May 26th, 2020

May 26th, 2020, was a Tuesday. It was Day 147 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

3 years and 12 days have passed since May 26th, 2020.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On This Day

Events that occurred.

Notable events that occurred on May 26th, 2020.

  • Protests begin in Minneapolis over the police killing of George Floyd.
  • Twitter labels President Donald Trump's tweet about mail-in ballots as misleading.
Song charts

Popular songs.

On May 26th, 2020, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.

  • United States: Stuck with U - Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber
  • United Kingdom: Rockstar - DaBaby

The record charts on May 26th, 2020.

The following singles were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Stuck With U - Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber
  • Say So - Doja Cat Featuring Nicki Minaj
  • Gooba - 6ix9ine
  • Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
  • Savage - Megan Thee Stallion
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Trolls World Tour

Top movie.

The top movie on this date was "Trolls World Tour".

Take me back to May 26th, 2020!

Let's go back in time!

The date is May 26th, 2020, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. The summer of 2020 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up, and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In the United States, the Memorial Day weekend of 2020 has recently come and gone. To many, this means that the summer has officially started. In America, the song Stuck with U by Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber is at the top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Rockstar by DaBaby is the number-one hit song.

Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Trolls World Tour is at the top of the box office. Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Many countries and US states have come out of their Covid-19 lockdowns. However, restrictions remain and many people are still working from home. Governments across the world are now focusing their efforts on trying to live with the virus.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Naya Rivera, Herman Cain, Chadwick Boseman, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Walking Dead", "Black-ish", "Stranger Things", and "Narcos: Mexico". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare", "Death Stranding", and "Pokémon Sword and Shield".

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Horrid Henry", "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", and "The Loud House". Popular toys at the moment include the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 26th, 2020.

  • Protests kick off in Minneapolis.

    Protests kick off in Minneapolis.

    Protests were occurring in Minneapolis in response to the police killing of George Floyd. During this period, the protests quickly grew in size. There was also looting and skirmishes between protesters and police. On May 28th, 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz ordered the National Guard into Minneapolis.

  • The killing of George Floyd.

    The killing of George Floyd.

    An unarmed African-American man named George Floyd was killed during an arrest in Minneapolis on May 25th, 2020. His death, which was captured on camera, was met with widespread condemnation.

  • "Watermelon sugar high."

    "Watermelon sugar high."

    In the middle of May 2020, Harry Styles released his hit single "Watermelon Sugar".

  • Countries begin to reopen from their COVID-19 lockdowns.

    Countries begin to reopen from their COVID-19 lockdowns.

    During this period, countries were reopening after their initial COVID-19 lockdowns. Sporting events began to return, and unessential businesses started to reopen. Restrictions remained in place in many countries and US states as policymakers focused their efforts on trying to live with the virus. These restrictions included mask mandates and bans on public gatherings.

  • TikTok continues to grow in popularity.

    TikTok continues to grow in popularity.

    The video-sharing app TikTok continued to grow in 2020. Around this time, "older" users started joining the app. This was partly due to people being bored at home during the COVID-19 lockdowns.

  • 2020 in movies.

    2020 in movies.

    The movie industry was hit hard by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Because movie theaters were temporarily closed in a lot of countries, many films had their release dates postponed. Movies that were released despite the pandemic included Bad Boys for Life, Tenet, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Dolittle.

  • Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were named Time Persons of the Year in 2020 after they defeated incumbent US President Donald Trump.

  • Record of the Year.

    Record of the Year.

    The song "Everything I Wanted" by Billie Eilish won a Grammy for 2020's Record of the Year.

  • Nomadland.


    The film "Nomadland" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2020.

  • 2020 in music.

    2020 in music.

    The music charts in 2020 were dominated by The Weeknd, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Dua Lipa, DaBaby, Harry Styles, Future, Billie Eilish, and Maroon 5.

  • Best NBA players.

    Best NBA players.

    The best NBA players in 2020 were Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Paul George, Nikola Jokic, Stephen Curry, and Damian Lillard.



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 3 years and 12 days have passed since May 26th, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 2020.
  • Leap Year: 2020 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: People born on May 26th, 2020, are now 3 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1590447600.

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Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to May 26th, 2020.

