May 28 Zodiac: Sign, Traits, Compatibility, and More

Written by Cindy Rasmussen
Updated: July 7, 2023
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There are 12 zodiac signs corresponding to specific calendar dates. If you were born on May 28th you share some of the same traits as those born between May 21-June 20. These 12 signs are also grouped into different elements: Air, Fire, Water, and Earth. Looking at the characteristics of your specific zodiac sign and its element can help you better understand what makes you tick. Read on to find out all about Geminis born on May 28: traits, compatibility, and more!

What is the Zodiac Sign for May 28?


The zodiac sign for May 28th is Gemini. Many of the constellations are named after animals like the bull (Taurus), fish (Pisces), and crab (Cancer). The Chinese Zodiac actually has all animals as representatives and instead of a monthly cycle, it is based on the year you were born. You could certainly look at both your Western zodiac and Chinese zodiac to get a well-rounded picture of your astrological traits.

If you look at the positioning of the planets, sun, and moon on the date of your birth you can learn more about your strengths and weaknesses as well as who you might be most compatible with. Looking at the stars, the constellations coincide with your zodiac sign. The constellation Gemini is represented by the twins, Castor and Pollux from Greek and Roman Mythology.  

What Traits Do Geminis Have in Common?

Geminis are outgoing and personable. They are energetic and like to talk…a lot…but they are also good listeners. Geminis are social butterflies that thrive in social situations. At a party they may chat with a variety of guests, making the rounds from friend group to friend group. They are also quite talented in talking on a variety of talk points. Geminis are naturally interested in a variety of topics and are curious learners.

Even though Geminis are idea people they are also good at implementing. They are hard workers and get things done. While they might be a bit indecisive, once they make a decision they stick with it and get it done. Geminis are adaptable and thrive in different situations.

What Are the Best Careers for Geminis?

The best careers for Geminis are careers that allow for creative thinking and lots of interactions. Geminis work well as part of a team but can also thrive 1:1 with clients. Some of the best careers for Geminis are jobs in the teaching field, travel industry, and event management. College professors, for example, have a variety of students in each class and can choose to update their curriculum to keep life interesting. Cruise directors need to be good at both organizing activities as well as being good at in-person customer service. If you are an event manager for a restaurant you might host groom’s dinners, graduation parties, and corporate luncheons, a little bit of everything.  

Geminis are great public speakers and also good at crafting online communications. They also have a good sense of humor so they can be a fun coworker to have around. Their lightheartedness can help keep the atmosphere at work positive and enjoyable for all.

What are the Relationship Strengths of a Gemini?

The relationship strength of Geminis born on May 28 is that they are fun to be with. They are the ones that initiate activities and want you to come along. When you are with a Gemini you feel included and like they really care about what you have to say. Be ready for some interesting adventures as well because Geminis like exciting, stimulating activities. Brace yourself for whitewater rafting down the Colorado River, kitesurfing in Maui, or rock climbing in Yosemite; life won’t be dull!

Another relationship strength of Geminis born on May 28 is they are really interesting conversationalists. You don’t have to be participating in an extreme sport to connect, you could spend an afternoon chatting and realize it is dinner time already, time flies by. Their varied background and interests make for some great conversations and they want to hear your take on things too.

What are the Relationship Weaknesses of a Gemini?

While Gemini may have a lot of ideas they may have a hard time choosing what to do next. They can be a bit indecisive or inconsistent. They like to keep their options open so that they have room for their creativity. This may look like someone that hops around from idea to idea (good ideas) but has a hard time committing to just one.

Geminis sometimes come across as flirty, but in general, they are just friendly. Their super socialness can be misread but with clear communication, Geminis can avoid hurting others’ feelings or leading others on. If a Gemini does want to have a serious relationship they will be open and honest about it and are good in long-term relationships once they commit.

What are the Most Compatible Signs with Gemini?

The most compatible signs with Gemini are Sagittarius because they complement each other and Aquarius because they are another Air sign. In general, Air signs get along best with Fire signs. The Air signs are Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius whereas the Fire signs are Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius. Geminis are compatible with other people that are enthusiastic, funny, and adventurous. While they may seek out many different relationships they are also capable of settling down with one partner… once they find the right one!

Historical Figures and Celebrities born on May 28th

Geminis make great leaders and entrepreneurs. They also excel as actors and singers. If you want to get an idea of what a Gemini is like, read through the list and see what some of them have in common. All of the folks on this list are Geminis, born on May 28!

  • Gladys Knight (famous American singer)
  • Alexa Davalos (actress on FBI: Most Wanted)
  • Craig Kimbrel (former pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, now with Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck (TV personality, one of the co-hosts on the TV show The View)
  • Rudolph Giuliani (former mayor of New York City)
  • Kylie Minogue (Australian pop singer/songwriter)

Important Events That Occurred on May 28th

  • On May 28, 1998, Pakistan conducted five nuclear tests as a reaction to India’s tests a few days before. This prompted several countries, including the United States and Japan, to impose economic sanctions due to the threat of a conflict between the two nuclear nations.
  • In 1987 Mathias Rust, a nineteen-year-old West German pilot, illegally landed his Cessna in the center of Moscow during the Cold War.
  • Additionally, Amnesty International was established on this day in 1961 after the publishing of Peter Benenson’s article, “The Forgotten Prisoners”.
  • Lastly, Volkswagen (VW) was founded on May 28, 1937, and is now known as one of the biggest car manufacturers in the world. It has produced notable classic cars such as the VW Golf and the VW Beetle.

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I'm a Wildlife Conservation Author and Journalist, raising awareness about conservation by teaching others about the amazing animals we share the planet with. I graduated from the University of Minnesota-Morris with a degree in Elementary Education and I am a former teacher. When I am not writing I love going to my kids' soccer games, watching movies, taking on DIY projects and running with our giant Labradoodle "Tango".

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