28th of May, 1977

The 28th of May, 1977, fell on a Saturday. Day 148 of 1977. Decade: 1970s.

42 years, 8 months and 29 days have passed since the 28th of May, 1977.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 28th of May, 1977:

  • 165 people die when a fire breaks out at the Beverly Hills Supper Club .


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 28th of May, 1977:

  • United States: Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
  • United Kingdom: I Don't Want To Talk About It / The First Cut Is The Deepest - Rod Stewart

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, 1977.

  • Son of Sam.

    During this period, serial killer David Berkowitz is terrorizing New York City. Berkowitz, who is also nicknamed the ".44 Caliber Killer", murders six people and injures seven others in eight separate gun attacks.

  • 1977 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1977 included Rod Stewart, Andy Gibb, The Emotions, ABBA, Barbra Streisand, Hot, Kenny Nolan, Thelma Houston, Rita Coolidge and Alan O'Day.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1977.

    Egyptian president Anwar Sadat was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1977 after he became the first Arab leader to travel to Israel.

  • 1977 in movies.

    Movies released in 1977 included Star Wars, Smokey and the Bandit, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Saturday Night Fever, The Goodbye Girl, A Bridge Too Far, The Deep, The Spy Who Loved Me, "Oh, God!", Annie Hall, Pete's Dragon and Eraserhead.

  • "You Light Up My Life" and "Evergreen"

    "You Light Up My Life" and "Evergreen" are tied in the Grammy for 1977's Song of the Year.

  • Annie Hall

    "Annie Hall" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1977.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 42 years, 8 months and 29 days have passed since the 28th of May, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 28th of May, 1977, will be 42 years of age.
  • People born in 1977 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 233622000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 28th of May, 1977:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 28th of May, 1977, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1977 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 28th of May, 1977 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.

  • Three's Company - Sitcom about two girls and their male room mate.
  • Eight Is Enough - Television series about the "Bradford brood" and their father.
  • Quincy, M.E. - TV show about a Los Angeles County medical examiner called Dr. Quincy.
  • Charlie's Angels - TV show about three female police academy-trained private detectives.
  • Black Sheep Squadron - TV show about a misfit squadron in World War Two.
  • The Muppet Show - American TV show that included characters such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.
  • What's Happening!! - Comedy TV show about three young men called Raj, Dwayne and Rerun.
  • Laverne & Shirley - Series about two roommates called Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney.
  • The Bionic Woman - Starring Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers.
  • Wonder Woman - TV show about a superhero called Diana Prince.
  • Welcome Back, Kotter - Gabe Kotter returns to his old school as a teacher, where he's put in charge of "the Sweathogs".
  • Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.

1977 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1977.

"The Muppet Show" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "All in the Family" - "Sesame Street" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1977 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1977:

  • Lego Technic
  • Mattel Electronic Football (handheld game)
  • Micronauts
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • Connect Four
  • Magna Doodle
  • Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
  • Baby Alive (doll)
  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • 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?

  • Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States on the 28th of May, 1977.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 28th of May, 1977 was probably conceived around the 18th of August, 1976. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 28th of May, 1977 is the 7th of March, 1978. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Breakout - Arcade game published by Atari.
  • Gun Fight - Wild West themed arcade shooter game.

28th of May

Events that have occurred on the 28th of May:

  • 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.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 28th of May, 1977.

  • 15,614 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,349,053,200 seconds have passed since the 28th of May, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,573,895,400 times.
  • Since the 28th of May, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 696,111,451,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 224,842,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 116,018,575 steps. That's about 51,564 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,188,638 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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