce Dejean-Jones is shot dead after mistakenly breaking into the wrong apartment in Dallas, Texas.
  • June 1, 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 3, 2016: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at the age of 74.
  • This date: June 6, 2016
  • June 7, 2016: Zynga closes their social media game "Mafia Wars" after eight years.
  • June 9, 2016:
    • Hillary Clinton tweets "Delete your account." at Donald Trump.
    • Barack Obama and Elizabeth Warren endorse Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party presidential nominee for the 2012 election.
  • June 10, 2016:
    • The 2016 UEFA European Championship (Euro 2016) begins in France.
    • The movie Warcraft is released in movie theaters.
    • Gawker Media files for bankruptcy.
    • American singer and YouTube star Christina Grimmie is shot and killed in Orlando, Florida.
  • June 12, 2016: An Islamic terrorist called Omar Mateen opens fire and kills 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
  • June 14, 2016: Soccer: Everton appoint Ronald Koeman as their new manager.
  • June 16, 2016: Labour Party MP Jo Cox is murdered in Birstall, England.
  • June 19, 2016:
    • The Cleveland Cavaliers win the 2016 NBA Finals after they defeat the Golden State Warriors by 4-3.
    • The Cleveland sports curse comes to an end.
    • The Game of Thrones episode "Battle of the Bastards" is aired: Ramsay Bolton is defeated and killed by Jon Snow.
    • Actor Anton Yelchin passes away after a freak car accident.
  • June 23, 2016: The United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union.
  • June 24, 2016:
    • The movie Independence Day: Resurgence, starring Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman, is released in movie theaters.
    • The British Pound tumbles to a 30-year low following the UK's decision to withdraw from the European Union.
    • British Prime Minister David Cameron resigns after Britain votes to leave the European Union.
  • June 26, 2016: The Game of Thrones episode "The Winds of Winter" is aired: Cersei Lannister kills all of her enemies using wildfire.
  • June 30, 2016: UK politics: Theresa May and Michael Gove announce that they will be running for the leadership of the Conservative Party.
  • July 1, 2016:
    • Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfers to Manchester United.
    • Soccer: Carlo Ancelotti becomes the new manager of Bayern Munich.
  • July 3, 2016: Soccer: Antonio Conte becomes the new manager of Chelsea FC.
  • July 5, 2016:
    • Soccer: Chelsea striker Fernando Torres permanently returns to his old club Atl├ętico Madrid.
    • Missouri crime: Gypsy Rose Blanchard pleads guilty to the murder of her mother Dee Dee and is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
    • A 37-year-old black man called Alton Sterling is shot dead by police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • July 6, 2016: The augmented reality mobile game "Pokémon GO" is released.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 6, 2016, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 6, 2016 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.
Television shows

TV shows in 2016

The following TV shows were popular in June 2016:

TV shows from June 2016.

Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Schitt's Creek
Schitt's Creek
Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
The Originals
The Originals
The Goldbergs
The Goldbergs
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on June 6, 2016

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

The Loud House
The Loud House
Stuck in the Middle
Stuck in the Middle

Game Shakers
Game Shakers
Shimmer and Shine
Shimmer and Shine
Make It Pop
Make It Pop
Blaze and the Monster Machines
Blaze and the Monster Machines
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Henry Danger
Henry Danger
Girl Meets World
Girl Meets World

Popular toys and games in 2016

Toys and games that were popular in 2016:

L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
MiP (robot)
MiP (robot)
Simon Swipe
Simon Swipe
Crayola Paint Maker
Crayola Paint Maker
Kidizoom Smartwatch
Kidizoom Smartwatch
Cool Baker Magic Mixer
Cool Baker Magic Mixer
Max Tow Truck
Max Tow Truck
Paw Patrol Lookout HQ
Paw Patrol Lookout HQ
Shopkins Small Mart Playset
Shopkins Small Mart Playset
Zoomer Dino
Zoomer Dino
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in June 2016.

Overwatch 2016
Doom 2016
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End 2016
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
Dark Souls III 2016
Dark Souls III
Hitman 2016
Tom Clancy's The Division 2016
Tom Clancy's The Division
Just Cause 3 2015
Just Cause 3
Star Wars Battlefront 2015
Star Wars Battlefront
Fallout 4 2015
Fallout 4
Rise of the Tomb Raider 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Halo 5: Guardians 2015
Halo 5: Guardians
Assassin's Creed Syndicate 2015
Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Were you born on June 6, 2016?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2016.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out June 6, 2022, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 6.

Diego Velazquez

Diego Velazquez

Painter Deceased
Born on June 6, 1599
He was not alive on this date.

Carole Baskin

Carole Baskin

Animal rights activist
Born on June 6, 1961
She turned 55 on this day in 2016.

Max Casella

Max Casella

Born on June 6, 1967
He turned 49 on this day in 2016.

Paul Giamatti

Paul Giamatti

Born on June 6, 1967
He turned 49 on this day in 2016.

Judith Barsi

Judith Barsi

Child actress Deceased
Born on June 6, 1978
She was not alive on this date.



Youtube personality
Born on June 6, 1990
He turned 26 on this day in 2016.

DeAndre Hopkins

DeAndre Hopkins

NFL player
Born on June 6, 1992
He turned 24 on this day in 2016.



National holidays and famous events that fall on June 6:


US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on June 6, 2016.


UK Prime Minister

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 6, 2016 was most likely conceived around September 14, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 6, 2016 is close to February 27, 2017.

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Stats for June 6, 2016


Here are some interesting statistics about June 6, 2016:

  • 2,941 days have passed since this date.
  • 420 weeks have passed.
  • 254,102,400 seconds have passed since June 6, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 296,452,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 131,116,838,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 42,350,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 21,852,806 steps. That's roughly 9,712 miles.
  • 3,049,229 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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