January 19, 2007

January 19, 2007, was a Friday. It was 17 years, 5 months, and 23 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on January 19, 2007:

  • Wrestler Bam Bam Bigelow dies from a drugs overdose at the age of 45.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on January 19, 2007:

  • United States: "Irreplaceable" by Beyonce
  • United Kingdom: "A Moment Like This" by Leona Lewis

The Billboard Hot 100 on January 19, 2007

These songs were dominating the music charts:

  • Irreplaceable - Beyonce
  • Fergalicious - Fergie
  • Smack That - Akon Featuring Eminem
  • I Wanna Love You - Akon Featuring Snoop Dogg
  • How To Save A Life - The Fray
Play the top singles from 2007
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2007. Take a trip back to the peak days of Leona Lewis, Rihanna, Fergie and Gwen Stefani.
Stomp the Yard

Top movie

The movie "Stomp the Yard" was at the top of the box office on this day.


This date occurred 6,384 days ago. Approximately 213 months have passed. It was the 19th day of 2007, in week 03. The decade was the 2000s. People who were born on January 19, 2007, are now 17 years old and belong to the Gen-Z generation. We have gone through approximately 71 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to January 19, 2007

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is January 19, 2007, and it's a Friday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Many people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The holiday season of 2006 seems like a distant memory. New year's resolutions are already being abandoned, and many are eagerly awaiting their first paycheck after Christmas In America, the song "Irreplaceable" by Beyonce is at the top of the singles charts, while "A Moment Like This" by Leona Lewis is the number-one song in the UK. George W. Bush Jnr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Stomp the Yard is at the top of the box office.

Tony Blair is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "King of the Hill", "Punk'd", "The O.C.", and "Dexter". Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or Bebo account.

A rock music genre called "Emo" is extremely popular at the moment. The genre, which stands for "emotional hardcore", has created a subculture of "Emos" who dye their hair black and wear thick-framed glasses. Meanwhile, in technology news, more and more people are beginning to use the Internet on their phones. This transition towards mobile Internet has been aided by the recent roll-out of faster 3G networks and the introduction of larger touchscreen phones. It's 2007, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Sean Kingston, Soulja Boy and Nelly Furtado.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Anna Nicole Smith, Eddie Jamaal Griffin, Luciano Pavarotti, and Colin McRae would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Microsoft Flight Simulator X", "Marvel: Ultimate Alliance", "Wii Sports", and "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Kim Possible", "Peppa Pig", and "Mr. Meaty".

Children are playing with toys such as the Xbox 360, Doctor Dreadful Freaky Food Lab, 7-Eleven Slurpee Drink Maker, and Amazing Amanda (doll).


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on January 19, 2007.

  • Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

    Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

    The song "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse went on to win a Grammy for 2007's Record of the Year.
  • 2007 in music.

    2007 in music

    Popular music artists in 2007 included My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Daughtry, Gwen Stefani, Justin Timberlake, Avril Lavigne, Rihanna, T-Pain, Soulja Boy, Kanye West, Fergie, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Chris Brown and Timbaland.
  • The highest paid celebrities in 2007.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2007

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2007 were Oprah Winfrey, Tiger Woods, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Elton John, Tom Cruise, Jay-Z and Steven Spielberg.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2007?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2007?

    In 2007, the best NBA players were Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Amare Stoudemire, Steve Nash, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Yao Ming, Gilbert Arenas, Tracy McGrady, Kevin Garnett, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade and Chauncey Billups.
  • Time Person of the Year 2007.

    Time Person of the Year 2007

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin was named Time Person of the Year 2007.
  • Jessica Alba.

    Jessica Alba

    American actress Jessica Alba was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2007.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    In 2007, the best soccer players were Kaká, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Didier Drogba, Andrea Pirlo, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Cesc Fàbregas, Robinho and Francesco Totti.
  • 2007 in movies.

    2007 in movies

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2007 included the likes of 300, Transformers, Superbad, Shrek the Third, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Spider-Man 3, I Am Legend, Ratatouille, The Simpsons Movie, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Zodiac, American Gangster and No Country for Old Men.
  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm

    HD TV quickly became the norm during this time, as flat-screen televisions were starting to fall in price.
  • No Country for Old Men.

