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January 2, 2022

January 2, 2022, was a Sunday. It was the 2nd day of 2022. The decade was the 2020s.

2 years and 2 months have passed since January 2, 2022.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on January 2, 2022?

  • The personal Twitter account of US congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is permanently suspended.
  • Protests begin in Kazakhstan over fuel prices, corruption and economic inequality.
Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 2, 2022:

  • United States: "All I Want for Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: "Sausage Rolls for Everyone" by LadBaby featuring Ed Sheeran and Elton John
Play the top songs from 2022
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2022.

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Spider-Man: No Way Home" was at the top of the box office on January 2, 2022.

Facts

This date was 790 days ago. Approximately 26 months have passed. Although it was the 2nd day of 2022, it was still week #52, as the final calendar week of 2021 hadn't fully ended yet. The decade was the 2020s. A child born on this day is 2 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. The Earth has experienced 9 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to January 2, 2022

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Sunday, January 2, 2022. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the days ahead.

In America, the song "All I Want for Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey is at the top of the singles charts, while "Sausage Rolls for Everyone" by LadBaby featuring Ed Sheeran and Elton John is the number-one song in the UK. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Spider-Man: No Way Home is at the top of the box office. Boris Johnson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Bob Saget, Meat Loaf, Scott Hall, and Tom Parker would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Walking Dead", "Black-ish", "Better Call Saul", and "Stranger Things". Popular toys at the moment include the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on January 2, 2022.

  • Record of the Year.

    Record of the Year

    The song "About Damn Time" by Lizzo won a Grammy for 2022's Record of the Year.
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once.

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    The film "Everything Everywhere All at Once" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2022.
  • 2022 in movies.

    2022 in movies

    Movies released in 2022 included The Batman, The Lost City, Morbius, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Top Gun: Maverick, Jurassic World Dominion, Elvis, Minions: The Rise of Gru, Black Adam, Avatar: The Way of Water, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
  • Volodymyr Zelensky.

    Volodymyr Zelensky

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was named Time Person of the Year in 2022.
  • 2022 in music.

    2022 in music

    The music charts in 2022 were dominated by artists such as Glass Animals, Lizzo, Harry Styles, The Kid Laroi, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Jack Harlow, Latto, Justin Bieber, and Lil Nas X.
  • Best NBA players.

    Best NBA players

    The best NBA players in 2022 were Nikola Jokić, Joel Embiid, Stephen Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Chris Paul, and Luka Dončić.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    The best soccer players in 2022 were Karim Benzema, Sadio Mané, Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski, Mohamed Salah, Kylian Mbappé, Thibaut Courtois, Vinícius Júnior, Luka Modrić, and Erling Haaland.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on January 2, 2022.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to January 2, 2022.

