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January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015, was a Thursday. It was the 29th day of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

8 years, 10 months, and 5 days have passed since January 29, 2015.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On This Day

Events

Notable events that occurred on January 29, 2015:

  • Death Row founder Suge Knight crashes his car into two men and kills Heavyweight Records co-founder Terry Carter.
Song charts

Popular songs

On January 29, 2015, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

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

The music charts on January 29, 2015

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  • Blank Space - Taylor Swift
  • Take Me To Church - Hozier
  • Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
  • I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith
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American Sniper

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "American Sniper".

Facts

This date occurred 3,230 days ago. Approximately 108 months have passed. It was the 29th day of 2015, in week 05. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 8 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 36 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to January 29, 2015

Let's go back to the 2010s.

The date is January 29, 2015, and it's a Thursday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Aquarius. The song "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Barack Obama is the President of the United States, and the movie American Sniper is at the top of the box office. David Cameron is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Prison Break", "Homeland", "Peaky Blinders", and "Gotham".

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. The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations is taking place in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

In Ireland, the trial of architect Graham Dwyer for the murder of Elaine O'Hara is receiving widespread media attention. In Greece, a left-wing party called SYRIZA has won the legislative election for the first time ever. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Leonard Nimoy, Terry Pratchett, Sawyer Sweeten, and Ben E. King would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "Assassin's Creed: Unity", "Far Cry 4", "Resident Evil HD Remaster", and "Dying Light". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Phineas and Ferb", "WordGirl", "Jake and the Never Land Pirates", and "Austin & Ally". Children are playing with toys such as LEGO Duplo Creative Sorter, the Xbox One, Farm Mash-Up, and Minecraft action figures.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on January 29, 2015.

  • SYRIZA win the 2015 Greek election.

    SYRIZA win the 2015 Greek election

    At the end of January 2015, the left-wing party Syriza won the 2015 Greek election. The new government promised to reverse the austerity policies that had been forced on Greece as part of its bailout conditions. The results of the election set the stage for a showdown between the EU and the newly-elected Greek government.
  • "Uptown Funk"

    "Uptown Funk"

    The song "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) won a Grammy for 2015's Record of the Year.
  • 2015 in music.

    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.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2015?

    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.
  • European Migrant Crisis.

    European Migrant Crisis

    Throughout 2015, there was a lot of media focus on the rising number of refugees and migrants that were attempting to enter Europe.
  • Angela Merkel.

    Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel was named the Time Person of the Year for 2015.
  • Michelle Keegan.

    Michelle Keegan

    English actress Michelle Keegan was named FHM's sexiest woman in 2015.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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.
  • 2015 in movies.

    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.
  • Spotlight.

    Spotlight

    The movie "Spotlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2015.
  • Curved TVs are the next big thing.

    Curved TVs are the next big thing

    Companies such as Samsung were trying to convince consumers that curved TVs were the next big thing. However, the new trend failed to catch on. Curved TVs started to die off in 2017 after it became apparent that people weren't buying them.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around January 29, 2015.

  • January 7, 2015:
    • Soccer: Fernando Torres re-joins his old club Atl├ętico Madrid on loan.
    • The social networking website Bebo is relaunched as a messenger app called "Bebo Blab".
    • Ellie Goulding releases the single "Love Me like You Do".
    • Twelve people are killed when Islamic terrorists open fire at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris, France.
  • January 9, 2015:
    • Taken 3 is released.
    • The suspects behind the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris (Cherif Kouachi and Said Kouachi) are killed by French police.
  • January 10, 2015: VfL Wolfsburg midfielder Junior Malanda dies in a car crash.
  • January 12, 2015: Cristiano Ronaldo is awarded the 2014 Ballon d'Or.
  • January 13, 2015: Maroon 5 release the single "Sugar".
  • January 16, 2015: American Sniper (2014) is released in cinemas.
  • January 17, 2015:
    • American fitness model Greg Plitt is killed by a train while filming a video.
    • It is reported that Nick Cannon has filed for divorce from Mariah Carey.
  • January 18, 2015:
    • UFC Fight Night: Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver.
    • Irish politics: Minister for Health Leo Varadkar speaks publicly for the first time about being gay.
  • January 20, 2015:
    • Resident Evil HD Remaster is released.
    • Saints Row: Gat out of Hell is released.
    • Lupe Fiasco's "Tetsuo & Youth" album is released.
  • January 25, 2015:
    • WWE: Roman Reigns wins the 2015 Royal Rumble at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    • Left-wing party SYRIZA win the Greek legislative election.
  • This date: January 29, 2015
  • January 31, 2015: Australia defeat South Korea 2-1 to win the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.
  • February 1, 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 2, 2015: Rapper "The Jacka" is shot dead in Oakland, California.
  • February 3, 2015:
    • Bob Dylan releases his album "Shadows in the Night".
    • Actor Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard are married in the Bahamas.
    • The song "King" is released by British trio Years & Years.
  • February 6, 2015:
    • The 2015 Six Nations Rugby Championship begins.
    • The film "SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water" is released in movie theaters.
  • February 8, 2015:
    • The Ivory Coast win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Ghana 9-8 on penalties.
    • The first episode of "Better Call Saul" is aired.
  • February 10, 2015: Comedian Jon Stewart announces that he will be leaving The Daily Show.
  • February 13, 2015: The film "Fifty Shades of Grey" is released in movie theaters.
  • February 14, 2015: The 2015 Cricket World Cup begins in Australia and New Zealand.
  • February 17, 2015:
    • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is released.
    • Total War: Attila is released.
  • February 19, 2015: The final episode of "Two and a Half Men" is aired.
  • February 22, 2015:
    • Eddie Redmayne wins the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role of Stephen Hawking in the movie The Theory of Everything.
    • Brie Larson wins the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Joy Newsome in the movie Room.
  • February 26, 2015: The dress: A picture of a white and gold dress became an Internet sensation on this date.
  • February 27, 2015:
    • Rock singer Gary Glitter is sentenced to 16 years in prison for attempted rape and indecent assault.
    • Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy passes away.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 29, 2015, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 2.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 29, 2015 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.
Television shows

