January 3rd, 2009

January 3rd, 2009, fell on a Saturday. It was day 3 of 2009. The decade was the 2000s.

11 years, 7 months and 10 days have passed since January 3rd, 2009.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 3rd, 2009:

  • Israeli ground forces enter Gaza.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 3rd, 2009:

  • United States: Single Ladies - Beyonce
  • United Kingdom: Hallelujah - Alexandra Burke

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Marley and Me" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 3rd, 2009 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. People have started to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays.

In America, the song Single Ladies by Beyonce is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Hallelujah by Alexandra Burke is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Marley and Me is at the top of the Box Office.

A social network called Facebook is beginning to surge in popularity, replacing the likes of MySpace. A music genre called Dubstep has started to go mainstream. It's 2009, so the music charts are filled with artists such as The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, Taylor Swift and T.I.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "Prison Break", "Breaking Bad" and "Sons of Anarchy". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots", "Saints Row 2", "Fallout 3" and "Mirror's Edge". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Everybody Hates Chris", "Ben 10" and "The Suite Life on Deck".


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 January 3rd, 2009.

  • Facebook

    During this period, Facebook experienced massive growth, becoming the most popular social network in the world.

  • Dubstep

    Throughout 2009, a dance music genre called Dubstep began to soar in popularity.

  • The Hurt Locker

    "The Hurt Locker" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2009.

  • 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.

  • Cheryl Cole

    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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 11 years, 7 months and 10 days have passed since January 3rd, 2009.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2009.
  • Leap Year: 2009 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 3rd, 2009, will be 11 years of age.
  • People born in 2009 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1230940800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 3rd, 2009:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 3rd, 2009, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2009 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 3rd, 2009 falls under the Goose.
  • 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.

  • Sons of Anarchy - Crime drama series about a biker gang.
  • Real Housewives of New York City - American reality television series.
  • 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.
  • 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.

2009 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2009.

"The Suite Life on Deck" - "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!" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "One Tree Hill" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 3rd, 2009:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 23.8 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: -0.67 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 January 3rd, 2009.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 3rd, 2009 was probably conceived around the 26th of March, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 3rd, 2009 is the 13th of October, 2009. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on January 3rd, 2009.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 3rd, 2009.

  • 4,241 days have passed since this date.
  • 366,418,800 seconds have passed since the January 3rd, 2009.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 427,488,600 times.
  • Since January 3rd, 2009, earth has travelled approximately 189,072,100,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 61,069,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 31,512,017 steps. That's about 14,005 miles!
  • Since this date, 4,397,026 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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