    No Country for Old Men

    "No Country for Old Men" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2007.
  • Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    Mobile Internet begins to take off

    Internet access on cellphones became common in the late 2000s. This transition was aided by the rollout of faster 3G Internet networks and the introduction of larger touchscreen phones. Although many phones had Internet features at the start of the decade, they were often awkward and costly to use.
  • LOLcats.


    An Internet meme called "LOLcats" was incredibly popular. The meme consisted of photographs of cats with captions that had intentionally poor grammar and spelling.
  • The HD DVD war.

    The HD DVD war

    Two HD DVD formats called Blu-ray and HD DVD were competing with each other to become the de facto high-definition standard. During this "war", certain movies and TV shows could only be found on Blu-ray or HD DVD, as film studios quickly aligned themselves with the format that they wanted to win. In rental stores, it was common to see a separate section for both of these formats. Of course, this often led to people buying or renting the wrong one.
  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars

    During the 2000s, people often brought digital cameras with them to clubs and bars. The following day, they would upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo. Although most phones had cameras, their picture quality was bad, especially in darker settings such as nightclubs.
  • Bebo.


    By this stage, a new social network called Bebo had become a huge hit in countries such as the United Kingdom, Ireland, and New Zealand. Bebo was famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins," and "Bebo Luv" features.
  • Music stores are going out of business.

    Music stores are going out of business

    Many music stores were closing their doors for the last time. The ease of downloading and streaming music meant that the business model of selling CDs was quickly becoming nonviable.
  • Happy Slapping.

    Happy Slapping

    A controversial fad called "Happy Slapping" originated in the United Kingdom during the mid-2000s. The trend involved slapping someone for the sole purpose of recording the incident with a camera phone.
  • MySpace.


    MySpace was the most popular social network in the world between 2005 and 2008. The site gave users the ability to customize their profiles by editing HTML and embedding songs. It also had chat rooms and other features.
  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids

    "Scene Kids" became a big subculture in the latter half of the decade. Their fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors, and straight hair with long fringes.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around January 19, 2007.

  • December 20, 2006:
    • The film "Rocky Balboa" is released in movie theaters.
    • Ireland: The Dublin Port tunnel is opened.
  • December 22, 2006: Night at the Museum (2006), starring Ben Stiller, is released in movie theaters.
  • December 23, 2006: Mark Ramprakash and Karen Hardy are crowned as the winners of Strictly Come Dancing.
  • December 25, 2006: Singer James Brown passes away at the age of 73.
  • December 26, 2006: Former US President Gerald Ford passes away.
  • December 29, 2006:
    • Retired boxer Mike Tyson is arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona, on suspicion of DUI and felony drug possession.
    • NBA star Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy file for divorce for the second time.
  • December 30, 2006:
    • Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is executed.
    • 400 people are killed when the MV Senopati Nusantara sinks in a storm in the Java Sea.
    • Chuck Liddell knocks out Tito Ortiz at UFC 66.
  • December 31, 2006: The last game takes place at Lansdowne Road in Dublin.
  • January 9, 2007: Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the iPhone.
  • January 11, 2007: Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz announce that they have separated after dating for nearly four years.
  • January 12, 2007: The sitcom "Cory in the House" premieres on the Disney Channel.
  • January 17, 2007: There is public outrage when contestants on the UK television show "Celebrity Big Brother" are accused of being racist towards Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty.
  • This date: January 19, 2007
  • January 23, 2007: Fergie releases her song "Glamorous".
  • January 25, 2007: The British teen drama series "Skins" debuts on E4.
  • January 30, 2007:
    • The first episode of "Bam's Unholy Union" is aired on MTV.
    • Windows Vista is released.
  • February 3, 2007: "Jackass" personality Bam Margera marries Melissa "Missy" Rothstein in Philadelphia.
  • February 4, 2007:
    • Super Bowl XLI: The Indianapolis Colts defeat the Chicago Bears by 29-17 at the Dolphin Stadium in Miami.
    • Prince performs at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLI.
  • February 6, 2007:
    • Premier League side Liverpool are purchased by businessmen George Gillett and Tom Hicks.
    • Timbaland releases the song "Give It To Me", featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake.
  • February 7, 2007: Former NBA player John Amaechi comes out as gay.
  • February 8, 2007: American model Anna Nicole Smith dies of "combined drug intoxication".
  • February 10, 2007: Illinois senator Barack Obama announces his candidacy for the 2008 US presidential election.
  • February 14, 2007:
    • Hot Fuzz (2007) is released.
    • A homophobia controversy erupts after NBA point guard Tim Hardaway states that he hates gay people.
    • English singer "Preston" storms off the comedy TV show "Never Mind the Buzzcocks" after Simon Amstell makes fun of his wife Chantelle Houghton.
  • February 16, 2007: Pop star Britney Spears shaves off her hair during a public meltdown.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 19, 2007, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2007 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 19, 2007 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Late 2000s fashion

