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May 16, 2022

May 16, 2022, was a Monday. It was 2 years and 4 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on May 16, 2022:

  • McDonald's announces that it will be selling all of its fast food outlets in Russia.
  • Sweden announces that it will be applying for NATO membership.
  • The defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard resumes.
  • Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister warns Finland and Sweden that there will be "far-reaching consequences" if they join NATO.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on May 16, 2022:

  • United States: "Wait for U" by Future
  • United Kingdom: "As It Was" by Harry Styles
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A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2022.

Top movie

The movie "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date was 735 days ago. Approximately 25 months have passed. It was the 136th day of 2022, in week 20. The decade was the 2020s. A child born on this day is 2 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. We have gone through approximately 8 seasons of weather since this date.

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Wow, it's been a year since I was absolutely obsessed with the Johnny Depp trial 😩🤣
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Take me back to May 16, 2022

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

It is Monday, May 16, 2022. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Taurus. The weekend has just passed, so some people are feeling a bit down. Others are tired after partying too much.

The summer of 2022 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up, and the evenings are brighter than usual. The school year is nearly finished. In America, the song "Wait for U" by Future is at the top of the singles charts, while "As It Was" by Harry Styles is the number-one song in the UK. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is at the top of the box office.

Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Ray Liotta, Cooper Noriega, James Caan, and Tony Sirico would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Witcher", "The White Lotus", "The Kardashians", and "Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Among Us", "It Takes Two", "FIFA 22", and "Call of Duty: Vanguard". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "The Owl House", "It's Pony", "Danger Force", and "Baby Shark's Big Show!". Popular toys at the moment include the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 16, 2022.

  • Record of the Year.

    Record of the Year

    The song "About Damn Time" by Lizzo won a Grammy for 2022's Record of the Year.
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once.

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    The film "Everything Everywhere All at Once" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2022.
  • 2022 in movies.

    2022 in movies

    Movies released in 2022 included The Batman, The Lost City, Morbius, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Top Gun: Maverick, Jurassic World Dominion, Elvis, Minions: The Rise of Gru, Black Adam, Avatar: The Way of Water, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
  • Volodymyr Zelensky.

    Volodymyr Zelensky

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was named Time Person of the Year in 2022.
  • 2022 in music.

    2022 in music

    The music charts in 2022 were dominated by artists such as Glass Animals, Lizzo, Harry Styles, The Kid Laroi, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Jack Harlow, Latto, Justin Bieber, and Lil Nas X.
  • Best NBA players.

    Best NBA players

    The best NBA players in 2022 were Nikola Jokić, Joel Embiid, Stephen Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Chris Paul, and Luka Dončić.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    The best soccer players in 2022 were Karim Benzema, Sadio Mané, Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski, Mohamed Salah, Kylian Mbappé, Thibaut Courtois, Vinícius Júnior, Luka Modrić, and Erling Haaland.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to May 16, 2022.

  • April 18, 2022:
    • Alex Jones' website InfoWars files for bankruptcy amid defamation suits.
    • Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina Rodriguez announce that one of their newborn twins has died.
    • Russia renews its offensive on the eastern Donbas area of Ukraine.
    • The sixth and final season of "Better Call Saul" premieres on AMC.
  • April 19, 2022:
    • The stock price of Netflix falls by 26% after it announces that it has lost subscribers for first time in 10 years.
    • A federal judge in Florida strikes down the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes.
  • April 20, 2022:
    • A UK court formally issues an order to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States.
    • Ukrainian forces in Mariupol plead for help, claiming that they can only hold for a few days at most.
    • French President Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen face off against each other in an important TV debate.
    • The tennis tournament Wimbledon bans Russian and Belarusian players due to the invasion of Ukraine.
    • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pushes to remove the special status for Disney's theme park.
    • The documentary series "Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes" is released on Netflix.
  • April 21, 2022:
    • Soccer: Erik ten Hag is confirmed as the new manager of Manchester United.
    • Mike Tyson punches a fan who was harassing him on a plane.
  • April 22, 2022:
    • A German national named Christian Brueckner is officially declared a suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
    • George Ezra releases the song "Green Green Grass".
  • April 23, 2022: Boxing: Tyson Fury knocks out Dillian Whyte in the sixth round.
  • April 24, 2022: An exit poll predicts that Emmanuel Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen in the 2022 French presidential election.
  • April 25, 2022:
    • Emmanuel Macron defeats run-off challenger Marine Le Pen in the 2022 French presidential election.
    • Twitter agrees to sell the company to Elon Musk for $44 billion.
    • Three women and a man are stabbed to death in Southwark, south London.
  • April 26, 2022:
    • Russia's foreign minister accuses NATO of engaging in a "proxy war" in Ukraine.
    • US Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for Covid-19.
  • April 28, 2022:
    • Russia carries out an airstrike on Kyiv while the UN Secretary General is visiting the city.
    • Oklahoma passes a ban on abortions after six weeks.
    • Derek Chauvin launches an appeal against his conviction for the murder of George Floyd.
    • Soccer: Jurgen Klopp signs a new contract extension with Liverpool.
  • April 29, 2022:
    • Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker is sentenced to two and half years in prison for hiding assets to avoid paying debts.
    • An Alabama murder suspect (Casey White) and a female corrections officer (Vicky White) flee from the Lauderdale County Jail together.
  • April 30, 2022:
    • Boxing: Katie Taylor defeats Amanda Serrano at Madison Square Garden.
    • The White House correspondents' dinner returns after two years.
  • May 2, 2022:
    • New Zealand reopens its borders to more than 50 countries.
    • Amber Heard fires her PR team after growing frustrated with the coverage of Johnny Depp's defamation case against her.
    • A leaked "draft opinion" suggests that the US Supreme Court will overturn "Roe v Wade" and remove the constitutional right to abortion.
    • Russian soccer clubs are banned from the Champions League and other European competitions due to the invasion of Ukraine.
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan defeats Judd Trump to win the 2022 World Snooker Championship.
    • There are mixed reactions after Kim Kardashian wears Marilyn Monroe's dress at the 2022 Met Gala.
  • May 3, 2022: A man attacks comedian Dave Chappelle with a replica gun during a festival show in LA.
  • May 4, 2022: German investigators state that they have found new evidence against the prime suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
  • May 5, 2022: US President Joe Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as the next press secretary.
  • May 6, 2022:
    • The superhero film "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" is released.
    • Bad Bunny releases his album "Un Verano Sin Ti".
  • May 7, 2022: Chelsea Football Club confirm that Todd Boehly's consortium has signed a €5 billion agreement to buy the club.
  • May 8, 2022: Actor Ncuti Gatwa is named as the next Doctor Who.
  • May 9, 2022:
    • Fugitives: Alabama inmate Casey White is recaptured and former jail official Vicky White commits suicide.
    • Queen Elizabeth misses the opening of the UK parliament due to mobility issues.
  • May 10, 2022:
    • Elon Musk claims that he will lift Donald Trump's Twitter ban.
    • A passenger on a private plane manages to land the aircraft in Florida after the pilot became incapacitated.
    • Wagatha Christie: The libel trial between Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney begins.
  • May 11, 2022:
    • Republicans in the US Senate block efforts to enshrine abortion access as federal law.
    • Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is shot dead during an Israeli army raid.
  • May 12, 2022:
    • The cryptocurrency "LUNA" plunges to less than a quarter of its original price.
    • Astronomers release a photograph of the supermassive black hole called "Sagittarius A*".
    • More than $200 billion is wiped off the crypto market because of intense selling.
    • Bitcoin falls to its lowest price in 16 months.
  • May 13, 2022:
    • Finland announces that it will be applying for NATO membership.
    • There is international outcry after Israeli police beat mourners at the funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
    • Cryptocurrency "LUNA" crashes to $0, rendering it practically worthless.
  • May 14, 2022:
    • Ukraine win the 2022 Eurovision song contest.
    • Soccer: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after beating Chelsea on penalties.
    • Ten people are killed during a racially-motivated mass shooting in Buffalo, New York.
    • Russian troops begin to withdraw from the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
  • May 15, 2022: Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian are officially married.
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  • May 17, 2022:
    • The British media reports that an unnamed Tory MP has been arrested for rape and sexual assault.
    • The US Naval intelligence deputy director says that an increasing number of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) have been reported in the sky over the past 20 years.
    • Netflix lays off 150 staff members.
  • May 18, 2022:
    • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticizes state officials for the country's Covid outbreak.
    • Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
