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January 21st, 2017.

January 21st, 2017, was a Saturday. It was day 21 of 2017. The decade was the 2010s.

4 years, 3 months and 16 days have passed since January 21st, 2017.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On this day.

What happened on January 21st, 2017?

  • The Women's March on Washington takes place a day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

Fictional event.

January 21st, 2017 relates to a fictional event in a movie, book, game or television series.

  • Modern Warfare 3 (Game) - Assault on the Hotel Oasis in Dubai.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 21st, 2017.

  • United States: Bad and Boujee - Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert
  • United Kingdom: Shape of You - Ed Sheeran

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Hidden Figures" was at the top of the box office on January 21st, 2017.

Take me back to January 21st, 2017!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 21st, 2017 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

In America, the song Bad and Boujee by Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Shape of You by Ed Sheeran is the number one hit song. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hidden Figures 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. "Salt Bae" memes are currently going viral on the Internet.

Donald Trump has just been inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Prison Break", "American Horror Story", "Power" and "Better Call Saul". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gears of War 4", "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare", "Final Fantasy XV" and "Dead Rising 4".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Paw Patrol", "Henry Danger", "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" 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 21st, 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 4 years, 3 months and 16 days have passed since January 21st, 2017.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 2017.
  • Leap Year: 2017 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 21st, 2017, will be 4 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1484956800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 21st, 2017.

  • December 25th, 2016: Singer George Michael passes away at the age of 53.
  • December 27th, 2016: Actress Carrie Fisher dies at the age of 60.
  • January 1st, 2017: 39 people are killed when ISIS attacks the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • January 6th, 2017: The songs "Shape of You" and "Castle on the Hill" are released by Ed Sheeran.
  • January 12th, 2017: The song "Despacito" is released by Luis Fonsi.
  • January 13th, 2017: The Chainsmokers release their single "Paris".
  • January 15th, 2017: Former WWF wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka dies at the age of 73.
  • January 17th, 2017: The sentence of Chelsea Manning is commuted by President Barack Obama.
  • January 20th, 2017: Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.
  • This date: January 21st, 2017
  • January 30th, 2017: Alexandre Bissonnette kills six people at a mosque in Sainte-Foy, Canada.
  • January 30th, 2017: Bruno Mars releases his single "That's What I Like".
  • February 2nd, 2017: Soccer: Frank Lampard announces his retirement.
  • 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: National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigns amid allegations that he lied to FBI investigators about his contact with Russia.
  • February 13th, 2017: Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong-nam is assassinated in Malaysia.

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 21st, 2017, 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, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 21st, 2017 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.

  • 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 21st, 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
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 21st of January.

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on January 21st, 2017.

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 21st, 2017.

Irish Taoiseach.

Enda Kenny was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 21st, 2017 was most likely conceived around the 13th of April, 2016.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 21st, 2017 is close to the 31st of October, 2017.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 21st, 2017.

  • A total of 1,567 days have passed since this date.
  • 223 weeks have passed.
  • 135,385,200 seconds have passed since the January 21st, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 157,949,400 times.
  • Since January 21st, 2017, the earth has travelled approximately 69,858,763,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 22,564,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 11,643,127 steps. That's about 5,175 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,624,622 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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