May 28, 2017 Memorial Day weekend

May 28, 2017, was a Sunday. It was 7 years, 1 month, and 15 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On This Day


Notable events that occurred on May 28, 2017:

  • Soccer: Francesco Totti plays his final game for Italian side Roma.
Song charts

Popular songs

On May 28, 2017, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Despacito (Remix)" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
  • United Kingdom: "Despacito (Remix)" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

The music charts on May 28, 2017

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  • That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
  • I'm The One - DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne
  • Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
  • Humble. - Kendrick Lamar
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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.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales".


This date was 2,602 days ago. Approximately 87 months have passed. It was the 148th day of 2017, in week 21. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 7 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 29 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to May 28, 2017

Let's go back to the 2010s.

It is Sunday, May 28, 2017. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Gemini. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the days ahead.

The summer of 2017 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up, and the evenings are brighter than usual. The school year is nearly finished. It is Memorial Day weekend in the United States. People are attending picnics, barbecues, and other outdoor gatherings to mark the beginning of summer. The song "Despacito (Remix)" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is at the top of the box office. Theresa May is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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.

A toy called the "fidget spinner" is becoming a worldwide sensation. A new Internet meme called "Mocking Spongebob" iS GoInG vIrAl at the moment. The campaign for the 2017 United Kingdom general election is currently underway, as UK Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to secure a larger majority.

An Ariana Grande concert in Manchester has ended in tragedy after an Islamic terrorist kills 22 people with a homemade bomb. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Cheick Tioté, Adam West, Prodigy, and Stevie Ryan would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Shameless", "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", "Power", and "Big Little Lies".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Human: Fall Flat", "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard", and "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic", "Bunk'd", "Elena of Avalor", and "Mech-X4". Popular toys at the moment include MiP (robot), L.O.L. Surprise!, Hatchimals, and Bunchems.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 28, 2017.

  • Eurovision 2017.

    Eurovision 2017

    The 2017 Eurovision song contest was held in Kiev, Ukraine. Portugal won the contest with the song "Amar pelos dois" by Salvador Sobral.
  • Fidget Spinners.

    Fidget Spinners

    A toy called the "fidget spinner" became extremely popular during the summer of 2017.
  • Gal Gadot.

    Gal Gadot

    Israeli actress Gal Gadot was named 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.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    In 2017, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Gianluigi Buffon, Luka Modrić, Sergio Ramos, Kylian Mbappé, N'Golo Kanté, Robert Lewandowski, and Harry Kane.
  • Curved TVs are the next big thing.

    Curved TVs are the next big thing

    Companies such as Samsung were trying to convince consumers that curved TVs were the next big thing. However, the new trend failed to catch on. Curved TVs started to die off in 2017 after it became apparent that people weren't buying them.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to May 28, 2017.

