22nd of January, 2008

The 22nd of January, 2008, fell on a Tuesday. Day 22 of 2008. Decade: 2000s.

12 years, 1 months and 1 days have passed since the 22nd of January, 2008.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 22nd of January, 2008:

  • Actor Heath Ledger dies.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 22nd of January, 2008:

  • United States: Low - Flo-Rida & T-Pain
  • United Kingdom: Now You're Gone - Basshunter

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Cloverfield" 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 22nd of January, 2008.

  • Slumdog Millionaire

    "Slumdog Millionaire" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2008.

  • 2008 in movies.

    Movies that hit the big screen in 2008 included the likes of The Dark Knight, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Kung Fu Panda, Hancock, Mamma Mia!, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Iron Man, Quantum of Solace, WALL-E, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Slumdog Millionaire, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Tropic Thunder and Cloverfield.

  • Megan Fox

    American actress Megan Fox is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2008.

  • Time Person of the Year 2008

    US President Barack Obama was given the title of Time Person of the Year 2008. In November of 2008, Obama was elected as the first African American president of the United States.

  • World Economic Crisis

    Throughout 2008, a world economic crisis took hold. Countries fell into recession and stock markets plunged. Icelandic banks went into receivership. Ireland issued a "bank guarantee" and both the EU and the US slipped into recession.

  • 2008 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2008 included Sara Bareilles, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Usher, Jordin Sparks, Ray J, Leona Lewis, Lil Wayne, T.I., Pink, Beyoncé, Natasha Bedingfield, Coldplay, Katy Perry, M.I.A., Kevin Rudolf and Britney Spears.

  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - "Please Read the Letter"

    "Please Read the Letter" by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss would go on to win a Grammy for 2008's Record of the Year.

  • Heath Ledger

    On the 22nd of January, 2008, Actor Heath Ledger is found dead at his apartment in Manhattan. The Australian actor had died because of "acute intoxication by the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam and doxylamine."


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 12 years, 1 months and 1 days have passed since the 22nd of January, 2008.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 2008.
  • Leap Year: 2008 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 22nd of January, 2008, will be 12 years of age.
  • People born in 2008 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1200960000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 22nd of January, 2008:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 22nd of January, 2008, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2008 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 22nd of January, 2008 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

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.
  • The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - American comedy sitcom.
  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.
  • 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.
  • Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.

2008 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2008.

"Wizards of Waverly Place" - "iCarly" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "The Hills" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "Hannah Montana" - "Ben 10" - "Everybody Hates Chris" - "Go, Diego, Go!" - "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" - "Avatar: The Last Airbender" - "Zoey 101" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer" - "SpongeBob SquarePants" - "Ed, Edd n Eddy"


2008 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2008:

  • PlayStation 3

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 22nd of January:


Weather

Weather information for the 22nd of January, 2008:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 22.1 degrees Fahrenheit. -5.5 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.27cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 22nd of January, 2008.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 22nd of January, 2008 was probably conceived around the 14th of April, 2007. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 22nd of January, 2008 is the 31st of October, 2008. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Uncharted: Drake's Fortune - Third person adventure game that was released on the PS3.
  • Assassin's Creed - The first game in the series.
  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Popular first-person shooter game. The first game in the series to make the shift to a modern time-frame.
  • Half-Life 2: Episode Two - Iconic first-person shooter game that was developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Team Fortress 2 - Team-based game that was developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Portal - Puzzle game developed by Valve.
  • Halo 3 - First-person shooter game that was developed by Bungie. Released for the XBox 360.

22nd of January

Events that have occurred on the 22nd of January:

  • 22nd of January, 1973: Former US President Lyndon B. Johnson passes away
  • 22nd of January, 1998: Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski pleads guilty and is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
  • 22nd of January, 1984: Super Bowl XVIII: The Los Angeles Raiders defeat the Washington Redskins 38-9 at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
  • 22nd of January, 1989: Super Bowl XXIII: The San Francisco 49ers defeat the Cincinnati Bengals by 20-16 at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, Florida.
  • 22nd of January, 2002: The game "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault" is released.
  • 22nd of January, 2002: Boxing: A brawl breaks out between the entourages of Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis.
  • 22nd of January, 2011: Irish Taoiseach Brian Cowen resigns.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 22nd of January, 2008.

  • 4,415 days have passed since this date.
  • 381,456,000 seconds have passed since the 22nd of January, 2008.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 445,032,000 times.
  • Since the 22nd of January, 2008, earth has travelled approximately 196,831,296,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 63,576,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 32,805,216 steps. That's about 14,580 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,577,472 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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