Photographs of late 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Late 2000s fashion

Television shows

TV series on January 19, 2007

People in January 2007 were watching the following TV series:

TV shows from January 2007.

Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights
Ugly Betty
Ugly Betty
The Hills
The Hills
Yo Momma
Yo Momma
How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Prison Break
Prison Break
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Hogan Knows Best
Hogan Knows Best
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in January 2007

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry
Mr. Meaty
Mr. Meaty
Curious George
Curious George

The Hills
The Hills
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Hannah Montana
Hannah Montana
Wonder Pets!
Wonder Pets!
Ben 10
Ben 10
Everybody Hates Chris
Everybody Hates Chris
Johnny Test
Johnny Test
Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go!

Toys in 2007

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Iggle Piggle
Iggle Piggle
The Nintendo Wii
The Nintendo Wii
The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3
Pixel Chix
Pixel Chix
Bratz Babyz
Bratz Babyz
Amazing Amanda (doll)
Amazing Amanda (doll)
7-Eleven Slurpee Drink Maker
7-Eleven Slurpee Drink Maker
Magic Glow Doodle Bear
Magic Glow Doodle Bear
Doctor Dreadful Freaky Food Lab
Doctor Dreadful Freaky Food Lab
LEGO Star Wars
LEGO Star Wars
The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in January 2007.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 2006
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Wii Sports 2006
Wii Sports
Medieval II: Total War 2006
Medieval II: Total War
Resistance: Fall of Man 2006
Resistance: Fall of Man
Call of Duty 3 2006
Call of Duty 3
Final Fantasy XII 2006
Final Fantasy XII
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2006
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
Battlefield 2142 2006
Battlefield 2142
Bully 2006
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent 2006
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent
Microsoft Flight Simulator X 2006
Microsoft Flight Simulator X
FIFA 07 2006

Were you born on January 19, 2007?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2007.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out January 19, 2013, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 19.

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

Author Deceased
Born on January 19, 1809
He was not alive on this date.

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

Singer Deceased
Born on January 19, 1943
She was not alive on this date.

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

Born on January 19, 1946
She turned 61 on this day in 2007.

Drea de Matteo

Drea de Matteo

Born on January 19, 1972
She turned 35 on this day in 2007.

VL Mike

VL Mike

Rapper Deceased
Born on January 19, 1976
He turned 31 on this day in 2007.

Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier

UFC fighter
Born on January 19, 1989
He turned 18 on this day in 2007.

Mac Miller

Mac Miller

Rapper Deceased
Born on January 19, 1992
He turned 15 on this day in 2007.

Mike Thalassitis

Mike Thalassitis

Love Island contestant Deceased
Born on January 19, 1993
He turned 14 on this day in 2007.


US President

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on January 19, 2007.


UK Prime Minister

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 19, 2007 was most likely conceived around April 28, 2006.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 19, 2007 is close to October 12, 2007.

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Stats for January 19, 2007


Here are some interesting statistics about January 19, 2007:

  • 6,384 days have passed since this date.
  • 912 weeks have passed.
  • 551,574,000 seconds have passed since January 19, 2007.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 643,503,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 284,612,184,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 91,929,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 47,435,364 steps. That's roughly 21,082 miles.
  • 6,618,888 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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