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April 28th, 2016.

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

6 years, 2 months and 5 days have passed since April 28th, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Song charts

Popular songs.

On April 28th, 2016, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.

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

The record charts on April 28th, 2016.

The following singles were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • 7 Years - Lukas Graham
  • No - Meghan Trainor
  • Pillowtalk - Zayn
  • Panda - Desiigner
Play the top hits from 2016.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2014. Let us take you back to the peak days of Desiigner, Sia, Drake and The Chainsmokers.
The Jungle Book

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "The Jungle Book".

Take me back to April 28th, 2016!

Let's go back in time!

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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Muhammad Ali, Kimbo Slice, Christina Grimmie and Fidel Castro would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bones", "The Walking Dead", "Suits" and "Making a Murderer". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Grand Theft Auto V", "Dying Light", "Cities: Skylines" and "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Paw Patrol".

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

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 6 years, 2 months and 5 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: A person born on April 28th, 2016 will be 6 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1461798000.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to 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 5th, 2016: Cheryl Tweedy announces that she is leaving "The X Factor".
  • April 7th, 2016: Trent Harmon wins the 15th season of American Idol.
  • April 9th, 2016: Rule The World (David Mullins) wins the 2016 Grand National.
  • 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 is found dead at her apartment following an accidental drug overdose.
  • 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.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 28th, 2016, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • 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.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on April 28th, 2016.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in April, 2016.

TV shows from April, 2016.

Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer
True crime documentary that aired on Netflix.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad spin-off.

Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Romantic drama-comedy series.

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Gotham
Gotham
Crime drama series based on the Batman universe.

Power
Power
Crime drama.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

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.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

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

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

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.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on April 28th, 2016.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2016.

Bunnicula
Bunnicula

Game Shakers
Game Shakers

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

Henry Danger
Henry Danger

Girl Meets World
Girl Meets World

Sheriff Callie's Wild West
Sheriff Callie's Wild West

The Thundermans
The Thundermans

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

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

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2016.

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

Star Wars BB-8 toy droid
Star Wars BB-8 toy droid

Barbie Saddle n Ride
Barbie Saddle n Ride

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in April of 2016.

Dark Souls III 2016
Dark Souls III
Action role-playing video game.

Tom Clancy's The Division 2016
Tom Clancy's The Division
Action role-playing game that is online-only.

Firewatch 2016
Firewatch
Adventure game developed by Campo Santo.

XCOM 2 2016
XCOM 2
Turn-based tactics video game.

The Witness 2016
The Witness
Puzzle video game.

Just Cause 3 2015
Just Cause 3
Open world action-adventure game developed by Avalanche Studios.

Star Wars Battlefront 2015
Star Wars Battlefront
Action shooter video game developed by EA DICE.

Fallout 4 2015
Fallout 4
Action RPG game developed by Bethesda Game Studios.

Rise of the Tomb Raider 2015
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Action adventure game developed by Crystal Dynamics.

Halo 5: Guardians 2015
Halo 5: Guardians
First-person shooter video game developed by 343 Industries.

Assassin's Creed Syndicate 2015
Assassin's Creed Syndicate
Action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Quebec.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 2015
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Stealth game developed by Kojima Productions.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III 2015
Call of Duty: Black Ops III
FPS game developed by Treyarch.

Rocket League 2015
Rocket League
Vehicular soccer game.

Batman: Arkham Knight 2015
Batman: Arkham Knight
Action-adventure game based on the Batman series.

Lego Jurassic World 2015
Lego Jurassic World
Lego-themed action-adventure game.

Cities: Skylines 2015
Cities: Skylines
City-building simulation.

Dying Light 2015
Dying Light
Open world first person survival horror game.

The Sims 4 2014
The Sims 4
Life / social simulation game.

Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.

Minecraft 2011
Minecraft
Sandbox game.

Celebrity birthdays

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.

USA

US President.

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

UK

UK Prime Minister.

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

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 28th, 2016 was most likely conceived around August 6th, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 28th, 2016 is close to January 19th, 2017.

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Stats for April 28th, 2016

Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 2,257 days have passed since this date.
  • 322 weeks have passed.
  • 195,004,800 seconds have passed since the April 28th, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 227,505,600 times.
  • Since April 28th, 2016, the Earth has travelled approximately 100,622,476,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 32,500,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,770,413 steps. That's about 7,454 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,340,058 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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