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January 17th, 2014.

January 17th, 2014, was a Friday. It was day 17 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 6 months and 28 days have passed since January 17th, 2014.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on January 17th, 2014.

  • It is reported that actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard are engaged.
Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on January 17th, 2014.

  • United States: The Monster - Eminem ft Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: Timber - Pitbull featuring Kesha

The Billboard Hot 100 on January 17th, 2014.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • The Monster - Eminem Featuring Rihanna
  • Timber - Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha
  • Counting Stars - OneRepublic
  • Royals - Lorde
  • Say Something - A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera
Play the top singles from the year 2014.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 2014. Let us bring you back to the peak days of Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Sam Smith and Sia.
Lone Survivor

Top movie.

The movie "Lone Survivor" was at the top of the Box Office on this day.

Take me back to January 17th, 2014!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is January 17th, 2014, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

In America, the song The Monster by Eminem ft Rihanna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Timber by Pitbull featuring Kesha is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Lone Survivor is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. Video rental stores such as Blockbuster are continuing to close their doors at the moment. This is due to the increasing popularity of online streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment.

A new Internet meme called "Doge", which consists of an image of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it, is being shared online at the moment. A mobile game called "Flappy Bird" is currently surging in popularity. It is 2014, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Lorde and Jason Derulo.

Cristiano Ronaldo has beaten Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery to become the Ballon d'Or winner for 2013. Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matić has joined English side Chelsea for a fee of £21 million. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Philip Seymour Hoffman, Viscera, Peaches Geldof and The Ultimate Warrior would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Glee", "House of Cards" and "Peaky Blinders". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Minecraft", "Pokémon X and Y", "Call of Duty: Ghosts" and "DayZ". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Peppa Pig", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Phineas and Ferb" and "Jessie".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Furby Boom, the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Frozen dolls.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on January 17th, 2014.

  • The Ukrainian Revolution.

    The Ukrainian Revolution.

    Anti-protest laws were passed in Ukraine around this time. Regional government offices in the west of Ukraine were stormed by protesters in response. At the end of January, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov had resigned and the anti-protest laws were reversed. During this period, Kiev City Hall was still being occupied by protesters.

  • Neknomination.

    Neknomination.

    During this time, a controversial online drinking game called "Neknomination" was going viral. The "game" involved the participant recording a video of themselves trying to drink alcohol as quickly.

  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    The song "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith went on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.

  • 2014 in music.

    2014 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2014?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2014?

    The best NBA players in 2014 were as follows: Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Joakim Noah, James Harden and Chris Paul.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014.

    Time Person of the Year 2014.

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola were named as the Time Person of the Year in 2014.

  • Jennifer Lawrence.

    Jennifer Lawrence.

    American actress Jennifer Lawrence was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.

  • Who were the best football players in 2014?

    Who were the best football players in 2014?

    In 2014, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben, Thomas Müller, Philipp Lahm, Neymar, James Rodríguez, Toni Kroos, Ángel Di María and Diego Costa.

  • 2014 in movies.

    2014 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.

  • Birdman.

    Birdman.

    The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.

  • Flappy Bird.

    Flappy Bird.

    During this time, a mobile game called Flappy Bird was beginning to take off in popularity.

  • Doge.

    Doge.

    A meme of a Shiba Inu dog with broken English written on it was going viral around this time.

  • Video rental stores are closing down.

    Video rental stores are closing down.

    From 2010 onward, video rental stores such as Blockbuster were beginning to close down. This was due to the popularity of new online streaming services such as Netflix and the Internet in general. Although a few stores and franchises continued to hobble along, it was only a matter of time before they were also forced to close their doors.

  • DVD sales are plummeting.

    DVD sales are plummeting.

    As online streaming became more and more popular, sales of DVDs started to plummet. Between 2008 and 2014, sales in the USA fell by a whopping 66%.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 8 years, 6 months and 28 days have passed since January 17th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on January 17th, 2014 will be 8 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 2014 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1389916800.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around January 17th, 2014.

  • December 18th, 2013: 20-year-old Heather Elvis goes missing in Carolina Forest, South Carolina.
  • December 18th, 2013: The comedy film "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" is released.
  • December 21st, 2013: Abbey Clancy and Aljaž Škorjanec are crowned as the winners of Strictly Come Dancing.
  • December 28th, 2013: Rapper Doe B is shot dead in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • December 29th, 2013: 18 people are killed by a suicide bombing at the Volgograd-1 railway station in Russia.
  • December 29th, 2013: Formula One star Michael Schumacher suffers a brain injury during a skiing accident.
  • December 31st, 2013: Snapchat is hacked, exposing millions of usernames and phone numbers.
  • December 31st, 2013: American actor James Avery (Uncle Phil) dies from complications following open heart surgery.
  • December 31st, 2013: Actress Kaley Cuoco and tennis player Ryan Sweeting are married in Santa Susana, California.
  • January 1st, 2014: Slipknot co-founder and drummer Joey Jordison tells fans that he was fired from the band.
  • January 1st, 2014: The first episode of the teen sitcom "Every Witch Way" is aired on Nickelodeon.
  • January 3rd, 2014: Internet culture: Reddit's /r/dankmemes subreddit is created.
  • January 4th, 2014: The Iraqi city of Fallujah falls to ISIS and other Sunni insurgents.
  • January 6th, 2014: Venezuelan actress Mónica Spear and her ex-husband are shot dead during a highway robbery in Carabobo.
  • January 12th, 2014: The first episode of True Detective is aired on television.
  • January 13th, 2014: Cristiano Ronaldo is awarded the 2013 Ballon d'Or.
  • January 14th, 2014: Professional wrestler Mae Young passes away at the age of 90.
  • January 15th, 2014: Football: Nemanja Matic rejoins Chelsea.
  • This date: January 17th, 2014
  • January 18th, 2014: Chelsea midfielder Kevin De Bruyne joins Wolfsburg for a fee of €22 million.
  • January 23rd, 2014: Justin Bieber is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Miami.
  • January 24th, 2014: Football: Juan Mata signs for Manchester United.
  • January 26th, 2014: Wrestling: CM Punk makes his last appearance in the WWE during the Royal Rumble.
  • February 2nd, 2014: Super Bowl XLVIII occurs at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey: The Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos and Bruno Mars performs at the halftime show.
  • February 2nd, 2014: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a drug overdose at the age of 46.
  • February 4th, 2014: Steve Ballmer resigns as the CEO of Microsoft.
  • February 10th, 2014: Actress Shirley Temple passes away at the age of 85.
  • February 12th, 2014: The social experiment "Twitch Plays Pokémon" is launched.
  • February 14th, 2014: Actress Ellen Page comes out as gay during a speech at the "Time to Thrive" conference in Las Vegas.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 17th, 2014, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 17th, 2014 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.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on January 17th, 2014.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in January, 2014.

