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January 20th, 2014.

January 20th, 2014, was a Monday. It was day 20 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

7 years, 4 months and 22 days have passed since January 20th, 2014.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

Fictional event.

January 20th, 2014 relates to a fictional event in a movie, book, game or television series.

  • Coronation Street character Hayley Cropper commits suicide while dying from pancreatic cancer.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 20th, 2014.

  • United States: Timber - Pitbull featuring Kesha
  • United Kingdom: Happy - Pharrell Williams
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Lone Survivor" was at the top of the box office on January 20th, 2014.

Take me back to January 20th, 2014!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 20th, 2014 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song Timber by Pitbull featuring Kesha is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Happy by Pharrell Williams 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. Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matić has joined English side Chelsea for a fee of £21 million.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bones", "Sons of Anarchy", "The Vampire Diaries" and "Black Mirror". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dota 2", "ARMA 3", "Battlefield 4" and "DayZ". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Peppa Pig", "Every Witch Way" and "Sheriff Callie's Wild West".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Wii U, the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Frozen dolls.

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 20th, 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 7 years, 4 months and 22 days have passed since January 20th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 20th, 2014, will be 7 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2014 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1390176000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 20th, 2014.

  • 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 3rd, 2014: Internet culture: Reddit's /r/dankmemes subreddit is created.
  • January 6th, 2014: Venezuelan actress Mónica Spear and her ex-husband are shot dead during a highway robbery in Carabobo.
  • 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.
  • January 17th, 2014: It is reported that actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard are engaged.
  • January 18th, 2014: Chelsea midfielder Kevin De Bruyne joins Wolfsburg for a fee of €22 million.
  • This date: January 20th, 2014
  • 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.
  • February 18th, 2014: Former WWF wrestler Viscera (Nelson Frazier Jr.) dies from a heart attack at the age of 43.
  • February 18th, 2014: The Ukrainian Revolution begins.
  • February 19th, 2014: Facebook announces that it is purchasing WhatsApp for US$19 billion.
  • February 19th, 2014: Venezuelan fashion model Génesis Carmona is shot dead while while protesting against the government of Venezuela.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 20th, 2014, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 20th, 2014 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.

Kid's TV shows on January 20th, 2014.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2014.

  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Every Witch Way
  • Paw Patrol
  • Sam & Cat
  • Dog with a Blog
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Lab Rats: Bionic Island
  • Austin & Ally
  • Jessie
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates
  • Good Luck Charlie
  • Team Umizoomi
  • Glee
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2014.

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

  • Frozen dolls
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4
  • The Wii U

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • DayZ - Survival video game.
  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • Dead Rising 3 - Action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver.
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
  • Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
  • Batman: Arkham Origins - Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.
  • Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
  • ARMA 3 - Military tactical shooter video game.
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist - Stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Toronto.
  • Saints Row IV - Action-adventure game developed by Volition.
  • Dota 2 - Multiplayer online battle game.
  • The Last of Us - Survival horror game that was released for the PlayStation 3.
  • BioShock Infinite - FPS game developed by Irrational Games.
  • Tomb Raider - Reboot of the original series.

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 check out January 20th, 2020 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 20th of January.

Weather on January 20th, 2014.

Historical weather information for January 20th, 2014.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 25.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.72 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.27cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 20th, 2014.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 20th, 2014.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 20th, 2014 was most likely conceived around the 12th of April, 2013.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 20th, 2014 is close to the 30th of October, 2014.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 20th, 2014.

  • A total of 2,700 days have passed since this date.
  • 385 weeks have passed.
  • 233,276,400 seconds have passed since the January 20th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 272,155,800 times.
  • Since January 20th, 2014, the earth has travelled approximately 120,370,622,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 38,879,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 20,061,770 steps. That's about 8,916 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,799,317 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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