What Happened on June 16, 2018

Historical Events

Album Release

Beyoncé and Jay-Z release their joint album "Everything is Love"

  • Two suicide bombers attack Damboa in Borno state, Nigeria, killing at least 31 people
  • World Cup: Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology is used for the first time, awarding France a penalty in 2-1 win over Australia in Kazan

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Ritchie, Scottish ultrarunner who set a world record, running 100 miles in 11:51:11 in 1979, dies of health complications at 73
  • Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Russian conductor (Bolshoi Theatre, 1951-61; USSR State Radio, 1961-74; USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony, 1983-91), dies at 87
2018 Highlights

About June 16, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Psycho - Post Malone Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
  • UK #1 Song: I'll Be There - Jess Glynne