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August 28th, 2013.

August 28th, 2013, was a Wednesday. It was day 240 of 2013. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 3 months and 10 days have passed since August 28th, 2013.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 28th, 2013.

  • United States: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
  • United Kingdom: Burn - Ellie Goulding

The Billboard Hot 100 on August 28th, 2013.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus
  • Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
  • Get Lucky - Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams
  • Holy Grail - Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
Play the top hits from 2013.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2013. Take a trip back to the peak days of Macklemore, Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons and Avicii.
The Butler

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Butler" was at the top of the box office on August 28th, 2013.

Take me back to August 28th, 2013!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 28th, 2013 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. The summer of 2013 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.

In America, the song Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Burn by Ellie Goulding is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Butler is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. It's 2013, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Macklemore, Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons and Bruno Mars.

A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment. Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has just revealed to the public that American intelligence agencies have been running a widespread global surveillance programme called PRISM. Video game fans are currently excited about the upcoming release of Grand Theft Auto V. The game, which will take place in San Andreas, is set to be released on September 17th.

Hundreds of people have been left dead following a chemical attack on rebel-controlled areas in Ghouta, Syria. The attack is receiving widespread condemnation across the world. In soccer, Brazilian footballer Willian has just signed for Chelsea despite earlier reports that he was expected to join Tottenham. In music, Justin Timberlake's music video "Mirrors" has just been crowned as the winner at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Paul Walker, Nelson Mandela, James Avery and Ariel Sharon would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Sons of Anarchy", "Glee", "Boardwalk Empire" and "Black Mirror". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Minecraft", "Far Cry 3", "Dead Space 3" and "Aliens: Colonial Marines". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Johnny Test", "Curious George" and "Team Umizoomi".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, the Wii U and Rainbow Loom.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on August 28th, 2013.

  • Whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals the existence of PRISM.

    Whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals the existence of PRISM.

    On June 5th, 2013, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA was running in a widespread global surveillance programme called PRISM. Throughout the months that followed, the topics of PRISM and the NSA received widespread media attention.

  • A social network called "Vine" is growing in popularity.

    A social network called "Vine" is growing in popularity.

    A video-hosting service called "Vine" was exploded in popularity in 2013. The website gave users the ability to upload short video clips that looped.

  • Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"

    The song "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams) won a Grammy for 2013's Record of the Year.

  • 2013 in music.

    2013 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2013 included Macklemore, will.i.am, Swedish House Mafia, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Drake, Pink, Imagine Dragons, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Avicii and Lorde.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2013?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2013?

    The best NBA players in 2013 were as follows: LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Marc Gasol, Tony Parker, Russell Westbrook, David Lee, Paul George, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade and James Harden.

  • Time Person of the Year 2013.

    Time Person of the Year 2013.

    Newly-elected Pope Francis was named as the Time Person of the Year 2013.

  • Mila Kunis.

    Mila Kunis.

    Actress Mila Kunis was named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2013.

  • Who were the best football players in 2013?

    Who were the best football players in 2013?

    In 2013, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Franck Ribéry, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Neymar, Andrés Iniesta, Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben, Gareth Bale and Andrea Pirlo.

  • 2013 in movies.

    2013 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2013 included Frozen, Iron Man 3, The Conjuring, 12 Years A Slave, Despicable Me 2, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Fast & Furious 6, Monsters University, Gravity, Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, World War Z and Thor: The Dark World.

  • 12 Years a Slave.

    12 Years a Slave.

    The movie "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2013.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 8 years, 3 months and 10 days have passed since August 28th, 2013.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 2013.
  • Leap Year: 2013 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 28th, 2013, will be 8 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2013 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1377644400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 28th, 2013.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 28th, 2013, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 28th, 2013 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from August, 2013.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

House of Cards
House of Cards
Political thriller.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

Dexter
Dexter
Crime drama series about a serial killer who murders other serial killers.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.

Futurama
Futurama
Animated series.

Kids' TV shows on August 28th, 2013.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2013.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Sam & Cat
Sam & Cat

Dog with a Blog
Dog with a Blog

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Lab Rats: Bionic Island

Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally

Jessie
Jessie

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi

Glee
Glee

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2013.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2013.

Rainbow Loom
Rainbow Loom

The Wii U
The Wii U

Skylanders Giants figures
Skylanders Giants figures

The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3

The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist 2013
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Toronto.

Saints Row IV 2013
Saints Row IV
Action-adventure game developed by Volition.

Dota 2 2013
Dota 2
Multiplayer online battle game.

The Last of Us 2013
The Last of Us
Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.

Metro: Last Light 2013
Metro: Last Light
Apocalyptic FPS game.

BioShock Infinite 2013
BioShock Infinite
FPS game developed by Irrational Games.

Tomb Raider 2013
Tomb Raider
Reboot of the original series.

Aliens: Colonial Marines 2013
Aliens: Colonial Marines
FPS based on the Alien film series.

Dead Space 3 2013
Dead Space 3
Survival horror game.

DmC: Devil May Cry 2013
DmC: Devil May Cry
Reboot of the Devil May Cry series.

Far Cry 3 2012
Far Cry 3
First-person shooter.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Developed by Treyarch.

Halo 4 2012
Halo 4
The fourth game in the series.

Dishonored 2012
Dishonored
Action-adventure game.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown 2012
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
Turn-based tactical game.

Borderlands 2 2012
Borderlands 2
Action role-playing game.

Mark of the Ninja 2012
Mark of the Ninja
Side-scrolling action stealth game.

Guild Wars 2 2012
Guild Wars 2
MMORPG developed by ArenaNet.

Clash of Clans 2012
Clash of Clans
Free-to-play mobile game.

The Walking Dead 2012
The Walking Dead
Episodic adventure game based on the series.

Minecraft 2011
Minecraft
Sandbox game.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2013.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out August 28th, 2019 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 28th.

Roxie Roker

Actress. Deceased
Born on August 28th, 1929
She was not alive on this date.

Daniel Stern

Actor.
Born on August 28th, 1957
He turned 56 on this day in 2013.

Shania Twain

Singer.
Born on August 28th, 1965
She turned 48 on this day in 2013.

Jack Black

Actor.
Born on August 28th, 1969
He turned 44 on this day in 2013.

Florence Welch

Singer.
Born on August 28th, 1986
She turned 27 on this day in 2013.

César Azpilicueta

Soccer player.
Born on August 28th, 1989
He turned 24 on this day in 2013.

Kyle Massey

Actor.
Born on August 28th, 1991
He turned 22 on this day in 2013.

Junior Malanda

Belgian soccer player. Deceased
Born on August 28th, 1994
He turned 19 on this day in 2013.

Weather on August 28th, 2013.

Historical weather information for August 28th, 2013.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 75.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.94 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.83cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.33 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on August 28th, 2013.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 28th, 2013.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 28th, 2013 was most likely conceived around December 5th, 2012.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 28th, 2013 is close to May 21st, 2014.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 28th, 2013.

  • A total of 3,023 days have passed since this date.
  • 431 weeks have passed.
  • 261,190,800 seconds have passed since the August 28th, 2013.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 304,722,600 times.
  • Since August 28th, 2013, the earth has travelled approximately 134,774,452,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 43,531,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 22,462,409 steps. That's about 9,983 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,134,290 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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