On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 2001

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Filmmaker David Lynch
David Lynch

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? 20 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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