Access Media Group Television (AMGTV) is an American family-oriented television network featuring television programming consisting of drama, sports, movies, entertainment, how-to, hunting and fishing, children's shows, and other features. The network is owned by the American company, Access Media Group (a company not related to the Canadian company of the same name).
Robert Emmet Odlum (August 31, 1851 – May 19, 1885) was an American swimming instructor. He was the brother of women's rights activist Charlotte Odlum Smith. Odlum was the first person to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge, and was killed doing so.
Proyecto 40 is a television network operated by TV Azteca in Mexico. Programming generally consists of news, informational and entertainment shows. XHTVM is the flagship station of the network.
Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933. It was promoted by the "dry" crusaders, a movement led by rural Protestants and social Progressives in the Prohibition, Democratic and Republican parties.
xHamster is a pornographic media and social networking site headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus. xHamster serves user-submitted pornographic videos, webcam models, pornographic photographs, and erotic literature, and incorporates social networking features. xHamster was founded anonymously in 2007.
Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria (December 1, 1949 – December 2, 1993) was a Colombian drug lord and trafficker. His cartel, at the height of his career, supplied an estimated 80% of the cocaine smuggled into the United States, turning over US $21. 9 billion a year in personal income.
Mariana "Lali" Espósito (born 10 October 1991), who records mononymously as Lali, is an Argentine actress singer dancer model and songwriter. Espósito began her career as a actress and singer in 2003 when she joined the cast of the children's telenovela Rincón de Luz, created by producer Cris Morena.
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson (also known as UFC Fight Night 94) was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held on September 17, 2016 at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.
JonBenét Patricia Ramsey (/ˌdʒɒnbəˈneɪ pəˈtrɪʃə ˈræmzi/; August 6, 1990 – December 25 or 26, 1996) was a six-year-old American child beauty queen who was murdered in her home in Boulder, Colorado, in 1996. Her father, John Ramsey, found her body in the basement of the family home about eight hours after she was reported missing. She had been struck on the head and strangled.
Pink is a 2016 Indian courtroom drama film directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, written by Ritesh Shah, and produced by Rashmi Sharma and Shoojit Sircar. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Angad Bedi, Andrea Tariang, Piyush Mishra, and Dhritiman Chatterjee. It was released on 16 September 2016.
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. From 1 May 1876, she adopted the additional title of Empress of India. Victoria was the daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of King George III.
Jacques Webster (born April 30, 1992), better known by his stage name Travis Scott (formerly stylized as Travi$ Scott), is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Houston, Texas. In 2012, Scott signed a record deal with Epic Records.
Blackrock is a 1997 Australian drama thriller film directed by Steven Vidler and written by Nick Enright. Marking Vidler's directorial debut, the film was adapted from the play of the same name, also written by Enright, which was inspired by the murder of Leigh Leigh.
The Revenant is a 2015 American epic semi-biographical Western film directed, co-produced and co-written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, co-produced by Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Mary Parent, Keith Redmon and James W. Skotchdopole, and co-written by Mark L. Smith, based in part on Michael Punke's novel of the same name, describing frontiersman Hugh Glass's experiences in 1823.
Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán (Spanish pronunciation: [saˈul ˈalβaɾes]; born July 18, 1990), commonly known as Saúl Álvarez, or by his nickname "Canelo" Álvarez, is a Mexican professional boxer. He has held the WBO light middleweight title since September 2016, as well as the Ring magazine and lineal middleweight titles since 2015.
Stranger Things is an American supernatural horror-science fiction web television series created by the Duffer Brothers. It is written and directed by Matt and Ross Duffer and executive-produced by Shawn Levy. It stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, and Matthew Modine.
This is a chronology of deaths in 2016. Names are reported under the date of death. Names under each date are reported in alphabetical order by surname or pseudonym.
Edward Joseph Snowden (born June 21, 1983) is an American computer professional, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee and former contractor for the United States government who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 without prior authorization.
The Roanoke Colony, also known as the Lost Colony, was established on Roanoke Island in what is today's Dare County, North Carolina, United States. It was a late 16th-century attempt by Queen Elizabeth I to establish a permanent English settlement. The colony was founded by Sir Walter Raleigh.
La7 is an Italian private television channel owned by Cairo Communications. Until 2013 it was owned by Telecom Italia Media and operated by Telecom Italia. The station's head office is in Rome.
Charmian Carr (December 27, 1942 – September 17, 2016) was an American actress and singer best known for her role as Liesl, the eldest Von Trapp daughter in the film version of The Sound of Music.
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; later the Prince Consort; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband of Queen Victoria. He was born in the Saxon duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld to a family connected to many of Europe's ruling monarchs.
