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May 26th, 2020.

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

11 months and 24 days have passed since May 26th, 2020.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On this day.

What happened on May 26th, 2020?

  • Protests begin in Minneapolis over the police killing of George Floyd.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Trolls World Tour" was at the top of the box office on May 26th, 2020.

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 May 26th, 2020.

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

    During this period, countries were reopening from their 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 policy makers focused their efforts on trying to live with the virus. These restrictions included mask mandates and bans on public gatherings. All-in-all, it was a delicate balancing act.

  • 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 the likes of Bad Boys for Life, Tenet, Sonic the Hedgehog and Dolittle.

  • 2020 in music.

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

  • Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

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

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 11 months and 24 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).
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1590447600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around 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 15th, 2020: Harry Styles releases the song "Watermelon Sugar".
  • May 16th, 2020: Soccer: The Bundesliga in Germany returns after being suspended for two months due to Covid-19.
  • 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 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 19th, 2020: The game "The Last of Us Part II" is released.
  • 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.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 26th, 2020, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • 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: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Tiger King - American true crime documentary.

Kid's TV shows on May 26th, 2020.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2020.

  • The Loud House

Popular toys and games in 2020.

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

  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Pokémon Sword and Shield - RPG games.
  • Death Stranding - Action game developed by Kojima Productions.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - FPS game.

Celebrity birthdays.

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

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 on May 26th, 2020.

Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 26th, 2020 was most likely conceived around the 17th of August, 2019.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 26th, 2020 is close to the 5th of March, 2021.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 358 days have passed since this date.
  • 51 weeks have passed.
  • 30,931,200 seconds have passed since the May 26th, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 36,086,400 times.
  • Since May 26th, 2020, the earth has travelled approximately 15,960,499,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 5,155,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 2,660,083 steps. That's about 1,182 miles!
  • Since this date, 371,174 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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