What Happened on November 15, 2016

Historical Events

Music History

American singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson receives Library of Congress Gershwin Prize at the Thomas Jefferson Building in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Jules Eskin, American cellist (Boston Symphony, 1964-2016), dies of cancer at 85 [1]
  • Milt Okun, American music producer, conductor, and arranger (Peter, Paul and Mary; John Denver), dies at 92
  • Mose Allison, American jazz and blues piano player, singer, and composer ("Everybody's Cryin Mercy"; "Your Mind Is on Vacation"), dies at 89
  • Sixto Durán Ballén, Ecuadorian politician, President of Ecuador (1992-96), dies at 95
2016 Highlights

About November 15, 2016

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  • UK #1 Song: Rockabye - Clean Bandit