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April 28th, 2016.

April 28th, 2016, was a Thursday. It was day 119 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 3 months and 4 days have passed since April 28th, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 28th, 2016.

  • United States: Work - Rihanna featuring Drake
  • United Kingdom: One Dance - Drake
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The Jungle Book

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Jungle Book" was at the top of the box office on April 28th, 2016.

Take me back to April 28th, 2016!

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The date is April 28th, 2016 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 2016 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song Work by Rihanna featuring Drake is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, One Dance by Drake is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Jungle Book is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. It's 2016, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Drake, Lukas Graham, Sia, Mike Posner, The Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris. The 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries have become a three-horse race between Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are battling it out to become the presidential nominee for the Democratic Party.

Wrestling fans are in mourning following the news that former WWF wrestler Chyna has died from an accidental drug overdose. The world is in shock following the sudden death of singer Prince. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Walking Dead", "Peaky Blinders", "Jane the Virgin" and "Better Call Saul".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Firewatch", "Tom Clancy's The Division" and "Dark Souls III". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" and "Henry Danger". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, Barbie Saddle n Ride and Star Wars BB-8 toy droid.

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 April 28th, 2016.

  • Brexit Referendum.

    Brexit Referendum.

    The run-up to the Brexit Referendum occurred during this period.

  • Prince passes away.

    Prince passes away.

    Pop idol Prince passes away on April 21st, 2016. It was later revealed that he died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl.

  • Record of the Year: 2016.

    Record of the Year: 2016.

    "Hello" by Adele went on to win a Grammy for 2016's Record of the Year.

  • 2016 in music.

    2016 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2016 included Justin Bieber, Twenty One Pilots, Rihanna, Drake, Zayn, Lukas Graham, Mike Posner, Fifth Harmony, Desiigner, The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Justin Timberlake, DJ Snake, Bruno Mars, Adele, Ariana Grande and G-Eazy.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2016?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2016?

    The best NBA players in 2016 were Stephen Curry, LeBron James, DeAndre Jordan, Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard.

  • Margot Robbie.

    Margot Robbie.

    Wolf of Wall Street actress Margot Robbie was named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.

  • Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump was named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.

  • Who were the best football players in 2016?

    Who were the best football players in 2016?

    In 2016, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann, Luis Suárez, Neymar, Gareth Bale, Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy, Gianluigi Buffon and Pepe.

  • 2016 in movies.

    2016 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2016 included Arrival, Zootopia, La La Land, Moonlight, The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Finding Dory, Deadpool, Suicide Squad, The Secret Life of Pets and Zoolander 2.

  • Moonlight.

    Moonlight.

    "Moonlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2016.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 5 years, 3 months and 4 days have passed since April 28th, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 2016.
  • Leap Year: 2016 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on April 28th, 2016, will be 5 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1461798000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 28th, 2016.

