28th of May, 1983

The 28th of May, 1983, fell on a Saturday. Day 148 of 1983. Decade: 1980s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 28th of May, 1983:

  • United States: Let's Dance - David Bowie
  • United Kingdom: True - Spandau Ballet

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 28th of May, 1983.

  • Early 1980s fashion.

    The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1983.

    Ronald Reagan and Yuri Andropov are both named as the Time Person of the Year in 1983.

  • 1983 in movies.

    Movies released in 1983 included Return of the Jedi, Terms of Endearment, Flashdance, Trading Places, National Lampoon's Vacation, WarGames, Scarface, Octopussy, Sudden Impact, Staying Alive, Mr. Mom and Risky Business.

  • 1983 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1983 included The Police, Michael Jackson, Irene Cara, Men at Work, Bonnie Tyler, Hall & Oates, Michael Sembello, Eurythmics, Culture Club and Dexys Midnight Runners.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 28th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 36 years, 4 months and 28 days have passed since the 28th of May, 1983.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1983.
  • Leap Year: 1983 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 28th of May, 1983, will be 36 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 422924400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 28th of May, 1983:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 28th of May, 1983, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1983 was the year of the .
  • Native American Zodiac: The 28th of May, 1983 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 28th of May, 1983.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 28th of May, 1983 was probably conceived around the 18th of August, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 28th of May, 1983 is the 6th of March, 1984. (Rough Estimate).

28th of May

Events that have occurred on the 28th of May:

  • 28th of May, 1977: 165 people die when a fire breaks out at the Beverly Hills Supper Club .
  • 28th of May, 1995: A 7.6 magnitude earthquake kills 2000 people in Russia
  • 28th of May, 1998: Actor Phil Hartman is shot and killed by his wife. Hartman had voiced The Simpsons characters such as Lionel Hutz and Troy McClure
  • 28th of May, 2010: Actor Gary Coleman dies.
  • 28th of May, 2010: Football: It is announced that Jose Mourinho will become the next manager of Real Madrid.
  • 28th of May, 2011: The Kings of Leon headline at Slane.
  • 28th of May, 2011: The 2011 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 3-1.
  • 28th of May, 1993: The movie Cliffhanger (1993), starring Sylvester Stallone, is released in cinemas.
  • 28th of May, 1993: The movie Super Mario Bros. (1993) is released.
  • 28th of May, 2002: Rapper Eminem releases his album The Eminem Show.
  • 28th of May, 2016: The 2016 UEFA Champions League Final is held at the San Siro in Milan, Italy.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The A-Team - Action TV series with characters such as "Mr. T" and John "Hannibal" Smith.
  • 'Allo 'Allo! - BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
  • Cheers - Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
  • Knight Rider - Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • Family Ties - Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 28th of May, 1983.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 28th of May, 1983.

  • 13,297 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,148,860,800 seconds have passed since the 28th of May, 1983.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,340,337,600 times.
  • Since the 28th of May, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 592,812,172,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 191,476,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 98,802,029 steps. That's about 43,912 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,786,330 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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