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January 6th, 2017.

January 6th, 2017, was a Friday. It was day 6 of 2017. The decade was the 2010s.

4 years, 4 months and 2 days have passed since January 6th, 2017.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On this day.

What happened on January 6th, 2017?

  • The songs "Shape of You" and "Castle on the Hill" are released by Ed Sheeran.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 6th, 2017.

  • United States: Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd
  • United Kingdom: Rockabye - Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" was at the top of the box office on January 6th, 2017.

Take me back to January 6th, 2017!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 6th, 2017 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.

People are starting to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays. In America, the song Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Rockabye by Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul is the number one hit song.

Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Theresa May is the current Prime Minister. It's 2017, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, The Chainsmokers, Migos, Sam Hunt and Post Malone.

A Facebook livestream of a mentally challenged man being kidnapped and tortured in Chicago has sparked controversy. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Bones", "Homeland", "Black Mirror" and "Jane the Virgin". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gears of War 4", "Watch Dogs 2", "Final Fantasy XV" and "Dead Rising 4".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Fairly OddParents", "Doc McStuffins", "Girl Meets World" and "Game Shakers". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Hatchimals.

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 6th, 2017.

  • The Shape of Water.

    "The Shape of Water" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2017.

  • 2017 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2017 included the likes of It, Get Out, Dunkirk, Wonder Woman, Blade Runner 2049, Baby Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok, Logan, Molly's Game, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    The best NBA players in 2017 were Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, James Harden, Anthony Davis and Kawhi Leonard.

  • 2017 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2017 included Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Future, DJ Khaled, Post Malone, French Montana, Cardi B, Logic, Imagine Dragons, Lil Pump, Shawn Mendes and Kygo.

  • Record of the Year: 2017.

    "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars would go on to win a Grammy for 2017's Record of the Year.

  • Gal Gadot.

    Israeli actress Gal Gadot is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2017.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 4 years, 4 months and 2 days have passed since January 6th, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 6th, 2017, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1483660800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 6th, 2017.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 6th, 2017, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 6th, 2017 falls under the Goose.
  • 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.

  • Stranger Things - Science fiction series.
  • Better Call Saul - Breaking Bad spin-off.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on January 6th, 2017.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 2017.

  • Game Shakers
  • Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
  • Henry Danger
  • Girl Meets World
  • Sheriff Callie's Wild West
  • Paw Patrol
  • Doc McStuffins
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer

Popular toys and games in 2017.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2017.

  • Hatchimals
  • The Xbox One
  • The PlayStation 4

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Dead Rising 4 - Action-adventure game developed by Capcom Vancouver.
  • Final Fantasy XV - Action role-playing game.
  • Watch Dogs 2 - Action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare - First-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Titanfall 2 - First-person shooter video game.
  • Civilization VI - Turn-based strategy game.
  • Gears of War 4 - Third-person shooter video game developed by The Coalition.
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Online battle royale game.
  • Tom Clancy's The Division - Action role-playing game that is online-only.

2017 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2017. Take a trip back to the peak days of Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Kendrick Lamar and The Chainsmokers.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 6th of January.

US President.

Barack Obama was the President of the United States on January 6th, 2017.

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 6th, 2017.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 6th, 2017 was most likely conceived around the 29th of March, 2016.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 6th, 2017 is close to the 16th of October, 2017.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 6th, 2017.

  • A total of 1,584 days have passed since this date.
  • 226 weeks have passed.
  • 136,854,000 seconds have passed since the January 6th, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 159,663,000 times.
  • Since January 6th, 2017, the earth has travelled approximately 70,616,664,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 22,809,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 11,769,444 steps. That's about 5,231 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,642,248 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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