28th of May, 1970

The 28th of May, 1970, fell on a Thursday. Day 148 of 1970. Decade: 1970s.

50 years, 0 months and 6 days have passed since the 28th of May, 1970.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 28th of May, 1970:

  • United States: Everything Is Beautiful - Ray Stevens
  • United Kingdom: Back Home - England World Cup Squad

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, 1970.

  • 1970 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1970 were dominated by the likes of The Jackson 5, B. J. Thomas, The Beatles, The Carpenters, The Partridge Family, Simon & Garfunkel, Bread, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, George Harrison and Shocking Blue.

  • Willy Brandt.

    West Germany Chancellor Willy Brandt was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1970.

  • 1970 in movies.

    Movies released in 1970 included Love Story, MASH, Airport, Patton, Woodstock, Little Big Man, Ryan's Daughter, "Tora! Tora! Tora!", Chariots of the Gods, The Aristocats, The Conformist, A Man Called Horse and The Vampire Lovers.

  • Simon & Garfunkel - "Bridge over Troubled Water"

    "Bridge over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel would go on to win a Grammy for 1970's Song of the Year.

  • Patton

    "Patton" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1970.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 50 years, 0 months and 6 days have passed since the 28th of May, 1970.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1970.
  • Leap Year: 1970 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 28th of May, 1970, will be 50 years of age.
  • People born in 1970 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 12697200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 28th of May, 1970:

  • 29th of April, 1970: FA Cup Final 1970: Goals from Peter Osgood and David Webb help Chelsea secure a 2-1 victory in a replay against Leeds United.
  • 4th of May, 1970: Ohio National Guardsmen shoot and kill four Kent State University students at an anti-war protest.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Football: Feyenoord win the European Cup after they defeat Celtic 2-1.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 9th of May, 1970: 100,000 people demonstrate against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C..
  • 31st of May, 1970: The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.
  • 16th of June, 1970: American football player Brian Piccolo passes away from cancer at the age of 26.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 28th of May, 1970, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1970 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 28th of May, 1970 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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

  • The Brady Bunch - Sitcom about a large family with six children.
  • Marcus Welby, M.D. - Medical drama television program.
  • Here's Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.

1970 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1970.

"The Clangers" - "Sesame Street" - "The Brady Bunch" - "Cattanooga Cats" - "The Perils of Penelope Pitstop" - "Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines" - "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "The Banana Splits" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo" - "Spider-Man" - "The New Adventures of Superman" - "JOT the Dot" - "Underdog" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie"


1970 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1970:

  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Nerf Balls
  • Frisbee
  • Crissy (doll)
  • Clackers
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

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


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 28th of May, 1970.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 28th of May, 1970 was probably conceived around the 18th of August, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 28th of May, 1970 is the 7th of March, 1971. (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, 1969: Football: A.C. Milan win the European Cup after they defeat Ajax 4-1.
  • 28th of May, 1975: Football: Bayern Munich win the European Cup after defeating Leeds United 2-0.
  • 28th of May, 1980: Football: Nottingham Forest win the European Cup after defeating Hamburg 1-0.
  • 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, 1997: Football: Borussia Dortmund win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus 3-1.
  • 28th of May, 2002: Rapper Eminem releases his album The Eminem Show.
  • 28th of May, 2003: Football: A.C Milan win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus on penalties.
  • 28th of May, 2006: Football: Andriy Shevchenko joins Chelsea for £30.8 million.
  • 28th of May, 2016: Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League Final after they defeat Atletico Madrid on penalties.
  • 28th of May, 2016: A gorilla called Harambe is shot dead after a child falls into his enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo.
  • 28th of May, 2020: Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey declares a state of emergency.
  • 28th of May, 2020: Governor of Minnesota Tim Walz calls National Guard troops into Minneapolis.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 28th of May, 1970.

  • 18,269 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,578,441,600 seconds have passed since the 28th of May, 1970.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,841,515,200 times.
  • Since the 28th of May, 1970, earth has travelled approximately 814,475,865,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 263,073,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,745,978 steps. That's about 60,332 miles!
  • Since this date, 18,941,299 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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