On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 2012

Famous Deaths

  • Doug Dillard, American country rock musician (The Dillards, Gene Clark, Dillard & Clark) and actor (Clem-Popeye), dies of a lung infection caused by a collapsed lung at 75
  • James Abdnor, American senator, dies at 89
2012 Highlights

About May 16, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  • UK #1 Song: R.I.P. - Rita Ora Ft. Tinie Tempah