What Happened on June 16, 2017

Historical Events

  • Amazon announces it is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Event of Interest

US President Donald Trump reinstates Cuban travel and business restrictions after they were loosened by President Obama

Famous Deaths

Helmut KohlHelmut Kohl (1930-2017)

German chancellor (West Germany, 1982-90, unified Germany, 1990-98), dies at 87

  • John G. Avildsen, American film director (Rocky, The Karate Kid), dies of cancer at 81
  • Stephen Furst, American actor (Animal House, St. Elsewhere), dies from diabetes complications at 63

About June 16, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

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