5th of January, 1997

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 5th of January, 1997, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 21 years, 7 months and 12 days have passed since the 5th of January, 1997.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1997.
  • Day 5 of 1997.
  • Leap Year: 1997 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1997 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of January, 1997 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of January, 1997, will be 21 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-05-1997 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1997-01-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19970105" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 852422400.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of January:

  • Twelfth Night (Sweden)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of January, 1997:

  • United States: Un-break My Heart - Toni Braxton
  • United Kingdom: 2 Become 1 - Spice Girls

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Michael" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 5th of January, 1997.

  • Teri Hatcher

    American actress Teri Hatcher is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1997.

  • Late 1990s Fashion

    Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.

  • Andrew Grove

    Chairman and CEO of Intel, Andrew Grove, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1997.

Weather

Weather information for the 5th of January, 1997:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 3.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 51.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 10.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 1.22 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 5th of January, 1997.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of January, 1997 was probably conceived around the 28th of March, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of January, 1997 is the 15th of October, 1997. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 5th of January:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - TV show about a high school student with magical powers.
  • Clueless - TV show about a group of friends that live in the posh neighborhood of Beverly Hills.
  • Everybody Loves Raymond - TV show about a sports write called Raymond Barone.
  • 7th Heaven - Family drama series.
  • Kenan & Kel - Nickelodeon TV show about two friends called Kenan and Kel.
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun - Show about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth.
  • JAG - TV series about the military's Judge Advocate General division.
  • Brotherly Love - TV series about three siblings whose father died.
  • Pinky and the Brain - Animated series about a pair of genetically enhanced laboratory mice.
  • Xena: Warrior Princess - TV series about a warrior princess who travels around fighting bad guys.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Diablo - Action role-playing game.
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert - RTS game.
  • Tomb Raider - Action adventure game starring Lara Croft.
  • Crash Bandicoot - Platform video game that was developed by Naughty Dog.
  • Die Hard Trilogy - Game based on the Die Hard movie series.
  • Quake - A first-person-shooter game.
  • Resident Evil - Zombie horror survival game.
  • Duke Nukem 3D - First-person shooter game that was published by GT Interactive Software.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of January:

How old was I?

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 5th of January, 1997. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of January, 1997.

  • 7,895 days have passed since this date.
  • 682,124,400 seconds have passed since the 5th of January, 1997.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 795,811,800 times.
  • Since the 5th of January, 1997, earth has travelled approximately 351,976,190,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 113,687,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 58,662,698 steps. That's about 26,072 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,185,493 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:

  • German: Sonntag.
  • French: Dimanche.
  • Italian: Domenica.
  • Spanish: Domingo.
  • Portuguese: Domingo.

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