    • The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) claims that the world is at a "boiling point".
    • Eintracht Frankfurt defeat Rangers on penalties to win the 2022 Europa League.
  • May 20, 2022:
    • Ukraine orders its troops in Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks to stand down.
    • Billionaire Elon Musk denies that he sexually harassed a flight attendant on a private jet in 2016.
    • The UN warns that the world has just ten weeks' worth of wheat left due to the war in Ukraine.
    • Harry Styles releases his album "Harry's House".
  • May 21, 2022:
    • The Labor Party wins the 2022 Australian federal election.
    • Experts say that they are "stunned" by the spread of the Monkeypox virus in Europe and North America.
  • May 22, 2022:
    • Manchester City win the Premier League title after staging a comeback against Aston Villa in the final game of the season.
    • Baby Formula shortage: The US begins to import supplies from Europe.
    • AC Milan win their first Serie A title in 11 years.
  • May 23, 2022:
    • Joe Biden tells reporters that the US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan.
    • Photographs emerge of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson raising a glass at a party during a Covid-19 lockdown.
    • Coffee chain Starbucks announces that it will be exiting Russia.
    • WHO officials report that the Monkeypox outbreak is spreading through sexual activity.
    • New York City removes its last public payphones.
  • May 24, 2022: 19 children and two teachers are killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.
  • May 25, 2022: British model Kate Moss testifies at the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial.
  • May 26, 2022:
    • Russian forces begin to close in on the Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk.
    • Actor Ray Liotta passes away at the age of 67.
    • Depeche Mode keyboardist, Andy Fletcher, passes away at the age of 60.
  • May 27, 2022:
    • The 4th season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
    • Closing arguments are heard during the "Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard" defamation trial.
    • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson rewrites the ministerial code in order to avoid having to resign over the Partygate scandal.
    • The first episode of the miniseries "Obi-Wan Kenobi" is aired on Disney.
    • The movie "Top Gun: Maverick" is released.
  • May 28, 2022:
    • Russia reports that it has seized the town of Lyman in eastern Ukraine.
    • Real Madrid win the 2022 UEFA Champions League after defeating Liverpool 1-0.
  • May 29, 2022:
    • Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says that he intends to block Finland and Sweden's accession to NATO.
    • The husband of US House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • May 30, 2022:
    • A man disguised as a woman in a wheelchair attempts to damage the Mona Lisa painting.
    • Canada proposes a complete freeze on the ownership of handguns.
    • 2,500-year-old wooden coffins and bronze statues are uncovered in the ancient necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt.
    • Todd Boehly and his consortium become the new owners of Chelsea Football Club.
  • May 31, 2022:
    • The EU agrees a ban on two thirds of Russian oil imports.
    • Russia states that it is cutting off its natural gas supply to the Netherlands because the country refuses to pay in rubles.
    • Elon Musk tells remote workers that they must return to the Tesla offices.
    • Former One Direction singer Liam Payne makes a number of controversial statements about his former band members on Logan Paul's podcast.
  • June 1, 2022:
    • Manchester United announce that Paul Pogba will be leaving the club on a free transfer.
    • Gareth Bale leaves Real Madrid after nine years.
    • Russia gains control of most of Severodonetsk in Ukraine.
    • Johnny Depp wins his defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
    • Four people are killed during a shooting at a medical building in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • June 3, 2022:
    • The sports drama film "Hustle", starring Adam Sandler, is released by Netflix.
    • The third season of "The Boys" is released on Amazon Prime Video.
  • June 4, 2022: Shakira confirms that she has her split with her partner Gerard Piqué after more than a decade together.
  • June 5, 2022:
    • At least 40 people are killed during a mass shooting and bomb attack at a Catholic church in Owo, Nigeria.
    • Brazilian Indigenist Bruno Araújo Pereira and British journalist Dom Phillips go missing in the west of the Amazonas.
  • June 6, 2022: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson narrowly survives a vote of "No Confidence".
  • June 8, 2022:
    • The US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as the minimum age for purchasing semi-automatic guns.
    • Several golfers are accused of helping the Saudi government to engage in "sportswashing" after agreeing to play in the Liv Golf tournament.
  • June 9, 2022:
    • Ukraine reports that the city of Severodonetsk is largely under Russian control.
    • The PGA Tour suspends golfers playing in Saudi Arabia's LIV Golf tournament.
    • Gas prices in the United States hit an average of $5 per gallon.
    • The European Central Bank announces that it will be raising interest rates in an effort to curb inflation.
    • Britney Spears and Sam Asghari are married.
    • TikTok star Cooper Noriega dies at the age of 19.
    • Actress Rebel Wilson comes out as gay.
    • An elephant kills a woman in India and then returns to her funeral to attack her body.
  • June 10, 2022: The film "Jurassic World Dominion" is released.
  • June 12, 2022: Actor Philip Baker Hall, who portrayed Mr Bookman in the sitcom Seinfeld, passes away at the age of 90.
  • June 13, 2022:
    • Brexit: The UK government launches legislation to override parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
    • The price of Bitcoin drops by 14%, falling beneath $24,000.
    • Britney Spears' ex-husband, Jason Alexander, is charged with stalking her at her wedding.
    • Wrestler Jeff Hardy is arrested for driving under the influence.
    • Soccer: Benfica striker Darwin Núñez joins Liverpool.
  • June 14, 2022:
    • Stock market: The S&P 500 officially enters a bear market.
    • Coinbase lays off 18% of its workforce.
    • Lizzo apologizes for including an "ablest slur" in her new song "Grrrls".
  • June 15, 2022:
    • Microsoft officially retires its Internet Explorer browser.
    • US President Joe Biden announces an additional $1 billion in military aid to Ukraine.
    • Eliza Rose and Interplanetary Criminal release the song "B.O.T.A. (Baddest of Them All)".
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 16, 2022, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 16, 2022 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Television shows