TV shows from January, 2014.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

House of Cards
House of Cards
Political thriller.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire
Crime drama set in Atlanta City during the prohibition era.

White Collar
White Collar
Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

Community
Community
Sitcom that is set at a community college.

The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural teen drama.

Glee
Glee
Musical TV series.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Crime drama series about a biker gang.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Mad Men
Mad Men
Period drama about an advertising agency in New York City.

How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Bones
Bones
Crime comedy-drama TV series.

Prison Break
Prison Break
TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Starring Charlie Sheen.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on January 17th, 2014.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2014.

Every Witch Way
Every Witch Way

The Thundermans
The Thundermans

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Sam & Cat
Sam & Cat

Dog with a Blog
Dog with a Blog

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Lab Rats: Bionic Island

Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally

Jessie
Jessie

Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Good Luck Charlie
Good Luck Charlie

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi

Glee
Glee

WordGirl
WordGirl

Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Curious George
Curious George

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Johnny Test
Johnny Test

LazyTown
LazyTown

Peppa Pig
Peppa Pig

The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2014.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2014.

Frozen dolls
Frozen dolls

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

The Furby Boom
The Furby Boom

Rainbow Loom
Rainbow Loom

The Wii U
The Wii U

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in January of 2014.

Flappy Bird 2014
Flappy Bird
Side-scroller mobile game that became an Internet sensation.

DayZ 2013
DayZ
Survival video game.

Rust 2013
Rust
Survival video game.

Dead Rising 3 2013
Dead Rising 3
Action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver.

Call of Duty: Ghosts 2013
Call of Duty: Ghosts
Developed by Infinity Ward.

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag 2013
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
The fourth game in the series.

Battlefield 4 2013
Battlefield 4
Military FPS game.

Batman: Arkham Origins 2013
Batman: Arkham Origins
Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.

Pokémon X and Y 2013
Pokémon X and Y
Released for the Nintendo 3DS.

Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.

ARMA 3 2013
ARMA 3
Military tactical shooter video game.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist 2013
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Toronto.

Saints Row IV 2013
Saints Row IV
Action-adventure game developed by Volition.

Dota 2 2013
Dota 2
Multiplayer online battle game.

The Last of Us 2013
The Last of Us
Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.

BioShock Infinite 2013
BioShock Infinite
FPS game developed by Irrational Games.

Tomb Raider 2013
Tomb Raider
Reboot of the original series.

Clash of Clans 2012
Clash of Clans
Free-to-play mobile game.

The Walking Dead 2012
The Walking Dead
Episodic adventure game based on the series.

Minecraft 2011
Minecraft
Sandbox game.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2014.

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

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out January 17th, 2020 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

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

Al Capone

Gangster. Deceased
Born on January 17th, 1899
He was not alive on this date.

Betty White

Actress. Deceased
Born on January 17th, 1922
She turned 92 on this day in 2014.

Muhammad Ali

Boxer. Deceased
Born on January 17th, 1942
He turned 72 on this day in 2014.

Jim Carrey

Actor.
Born on January 17th, 1962
He turned 52 on this day in 2014.

Michelle Obama

First Lady.
Born on January 17th, 1964
She turned 50 on this day in 2014.

Zooey Deschanel

Actress.
Born on January 17th, 1980
She turned 34 on this day in 2014.

Calvin Harris

DJ.
Born on January 17th, 1984
He turned 30 on this day in 2014.

Marnie Simpson

English TV personality.
Born on January 17th, 1992
She turned 22 on this day in 2014.

Jake Paul

Youtuber.
Born on January 17th, 1997
He turned 17 on this day in 2014.

Weather details

Weather on January 17th, 2014.

Historical weather information for January 17th, 2014.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 31.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.39 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.28 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.92cm.
USA

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 17th, 2014.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 17th, 2014.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 17th, 2014 was most likely conceived around April 26th, 2013.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 17th, 2014 is close to October 10th, 2014.

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Stats for January 17th, 2014

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 17th, 2014.

  • A total of 3,132 days have passed since this date.
  • 447 weeks have passed.
  • 270,601,200 seconds have passed since the January 17th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 315,701,400 times.
  • Since January 17th, 2014, the Earth has travelled approximately 139,630,219,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 45,100,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 23,271,703 steps. That's about 10,343 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,247,214 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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