What Happened on May 16, 2001

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Mulholland Drive", directed by David Lynch, starring Justin Theroux and Naomi Watts, premieres at the Cannes Film Festival

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Pendleton, English musician (The Pretty Things) (b. 1944)
2001 Highlights

About May 16, 2001

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 22 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All For You - Janet
  • UK #1 Song: It's Raining Men - Geri Halliwell