  • April 28, 2017: Social media app Yik Yak announces that it will be closing down.
  • May 7, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • May 9, 2017:
    • Donald Trump fires FBI Director James Comey.
    • American TV personality Christopher Boykin dies from a heart attack at the age of 45.
  • May 12, 2017:
    • Football: Chelsea win the Premier League after a 1-0 win over West Brom.
    • A ransomware called "WannaCry" impacts hundreds of thousands of computers throughout the world.
    • Harry Styles releases his debut solo album.
  • May 14, 2017:
    • Tottenham play their final game at White Hart Lane.
    • Emmanuel Macron becomes the new President of France.
  • May 15, 2017: Moors murderer Ian Brady dies in prison.
  • May 17, 2017:
    • Irish politics: Enda Kenny announces that he will be stepping down as leader of Fine Gael.
    • American whistleblower Chelsea Manning is released from prison.
  • May 18, 2017: Soundgarden and Audioslave lead vocalist Chris Cornell commits suicide.
  • May 21, 2017: Football: John Terry plays his final game for Chelsea.
  • May 22, 2017: An Islamic terrorist kills 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
  • May 23, 2017:
    • Chris Blue wins the twelfth season of The Voice.
    • English actor Roger Moore passes away at the age of 89.
  • May 27, 2017: Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Chelsea 2-1.
  • This date: May 28, 2017
  • May 29, 2017:
    • Former Panama ruler Manuel Noriega passes away.
    • Golfer Tiger Woods is arrested in Jupiter Island, Florida, for driving under the influence.
  • May 30, 2017:
    • Comedian Kathy Griffin causes controversy when she uploads a video of herself holding a fake severed head that resembles Donald Trump.
    • The movie "Wonder Woman" is released.
    • Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John reveals that she has breast cancer.
  • May 31, 2017: Trump makes his infamous "covfefe" Tweet.
  • June 2, 2017: Dua Lipa releases her debut studio album.
  • June 3, 2017:
    • An Islamic terror attack on London Bridge, United Kingdom kills 8 people.
    • Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after beating Juventus 4-1.
  • June 5, 2017:
    • Ivorian footballer Cheick Tioté dies at the age of 30 after suffering a cardiac arrest in training.
    • Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE sever diplomatic relations with Qatar and accuse it of destabilizing the Middle East.
  • June 6, 2017: Battle of Raqqa: The Syrian Democratic Forces launch their attack on the ISIL-held city of Raqqa.
  • June 8, 2017:
    • Soccer: Chelsea striker Diego Costa reveals that manager Antonio Conte informed him by text message that he has no future plans for him.
    • UK politics: Theresa May's decision to call a snap election backfires after the Conservative Party loses its majority.
    • Former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate and accuses the White House of telling lies.
  • June 9, 2017: Batman actor Adam West passes away at the age of 88.
  • June 12, 2017: The Golden State Warriors win the 2017 NBA finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1.
  • June 13, 2017: American student Otto Warmbier is returned to the US in a vegetative state after spending months in a North Korean prison.
  • June 14, 2017:
    • Leo Varadkar becomes the new Taoiseach of Ireland.
    • It is officially announced that Floyd Mayweather and MMA fighter Conor McGregor will fight each other in August.
    • A fire at Grenfell Tower in London kills 72 people.
    • James T. Hodgkinson shoots and injures four Republican politicians while they are playing baseball in Washington, D.C.
  • June 16, 2017:
    • Amazon announces that it will be buying the organic grocery chain "Whole Foods" for $13.7 billion in cash.
    • Cardi B releases her debut single "Bodak Yellow".
  • June 17, 2017:
    • At least 64 people are killed after a series of wildfires break out across central Portugal.
    • Bill Cosby's first sexual assault trial ends in a mistrial.
  • June 19, 2017: American student Otto Warmbier passes away six days after returning to the United States in a vegetative state after spending months in a North Korean prison.
  • June 20, 2017:
    • English actor Daniel Day-Lewis announces that he is retiring.
    • Mobb Deep rapper "Prodigy" dies at the age of 42.
  • June 21, 2017: Snapchat launches its new "Snap Map" feature.
  • June 22, 2017: Football: Mohamed Salah joins Liverpool.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 28, 2017, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 28, 2017 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Television shows

TV shows in 2017

In May 2017, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from May 2017.

13 Reasons Why
13 Reasons Why
Big Little Lies
Big Little Lies
The Crown
The Crown
This Is Us
This Is Us
Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Schitt's Creek
Schitt's Creek
Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on May 28, 2017

If you were a kid on May 28, 2017, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Andi Mack
Andi Mack
Nella the Princess Knight
Nella the Princess Knight

Elena of Avalor
Elena of Avalor
The Loud House
The Loud House
Stuck in the Middle
Stuck in the Middle
Game Shakers
Game Shakers
Shimmer and Shine
Shimmer and Shine
Blaze and the Monster Machines
Blaze and the Monster Machines

Popular toys and games in 2017

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

The Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch
Fidget spinners
Fidget spinners
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
MiP (robot)
MiP (robot)
Simon Swipe
Simon Swipe
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in May 2017.

What Remains of Edith Finch 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Horizon Zero Dawn 2017
Horizon Zero Dawn
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 2017
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Mafia III 2016
Mafia III
FIFA 17 2016
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 2016
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Human: Fall Flat 2016
Human: Fall Flat
Doom 2016
Cities: Skylines 2015
Cities: Skylines
Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V

Were you born on May 28, 2017?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2017.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out May 28, 2023, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

James Michael Tyler

James Michael Tyler

Actor Deceased
Born on May 28, 1962
He turned 55 on this day in 2017.

Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue

Australian singer
Born on May 28, 1968
She turned 49 on this day in 2017.

Rob Ford

Rob Ford

Canadian politician Deceased
Born on May 28, 1969
He was not alive on this date.

Mark Feehily

Mark Feehily

Born on May 28, 1980
He turned 37 on this day in 2017.

Cameron Boyce

Cameron Boyce

Actor Deceased
Born on May 28, 1999
He turned 18 on this day in 2017.

Phil Foden

Phil Foden

Soccer player
Born on May 28, 2000
He turned 17 on this day in 2017.


US President

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


UK Prime Minister

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 28, 2017 was most likely conceived around September 4, 2016.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 28, 2017 is close to February 18, 2018.

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Stats for May 28, 2017


Here are some interesting statistics about May 28, 2017:

  • 2,602 days have passed since this date.
  • 371 weeks have passed.
  • 224,812,800 seconds have passed since May 28, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 262,281,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 116,003,404,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 37,468,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 19,333,901 steps. That's roughly 8,593 miles.
  • 2,697,754 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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