What Happened on May 16, 2009

Historical Events

  • 134th Preakness: Calvin Borel aboard Rachel Alexandra wins in 1:55.08
  • 54th Eurovision Song Contest: Alexander Rybak for Norway wins singing "Fairytale" in Moscow

Indian General Election

India's General Election results announced: the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) under Manmohan Singh returned with an increased mandate

2009 History

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Jennifer Freeman (23) weds NBA guard Earl Watson (29) in Beverly Hills, California

About May 16, 2009

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Boom Boom Pow - The Black Eyed Peas
  • UK #1 Song: Number 1 - Tinchy Stryder Ft. N-Dubz