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January 17th, 2005.

January 17th, 2005, was a Monday. It was day 17 of 2005. The decade was the 2000s.

16 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since January 17th, 2005.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 17th, 2005.

  • United States: Let Me Love You - Mario
  • United Kingdom: Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Coach Carter" was at the top of the box office on January 17th, 2005.

Take me back to January 17th, 2005!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 17th, 2005 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. In America, the song Let Me Love You by Mario is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Coach Carter is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister.

A popular software program called LimeWire is being used by many people to share MP3 files (and viruses). Internet users are using MSN Messenger to chat with each other online. Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or a Bebo account.

It's 2005, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani, Mario, Kelly Clarkson, 50 Cent, Kanye West and Ciara. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Fear Factor", "Smallville", "The Apprentice" and "Stargate Atlantis". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Killzone", "Halo 2", "Half-Life 2" and "Resident Evil 4".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Ed, Edd n Eddy", "Dora the Explorer", "Malcolm in the Middle" and "LazyTown". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the PlayStation 2, Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, RoboSapien (toy robot) and the Nintendo DS.

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 January 17th, 2005.

  • MySpace.

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.

  • Bebo.

    Throughout 2005, a social network called Bebo was beginning to rise in popularity in countries such as Ireland, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

  • Crash.

    "Crash" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2005.

  • Who were the best football players in 2005?

    In 2005, the best soccer players were Ronaldinho, Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, Thierry Henry, Andriy Shevchenko, Paolo Maldini, Adriano, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Kaká, Samuel Eto'o and John Terry.

  • 2005 in movies.

    Movies released in 2005 included Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, King Kong, Madagascar, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, War of the Worlds, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Batman Begins, Hitch, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Brokeback Mountain, Sin City, Walk the Line, Pride & Prejudice and Capote.

  • Kelly Brook.

    English model Kelly Brook is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2005.

  • Time Person of the Year 2005.

    U2 singer Bono, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates are listed as the Time Person of the Year 2005; under the title "The Good Samaritans."

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2005?

    In 2005, the best NBA players were Steve Nash, Shaquille O'Neal, Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, Allen Iverson, LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Amare Stoudemire, Dwyane Wade, Ray Allen, Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady, Shawn Marion, Ben Wallace and Gilbert Arenas.

  • The highest paid celebrities in 2005.

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2005 were Oprah Winfrey, Tiger Woods, Mel Gibson, George Lucas, Shaquille O'Neal, Steven Spielberg, Johnny Depp, Madonna, Elton John and Tom Cruise.

  • 2005 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2005 included 50 Cent, The Game, Green Day, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, Ciara, Mariah Carey, The Pussycat Dolls, Missy Elliott, The Black Eyed Peas, Young Jeezy, Chris Brown and Kanye West.

  • Green Day - "Boulevard of Broken Dreams".

    "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" by Green Day would go on to win a Grammy for 2005's Record of the Year.

  • Split.

    Brad Pitt and Friend's star Jennifer Aniston announce that they have split up.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 16 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since January 17th, 2005.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 2005.
  • Leap Year: 2005 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 17th, 2005, will be 16 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2005 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1105920000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 17th, 2005.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 17th, 2005, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2005 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 17th, 2005 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

Photographs of mid-2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-2000s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.
  • 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.
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide - Nickelodeon TV show about the adventures of middle school teenager Ned Bigby.
  • Joey - Short-lived spin-off show about the life of Friend's character Joey Tribbiani.
  • Stargate Atlantis - Spin-off of the original Stargate series.
  • Deadwood - Western television series.
  • Pimp My Ride - Car customization show hosted by rapper Xzibit.
  • The Apprentice - Reality TV show starring Donald Trump.

Kid's TV shows on January 17th, 2005.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2005.

  • Zoey 101
  • Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County
  • Veronica Mars
  • Unfabulous
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • Drake & Josh
  • One Tree Hill
  • My Life as a Teenage Robot
  • Teen Titans
  • That's So Raven
  • Jimmy Neutron
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • My Wife and Kids
  • Grounded for Life
  • Malcolm in the Middle
  • Dora the Explorer
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy
  • The Powerpuff Girls
  • That '70s Show
  • CatDog
  • Bear in the Big Blue House
  • 7th Heaven

Popular toys and games in 2005.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2005.

  • The Nintendo DS
  • RoboSapien (toy robot)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
  • Bratz (dolls)
  • The PlayStation 2

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Resident Evil 4 - Survival horror video game.
  • World of Warcraft - Massively multiplayer online role-playing game.
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater - The third game in the series.
  • Half-Life 2 - FPS game.
  • Halo 2 - FPS game that was released for the XBox 360.
  • Killzone - FPS game.
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - Starring CJ.
  • Counter-Strike: Source - FPS game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Rome: Total War - PC strategy game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 17th of January.

Weather on January 17th, 2005.

Historical weather information for January 17th, 2005.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.8 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 16.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -8.61 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 3.05cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on January 17th, 2005.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 17th, 2005.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 17th, 2005 was most likely conceived around the 9th of April, 2004.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 17th, 2005 is close to the 27th of October, 2005.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 17th, 2005.

  • A total of 5,953 days have passed since this date.
  • 850 weeks have passed.
  • 514,335,600 seconds have passed since the January 17th, 2005.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 600,058,200 times.
  • Since January 17th, 2005, the earth has travelled approximately 265,397,169,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 85,722,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 44,232,862 steps. That's about 19,659 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,172,027 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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