January 17th, 2017

January 17th, 2017, fell on a Tuesday. Day 17 of 2017. Decade: 2010s.

3 years, 4 months and 18 days have passed since January 17th, 2017.



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, 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.

  • 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:

  • 3 years, 4 months and 18 days have passed since January 17th, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 17th, 2017, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1484611200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 17th, 2017:

  • December 19th, 2016: The Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, is assassinated by an off-duty police officer.
  • December 21st, 2016: Assassin's Creed (2016), a movie that is based on the video game series, is released in movie theaters.
  • December 25th, 2016: Singer George Michael passes away.
  • January 1st, 2017: The first day of year 2017 begins.
  • January 1st, 2017: 39 people are killed when ISIS attacks the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • January 20th, 2017: Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.
  • January 30th, 2017: Alexandre Bissonnette kills six people at a mosque in Sainte-Foy, Canada.
  • February 5th, 2017: Super Bowl LI takes place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas: The New England Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons and Lady Gaga performs at the halftime show.
  • February 8th, 2017: Jeff Sessions becomes United States attorney general.
  • February 13th, 2017: Abigail Williams (13) and Liberty German (14) are murdered in Delphi, Indiana.
  • February 13th, 2017: Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong-nam is assassinated in Malaysia.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 17th, 2017, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 17th, 2017 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.

2017 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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"


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, 2017.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 17th, 2017 was probably conceived around the 9th of April, 2016. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 17th, 2017 is the 27th of October, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • 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.

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.
  • January 17th, 2015: Start date of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 17th, 2017.

  • 1,235 days have passed since this date.
  • 106,700,400 seconds have passed since the January 17th, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 124,483,800 times.
  • Since January 17th, 2017, earth has travelled approximately 55,057,406,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 17,783,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 9,176,234 steps. That's about 4,078 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,280,405 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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