January 6th, 2015

January 6th, 2015, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 6 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 8 months and 15 days have passed since January 6th, 2015.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 6th, 2015:

  • United States: Blank Space - Taylor Swift
  • United Kingdom: Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 6th, 2015 and it's a Tuesday. People have started to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays. In America, the song Blank Space by Taylor Swift is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is at the top of the Box Office. A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment.

It's 2015, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of OMI, Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Adele, Justin Bieber and Hozier. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Bones", "Black Mirror", "House of Cards" and "Power". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Titanfall", "Destiny", "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" and "Far Cry 4".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Team Umizoomi", "Austin & Ally" and "Doc McStuffins". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".


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 6th, 2015.

  • Spotlight

    The movie "Spotlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2015.

  • 2015 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2015 included Room, The Revenant, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World, Furious 7, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Minions, Magic Mike XXL, Spectre, Inside Out, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Mad Max: Fury Road, Sicario and The Martian.

  • Michelle Keegan

    English actress Michelle Keegan is named as FHM's sexiest woman in 2015.

  • Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2015.

  • European Migrant Crisis

    Throughout 2015, media attention became focused on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.

  • 2015 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2015 included Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Wiz Khalifa, Walk the Moon, Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Drake, Shawn Mendes, Adele and Omi.

  • "Uptown Funk"

    "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) would go on to win a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 5 years, 8 months and 15 days have passed since January 6th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 6th, 2015, will be 5 years of age.
  • People born in 2015 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1420502400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 6th, 2015:

  • December 7th, 2014: World Superbike racer Carl "Foggy" Fogarty wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
  • December 12th, 2014: Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) is released in movie theaters.
  • December 12th, 2014: Nick Cannon files for divorce from Mariah Carey.
  • December 16th, 2014: Craig Wayne Boyd wins the seventh season of The Voice.
  • December 16th, 2014: Thierry Henry announces his retirement.
  • December 16th, 2014: The Peshawar school massacre occurs when members of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan attack an Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. 145 people are killed.
  • December 28th, 2014: Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 crashes in the Karimata Strait, killing 162 people.
  • January 7th, 2015: Twelve people are killed when Islamic terrorists open fire at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris, France.
  • January 9th, 2015: Release date of the movie Taken 3.
  • January 9th, 2015: The suspects behind the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris (Cherif Kouachi and Said Kouachi) are killed by French police.
  • January 10th, 2015: VfL Wolfsburg midfielder Junior Malanda dies in a car crash.
  • January 12th, 2015: Cristiano Ronaldo is awarded the 2014 Ballon d'Or.
  • January 16th, 2015: The release date of the movie Blackhat (2015).
  • January 16th, 2015: American Sniper (2014) is released in cinemas.
  • January 17th, 2015: Start date of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
  • January 20th, 2015: Resident Evil HD Remaster is released.
  • January 20th, 2015: Saints Row: Gat out of Hell is released.
  • January 20th, 2015: Lupe Fiasco's "Tetsuo & Youth" album is released.
  • January 23rd, 2015: The PAX South 2015 takes place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.
  • January 25th, 2015: WWE: The Royal Rumble takes place at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • January 25th, 2015: Left-wing party SYRIZA win the Greek legislative election.
  • January 31st, 2015: The final of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.
  • February 1st, 2015: Super Bowl XLIX occurs at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona: The New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks and Katy Perry performs at the halftime show.
  • February 2nd, 2015: Rapper "The Jacka" is shot dead in Oakland, California.
  • February 3rd, 2015: Release date for Bob Dylan's album Shadows in the Night.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 6th, 2015, 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, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 6th, 2015 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.

  • Jane the Virgin - Romantic drama-comedy series.
  • Power - Crime drama.
  • 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.

2015 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2015.

"Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - "Henry Danger" - "Girl Meets World" - "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Every Witch Way" - "Paw Patrol" - "Dog with a Blog" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" - "Austin & Ally" - "Jessie" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Glee" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


2015 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2015:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 6th, 2015.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 6th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 29th of March, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 6th, 2015 is the 16th of October, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Far Cry 4 - First-person shooter game.
  • Assassin's Creed: Unity - Action-adventure game.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Alien: Isolation - Survival horror game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.
  • Watchdogs - Action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.
  • Titanfall - FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.

How old was I?

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Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to January 6th, 2015. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 6th, 2015.

  • 2,086 days have passed since this date.
  • 180,226,800 seconds have passed since the January 6th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 210,264,600 times.
  • Since January 6th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 92,997,028,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 30,037,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 15,499,505 steps. That's about 6,889 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,162,722 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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