January 16th, 2015

January 16th, 2015, fell on a Friday. It was day 16 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 3 months and 5 days have passed since January 16th, 2015.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 16th, 2015:

  • American Sniper (2014) is released in cinemas.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 16th, 2015:

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

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Taken 3" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 16th, 2015 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 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 Taken 3 is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, David Cameron is the current Prime Minister. 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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bones", "Community", "Suits" and "House of Cards". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Watchdogs", "Destiny", "Alien: Isolation" and "Assassin's Creed: Unity". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Austin & Ally", "Paw Patrol", "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" and "Henry Danger".

Popular toys include the likes of "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 16th, 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.

  • Who were the best football players in 2015?

    In 2015, the best soccer players were Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Robert Lewandowski, Luis Suárez, Thomas Müller, Manuel Neuer, Eden Hazard, Andrés Iniesta and Alexis Sánchez.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2015?

    The best NBA players in 2015 were Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Marc Gasol and James Harden.

  • 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:

  • 6 years, 3 months and 5 days have passed since January 16th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 16th, 2015, will be 6 years of age.
  • People born in 2015 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1421366400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 16th, 2015:

  • December 18th, 2014: The final episode of "The Colbert Report" is broadcast on Comedy Central.
  • December 28th, 2014: Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 crashes in the Karimata Strait, killing 162 people.
  • January 7th, 2015: Soccer: Fernando Torres re-joins his old club Atlético Madrid on loan.
  • January 7th, 2015: The social networking website Bebo is relaunched as a messenger app called "Bebo Blab".
  • January 7th, 2015: Ellie Goulding releases the single "Love Me like You Do".
  • 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 13th, 2015: Maroon 5 release the single "Sugar".
  • This date: January 16th, 2015
  • January 18th, 2015: UFC Fight Night: Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver.
  • January 18th, 2015: Irish politics: Minister for Health Leo Varadkar speaks publicly for the first time about being gay.
  • 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 25th, 2015: WWE: Roman Reigns wins the 2015 Royal Rumble at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • January 25th, 2015: Left-wing party SYRIZA win the Greek legislative election.
  • January 31st, 2015: Australia defeat South Korea 2-1 to win 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: Bob Dylan releases his album "Shadows in the Night".
  • February 3rd, 2015: Actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard are married in the Bahamas.
  • February 3rd, 2015: The song "King" is released by British trio Years & Years.
  • February 6th, 2015: The 2015 Six Nations Rugby Championship begins.
  • February 6th, 2015: The film "SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water" is released in movie theaters.
  • February 8th, 2015: The Ivory Coast win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Ghana 9-8 on penalties.
  • February 8th, 2015: The first episode of "Better Call Saul" is aired.
  • February 13th, 2015: The film "Fifty Shades of Grey" is released in movie theaters.
  • February 14th, 2015: The 2015 Cricket World Cup begins in Australia and New Zealand.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 16th, 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 16th, 2015 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 16th of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 16th of January:

  • Republic Day (India)

US President

Who was the US President on January 16th, 2015?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 16th, 2015?

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 16th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 8th of April, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 16th, 2015 is the 26th of October, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 16th, 2015.

  • 2,288 days have passed since this date.
  • 197,679,600 seconds have passed since the January 16th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 230,626,200 times.
  • Since January 16th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 102,002,673,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 32,946,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 17,000,446 steps. That's about 7,556 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,372,155 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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