  • April 26th, 2020: The global death toll from Covid-19 reaches 200,000.
  • May 1st, 2020: The movie "Black Widow (2020)" is released.
  • May 4th, 2020: Elon Musk's girlfriend Grimes gives birth to a baby boy.
  • May 9th, 2020: American musician Little Richard passes away at the age of 87.
  • May 9th, 2020: Elon Musk threatens to move the Tesla factory to Texas due to lockdown orders in California.
  • May 9th, 2020: Unemployment in the United States reaches 14.9% due to lockdowns.
  • May 15th, 2020: Harry Styles releases the song "Watermelon Sugar".
  • May 15th, 2020: JCPenny files for bankruptcy protection.
  • May 16th, 2020: Soccer: The Bundesliga in Germany returns after being suspended for two months due to Covid-19.
  • May 17th, 2020: Former WWE wrestler Shad Gaspard drowns while swimming in Venice Beach, Los Angeles.
  • May 22nd, 2020: UK politics: It is reported that Boris Johnson's Chief Adviser, Dominic Cummings, traveled 264 miles from his London home during the COVID-19 lockdown.
  • May 25th, 2020: An unarmed African-American man called George Floyd is killed during an arrest in Minneapolis.
  • This date: May 26th, 2020
  • May 27th, 2020: Protests in Minneapolis lead to looting and skirmishes with police.
  • May 27th, 2020: The death toll for Covid-19 in the United States reaches 100,000.
  • May 28th, 2020: Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey declares a state of emergency.
  • May 28th, 2020: Governor of Minnesota Tim Walz calls National Guard troops into Minneapolis.
  • May 29th, 2020: Former Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin is charged with the murder of George Floyd.
  • June 8th, 2020: New York begins to reopen from its Covid-19 lockdown.
  • June 12th, 2020: The film "The King of Staten Island" is released.
  • June 15th, 2020: A skirmish between Indian and Chinese troops at the Galwan Valley leads to multiple deaths on both sides.
  • June 17th, 2020: The Premier League resumes after being halted for three months because of Covid-19.
  • June 17th, 2020: Actor Danny Masterson, who portrayed Hyde in "That '70s Show", is charged in connection with three rape allegations.
  • June 17th, 2020: Machine Gun Kelly confirms that he is dating actress Megan Fox.
  • June 19th, 2020: The game "The Last of Us Part II" is released.
  • June 20th, 2020: Only 6,200 people attend Donald Trump's re-election rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma - despite the campaign stating that one million had registered.
  • June 21st, 2020: The Undertaker retires from wrestling.
  • June 25th, 2020: Soccer: Liverpool win their first Premier League title in 30 years after challengers Manchester City are beaten 2-1 by Chelsea.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 26th, 2020, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 26th, 2020 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 2020.

Television shows that people were watching in May 2020.

Tiger King
Tiger King
American true crime documentary.

Narcos: Mexico
Narcos: Mexico
Crime drama television series.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

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

A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

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

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on May 26th, 2020.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2020.

The Loud House
The Loud House

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

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry


Popular toys and games in 2020.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2020.

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in May of 2020.

Pokémon Sword and Shield 2019
Pokémon Sword and Shield
RPG games.

Death Stranding 2019
Death Stranding
Action game developed by Kojima Productions.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
FPS game.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 26th.

John Wayne

Actor. Deceased
Born on May 26th, 1907
He was not alive on this date.

Miles Davis

Musician. Deceased
Born on May 26th, 1926
He was not alive on this date.

Jeremy Corbyn

British politician.
Born on May 26th, 1949
He turned 71 on this day in 2020.

Lenny Kravitz

Born on May 26th, 1964
He turned 56 on this day in 2020.

Ashley Massaro

Wrestler. Deceased
Born on May 26th, 1979
She was not alive on this date.

Aaron Chalmers

TV personality.
Born on May 26th, 1987
He turned 33 on this day in 2020.


US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on May 26th, 2020.


UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Stats for May 26th, 2020

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 26th, 2020.

  • A total of 1,107 days have passed since this date.
  • 158 weeks have passed.
  • 95,644,800 seconds have passed since the May 26th, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 111,585,600 times.
  • Since May 26th, 2020, the Earth has travelled approximately 49,352,716,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 15,940,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 8,225,453 steps. That's about 3,656 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,147,738 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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