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January 31st, 2015.

January 31st, 2015, was a Saturday. It was day 31 of 2015. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 8 months and 16 days have passed since January 31st, 2015.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on January 31st, 2015?

  • Australia defeat South Korea 2-1 to win the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 31st, 2015.

  • United States: Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
  • United Kingdom: Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
Play the top hits from 2015.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2015. Take a trip back to the peak days of Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Major Lazer and Ellie Goulding.
American Sniper

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "American Sniper" was at the top of the box office on January 31st, 2015.

Take me back to January 31st, 2015!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 31st, 2015 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The song Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie American Sniper 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. 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 currently 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 Ben E. King, B.B. King, Jules Bianchi and Cilla Black would all be still alive.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Two and a Half Men", "RuPaul's Drag Race", "Suits" and "Homeland". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Watchdogs", "Destiny", "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" and "Dying Light". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Phineas and Ferb", "Team Umizoomi" and "Lab Rats: Bionic Island".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Furby Boom, the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Frozen toys.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 31st, 2015.

  • SYRIZA win the 2015 Greek election.

    SYRIZA win the 2015 Greek election.

    At the end of January in 2015, left-wing party SYRIZA won the 2015 Greek election. The new government promised to reverse austerity policies that were 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 as the Time Person of the Year for 2015.

  • Michelle Keegan.

    Michelle Keegan.

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

  • Who were the best football players in 2015?

    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.

  • 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 6 years, 8 months and 16 days have passed since January 31st, 2015.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 2015.
  • Leap Year: 2015 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 31st, 2015, will be 6 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 2015 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1422662400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 31st, 2015.

  • 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".
  • January 16th, 2015: American Sniper (2014) is released in cinemas.
  • January 17th, 2015: American fitness model Greg Plitt is killed by a train while filming a video.
  • 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 29th, 2015: Death Row founder Suge Knight crashes his car into two men and kills Heavyweight Records co-founder Terry Carter.
  • This date: January 31st, 2015
  • 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 10th, 2015: Comedian Jon Stewart announces that he will be leaving The Daily Show.
  • 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.
  • February 17th, 2015: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is released.
  • February 17th, 2015: Total War: Attila is released.
  • February 19th, 2015: The final episode of "Two and a Half Men" is aired.
  • February 22nd, 2015: Eddie Redmayne wins the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role of Stephen Hawking in the movie The Theory of Everything.
  • February 22nd, 2015: Brie Larson wins the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Joy Newsome in the movie Room.
  • February 26th, 2015: The dress: A picture of a white and gold dress became an Internet sensation on this date.
  • February 27th, 2015: Rock singer Gary Glitter is sentenced to 16 years in prison for attempted rape and indecent assault.
  • February 27th, 2015: Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy passes away.
  • March 1st, 2015: Soccer: Chelsea win the 2015 League Cup final after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0.
  • March 2nd, 2015: Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is arrested on suspicion of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 31st, 2015, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • 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 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 31st, 2015 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.
  • Community - Sitcom that is set at a community college.
  • The Vampire Diaries - Supernatural teen drama.
  • Glee - Musical TV series.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - Reality competition series.
  • 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.
  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.

Kid's TV shows on January 31st, 2015.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 2015.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2015.

  • Frozen toys
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4
  • The Furby Boom

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Dying Light - Open world first person survival horror game.
  • 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 other notable people who were born on January 31st.

Jackie Robinson

Baseball player. Deceased
Born on January 31st, 1919
He was not alive on this date.

Justin Timberlake

Singer.
Born on January 31st, 1981
He turned 34 on this day in 2015.

Gemma Collins

English media personality.
Born on January 31st, 1981
She turned 34 on this day in 2015.

Josh Richards

TikTok user.
Born on January 31st, 2002
He turned 13 on this day in 2015.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 31st, 2015.

UK Prime Minister.

David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 31st, 2015.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 31st, 2015 was most likely conceived around the 23rd of April, 2014.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 31st, 2015 is close to the 10th of November, 2015.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 31st, 2015.

  • A total of 2,451 days have passed since this date.
  • 350 weeks have passed.
  • 211,762,800 seconds have passed since the January 31st, 2015.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 247,056,600 times.
  • Since January 31st, 2015, the earth has travelled approximately 109,269,604,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 35,293,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 18,211,601 steps. That's about 8,094 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,541,154 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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