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January 5th, 2021.

January 5th, 2021, was a Tuesday. It was day 5 of 2021. The decade was the 2020s.

1 years, 10 months and 21 days have passed since January 5th, 2021.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

On this day.

What happened on January 5th, 2021?

  • It is announced that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are getting a divorce.
  • Rapper Dr. Dre suffers from a brain aneurysm.
Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 5th, 2021.

  • United States: All I Want for Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: Don't Stop Me Eatin' - LadBaby

The Billboard Hot 100 on January 5th, 2021.

These were the top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey
  • Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
  • Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
  • A Holly Jolly Christmas - Burl Ives
  • It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year - Andy Williams
Wonder Woman 1984

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Wonder Woman 1984" was at the top of the Box Office on January 5th, 2021.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 1 years, 10 months and 21 days have passed since January 5th, 2021.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on January 5th, 2021 will be 1 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1609804800.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around January 5th, 2021.

  • December 6th, 2020: It is announced that Floyd Mayweather will be taking on YouTube personality Logan Paul in an exhibition fight.
  • December 7th, 2020: The first same-sex couples are married in Northern Ireland.
  • December 8th, 2020: 90-year-old Margaret Keenan becomes the first person in the world to receive a Covid-19 vaccine outside of a trial.
  • December 9th, 2020: Italian footballer Paolo Rossi passes away from lung cancer at the age of 64.
  • December 9th, 2020: Canada approves Pfizer's Covid vaccine.
  • December 10th, 2020: The game "Cyberpunk 2077" is released.
  • December 10th, 2020: English actress Barbara Windsor passes away at the age of 83 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease.
  • December 11th, 2020: 2020 US presidential election: The Supreme Court rejects a lawsuit from Texas challenging Joe Biden's election wins in four key states.
  • December 11th, 2020: It is announced that the Zodiac Killer's "Z-340 Cypher" has been cracked after 51 years.
  • December 11th, 2020: Rapper Lil Wayne pleads guilty to possessing a weapon despite being a felon.
  • December 11th, 2020: The United States authorizes the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.
  • December 12th, 2020: Celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton is banned from TikTok for violating a number of the app's community guidelines.
  • December 14th, 2020: French football manager Gérard Houllier passes away at the age of 73.
  • December 14th, 2020: US presidential election: The Electoral College confirms Joe Biden as the next president of the United States.
  • December 14th, 2020: Health authorities in the United Kingdom report that a new variant of Covid-19 (Alpha) has been found in south-east England.
  • December 14th, 2020: William Barr announces that he will resign from his role as US Attorney General on December 23rd.
  • December 14th, 2020: The United States begins its Covid vaccination program.
  • December 15th, 2020: Yahoo Groups is shut down after 20 years.
  • December 15th, 2020: An audio recording of actor Tom Cruise berating his film crew for breaking Covid regulations is published on the Internet.
  • December 17th, 2020: Sony removes Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation store due to numerous bugs and quality issues.
  • December 19th, 2020: Covid-19: London is placed under Tier 4 restrictions in an effort to try and control the spread of the new Alpha variant.
  • December 19th, 2020: Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse are crowned as the winners of Strictly Come Dancing.
  • December 20th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: France, Germany, Ireland and a number of other countries suspend flights and ferries from the United Kingdom due to fears about the spread of the new Alpha variant.
  • December 21st, 2020: The SEC initiates legal proceedings against Ripple Labs (XRP) for allegedly selling unregistered securities.
  • December 21st, 2020: Israel begins its COVID-19 vaccination programme.
  • December 22nd, 2020: It is announced that Youtube star Jake Paul will be fighting MMA fighter Ben Askren in a boxing match.
  • December 22nd, 2020: "Meaningful Christmas": The Irish government announces that the country will be returning to a Level 5 lockdown after Christmas.
  • December 24th, 2020: It is announced that the EU and the UK have reached a Brexit deal.
  • December 25th, 2020: Playboi Carti releases his album "Whole Lotta Red".
  • December 25th, 2020: The western drama film "News of the World", starring Tom Hanks, is released.
  • December 28th, 2020: Coinbase delists the cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP) following the SEC's decision to initiate legal proceedings against Ripple Labs.
  • December 30th, 2020: Serial killer Samuel Little dies in prison at the age of 80.