TV series on May 16, 2022

TV audiences were watching the following shows on May 16, 2022:

Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes
Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes
The Kardashians
The Kardashians
Severance
Severance
The Wheel of Time
The Wheel of Time
Only Murders in the Building
Only Murders in the Building
The White Lotus
The White Lotus
Cobra Kai
Cobra Kai
Bridgerton
Bridgerton
Emily in Paris
Emily in Paris
Ted Lasso
Ted Lasso
The Witcher
The Witcher
The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on May 16, 2022

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2022:

The Ghost and Molly McGee
The Ghost and Molly McGee
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Danger Force
Danger Force

Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
It's Pony
It's Pony
The Owl House
The Owl House
The Adventures of Paddington
The Adventures of Paddington
The Casagrandes
The Casagrandes
Big City Greens
Big City Greens
Raven's Home
Raven's Home
The Loud House
The Loud House
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2022

Toys and games that were popular in 2022:

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5
The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in May 2022.

Tunic 2022
Tunic
Gran Turismo 7 2022
Gran Turismo 7
Elden Ring 2022
Elden Ring
Horizon Forbidden West 2022
Horizon Forbidden West
Total War: Warhammer III 2022
Total War: Warhammer III
Sifu 2022
Sifu
Dying Light 2 2022
Dying Light 2
Pokémon Legends: Arceus 2022
Pokémon Legends: Arceus
Halo Infinite 2021
Halo Infinite
Wordle 2021
Wordle
Battlefield 2042 2021
Battlefield 2042
Forza Horizon 5 2021
Forza Horizon 5
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 16.

Liberace

Liberace

American pianist Deceased
Born on May 16, 1919
He was not alive on this date.

Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan

Actor
Born on May 16, 1953
He turned 69 on this day in 2022.

Krist Novoselic

Krist Novoselic

Nirvana
Born on May 16, 1965
He turned 57 on this day in 2022.

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson

Singer
Born on May 16, 1966
She turned 56 on this day in 2022.

David Boreanaz

David Boreanaz

Actor
Born on May 16, 1969
He turned 53 on this day in 2022.

Tucker Carlson

Tucker Carlson

TV presenter
Born on May 16, 1969
He turned 53 on this day in 2022.

Tori Spelling

Tori Spelling

Actress
Born on May 16, 1973
She turned 49 on this day in 2022.

Wee Man

Wee Man

Stunt performer
Born on May 16, 1973
He turned 49 on this day in 2022.

Melanie Lynskey

Melanie Lynskey

Actress
Born on May 16, 1977
She turned 45 on this day in 2022.

Chris Watts

Chris Watts

Murderer
Born on May 16, 1985
He turned 37 on this day in 2022.

Megan Fox

Megan Fox

American actress
Born on May 16, 1986
She turned 36 on this day in 2022.

Omos

Omos

Wrestler
Born on May 16, 1994
He turned 28 on this day in 2022.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on May 16, 2022.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 16, 2022 was most likely conceived around August 23, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 16, 2022 is close to February 6, 2023.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about May 16, 2022:

  • 735 days have passed since this date.
  • 105 weeks have passed.
  • 63,504,000 seconds have passed since May 16, 2022.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 74,088,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 32,768,064,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 10,584,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 5,461,344 steps. That's roughly 2,427 miles.
  • 762,048 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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