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June 22, 2016

June 22, 2016, was a Wednesday. It was the 174th day of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 8 months, and 13 days have passed since June 22, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on June 22, 2016:

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

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 22, 2016

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • Panda - Desiigner
  • Can't Stop The Feeling! - Justin Timberlake
  • Work From Home - Fifth Harmony Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
  • Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
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Finding Dory

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Finding Dory".

Facts

This date was 2,813 days ago. Approximately 94 months have passed. It was the 174th day of 2016, in week 25. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 7 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 2016 had 366 days because it was a leap year. 31 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to June 22, 2016

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

It is Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Cancer. It is "Hump Day", so many are beginning to think about the weekend ahead.

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 Finding Dory 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 2016 UEFA European Football Championship is taking place in France.

America is in shock following a mass shooting inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The terrorist attack has left 49 people dead. The killing of a gorilla called Harambe back in May continues to be a topic of conversation. Harambe has achieved a cult-like status, as memes and over-the-top tributes continue to be made in his memory. The Cleveland sports curse has finally come to and end, as the Cleveland Cavaliers win the 2016 NBA Finals by defeating the Golden State Warriors.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Fidel Castro, Big Syke, George Michael, and Carrie Fisher would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Prison Break", "Bones", "The Vampire Diaries", and "House of Cards". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto V", "Cities: Skylines", "Batman: Arkham Knight", and "Rise of the Tomb Raider".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Paw Patrol", "Girl Meets World", and "The Loud House". Popular toys at the moment include the Xbox One, Shopkins Small Mart Playset, MiP (robot), and L.O.L. Surprise!.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on June 22, 2016.

  • 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.

    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.
  • 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

    "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

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on June 22, 2016.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to June 22, 2016.

  • 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.
  • June 6, 2016: MMA fighter Kimbo Slice suddenly passes away at the age of 42.
  • 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 in Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
  • 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.
  • This date: June 22, 2016
  • 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 Atlético 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.
  • July 10, 2016:
    • Portugal win the 2016 UEFA European Championship after an extra time goal from Eder helps them secure a 1-0 victory over France.
    • Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich is murdered in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
  • July 11, 2016:
    • Love Island: Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey are crowned as winners.
    • NBA star Tim Duncan announces his retirement.
  • July 12, 2016: US Senator Bernie Sanders endorses Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for the 2016 election.
  • July 13, 2016: Theresa May becomes the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • July 14, 2016: 87 people are killed in Nice, France when a cargo truck is driven into crowds celebrating Bastille Day.
  • July 15, 2016:
    • The movie Ghostbusters (a reboot of the original) is released in movie theaters.
    • The first season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
    • Donald Trump announces Mike Pence as his running mate.
    • A faction within the Turkish Armed Forces attempts a coup d'état against President Erdoğan and his government.
  • July 17, 2016: Three police officers are shot dead by a former marine in an ambush attack in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • July 22, 2016:
    • The movie Star Trek Beyond (2016) is released in movie theaters.
    • Soccer: Sam Allardyce becomes the new manager of England.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 22, 2016, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 22, 2016 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • 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

People in June 2016 were watching the following TV series:

TV shows from June 2016.

Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Black-ish
Black-ish
Gotham
Gotham
Power
Power
Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
House of Cards
House of Cards
Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Homeland
Homeland
Suits
Suits
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Modern Family
Modern Family
The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
Bones
Bones
Prison Break
Prison Break
Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on June 22, 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

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

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

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
Hello Barbie
Hello Barbie
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
Cards Against Humanity
Cards Against Humanity
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in June 2016.

Overwatch 2016
Overwatch
Doom 2016
Doom
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End 2016
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
Dark Souls III 2016
Dark Souls III
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
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 2015
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Call of Duty: Black Ops III 2015
Call of Duty: Black Ops III
Rocket League 2015
Rocket League
Batman: Arkham Knight 2015
Batman: Arkham Knight
Lego Jurassic World 2015
Lego Jurassic World
Cities: Skylines 2015
Cities: Skylines
Dying Light 2015
Dying Light
The Sims 4 2014
The Sims 4
Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
Minecraft 2011
Minecraft

Were you born on June 22, 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 22, 2022, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 22.

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Actress
Born on June 22, 1949
She turned 67 on this day in 2016.

Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren

US politician
Born on June 22, 1949
She turned 67 on this day in 2016.

Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper

Singer
Born on June 22, 1953
She turned 63 on this day in 2016.

Freddie Prinze

Freddie Prinze

Comedian Deceased
Born on June 22, 1954
He was not alive on this date.

Donald Faison

Donald Faison

Actor
Born on June 22, 1974
He turned 42 on this day in 2016.

Laina Morris

Laina Morris

Internet celebrity
Born on June 22, 1991
She turned 25 on this day in 2016.

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Ice hockey player Deceased
Born on June 22, 1994
He turned 22 on this day in 2016.

USA

US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on June 22, 2016.

UK

UK Prime Minister

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 22, 2016 was most likely conceived around September 30, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 22, 2016 is close to March 15, 2017.

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Stats for June 22, 2016

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about June 22, 2016:

  • 2,813 days have passed since this date.
  • 401 weeks have passed.
  • 243,046,800 seconds have passed since June 22, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 283,554,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 125,412,148,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 40,507,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 20,902,025 steps. That's roughly 9,290 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,916,562 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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