  • This date: January 5th, 2021
  • January 6th, 2021: Four people are left dead after Trump supporters storm Capitol Hill.
  • January 8th, 2021: US President Donald Trump is permanently suspended from Twitter.
  • January 8th, 2021: Olivia Rodrigo releases her single "Drivers License".
  • January 8th, 2021: Ireland records a record 8,227 cases of Covid-19.
  • January 13th, 2021: US President Donald Trump is impeached for the second time.
  • January 14th, 2021: It is revealed that actor Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in "Saved by the Bell", is battling cancer.
  • January 16th, 2021: American record producer Phil Spector dies from complications of Covid-19.
  • January 18th, 2021: ESPN report that New York Mets General Manager Jared Porter sent over 60 unsolicited text messages to a female journalist.
  • January 19th, 2021: New York Mets General Manager Jared Porter is fired following revelations that he sent unsolicited text messages to a female journalist.
  • January 19th, 2021: Billionaire Elon Musk puts the hashtag #Bitcoin in his Twitter bio.
  • January 20th, 2021: Steve Bannon, Kodak Black and Lil Wayne are pardoned by President Trump during his last full day in office.
  • January 20th, 2021: Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States.
  • January 22nd, 2021: "The Only Way Is Essex" star Mick Norcross is found dead at his home at the age of 57.
  • January 23rd, 2021: US talk show host Larry King passes away at the age of 87.
  • January 24th, 2021: Dustin Poirier defeats Conor McGregor at UFC 257.
  • January 25th, 2021: US President Joe Biden overturns Trump's ban on transgender US troops.
  • January 25th, 2021: Soccer: Chelsea sack manager Frank Lampard.
  • January 25th, 2021: Celebrity gossip websites report that Kourtney Kardashian and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker are dating.
  • January 26th, 2021: Soccer: Thomas Tuchel becomes the new manager of Chelsea.
  • January 26th, 2021: The price of GameStop stock rises 92.7% due a short squeeze.
  • January 28th, 2021: Investment app Robinhood suspends trading on GameStop stock.
  • January 28th, 2021: The price of cryptocurrency "Dogecoin" reaches $0.07.
  • January 30th, 2021: Scottish musician Sophie Xeon dies from a fall at the age of 34.
  • February 1st, 2021: Actor Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in "Saved by the Bell", dies from cancer at the age of 44.
  • February 1st, 2021: The Burmese military seizes power in Myanmar.
  • February 1st, 2021: Industrial metal singer Marilyn Manson denies accusations of sexual, emotional and physical abuse.
  • February 2nd, 2021: Jeff Bezos announces that he will be stepping down as the CEO of Amazon.
  • February 2nd, 2021: The price of GameStop stock plunges by more than 50% following a short squeeze.
  • February 2nd, 2021: Revolut temporarily bans trading in GameStop and AMC stocks.
  • February 4th, 2021: US representative Marjorie Taylor Greene is thrown off two committees after being accused of spreading hateful and violent conspiracy theories.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 5th, 2021, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 5th, 2021 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on January 5th, 2021.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in January, 2021.

Narcos: Mexico
Narcos: Mexico
Crime drama television series.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad spin-off.

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on January 5th, 2021.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2021.

The Loud House
The Loud House

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2021.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2021.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on January 5th.

Robert Duvall

Actor.
Born on January 5th, 1931
He turned 90 on this day in 2021.

Marilyn Manson

Musician.
Born on January 5th, 1969
He turned 52 on this day in 2021.

Bradley Cooper

Actor.
Born on January 5th, 1975
He turned 46 on this day in 2021.

Deadmau5

Music producer.
Born on January 5th, 1981
He turned 40 on this day in 2021.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of January.

  • Twelfth Night (Sweden)
USA

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on January 5th, 2021.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 5th, 2021 was most likely conceived around April 14th, 2020.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 5th, 2021 is close to September 28th, 2021.

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Stats for January 5th, 2021

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 5th, 2021.

  • A total of 690 days have passed since this date.
  • 98 weeks have passed.
  • 59,616,000 seconds have passed since the January 5th, 2021.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 69,552,000 times.
  • Since January 5th, 2021, the Earth has travelled approximately 30,761,856,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 9,936,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 5,126,976 steps. That's about 2,279 miles!
  • Since this date, 715,392 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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