January 17th, 2015

January 17th, 2015, fell on a Saturday. Day 17 of 2015. Decade: 2010s.

5 years, 4 months and 17 days have passed since January 17th, 2015.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 17th, 2015:

  • Start date of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 17th, 2015:

  • United States: Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

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 17th, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 5 years, 4 months and 17 days have passed since January 17th, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 17th, 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 1421452800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 17th, 2015:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 17th, 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 17th, 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.

  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 17th, 2015.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 17th, 2015 was probably conceived around the 9th of April, 2014. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 17th, 2015 is the 27th of October, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - FPS game.
  • Destiny - Online FPS game.

17th of January

Events that have occurred on the 17th of January:

  • January 17th, 1991: Operation Desert Storm begins as US-led coalition forces begin to bomb Iraqi ground positions.
  • January 17th, 1995: The "Great Hanshin earthquake" kills 6,434 people in Japan.
  • January 17th, 1998: The Lewinsky scandal is first mentioned by The Drudge Report.
  • January 17th, 2007: There is public outrage when contestants on the UK television show "Celebrity Big Brother" are accused of being racist towards Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty.
  • January 17th, 2007: Britney Spears shaves all of her hair off.
  • January 17th, 1950: The "Great Brink's Robbery" takes place when armed robbers steal $2.7 million from the Brink's Building in Boston.
  • January 17th, 1971: Super Bowl V: The Baltimore Colts defeat the Dallas Cowboys 16-13 at the Miami Orange Bowl.
  • January 17th, 1988: The first episode of Australian soap opera Home and Away is aired.
  • January 17th, 1992: The film Juice (1992) is released.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on January 17th, 2015.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 17th, 2015.

  • 1,965 days have passed since this date.
  • 169,772,400 seconds have passed since the January 17th, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 198,067,800 times.
  • Since January 17th, 2015, earth has travelled approximately 87,602,558,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 28,295,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 14,600,426 steps. That's about 6,489 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,037,269 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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