  • March 30th, 2016: Rihanna releases her song "Needed Me".
  • April 1st, 2016: Indian television actress Pratyusha Banerjee is found hanging in her Mumbai apartment.
  • April 3rd, 2016: WrestleMania 32: Roman Reigns defeats Triple H to win the WWE Championship.
  • April 5th, 2016: Drake releases his single "One Dance".
  • April 7th, 2016: Trent Harmon wins the 15th season of American Idol.
  • April 13th, 2016: Kobe Bryant plays his final NBA game.
  • April 15th, 2016: The 2016 remake of The Jungle Book is released in movie theaters.
  • April 16th, 2016: Football: After 24 years, Aston Villa are relegated from the Premier League.
  • April 17th, 2016: Actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard issue an awkward apology video for bringing their dogs into Australia without declaring them.
  • April 20th, 2016: Former WWF wrestler Chyna dies from an accidental drug overdose at the age of 46.
  • April 21st, 2016: American singer Prince passes away due a fentanyl overdose at the age of 57.
  • April 22nd, 2016: The Paris Agreement is signed by 174 countries and the European Union.
  • This date: April 28th, 2016
  • May 2nd, 2016: Football: Leicester City are crowned Premier League champions after title rivals Tottenham Hotspur draw 2-2 with Chelsea.
  • May 2nd, 2016: Tupac Shakur's mother Afeni Shakur passes away at the age of 69.
  • May 3rd, 2016: Donald Trump becomes the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party for the 2016 US presidential election.
  • May 3rd, 2016: Rapper 50 Cent is roundly criticized after he uploads an Instagram video of himself making fun of a teenager with a disability.
  • May 6th, 2016: Justin Timberlake releases his single "Can't Stop the Feeling!".
  • May 9th, 2016: Rodrigo Duterte is elected as the new President of the Philippines.
  • May 10th, 2016: Irish politics: Joan Burton steps down as Labour Party leader.
  • May 10th, 2016: Soccer: West Ham United play their final game at Upton Park.
  • May 13th, 2016: The movie Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is released in movie theaters.
  • May 19th, 2016: Boxer Manny Pacquiao is elected as a senator in the Philippines.
  • May 21st, 2016: Manchester United win the FA Cup after beating Crystal Palace 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • May 22nd, 2016: It is announced that actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard have separated after one year of marriage.
  • May 23rd, 2016: Soccer: Manchester United sack manager Louis van Gaal.
  • May 24th, 2016: Alisan Porter wins the tenth season of The Voice.
  • May 27th, 2016: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes the new manager of Manchester United.
  • 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, 2016: NBA player Bryce Dejean-Jones is shot dead after mistakenly breaking into the wrong apartment in Dallas, Texas.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 28th, 2016, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 28th, 2016 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Making a Murderer - True crime documentary that aired on Netflix.
  • Better Call Saul - Breaking Bad spin-off.
  • Jane the Virgin - Romantic drama-comedy series.
  • Power - Crime drama.
  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Kid's TV shows on April 28th, 2016.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2016.

  • Bunnicula
  • Game Shakers
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Girl Meets World
  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Paw Patrol
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2016.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2016.

  • Star Wars BB-8 toy droid
  • Barbie Saddle n Ride
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Dark Souls III - Action role-playing video game.
  • Tom Clancy's The Division - Action role-playing game that is online-only.
  • Firewatch - Adventure game developed by Campo Santo.
  • XCOM 2 - Turn-based tactics video game.
  • The Witness - Puzzle video game.
  • Overwatch - Multiplayer FPS game.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - FPS game developed by Treyarch.
  • Rocket League - Vehicular soccer game.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight - Action-adventure game based on the Batman series.

Celebrity birthdays.

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

James Monroe

US President. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1758
He was not alive on this date.

Oskar Schindler

Historical figure. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1908
He was not alive on this date.

Saddam Hussein

Iraqi President. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1937
He was not alive on this date.

Jay Leno

Television host.
Born on April 28th, 1950
He turned 66 on this day in 2016.

Penelope Cruz

Spanish actress.
Born on April 28th, 1974
She turned 42 on this day in 2016.

Jessica Alba

American actress.
Born on April 28th, 1981
She turned 35 on this day in 2016.

Nikki Grahame

English TV personality. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1982
She turned 34 on this day in 2016.

Juan Mata

Spanish soccer player.
Born on April 28th, 1988
He turned 28 on this day in 2016.

Boxxy

Internet celebrity.
Born on April 28th, 1992
She turned 24 on this day in 2016.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on April 28th, 2016.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 28th, 2016.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 28th, 2016 was most likely conceived around the 20th of July, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 28th, 2016 is close to the 5th of February, 2017.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 28th, 2016.

  • A total of 1,921 days have passed since this date.
  • 274 weeks have passed.
  • 165,974,400 seconds have passed since the April 28th, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 193,636,800 times.
  • Since April 28th, 2016, the earth has travelled approximately 85,642,790,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 27,662,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,273,798 steps. That's about 6,344 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,991,693 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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