Television shows in January 2015

In January 2015, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from January 2015.

Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Black-ish
Black-ish
Gotham
Gotham
Power
Power
Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
House of Cards
House of Cards
Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Homeland
Homeland
Suits
Suits
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Modern Family
Modern Family
Community
Community
The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries
Glee
Glee
RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
Mad Men
Mad Men
Bones
Bones
Prison Break
Prison Break
Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in January 2015

If you were a kid on January 29, 2015, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Henry Danger
Henry Danger
Girl Meets World
Girl Meets World

Every Witch Way
Every Witch Way
The Thundermans
The Thundermans
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol
Dog with a Blog
Dog with a Blog
Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins
Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Lab Rats: Bionic Island
Austin & Ally
Austin & Ally
Jessie
Jessie
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Jake and the Never Land Pirates
Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi
Glee
Glee
WordGirl
WordGirl
Phineas and Ferb
Phineas and Ferb
Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry
Curious George
Curious George
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
The Fairly OddParents
The Fairly OddParents
Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer
Toys

Toys in 2015

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Frozen toys
Frozen toys
Minecraft action figures
Minecraft action figures
Zoomer Zuppies
Zoomer Zuppies
LEGO Minecraft
LEGO Minecraft
Farm Mash-Up
Farm Mash-Up
Lamaze Franky the Hanky Whale
Lamaze Franky the Hanky Whale
Minion Dave Talking Action Figure
Minion Dave Talking Action Figure
GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine
GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine
The Xbox One
The Xbox One
The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4
LEGO Duplo Creative Sorter
LEGO Duplo Creative Sorter
The Furby Boom
The Furby Boom
Rainbow Loom
Rainbow Loom
Thomas and Friends toys
Thomas and Friends toys
Cards Against Humanity
Cards Against Humanity
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in January 2015.

Dying Light 2015
Dying Light
Resident Evil HD Remaster 2015
Resident Evil HD Remaster
Far Cry 4 2014
Far Cry 4
Assassin's Creed: Unity 2014
Assassin's Creed: Unity
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 2014
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Alien: Isolation 2014
Alien: Isolation
Destiny 2014
Destiny
The Sims 4 2014
The Sims 4
Watchdogs 2014
Watchdogs
Titanfall 2014
Titanfall
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft 2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Grand Theft Auto V 2013
Grand Theft Auto V
Minecraft 2011
Minecraft

Were you born on January 29, 2015?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2015.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out January 29, 2021, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 29.

Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck

Actor
Born on January 29, 1945
He turned 70 on this day in 2015.

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Talk show host
Born on January 29, 1954
She turned 61 on this day in 2015.

Gia Carangi

Gia Carangi

Supermodel Deceased
Born on January 29, 1960
She was not alive on this date.

Heather Graham

Heather Graham

Actress
Born on January 29, 1970
She turned 45 on this day in 2015.

USA

US President

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 29, 2015.

UK

UK Prime Minister

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 29, 2015 was most likely conceived around May 8, 2014.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 29, 2015 is close to October 22, 2015.

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Stats for January 29, 2015

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about January 29, 2015:

  • 3,230 days have passed since this date.
  • 461 weeks have passed.
  • 279,072,000 seconds have passed since January 29, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 325,584,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 144,001,152,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 46,512,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 24,000,192 steps. That's roughly 10,667 miles!
  • Since this date, 3,348,864 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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