Earth (otherwise known as the world, in Greek: Γαῖα Gaia, or in Latin: Terra) is the third planet from the Sun, the densest planet in the Solar System, the largest of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets, and the only astronomical object known to harbor life. According to radiometric dating and other sources of evidence, Earth formed about 4. 54 billion years ago.
Corey Scott Feldman (born July 16, 1971) is an American actor and singer. He became well known during the 1980s, with roles as a youth in films such as The Fox and the Hound, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, The Goonies, Stand by Me, The Lost Boys, Gremlins and The 'Burbs. Feldman is also the lead singer for the rock band Truth Movement.
Bridget Jones's Baby is a 2016 romantic comedy film directed by Sharon Maguire and written by Helen Fielding, Dan Mazer and Emma Thompson, based on the fictional columns by Fielding. It is the third film in the franchise and a sequel to 2004 film Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.
Blair Witch is a 2016 American found footage psychological horror film directed by Adam Wingard and written by Simon Barrett. It is a direct sequel to The Blair Witch Project and stars James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Brandon Scott, Corbin Reid, Wes Robinson and Valorie Curry.
Narcos is an American crime web television series created and produced by Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, and Doug Miro. Season 1, comprising 10 episodes, originally aired on August 28, 2015, as a Netflix exclusive.
The Blair Witch Project is a 1999 American found footage psychological horror film written, directed and edited by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez.
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, author, politician, and the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election. He is chairman of The Trump Organization, which is the principal holding company for his real estate ventures and other business interests.
Chesley Burnett "Sully" Sullenberger, III (born January 23, 1951) is an American retired airline captain who also works as an aviation safety consultant.
Train to Busan (Hangul: 부산행; RR: Busanhaeng) is a 2016 South Korean zombie apocalypse thriller film directed by Yeon Sang-ho and starring Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi and Ma Dong-seok. The film had its premiere in the Midnight Screenings section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival on 13 May.
American Horror Story: Roanoke is the sixth season of the FX horror anthology television series American Horror Story. It premiered on September 14, 2016, the first time the series has debuted outside of October in its history, with the finale scheduled to air on November 16, 2016.
Liam Smith (born 27 July 1988) is a British professional boxer. He held the WBO light-middleweight title from 2015 to 2016; the Commonwealth light-middleweight title from 2012 to 2013, and the British light-middleweight title from 2013 to 2015.
On May 28, 2016, a three-year-old boy climbed into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and was grabbed and dragged by Harambe, a 17-year-old Western lowland gorilla. Fearing for the boy's life, a zoo worker shot and killed Harambe.
Deepwater Horizon was an ultra-deepwater, dynamically positioned, semi-submersible offshore oil drilling rig owned by Transocean. Built in 2001 in South Korea by Hyundai Heavy Industries, the rig was commissioned by R&B Falcon, which later became part of Transocean, registered in Majuro, Marshall Islands, and leased to BP from 2001 until September 2013.
This is a list of Bollywood films that are scheduled to be released in 2016.
Sully is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed and co-produced by Clint Eastwood and written by Todd Komarnicki, about US Airways Flight 1549 and its pilot, Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, based on the autobiography Highest Duty by Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow.
Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin (Kazakh: Геннадий Геннадьевич Головкин; born 8 April 1982) is a Kazakhstani professional boxer who currently holds the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF and IBO middleweight titles. As of July 2016, he is ranked as the world's number one middleweight by The Ring magazine and BoxRec.
Sebastián Marroquín (born Juan Pablo Escobar in 1977, Medellín, Colombia) is a Colombian architect, author, and the son of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.
James "Jimmy" Garoppolo (born November 2, 1991) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Patriots in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Eastern Illinois.
Chelsea is a neighborhood on the West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. The district's boundaries are roughly 14th Street to the south and the Hudson River and West Street to the west, with the northern boundary variously described as 30th Street or 34th Street, and the eastern boundary as either Sixth Avenue or Fifth Avenue.
Memento is a 2001 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed and written by Christopher Nolan, and produced by Suzanne and Jennifer Todd. The film's script was based on a pitch by Jonathan Nolan, who later wrote the story "Memento Mori" from the concept. It stars Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Joe Pantoliano.
The Los Angeles Rams are a professional American football team based in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The Rams compete in the National Football League (NFL), as a member club of the National Football Conference (NFC) West division.
Cat communication is the transfer of information by one or more cats that has an effect on the current or future behaviour of another animal, including humans. Cats use a range of communication modalities including vocal, visual, tactile and olfactory. The communication modalities used by domestic cats have been affected by domestication.
Mduduzi Edmund Tshabalala (January 19, 1978 – September 18, 2016), also known as Mandoza, was a South African kwaito musician.