  • December 3, 2021: The parents of high school shooter Ethan Crumbley fail to appear on charges of involuntary manslaughter.
  • December 4, 2021:
    • The price of Bitcoin drops by over 20%.
    • The parents of high school shooter Ethan Crumbley are arrested in Detroit.
  • December 5, 2021: Former US presidential candidate and Senate leader Bob Dole dies at the age of 98.
  • December 6, 2021: Tommy Fury pulls out of his fight with Jake Paul due to a bacterial chest infection and a broken rib.
  • December 7, 2021:
    • ITV airs leaked footage of former Downing Street press secretary Allegra Stratton joking about a restrictions-breaking staff Christmas party.
    • Storm Barra hits Ireland.
    • Kellogg announces that it will be permanently replacing striking workers in Battle Creek, Michigan.
  • December 8, 2021:
    • Angela Merkel steps down as the Chancellor of Germany after 16 years.
    • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new "Plan B" restrictions in an effort to control the rise of Omicron cases.
    • US president Joe Biden and Russian president Vladimir Putin hold a virtual summit about Russia's buildup of troops near the Ukrainian border.
  • December 9, 2021:
    • Former American football player Demaryius Thomas is found dead at his home.
    • Ukrainian defense officials say that Russia has increased its troop numbers near their border.
    • A serious Java vulnerability is discovered in log4j.
    • 55 people are killed after a freight truck smuggling migrants overturns in Chiapas, Mexico.
    • The WWE releases Jeff Hardy from his contract.
  • December 10, 2021:
    • A court rules that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited from the UK to the US.
    • Monkees singer Michael Nesmith dies at the age of 78.
    • The film "Don't Look Up" is released.
  • December 11, 2021:
    • Tornadoes kill 80 people in six US states and leave dozens missing.
    • A photograph of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson breaching Covid regulations by hosting a quiz is published online.
    • Charles Oliveira defeats Dustin Poirier at UFC 269.
  • December 12, 2021: English actor Danny Miller wins the 2021 season of "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!".
  • December 13, 2021:
    • The United Kingdom records the first publicly confirmed death from Omicron.
    • English social-media influencer Molly-Mae Hague makes a series of controversial comments about poverty and wealth inequality.
  • December 16, 2021:
    • The United Kingdom reports a new daily record of Covid-19 cases.
    • Five children die in Tasmania, Australia, after a gust of wind blows their bouncy castle into the air.
  • December 17, 2021:
    • The Marvel film "Spider-Man: No Way Home" is released in movie theaters.
    • Covid-19: Ireland announces that all pubs, movie theaters and restaurants will close at 8pm.
  • December 18, 2021:
    • The Netherlands goes into a strict lockdown in an attempt to contain the Omicron variant.
    • Boxing: Jake Paul knocks out Tyron Woodley in the sixth round.
    • Britain's Brexit minister David Frost resigns over concerns about the government's coronavirus measures and tax rises.
    • Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice are crowned as the winners of Strictly Come Dancing.
    • London Mayor Sadiq Khan declares a "major incident" due to the rapid spread of Omicron.
  • December 19, 2021:
    • More than 375 people are reported dead after a typhoon hits the Philippines.
    • Left-wing candidate Gabriel Boric is elected as the new President of Chile.
  • December 20, 2021: It is reported that Dua Lipa has ended her relationship with boyfriend Anwar Hadid.
  • December 22, 2021: The film "The Matrix Resurrections" is released in movie theaters.
  • December 25, 2021: NASA launches the James Webb Space Telescope.
  • December 26, 2021: South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu dies at the age of 90.
  • December 28, 2021: NFL coach and sportscaster John Madden passes away at the age of 85.
  • December 29, 2021:
    • Ghislaine Maxwell is found guilty of sex trafficking crimes.
    • The World Health Organization warns that a "tsunami" of Omicron cases may overwhelm health systems across the world.
    • The United States, France and Denmark report new daily records of Covid cases.
  • December 30, 2021: Soccer: Romelu Lukaku tells Sky Sport Italia that he is not happy at Chelsea.
  • December 31, 2021:
    • Actress Betty White passes away at the age of 99.
    • Britain's official statistics body estimates that 1 in 15 people in London have Covid-19.
  • This date: January 2, 2022
  • January 3, 2022:
    • Disgraced biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes is found guilty of defrauding investors and wire fraud.
    • Biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes is sentenced to 11 years and 3 months in prison for defrauding investors and wire fraud.
  • January 6, 2022:
    • Australia announces that it has cancelled the entry visa of tennis star Novak Djokovic.
    • Oscar-winning actor Sidney Poitier passes away at the age of 94.
    • It is confirmed that Kanye West and actress Julia Fox are dating.
    • Director Peter Bogdanovich dies at the age of 82.
  • January 9, 2022:
    • Actor Bob Saget is found dead in a hotel room at the age of 65.
    • The second season of the drama series "Euphoria" begins airing on television.
  • January 10, 2022:
    • Convicted murderer and property heir Robert Durst dies at the age of 78.
    • An Australia judge overturns the visa cancellation of tennis star Novak Djokovic due to a technicality.
  • January 12, 2022: The random murder of 23-year-old schoolteacher Ashling Murphy shocks Ireland.
  • January 13, 2022:
    • Australia cancels the visa of tennis star Novak Djokovic for the second time.
    • Buckingham Palace announces that Prince Andrew has been stripped of his military title due to a sexual abuse civil lawsuit.
  • January 14, 2022:
    • A massive volcanic eruption occurs near Tonga.
    • The slasher film Scream (2022) is released in movie theaters.
  • January 15, 2022: A gunman takes four people hostage at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Texas.
  • January 16, 2022: Tennis star Novak Djokovic is deported from Australia after losing a judicial review against the cancellation of his visa.
  • January 17, 2022: Russia-Ukraine crisis: A senior EU diplomat tells BBC that Europe is 'closest to war' in decades.
  • January 19, 2022: The United Kingdom announces that it will be ending all of its Covid restrictions.
  • January 20, 2022:
    • Meat Loaf (Michael Lee Aday) passes away at the age of 74.
    • The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) in Ireland recommends ending most Covid restrictions.
  • January 21, 2022:
    • American stand-up comedian Louie Anderson dies from complications of cancer at the age of 68.
    • Ireland announces that it will be lifting almost all of its Covid restrictions.
  • January 22, 2022: The Canada convoy protest begins against COVID-19 vaccine mandates and restrictions.
  • January 24, 2022:
    • Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum lose $130 billion of their value in 24 hours.
    • The Dow falls by more than 500 points and witnesses its seventh down day.
    • The US puts its troops on alert amid growing tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
  • January 26, 2022:
    • Russia-Ukraine crisis: The United States rejects Russia's demand to bar Ukraine from NATO.
    • Pope Francis tells parents not to condemn children who have different sexual orientations.
  • January 30, 2022: Soccer: Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood is arrested on suspicion of rape and assault.
  • January 31, 2022: It is revealed that Rihanna and ASAP Rocky are expecting their first child.
  • February 1, 2022:
    • Tom Brady announces his retirement after 22 seasons in the NFL.
    • Singer India Arie shares a compilation of podcast host Joe Rogan using a racial slur.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 2, 2022, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 2, 2022 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.
Television shows

TV shows in 2022

Television shows that people were watching in January 2022:

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Black-ish
Black-ish
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2022

Toys and games that were popular in 2022:

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 2.

Cuba Gooding, Jr

Cuba Gooding, Jr

Actor
Born on January 2, 1968
He turned 54 on this day in 2022.

Dax Shepard

Dax Shepard

Actor
Born on January 2, 1975
He turned 47 on this day in 2022.

Loic Remy

Loic Remy

Soccer player
Born on January 2, 1987
He turned 35 on this day in 2022.

Tfue

Tfue

American streamer
Born on January 2, 1998
He turned 24 on this day in 2022.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on January 2:

  • Berchtoldstag (Switzerland)
USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on January 2, 2022.

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 2, 2022 was most likely conceived around April 11, 2021.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 2, 2022 is close to September 25, 2022.

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Stats for January 2, 2022

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about January 2, 2022:

  • 790 days have passed since this date.
  • 112 weeks have passed.
  • 68,256,000 seconds have passed since January 2, 2022.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 79,632,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 35,220,096,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 11,376,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 5,870,016 steps. That's roughly 2,609 miles!
  • Since this date, 819,072 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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