May 28th, 2011

May 28th, 2011, fell on a Saturday. It was day 148 of 2011. The decade was the 2010s.

9 years, 2 months and 18 days have passed since May 28th, 2011.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 28th, 2011:

  • The Kings of Leon headline at Slane.
  • The 2011 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 3-1.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 28th, 2011:

  • United States: Rolling In The Deep - Adele
  • United Kingdom: Give Me Everything - Pitbull

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Hangover Part II" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 28th, 2011 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer of 2011 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song Rolling In The Deep by Adele is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Give Me Everything by Pitbull is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Hangover Part II is at the top of the Box Office.

Pre-made comics called "Rage Comics" are extremely popular on the Internet at the moment, as people use them to share relatable experiences. It's 2011, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Adele, LMFAO, Katy Perry and Bruno Mars. The catchphrase "Every Day I'm Shufflin'" is being repeated and parodied following the success of LMAO's song "Party Rock Anthem".

Anti-government protests are currently taking place in cities across Syria. A civil war is raging on in Libya. Large battles are taking place between Colonel Gaddafi's government forces and Libyan rebels, who are being supported by NATO. A fad called "planking", which involves a person lying face down in an unusual location, is popular at the moment.

The game "L.A. Noire" has just been released. Internet users are currently joking about how Harold Camping's "Rapture" prediction for the 21st of May has not come true. The Grímsvötn volcano in Iceland has erupted and is currently disrupting air traffic across Europe.

In soccer, Chelsea have sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti after his second season in charge. 158 people have tragically lost their lives in Joplin, Missouri following a powerful multiple-vortex tornado. The ongoing trial of Casey Anthony for the murder her 2-year-old daughter Caylee is receiving widespread attention on social media.

Scotty McCreery has just won the 10th season of American Idol. Actress Lindsay Lohan has just received a 120-day jail sentence for theft. Former Serbian general Ratko Mladić has been arrested in Lazarevo, northern Serbia for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Kim Kardashian and NBA player Kris Humphries have recently become engaged.

Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner has come under fire following reports that he sent a woman explicit photographs over Twitter. Weiner is currently denying that he sent the photographs. Barcelona have won the 2011 UEFA Champions League after defeating Manchester United 3-1 in the final. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Office", "Real Housewives of New York City", "Community" and "The Walking Dead".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood", "Homefront", "Crysis 2" and "Duke Nukem Forever". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Ben 10", "iCarly", "Glee" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates".


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, 2011.

  • The Artist

    The movie "The Artist" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2011.

  • 2011 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2011 included Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, Kung Fu Panda 2, Fast Five, The Hangover Part II, The Smurfs, Cars 2, Drive, Super 8, Moneyball and Limitless.

  • Time Person of the Year 2011

    "The Protester" is named as the Time Person of Year in 2011. This follows the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement.

  • 2011 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2011 included Enrique Iglesias, Adele, Pink, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Wiz Khalifa, Katy Perry, The Black Eyed Peas, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Adele, Bruno Mars, Pitbull, Lady Gaga, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5, David Guetta and Gym Class Heroes.

  • Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"

    "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele would go on to win a Grammy for 2011's Record of the Year.

  • Planking.

    A popular fad called "planking" was gaining media exposure around this time.

  • Eurovision 2011

    The 2011 Eurovision song contest is held in Dusseldorf, Germany. Azerbaijan win the contest with the song "Running Scared" by Ell & Nikki.

  • Osama Bin Laden.

    On the 2nd of May, 2011, al-Qaeda founder and 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden was killed by a United States special forces military unit during a raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

  • Good Guy Greg.

    An "Advice Animal" meme called "Good Guy Greg" would have been popular during this period.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 9 years, 2 months and 18 days have passed since May 28th, 2011.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 2011.
  • Leap Year: 2011 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 28th, 2011, will be 9 years of age.
  • People born in 2011 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1306537200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 28th, 2011:

  • April 29th, 2011: Fast & Furious 5 (2011) is released.
  • April 29th, 2011: Prince William and Catherine Middleton are married.
  • May 2nd, 2011: 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden is killed by a United States special forces military unit in Pakistan.
  • May 6th, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • May 9th, 2011: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver end their relationship after 25 years of marriage.
  • May 13th, 2011: The romantic comedy film Bridesmaids (2011) is released.
  • May 14th, 2011: Manchester United win the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers.
  • May 14th, 2011: Manchester City win the FA Cup after beating Stoke City 1-0.
  • May 17th, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released.
  • May 20th, 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 20th, 2011: Wrestler Randy Savage dies from a heart attack.
  • May 22nd, 2011: Football: Carlo Ancelotti is sacked as manager of Chelsea.
  • May 25th, 2011: Scotty McCreery wins the 10th season of American Idol.
  • May 26th, 2011: The Hangover Part II (2011) is released.
  • May 26th, 2011: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) is released.
  • May 26th, 2011: Former Serbian general Ratko Mladic is arrested in Lazarevo, northern Serbia.
  • May 26th, 2011: Actress Lindsay Lohan receives a 120-day jail sentence for theft.
  • May 27th, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner sends an explicit photograph of himself to a woman on Twitter.
  • June 1st, 2011: NBA star Shaquille O'Neal announces his retirement on social media.
  • June 3rd, 2011: X-Men: First Class (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • June 8th, 2011: Rapper Ja Rule begins a two year prison sentence for attempted possession of a weapon.
  • June 10th, 2011: Irish politics: Brian Lenihan passes away from pancreatic cancer.
  • June 12th, 2011: The Dallas Mavericks win the 2011 NBA Finals after they defeat the Miami Heat 4-2.
  • June 16th, 2011: Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner resigns following a "sexting scandal.".
  • June 20th, 2011: Jackass member Ryan Dunn is killed in a car crash.
  • June 21st, 2011: Maroon 5 release their song "Moves like Jagger".
  • June 22nd, 2011: After 16 years, fugitive Whitey Bulger is arrested in Santa Monica, California.
  • June 23rd, 2011: The first episode of Suits is aired.
  • June 24th, 2011: Cars 2 (2011) is released in cinemas.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 28th, 2011, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 28th, 2011 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.

  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • Jersey Shore - Reality TV series.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
  • Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
  • Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

2011 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2011.

"Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Good Luck Charlie" - "Victorious" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Big Time Rush" - "Glee" - "Wizards of Waverly Place" - "iCarly" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Ben 10" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

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


Weather

Weather information for May 28th, 2011:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 58.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 22.35cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.94 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 28th, 2011.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 28th, 2011 was probably conceived around the 18th of August, 2010. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 28th, 2011 is the 6th of March, 2012. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • L.A. Noire - Detective crime-solving game starring Officer Cole Phelps.
  • Terraria - Action-adventure sandbox game.
  • Duke Nukem Forever - The long-awaited sequel to Duke Nukem 3D.
  • Portal 2 - Puzzle-solving game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Crysis 2 - The second game in the series.
  • Homefront - A military FPS game.
  • Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - Developed by Ubisoft.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Fallout: New Vegas - Open-world RPG game.
  • StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty - Real-time strategy game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 28th, 2011.

  • 3,367 days have passed since this date.
  • 290,908,800 seconds have passed since the May 28th, 2011.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 339,393,600 times.
  • Since May 28th, 2011, earth has travelled approximately 150,108,940,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 48,484,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 25,018,157 steps. That's about 11,119 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,490,906 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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