What Happened on July 16, 2006

Historical Events

  • Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: Bobby Wadkins his lone career major title by 1 stroke from Jim Thorpe

Famous Deaths

  • Artie Malvin, American vocalist (Glenn Miller; Jimmy Dorsey), arranger and music director (Julie LaRosa; Pat Boone; Carol Burnett), dies at 83
  • Bob Orton, Sr., American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • Ossi Reichert, German alpine skier (Olympic gold women's giant slalom 1956; silver slalom 1952), dies at 80
  • Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (b. 1948)

About July 16, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado Featuring Timbaland
  • UK #1 Song: Smile - Lily Allen