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January 17, 2023

January 17, 2023, was a Tuesday. It was 1 years, 4 months, and 11 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on January 17, 2023:

  • Greta Thunberg is arrested by the police during a coal mine protest in Luetzerath, Germany.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on January 17, 2023:

  • United States: "Anti-Hero" by Taylor Swift
  • United Kingdom: "Escapism" by Raye featuring 070 Shake

Top movie

The movie "Avatar: The Way of Water" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 498 days ago. Approximately 17 months have passed. It was the 17th day of 2023, in week 03. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now one year old. We have gone through approximately 6 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to January 17, 2023

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is January 17, 2023, and it's a Tuesday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Capricorn. The holiday season of 2022 seems like a distant memory. New year's resolutions are already being abandoned, and many are eagerly awaiting their first paycheck after Christmas

In America, the song "Anti-Hero" by Taylor Swift is at the top of the singles charts, while "Escapism" by Raye featuring 070 Shake is the number-one song in the UK. Joe Biden is the President of the United States, and the movie Avatar: The Way of Water is at the top of the box office. Rishi Sunak is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

On television, people are watching popular shows such as "The Goldbergs", "The Crown", "Severance", and "House of the Dragon". If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Lance Reddick, Jerry Springer, Tina Turner, and Sinéad O'Connor would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Elden Ring", "Neon White", "The Last of Us Part I (Remake)", and "God of War Ragnarök".

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Bunk'd", "The Loud House", "The Owl House", and "The Tiny Chef Show". Children are playing with toys such as the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on January 17, 2023.

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around January 17, 2023.

