What Happened on June 16, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Despicable Me 2" directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud with voices by Steve Carrel and Kristen Wiig premieres at the Champs-Elysées Film Festival
  • 113rd US Golf Open: Justin Rose shoots a 281 at the Merion Golf Club, PA
  • 20 people are killed by a series of car bombings across Iraq

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Hass, Austrian diving pioneer, dies at 94