January 9th, 2015

January 9th, 2015, fell on a Friday. It was day 9 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

5 years, 6 months and 2 days have passed since January 9th, 2015.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 9th, 2015:

  • The suspects behind the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris (Cherif Kouachi and Said Kouachi) are killed by French police.
  • Release date of the movie Taken 3.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 9th, 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 9th, 2015 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. 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. 12 people have been killed in an Islamic terror attack on the satirical newspaper "Charlie Hebdo" in Paris. Vigils are being held in France and around the world. The slogan "Je suis Charlie" ("I am Charlie") is currently being used by people to express their support for free speech and the freedom of the press. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Homeland", "House of Cards" and "Rick and Morty".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Titanfall", "Watchdogs", "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" and "Assassin's Creed: Unity". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Phineas and Ferb", "Glee" 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 9th, 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.

  • Freedom of Speech

    Freedom of speech and censorship become the topic of conversation after Islamic extremists kill 12 people at a satirical magazine in Paris, France.

  • Manhunt

    A countrywide manhunt for the suspects behind the Charlie Hebdo attack is unfolding in France.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 5 years, 6 months and 2 days have passed since January 9th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 9th, 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 1420761600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 9th, 2015:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 9th, 2015, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 9th, 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 9th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 9th, 2015.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 9th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 1st of April, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 9th, 2015 is the 19th 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?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on January 9th, 2015.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 9th, 2015.

  • 2,011 days have passed since this date.
  • 173,746,800 seconds have passed since the January 9th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 202,704,600 times.
  • Since January 9th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 89,653,348,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 28,957,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,942,225 steps. That's about 6,641 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,084,962 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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