What Happened on June 16, 2013

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Despicable Me 2" directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud with voices by Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig premieres at the Champs-Elysées Film Festival

  • 20 people are killed by a series of car bombings across Iraq

US Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Merion GC: Englishman Justin Rose wins his first major title, 2 strokes ahead of runners-up Jason Day and Phil Mickelson

2013 History

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Hass, Austrian diving pioneer, dies at 94

About June 16, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke/Ti/Pharrell