What Happened on June 29, 2016

Historical Events

  • Martyna Majok's play "Cost of Living" premieres at the Williamstown Theater Festival (Pulitzer Prize for Drama 2018)
  • US Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter lifts Pentagon's ban on transgender people serving in the US armed forces

Famous Deaths

  • Elechi Amadi, Nigerian novelist (The Concubine), dies at 82
  • Rob Wasserman, American jazz and rock double bassist, and composer (RatDog; Duets), dies at 64

About June 29, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • UK #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla