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April 28th, 2017.

April 28th, 2017, was a Friday. It was day 118 of 2017. The decade was the 2010s.

4 years, 7 months and 6 days have passed since April 28th, 2017.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On this day.

What happened on April 28th, 2017?

  • Social media app Yik Yak announces that it will be closing down.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 28th, 2017.

  • United States: Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
  • United Kingdom: Shape of You - Ed Sheeran

The Billboard Hot 100 on April 28th, 2017.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
  • Humble. - Kendrick Lamar
  • That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
  • iSpy - KYLE Featuring Lil Yachty
  • Something Just Like This - The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
Play the top hits from 2017.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2017. Take a trip back to the peak days of Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Kendrick Lamar and The Chainsmokers.
The Fate of the Furious

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Fate of the Furious" was at the top of the box office on April 28th, 2017.

Take me back to April 28th, 2017!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 28th, 2017 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 2017 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. The song Shape of You by Ed Sheeran is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Fate of the Furious is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Theresa May is the current Prime Minister. It's 2017, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, The Chainsmokers, Migos, Sam Hunt and Post Malone. The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" has just been released.

The run-up to the 2017 French presidential election is currently taking place, with Emmanuel Macron squaring off against Marine Le Pen. Kendrick Lamar has just released his new album "Damn". The suicide of former NFL player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez in prison is receiving widespread media attention. TV host Bill O'Reilly has recently been fired by Fox News over sexual harassment claims.

Details have been emerging about a fraudulent luxury music festival called "Fyre Festival". The festival, which was promoted by rapper Ja Rule, recently fell apart due to issues with security, food and accommodation. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Big Black, Chris Cornell, Roger Moore and Adam West would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Grey's Anatomy", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Once Upon a Time" and "Black Mirror".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Doom", "Mafia III", "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard" and "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", "Bunnicula" and "The Loud House". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, Hatchimals and Fidget spinners.

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, 2017.

  • Gal Gadot.

    Gal Gadot.

    Israeli actress Gal Gadot was named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2017.

  • Record of the Year: 2017.

    Record of the Year: 2017.

    The song "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars won a Grammy for 2017's Record of the Year.

  • 2017 in music.

    2017 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2017 included Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Future, DJ Khaled, Post Malone, French Montana, Cardi B, Logic, Imagine Dragons, Lil Pump, Shawn Mendes and Kygo.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    The best NBA players in 2017 were Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, James Harden, Anthony Davis and Kawhi Leonard.

  • 2017 in movies.

    2017 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2017 included the likes of It, Get Out, Dunkirk, Wonder Woman, Blade Runner 2049, Baby Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok, Logan, Molly's Game, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

  • The Shape of Water.

    The Shape of Water.

    "The Shape of Water" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2017.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 4 years, 7 months and 6 days have passed since April 28th, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 28th, 2017, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1493334000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 28th, 2017.

  • March 30th, 2017: Kendrick Lamar releases his song "Humble".
  • April 2nd, 2017: WrestleMania 33: Roman Reigns defeats The Undertaker in a "No Holds Barred" match.
  • April 3rd, 2017: Wrestling: Kurt Angle returns to the WWE for the first time in over 10 years.
  • April 4th, 2017: It is confirmed that Kylie Jenner and rapper Tyga have ended their relationship.
  • April 5th, 2017: Pepsi pulls its "Live for Now" commercial starring Kendall Jenner after Internet users accuse the company of trivializing the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • April 9th, 2017: United Airlines receives criticism for dragging a passenger off a flight.
  • April 13th, 2017: Ed Sheeran plays at the 3 Arena in Dublin.
  • April 14th, 2017: Kendrick Lamar releases his album "Damn".
  • April 17th, 2017: The remix version of Luis Fonsi's song "Despacito", featuring Justin Bieber, is released.
  • April 19th, 2017: Former NFL player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez commits suicide.
  • April 19th, 2017: Bill O'Reilly is fired by Fox News over sexual harassment claims.
  • April 22nd, 2017: Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott are spotted holding hands together at Coachella.
  • April 27th, 2017: The fraudulent music festival "Fyre Festival" falls apart after heavy rain and is eventually postponed.
  • This date: April 28th, 2017
  • May 7th, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • May 9th, 2017: Donald Trump fires FBI Director James Comey.
  • May 9th, 2017: American TV personality Christopher Boykin dies from a heart attack at the age of 45.
  • May 12th, 2017: Football: Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over West Brom.
  • May 12th, 2017: A ransomware called "WannaCry" impacts hundreds of thousands of computers throughout the world.
  • May 14th, 2017: Tottenham play their final game at White Hart Lane.
  • May 14th, 2017: Emmanuel Macron becomes the new President of France.
  • May 15th, 2017: Moors murderer Ian Brady dies in prison.
  • May 17th, 2017: Irish politics: Enda Kenny announces that he will be stepping down as leader of Fine Gael.
  • May 17th, 2017: American whistleblower Chelsea Manning is released from prison.
  • May 18th, 2017: Soundgarden and Audioslave lead vocalist Chris Cornell commits suicide.
  • May 21st, 2017: Football: John Terry plays his final game for Chelsea.
  • May 22nd, 2017: An Islamic terrorist kills 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
  • May 23rd, 2017: Chris Blue wins the twelfth season of The Voice.
  • May 23rd, 2017: English actor Roger Moore passes away at the age of 89.
  • May 27th, 2017: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Chelsea 2-1.
  • May 28th, 2017: Soccer: Francesco Totti plays his final game for Italian side Roma.

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, 2017, 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, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 28th, 2017 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.

TV shows from April, 2017.

13 Reasons Why
13 Reasons Why
Teen drama series.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kids' TV shows on April 28th, 2017.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2017.

The Loud House
The Loud House

Bunnicula
Bunnicula

Game Shakers
Game Shakers

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

Henry Danger
Henry Danger

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

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2017.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2017.

The Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch

Fidget spinners
Fidget spinners

Hatchimals
Hatchimals

L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

What Remains of Edith Finch 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch
Adventure game developed by Giant Sparrow.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Action-adventure game for the Nintendo Switch.

Horizon Zero Dawn 2017
Horizon Zero Dawn
RPG game developed by Guerrilla Games.

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 2017
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Survival horror game.

Mafia III 2016
Mafia III
Mafia-themed action-adventure game developed by Hangar 13.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 2016
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Online battle royale game.

Doom 2016
Doom
First-person shooter that was released on Windows, the PS4 and the Xbox One.

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

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 67 on this day in 2017.

Penelope Cruz

Spanish actress.
Born on April 28th, 1974
She turned 43 on this day in 2017.

Jessica Alba

American actress.
Born on April 28th, 1981
She turned 36 on this day in 2017.

Nikki Grahame

English TV personality. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1982
She turned 35 on this day in 2017.

Juan Mata

Spanish soccer player.
Born on April 28th, 1988
He turned 29 on this day in 2017.

Boxxy

Internet celebrity.
Born on April 28th, 1992
She turned 25 on this day in 2017.

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on April 28th, 2017.

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 28th, 2017.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 28th, 2017 was most likely conceived around August 5th, 2016.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 28th, 2017 is close to January 19th, 2018.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 28th, 2017.

  • A total of 1,681 days have passed since this date.
  • 240 weeks have passed.
  • 145,242,000 seconds have passed since the April 28th, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 169,449,000 times.
  • Since April 28th, 2017, the earth has travelled approximately 74,944,872,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 24,207,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 12,490,812 steps. That's about 5,551 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,742,904 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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