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  1. In 2014 Miss Asia Pacific World, May Myat Noe was stripped of her crown for refusing to get breast implants. Officials cites her "ungrateful attitude .... " as their reasoning. That "ungrateful attitude" refers to the 16-year-old's decision not to get breast implants.

  2. South Park saved all scene files used to create their first 176 episodes. Paired with the original uncensored audio, South Park re-rendered all episodes to full 1080p at the standard 16:9 ratio. South Park may be the only pre-HD animated show that has all episodes available in full native 1080p.

  3. On May 19 2011, South Korea passed a bill that doesn't allow children under 16 to play video games from 10:30 P.M. to 6:00 A.M

  4. In South Korea it is illegal to play videogames from 12:00am - 6:00am when you are under 16. Parents may ask the government for exemption.

  5. On May 16, 1970, Manny Mota hit the only batted ball in major league history to cause a fatality. It struck a 14 yr old boy in the head.

  6. The first woman to make it to the summit was Japanese woman, Junko Tabei, in May 16, 1975. She climbed the southern face of the mountain.

  7. Temba Tsheri Sherpa aged 16 climbed the mountain in May 15, 2001.

  8. The water in the 16 lakes in Plitvice change colors, and may appear green, blue, aquamarine, turquoise, or even grey at times.

  9. Taekwondo students under the age of 16 are not permitted by the International Taekwondo Federation to participate in destruction testing. The reason is that hard impact may damage the bones in their wrists, hands, feet and ankles due to the fact that they are not fully formed yet.

  10. In 1998 the UK government limited the size of paracetamol (acetaminophen) packets to a maximum of 32 for pharmacy sales, or 16 for non-pharmacy sales, in a bid to curb the number of suicide attempts via paracetamol overdose, and research suggests that it may have been successful

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Willie Mays is the only major league baseball player to have hit a home run in every inning from 1 through 16

Randolph died on May 16, 1979 in New York City at the age of ninety.

Brian May of Queen used a guitar called Red Special, which he and his father built when he was 16

Is Yery Difficult to Castrate a Hippopotamus. The testicles are inside the body, invisible from the outside. They aren't in the same place from one hippo to the next, varying as much as 16 inches (40 cm), and they may retract even deeper during surgery.

On August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman climbed the clock tower at the University of Austin Texas and gunned down 49 people, killing 16. In an autopsy requested by the perpetrator in his suicide note, a small brain tumor was discovered which may have contributed to his actions.

The traditional horoscope dates are wrong - over thousands of years the true dates have changed by about a month: Capr: Jan. 20, Aqu: Feb. 16, Pisc: March 11, Aries: Apr 18; Taur: May 13; Gem, June 21; Cancer: July 20; Leo, Aug. 10; Vir: Sept. 16; Lib, Oct. 30; Scor: Nov. 23; Sag: Dec. 17.

The 1st Academy Awards took place on May 16, 1929 at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Tickets cost $5 ($71 in 2017 dollars), 270 people attended the event, and the presentation ceremony lasted 15 minutes.

MJ debuted the “moonwalk” on May 16, 1983, when NBC aired the two-hour special Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever.

In May 2017, 24 y/o Amanda Coker set a new record of 86,573 miles (139,326 km) cycled in one year, beating the previous record (held by a male) by over 10,000 miles (16,093 km). That's 235 miles a day! equivalent to NYC to DC everyday for one year.

As of May 2014, the U.S. government is still paying one pension from the Civil War (and 16 from the Spanish-American War).

The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds and Bob Dylan's Blonde On Blonde were both released on May 16, 1966

Hip Hop was recognized as a World culture by the United Nations when The Hip Hop Declaration of Peace was accepted by UNESCO on May 16, 2001