May 28th, 1977

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

43 years, 0 months and 7 days have passed since May 28th, 1977.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 28th, 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 May 28th, 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 May 28th, 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.
  • 43 years, 0 months and 7 days have passed since May 28th, 1977.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1977.
  • Leap Year: 1977 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 28th, 1977, will be 43 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 May 28th, 1977:

  • April 30th, 1977: The Cambodian-Vietnamese War begins.
  • May 9th, 1977: 33 people are killed in a fire at Hotel Polen in Amsterdam.
  • May 21st, 1977: FA Cup Final 1977: Manchester United defeat Liverpool 2-1.
  • May 25th, 1977: Football: Liverpool win the European Cup after defeating Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1.
  • May 25th, 1977: Star Wars is released in the US.
  • June 5th, 1977: The Portland Trail Blazers win the 1977 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-2.
  • June 7th, 1977: American serial killer Ted Bundy escapes from a courthouse in Aspen.
  • June 15th, 1977: Spain has its first democratic elections.
  • June 26th, 1977: Elvis Presley holds his last concert.
  • June 26th, 1977: A 16-year-old girl called Jayne Macdonald is murdered by the Yorkshire Ripper in Leeds, England.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 28th, 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: May 28th, 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:

  • Star Wars action figures
  • Lego Technic
  • Mattel Electronic Football (handheld game)
  • Cher dolls
  • Micronauts
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • 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 May 28th, 1977.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

  • May 28th, 1995: A 7.6 magnitude earthquake kills 2000 people in Russia
  • May 28th, 1998: Actor Phil Hartman is shot and killed by his wife. Hartman had voiced The Simpsons characters such as Lionel Hutz and Troy McClure
  • May 28th, 2010: Actor Gary Coleman dies.
  • May 28th, 2010: Football: It is announced that Jose Mourinho will become the next manager of Real Madrid.
  • May 28th, 2011: The Kings of Leon headline at Slane.
  • May 28th, 2011: The 2011 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 3-1.
  • May 28th, 1969: Football: A.C. Milan win the European Cup after they defeat Ajax 4-1.
  • May 28th, 1975: Football: Bayern Munich win the European Cup after defeating Leeds United 2-0.
  • May 28th, 1980: Football: Nottingham Forest win the European Cup after defeating Hamburg 1-0.
  • May 28th, 1993: The movie Cliffhanger (1993), starring Sylvester Stallone, is released in cinemas.
  • May 28th, 1993: The movie Super Mario Bros. (1993) is released.
  • May 28th, 1997: Football: Borussia Dortmund win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus 3-1.
  • May 28th, 2002: Rapper Eminem releases his album The Eminem Show.
  • May 28th, 2003: Football: A.C Milan win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus on penalties.
  • May 28th, 2006: Football: Andriy Shevchenko joins Chelsea for £30.8 million.
  • May 28th, 2016: Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League Final after they defeat Atletico Madrid on penalties.
  • May 28th, 2016: A gorilla called Harambe is shot dead after a child falls into his enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo.
  • May 28th, 2020: Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey declares a state of emergency.
  • May 28th, 2020: Governor of Minnesota Tim Walz calls National Guard troops into Minneapolis.

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 15,713 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,357,603,200 seconds have passed since the May 28th, 1977.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,583,870,400 times.
  • Since May 28th, 1977, earth has travelled approximately 700,523,251,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 226,267,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 116,753,875 steps. That's about 51,891 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,291,238 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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