Wednesday December 28, 2016

US date format: 12/28/2016, UK date format: 28/12/2016

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane. xXx: Return of Xander Cage, directed by D.J. Caruso, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016 while The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Guyane. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Total War: Warhammer or Space Hulk: Deathwing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2016 or at December 28 across the years.

Like this date if it is important to you!

Have a look at the old newspapers from December 28, 2016 and get them!

Get historic newspapers from December 28, 2016
The Times

Discover our US newspaper digital archive from December 28, 2016

Browse US newspapers from December 28, 2016
historic newspapers


Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

See other popular movies of the week

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Written by: F. Scott Frazier, Rich Wilkes (based on characters created by)

Directed by: D.J. Caruso

Starring: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu

Country: United States of America

The Bye Bye Man

Written by: Robert Damon Schneck (short story), Jonathan Penner (screenplay), Jonathan Penner

Directed by: Stacy Title

Starring: Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Michael Trucco

Country: United States of America

Hidden Figures

Directed by: Theodore Melfi

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner


Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll

Red Dog: True Blue

Directed by: Kriv Stenders

Starring: Jason Isaacs, Levi Miller, Bryan Brown, Hanna Mangan Lawrence


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 28, 2016?


  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.


  • War in Afghanistan (2001–present): An explosion in Kabul leads to several casualties. Afghan police report that the attack was aimed at a member of the National Assembly, Fakori Behishti. (Reuters)
vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 2016?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  2. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  3. Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  4. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
  5. Side To Side - Ariana Grande Featuring Nicki Minaj
  6. I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) - Zayn / Taylor Swift
  7. Deja Vu - J. Cole
  8. Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem) - Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall
  9. Let Me Love You - DJ Snake Featuring Justin Bieber
  10. Don't Wanna Know - Maroon 5 Featuring Kendrick Lamar

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  2. Starboy - The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
  3. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
  4. Deja Vu - J. Cole
  5. Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem) - Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall
  6. Immortal - J. Cole
  7. Fake Love - Drake
  8. Neighbors - J. Cole
  9. Bad Things - Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello
  10. Caroline - Amine

    Top #5 Rock songs

  1. Heathens - twenty one pilots
  2. Unsteady - X Ambassadors
  3. twenty one pilots - Ride
  4. Sucker For Pain - Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
  5. HandClap - Fitz And The Tantrums
Sport Games on December 28, 2016

Sport Games on December 28, 2016

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?


White Rabbit Project

Rosario Tijeras

Directed by: Emilio Maille

Dead Silent

Directed by: Roger Cardinal

Max Steel

Directed by: Stewart Hendler


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

The Magnolia Story

By: Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines

National Bestseller--New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publisher's WeeklyLook for Chip Gaines new book Capital Gaines fall of 2017Are you ready to see your fixer upper?These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and …

Double Down: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

By: Jeff Kinney

The pressure's really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his 'creative side'.

Two by Two

By: Nicholas Sparks

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with an emotionally powerful story of unconditional love, its challenges, its risks and most of all, its rewards.At

Cross the Line

By: James Patterson

THE NEWEST INSTALLMENT IN THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIESIn all of Alex Cross's years with Homicide, Washington, DC, has never been more dangerous.After shots pierce the tranquil nighttime calm of Rock Creek Park, a man is dead: what …

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

By: Michael Lewis

“Brilliant. . . . Lewis has given us a spectacular account of two great men who faced up to uncertainty and the limits of human reason.”


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Total War: Warhammer

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X Linux

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Sega

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Massively multiplayer online third-person shooter

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Space Hulk: Deathwing

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Lego Marvel's Avengers

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo 3DS; OS X; PlayStation 3; PlayStation 4; PlayStation Vita; Wii U; Xbox 360; Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Fighting, role-playing

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $73.61
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $105.75
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $111.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $15.18
  • Visa V: opens at $78.40

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CHF = 8.9183 SEK
  • 1 CHF = 20.1798 MXN
  • 1 CHF = 6.7697 CNY
  • 1 CAD = 6.7669 SEK
  • 1 CAD = 15.3114 MXN

Like this date if it is important to you!