The 23rd of January, 2009, fell on a Friday. Day 23 of 2009. Decade: 2000s.
10 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since the 23rd of January, 2009.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 23rd of January, 2009:
The United Kingdom enters recession.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 23rd of January, 2009:
United States: Just Dance - Lady GaGa
United Kingdom: Just Dance - Lady GaGa
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" 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 23rd of January, 2009.
During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.
Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.
2009 in movies.
Movies that hit the big screen in 2009 included the likes of Avatar, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, 2012, Up, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Sherlock Holmes, Angels & Demons, The Hangover, Inglorious Basterds, Zombieland, District 9 and The Blind Side.
English singer Cheryl Cole is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2009 and 2010.
Time Person of the Year 2009
Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is named as the Time Person of the Year 2009.
2009 in music.
Popular music artists in 2009 included Kelly Clarkson, T.I., Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Jamie Foxx, The Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé, Pitbull, Sean Kingston, Drake, Kings of Leon, Jay Sean, Miley Cyrus, Jason Derulo, Britney Spears, Owl City and Taylor Swift.
Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"
"Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon would go on to win a Grammy for 2009's Record of the Year.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of January:
23rd of January, 2015: The PAX South 2015 takes place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Breaking Bad - Series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a drug dealer after he is diagnosed with lung cancer.
How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.
Lost - Mystery drama series about a group of plane crash survivors that are stranded on a strange island.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Reality TV show in which houses are renovated during a one-week period.
One Tree Hill - Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Left 4 Dead - First-person shooter game involving zombies. Developed by Valve Corporation.
Call of Duty: World at War - Developed by Treyarch. First game in the series to include Nazi Zombies.
Mirror's Edge - Adventure platform game.
Fallout 3 - Open-world role-playing game.
Dead Space - Sci-fi horror survival game.
Saints Row 2 - The second game in the series.
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots - Solid Snake returns in the fourth installment in the series.
Grand Theft Auto IV - The fourth game in the series. Starring Niko Bellic in Liberty City.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 23rd of January, 2009.
4,012 days have passed since this date.
346,636,800 seconds have passed since the 23rd of January, 2009.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 404,409,600 times.
Since the 23rd of January, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 178,864,588,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 57,772,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 29,810,765 steps. That's about 13,249 miles!
Since this date, 4,159,642 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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