August 28th, 2016

August 28th, 2016, fell on a Sunday. It was day 241 of 2016. The decade was the 2010s.

4 years, 0 months and 30 days have passed since August 28th, 2016.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 28th, 2016:

  • "Formation" by Beyonce wins Video of the Year at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: Cheap Thrills - Sia
  • United Kingdom: Cold Water - Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Don't Breathe" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 28th, 2016 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer of 2016 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.

In America, the song Cheap Thrills by Sia is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Cold Water by Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Don't Breathe is at the top of the Box Office.

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. A meme called "Arthur's Fist" is currently going viral on the Internet. The reaction image, which is used to highlight infuriating situations, features Arthur from the TV series holding a clinched fist. The 2016 United States presidential election is in full swing, with Hillary Clinton facing off against Donald Trump.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Prison Break", "Modern Family", "Rick and Morty" and "Stranger Things". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tom Clancy's The Division", "Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens", "Inside" and "Pokemon Go". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn".

Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".


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 August 28th, 2016.

  • Moonlight

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

  • 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.

  • Donald Trump

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

  • Margot Robbie

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

  • 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.

  • Record of the Year: 2016

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

  • Harambe.

    On the 28th of May, 2016, a gorilla called Harambe was shot dead after a three-year-old boy climbed into his enclosure. The video of the shooting gained international attention and led to a series of Internet memes.

  • Brexit

    On the 24th of June, 2016, it was announced that 52% of British people had voted in favour of leaving the European Union.

  • 2016 clown sightings.

    The "2016 clown phenomenon" was spreading through social media in Autumn of 2016, as multiple sightings of people dressed as evil clowns were reported. Most of these sightings were deemed to be harmless pranks.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 4 years, 0 months and 30 days have passed since August 28th, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 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 August 28th, 2016, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1472338800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 28th, 2016:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 28th, 2016, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 28th, 2016 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Stranger Things - Science fiction series.
  • 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.

2016 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2016.

"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"


2016 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2016:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

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


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 28th, 2016 was probably conceived around the 19th of November, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 28th, 2016 is the 7th of June, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided - Action role-playing video game.
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Online battle royale game.
  • Pokemon Go - Augmented reality mobile game based on the Pokemon series.
  • Inside - Puzzle-platformer adventure game.
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Lego-themed action-adventure game.
  • Overwatch - Team-based multiplayer first-person shooter.
  • Tom Clancy's The Division - Action role-playing game that is online-only.
  • Overwatch - Multiplayer FPS game.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - FPS game developed by Treyarch.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 28th, 2016.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 1,491 days have passed since this date.
  • 128,822,400 seconds have passed since the August 28th, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 150,292,800 times.
  • Since August 28th, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 66,472,358,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 21,470,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 11,078,726 steps. That's about 4,924 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,545,869 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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