What Happened on May 16, 2018

Historical Events

Music History

American singer-songwriter Paul Simon begins his "Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour" at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Music History

Painting "Past Times" by Kerry James Marshall is bought by Sean Combs for $21.1 million, most paid for a living African American artist

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Campanella, American character actor (Guiding Light, Mannix), dies at 93
  • Michael Slive, American college sports executive (Commissioner SEC 2002-15), dies of prostate cancer at 77
2018 Highlights

About May 16, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Is America - Childish Gambino
  • UK #1 Song: One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa