What Happened on July 16, 2008

Historical Events

  • 79th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Yankee Stadium, New York City
  • Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim is arrested on sodomy charges in Malaysia

Famous Deaths

  • Jo Stafford, American pop singer (The Pied Pipers - "I'll Never Smile Again"; Tommy Dorsey - "Let's Just Pretend"; solo - "You Belong to Me"), dies of heart failure at 90
2008 Highlights

About July 16, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Wiv Me - Dizzee Rascal Ft. Calvin Harris & Chrome