What Happened on May 16, 2002

Historical Events

Film Release

"Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones" directed by George Lucas, starring Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman, opens in cinemas

Famous Deaths

  • Alec Campbell, the last surviving ANZAC (b. 1899)
  • Big Dick Dudley, American professional wrestler (b. 1968)
2002 Highlights

About May 16, 2002

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 21 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Foolish - Ashanti
  • UK #1 Song: If Tomorrow Never Comes - Ronan Keating