The 2016 World Cup of Hockey (WCH2016) is an international ice hockey tournament. It is the third installment of the National Hockey League (NHL)-sanctioned competition, 12 years after the second World Cup of Hockey in 2004. It began on September 17 and is scheduled to end no later then October 1, 2016 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Channel S is a UK-based, free-to-air television channel targeting the British Bangladeshi community. The channel was established on 16 December 2004, by Mahee Ferdous Jalill – a Bangladeshi businessman in London. On Sky it had a timesharing deal with ATN Global, and then in 2005 it started to broadcast for 24 hours, 7 days a week, and is currently available on Sky channel 814.
Raaz Reboot is a 2016 Indian film written and directed by Vikram Bhatt. It features Emraan Hashmi and Kriti Kharbanda in the lead roles. The film is the fourth instalment in the horror film series, Raaz.
Thomas Andrew "Tom" Felton (born 22 September 1987) is an English actor. Felton began appearing in commercials when he was 8 years old for companies such as Commercial Union and Barclaycard. He made his screen debut in the role of Peagreen Clock in The Borrowers (1997) and he portrayed Louis T. Leonowens in Anna and the King (1999).
Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film based on the DC Comics antihero team of the same name. It's the third installment in the DC Extended Universe.
American Horror Story is an American anthology horror television series created and produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. Described as an anthology series, each season is conceived as a self-contained miniseries, following a disparate set of characters and settings, and a storyline with its own "beginning, middle, and end". Some plot elements are loosely inspired by true events.
Christian Jackson McCaffrey (born June 7, 1996) is an American football running back and return specialist for the Stanford Cardinal. In his sophomore season in 2015, he was the AP College Football Player of the Year and the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy. He holds the NCAA record for most all-purpose yards in a season with 3,864.
Thomas Edward Patrick "Tom" Brady Jr. (born August 3, 1977) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for the University of Michigan, Brady was drafted by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft.
Colleen Stan is an American woman who was kidnapped and held as a sex slave by Cameron and Janice Hooker in Red Bluff, California, for over seven years between 1977 and 1984. At the trial of her abductor, her story was described as unparalleled in FBI history.
US Airways Flight 1549 (AWE1549) was an Airbus A320-214 flight on January 15, 2009 from New York's LaGuardia Airport to a stopover at Charlotte Douglas International Airport that was forced to make an emergency water landing in the Hudson River.
Hugh Glass (c. 1783 – 1833) was an American frontiersman, fur trapper, fur trader, hunter, and explorer. Born in Pennsylvania to Scots-Irish parents, Glass became an explorer of the watershed of the Upper Missouri River, in present-day Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the Platte River area of Nebraska.
The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will honor the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2015 until May 31, 2016, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, and will be broadcast in the U.S. by ABC. The ceremony will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
Roald Dahl (/ˈroʊ. ɑːl ˈdɑːl/; Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈɾuːɑl dɑl]; 13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot. His books have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide.
Renée Kathleen Zellweger (/rəˈneɪ ˈzɛl. wɛ. ɡər/; born April 25, 1969) is an American actress and producer. She has received critical acclaim and many accolades, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger and 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the thirteenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
Peyton Williams Manning (born March 24, 1976) is a former American football quarterback who played 18 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), primarily with the Indianapolis Colts. Considered to be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, he spent 14 seasons with the Colts and was a member of the Denver Broncos in his last four seasons.
Clay Martin Croker (January 10, 1962 – September 18, 2016), generally billed as C. Martin Croker, was an animator and voice actor. He is best known for providing the voices of Zorak and Moltar in Space Ghost Coast to Coast and Cartoon Planet.
Jacoby Brissett (born December 11, 1992) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida and NC State. He was drafted in the third round with the 91st overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and humanitarian. He is best known for his work with his E Street Band.
Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson AO (born January 3, 1956) is an American actor, filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, and director. He was born in Peekskill, New York, and moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia, when he was 12 years old.
Millennials (also known as the Millennial Generation or Generation Y, abbreviated to Gen Y) are the demographic cohort between Generation X and Generation Z. There are no precise dates for when the generation starts and ends.
Rayne Dakota "Dak" Prescott (born July 29, 1993) is an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, where he was the starting quarterback from 2013 to 2015, and holds all school passing records. Prescott was selected 135th overall by the Cowboys in the 2016 NFL Draft.
Lamar Jackson (born January 7, 1997) is an American football quarterback for the Louisville Cardinals.
Taapsee Pannu (born 1 August 1987) is an Indian model and actress, who mainly works in the South Indian film industry, though she has also appeared in Bollywood films. Taapsee worked as a software professional and also pursued a career in modelling before becoming an actress.
Mr. Olympia is the title awarded to the winner of the professional men's bodybuilding contest at Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend—an international bodybuilding competition that is held annually by the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness (IFBB).
Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is a Canadian-American actor, producer, and semi-retired professional wrestler. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, winning a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes football team.
Angela Renée White (born May 11, 1988), professionally known as Blac Chyna, is an American model and entrepreneur. She is often referred to as a "video vixen" due to her frequent appearances in hip hop music videos. In 2014, she launched her own make-up brand Lashed by Blac Chyna, with a beauty salon in Encino, Los Angeles.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
James Miranda Stuart Barry (c. 1789-1799 – 25 July 1865, born Margaret Ann Bulkley), was an Irish military surgeon in the British Army. After graduation from the University of Edinburgh Medical School, Barry served in India and Cape Town, South Africa.
Michael Julius Johnson (born June 4, 1986) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional MMA competitor since 2008, Johnson mostly competed in his regional circuit, before signing onto the Ultimate Fighting Championship to appear on The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck.
The Girl on the Train (2015) is a psychological thriller novel by British author Paula Hawkins. The novel debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 2015 list (combined print and e-book) dated February 1, 2015, and remained in the top position for 13 consecutive weeks, until April 2015.
Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947), is an English pianist, singer-songwriter and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriting partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date.
Facebook (stylized as facebook) is a for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, United States. The Facebook website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.
Mr. Robot is an American drama–thriller television series created by Sam Esmail. It stars Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson, a cybersecurity engineer and hacker who suffers from social anxiety disorder and clinical depression.
Barack Hussein Obama II (US /bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office and the first president born outside the continental United States.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is an American sports stadium located in the University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The stadium serves as the current home to the University of Southern California (USC) Trojans football team, and as the temporary home for the National Football League (NFL)'s Los Angeles Rams.
John Bennett Ramsey (born December 7, 1943) is an American businessman, author, and father of homicide victim JonBenét Ramsey. He was the first to discover JonBenét's body in the wine cellar of the Ramseys' 15-room home in Boulder, Colorado, on December 26, 1996, just hours after her murder on Christmas Day.
2016 in film is an overview of events, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies, festivals, and a list of films released and deaths.
Mia Khalifa (Arabic: ميا خليفة; born February 10, 1993), also known as Mia Callista, is a Lebanese American social media personality best known for her brief and successful career as a pornographic actress and adult model in 2014–2015.
Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network. The series revolves around Steven Universe (voiced by Zach Callison), who protects his hometown of Beach City alongside Garnet (voiced by Estelle), Amethyst (voiced by Michaela Dietz) and Pearl (voiced by Deedee Magno), three magical alien guardians known as the Crystal Gems.
The Cali Cartel was a drug cartel based in southern Colombia, around the city of Cali and the Valle del Cauca Department. Its founders were the Rodríguez Orejuela brothers, Gilberto and Miguel, and José Santacruz Londoño, also known as "Chepe".
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (/ˈhɪləri daɪˈæn ˈrɒdəm ˈklɪntən/; born October 26, 1947) is an American politician and the nominee of the Democratic Party for President of the United States in the 2016 election.
Jayceon Terrell Taylor (born November 29, 1979), better known by his stage name The Game (or simply Game), is an American rapper and actor. The Game is best known as a rapper in the West Coast hip hop scene and for being one of Dr. Dre's signers under Aftermath Records.
Dustin Aristotle Poirier (born January 19, 1989) is an American mixed martial artist, currently competing as a Lightweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of June 20, 2016 Poirier is #9 in the official UFC lightweight rankings.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (English: Complicated are the matters of the heart) is an upcoming Indian romantic drama film written and directed by Karan Johar. It features Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma in lead roles. The film is scheduled for release on 28 October 2016 on the Diwali weekend.
Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger Sr. (/ˈrɒθlᵻsbɜːrɡər/; born March 2, 1982), nicknamed Big Ben, is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Miami University (Ohio), and was drafted by the Steelers in the first round (11th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft.
Steven Paul "Steve" Jobs (/ˈdʒɒbz/; February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American information technology entrepreneur and inventor.
Nargis Mohammed Fakhri is an American model and actress, who mainly appears in Hindi films. Fakhri began her career as a model and appeared as a contestant in the The CW series America's Next Top Model. She made her acting debut in the 2011 romantic drama Rockstar, for which she received a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut nomination.
Singapore (/ˈsɪŋɡəpɔːr/), officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.
Wesley Carter "Wes" Welker (born May 1, 1981) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the Texas Tech Red Raiders, and was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2004.
The September 11 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed 2,996 people and injured over 6,000 others and caused at least $10 billion in property and infrastructure damage and $3 trillion in total costs.
This is a list of events held and scheduled by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. UFC's first event, UFC 1, took place on November 12, 1993. Each UFC event contains several fights.