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August 28th, 2016.

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

5 years and 20 days have passed since August 28th, 2016.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on August 28th, 2016?

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

Music charts.

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
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Don't Breathe

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Don't Breathe" was at the top of the box office on August 28th, 2016.

Take me back to August 28th, 2016!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 28th, 2016 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, 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. In the United Kingdom, Theresa May 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.

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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Fidel Castro, Big Syke, George Michael and Carrie Fisher would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Grey's Anatomy", "Game of Thrones", "Black Mirror" and "Making a Murderer". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Batman: Arkham Knight", "Call of Duty: Black Ops III", "Overwatch" and "Tom Clancy's The Division". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" and "Sheriff Callie's Wild West".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox One, Barbie Saddle n Ride, Star Wars BB-8 toy droid and L.O.L. Surprise!.

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, 2016.

  • 2016 clown sightings.

    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.

  • Pokémon GO.

    Pokémon GO.

    Throughout July and August of 2016, an augmented reality mobile game called Pokémon GO became insanely popular.

  • Brexit.

    Brexit.

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

  • Harambe.

    Harambe.

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

  • 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 5 years and 20 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 5 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1472338800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around August 28th, 2016.

  • July 29th, 2016: The video game Batman: Return to Arkham is released on the PS4 and XBO.
  • July 29th, 2016: The song "Closer" is released by the Chainsmokers.
  • July 31st, 2016: The FBI begins to investigate Donald Trump's campaign to see if it has been coordinating with Russia.
  • August 2nd, 2016: Instagram launches its new "Instagram Stories" feature.
  • August 5th, 2016: The film "Suicide Squad" is released in movie theaters.
  • August 5th, 2016: The 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • August 8th, 2016: Soccer: Paul Pogba returns to Manchester United.
  • August 9th, 2016: Football: Everton defender John Stones joins Manchester City.
  • August 11th, 2016: A video is released showing former Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine.
  • August 17th, 2016: American media executive Steve Bannon is appointed as the chief executive of Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
  • August 18th, 2016: It is announced that American blog Gawker will be ceasing all operations.
  • August 19th, 2016: The song "Still Falling for You" is released by Ellie Goulding.
  • August 20th, 2016: UFC 202: Conor McGregor defeats Nate Diaz in a rematch.
  • August 24th, 2016: 299 people die after an earthquake strikes Central Italy.
  • This date: August 28th, 2016
  • August 30th, 2016: The expansion pack World of Warcraft: Legion is released on PC and Mac.
  • September 1st, 2016: The body of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling is discovered nearly 27 years after he was abducted in Long Prairie, Minnesota.
  • September 2nd, 2016: The second season of Narcos is released on Netflix.
  • September 2nd, 2016: American music manager Jerry Heller dies from a heart attack.
  • September 3rd, 2016: The United States and China ratify the Paris global climate agreement.
  • September 7th, 2016: It is confirmed that Ariana Grande and Mac Miller are dating.
  • September 11th, 2016: US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton faints during a 9/11 memorial in New York.
  • September 13th, 2016: Apple releases iOS 10.
  • September 14th, 2016: Cash me ousside, how bout dah: Danielle Bregoli (Bhad Barbie) appears on an episode of Dr. Phil.
  • September 16th, 2016: The biographical political thriller Snowden (2016) is released in movie theaters.
  • September 17th, 2016: 31 people are injured after two bombs explode in Manhattan and Seaside Park, New Jersey.
  • September 19th, 2016: Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt.
  • September 22nd, 2016: LazyTown actor Stefán Karl Stefánsson announces that he has been diagnosed with bile duct cancer.
  • September 23rd, 2016: NBA star Kevin Garnett announces his retirement.
  • September 26th, 2016: 84 million people tune in to watch the first U.S. presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
  • September 27th, 2016: Soccer: England manager Sam Allardyce resigns following allegations of malpractice.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • 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 that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 28th, 2016 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.

  • 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.
  • 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 August 28th, 2016.

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

  • The Loud House
  • 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.

  • L.O.L. Surprise!
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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 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 59 on this day in 2016.

Shania Twain

Singer.
Born on August 28th, 1965
She turned 51 on this day in 2016.

Jack Black

Actor.
Born on August 28th, 1969
He turned 47 on this day in 2016.

Florence Welch

Singer.
Born on August 28th, 1986
She turned 30 on this day in 2016.

César Azpilicueta

Soccer player.
Born on August 28th, 1989
He turned 27 on this day in 2016.

Kyle Massey

Actor.
Born on August 28th, 1991
He turned 25 on this day in 2016.

Junior Malanda

Belgian soccer player. Deceased
Born on August 28th, 1994
He was not alive on this date.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 28th, 2016.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 28th, 2016 was most likely conceived around the 19th of November, 2015.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 28th, 2016 is close to the 7th of June, 2017.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 1,846 days have passed since this date.
  • 263 weeks have passed.
  • 159,494,400 seconds have passed since the August 28th, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 186,076,800 times.
  • Since August 28th, 2016, the earth has travelled approximately 82,299,110,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 26,582,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 13,716,518 steps. That's about 6,096 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,913,933 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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