  • December 18, 2022:
    • Argentina win the 2022 FIFA World Cup after defeating France on penalties.
    • Twitter announces that it will be banning users from posting links to other social media platforms.
    • Elon Musk holds a Twitter poll asking users if he should step down.
  • December 19, 2022:
    • The House January 6 panel recommends criminal charges against Donald Trump.
    • Elon Musk indicates that policy-related polls will only be open for Twitter Blue subscribers.
    • Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is found guilty of rape in his second sex crime trial.
    • The New York Times reports that American politician George Santos lied about many aspects of his life and career.
  • December 21, 2022: An extratropical bomb cyclone named "Winter Storm Elliott" begins to form over the Northern Plains in North America.
  • December 23, 2022:
    • Faithless singer Maxi Jazz passes away at the age of 65.
    • The film "Women Talking" is released.
  • December 27, 2022: The death toll from "Winter Storm Elliott" in North America rises to 50.
  • December 29, 2022:
    • Brazilian soccer legend Pele dies at the age of 82.
    • Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood dies at the age of 81.
    • Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan are arrested in Romania on suspicion of human trafficking, rape and forming an organized crime group.
    • YouTuber Keenan Cahill dies at the age of 27 following open heart surgery.
  • December 30, 2022:
    • TV personality Barbara Walters passes away at the age of 93.
    • Bryan Kohberger is arrested in connection with the murders of four college students in Moscow, Idaho.
    • It is announced that Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to join Saudi club Al Nassr.
  • December 31, 2022:
    • Former Pope Benedict XVI (Ratzinger) dies at the age of 95.
    • Singer Anita Pointer passes away at the age of 74.
  • January 1, 2023:
    • Croatia officially adopts the Euro currency.
    • Actor Jeremy Renner is critically injured in a snow plowing accident.
  • January 2, 2023: Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffers a cardiac arrest during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • January 3, 2023: The Republican Party fails to elect a new House speaker.
  • January 4, 2023:
    • West Ham co-chairman David Gold passes away at the age of 86.
    • Amazon announces plans to cut more than 18,000 jobs globally.
    • Quadruple murder suspect Bryan Kohberger is extradited back to Idaho.
  • January 5, 2023:
    • The US House of Representatives fails to elect a speaker after 11 rounds of voting.
    • El Chapo's son, Ovidio Guzmán López, is arrested in Mexico.
    • Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp comes out as gay in a TikTok video.
  • January 6, 2023:
    • Former soccer player Gianluca Vialli passes away at the age of 58.
    • Republican Kevin McCarthy is elected US House speaker after an historic 15 rounds of voting.
    • Vince McMahon returns to the board of the WWE five months after retiring.
  • January 7, 2023: Protests begin in Israel against the proposed judicial reforms of re-elected prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
  • January 8, 2023: Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro storm Brazil's Congress, the Supreme Court, and the presidential palace.
  • January 9, 2023: Soccer: Gareth Bale announces his retirement.
  • January 10, 2023:
    • Stephanie McMahon resigns as the co-CEO of WWE.
    • Multiple media outlets report rumors that the WWE has been sold to Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund.
    • Netflix releases the documentary "The Hatched Wielding Hitchhiker".
    • Prince Harry releases his memoir "Spare".
    • Tyre Nichols is beaten to death by five police officers in Memphis, Tennessee.
    • The last king of Greece, Constantine II of Greece, dies at the age of 82.
    • SZA releases the song "Kill Bill".
  • January 11, 2023:
    • All US flights are grounded due to a computer system glitch.
    • Soccer: João Félix joins Chelsea on loan.
  • January 12, 2023:
    • Lisa Marie Presley dies at the age of 54.
    • Dancer Michael Flatley is diagnosed with an "aggressive" form of cancer.
    • NBC News reports that Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland is facing domestic abuse charges.
    • Miley Cyrus releases the song "Flowers".
    • Soccer: João Félix is sent off during his debut with Chelsea.
  • January 13, 2023:
    • The film Plane is released.
    • British actor Julian Sands goes missing while hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles.
  • January 14, 2023:
    • The Romanian police seize several luxury cars from social media influencer Andrew Tate.
    • At least 44 people are killed after a Russian missile hits an apartment building in Dnipro, Ukraine.
  • January 15, 2023:
    • 72 people are killed after Yeti Airlines Flight 691 crashes in Pokhara, Nepal.
    • The first episode of "The Last of Us" is aired on television.
  • January 16, 2023: Mafia godfather Matteo Messina Denaro is arrested in Palermo, Sicily.
  • This date: January 17, 2023
  • January 18, 2023:
    • Singer and guitarist David Crosby dies at the age of 81.
    • Microsoft announces plans to cut 10,000 jobs.
    • Ukrainian Internal Affairs minister Denys Monastyrsky and nine other people are killed in a helicopter crash in Brovary, Ukraine.
  • January 19, 2023:
    • Jacinda Ardern announces that she will be resigning as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
    • Actor Alec Baldwin is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter relating to the Rust shooting incident.
    • Protests begin in France over government proposals to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 years old.
  • January 20, 2023:
    • Google's parent company, Alphabet, announces plans to cut 12,000 jobs.
    • Former Barcelona right-back Dani Alves is arrested on charges of sexual assault.
  • January 21, 2023: Ten people are killed during a mass shooting at a Lunar New Year celebration in Monterey Park, California.
  • January 23, 2023:
    • Soccer: Everton sack Frank Lampard.
    • Former top FBI official Charles McGonigal is arrested over his ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
    • Seven people are killed during a mass shooting in Half Moon Bay, California.
  • January 24, 2023: Adult Swim ends its relationship with Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland following news that he was arrested for domestic abuse in 2020.
  • January 25, 2023:
    • Germany confirms that it will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
    • Chris Hipkins becomes the new Prime Minister of New Zealand.
    • The United States confirms that it is sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine.
    • Actress Cynthia Jane Williams passes away at the age of 75.
  • January 26, 2023: Five Memphis police officers are charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols.
  • January 27, 2023:
    • The video game "Dead Space" (remake) is released.
    • Video footage of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols is released to the public.
    • 45-year-old Nicola Bulley goes missing in St. Michael's on Wyre in Lancashire, England.
  • January 28, 2023: WWE: Cody Rhodes wins the 2023 Royal Rumble.
  • January 31, 2023: Soccer: Enzo Fernández joins Chelsea from Benfica.
  • February 1, 2023: A Chinese surveillance balloon is spotted flying over the United States.
  • February 3, 2023:
    • The video game "Dead Island 2" is released.
    • A freight train carrying vinyl chloride derails in East Palestine, Ohio.
    • PinkPantheress and Ice Spice release the song "Boy's a liar Pt. 2".
  • February 4, 2023: The United States shoots down a Chinese surveillance balloon that had been flying over the country for 8 days.
  • February 5, 2023:
    • Pakistan's former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, dies at the age of 79.
    • "About Damn Time" by Lizzo wins Record of the Year at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards.
  • February 6, 2023:
    • 47,000 people are killed after two earthquakes strike Turkey and Syria.
    • Soccer: The Premier League charges Manchester City with more than 100 breaches of financial rules.
    • Ohio train derailment: All residents within a 1-by-2-mile radius are forced to evacuate.
    • Morgan Wallen releases the song "Last Night".
  • February 7, 2023:
    • LeBron James breaks the NBA all-time scoring record.
    • The first "Skibidi Toilet" video is released on YouTube.
  • February 9, 2023: Shares in Alphabet fall after Google's new AI chatbot Bard gets an answer wrong.
  • February 10, 2023:
    • The video game "Hogwarts Legacy" is released.
    • The United States shoots down a car-sized UFO flying above Alaska.
    • British singer Mae Stephens releases her song "If We Ever Broke Up".
  • February 11, 2023:
    • NORAD shoots down an unidentified flying object that violated Canadian airspace.
    • Sam Smith raises eyebrows after he attends the 2023 Brit Awards in an inflated latex outfit.
    • Brianna Ghey (16) is murdered in Cheshire, England.
  • February 12, 2023:
    • Super Bowl LVII: The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the Philadelphia Eagles, and Rihanna performs at the halftime show.
    • Rihanna reveals that she is pregnant again.
    • De La Soul co-founder, Trugoy the Dove (David Jude Jolicoeur), dies at the age of 54.
    • The United States shoots down an unidentified flying object over Lake Huron in Michigan.
    • Cyclone Gabrielle hits New Zealand.
  • February 13, 2023: Three students are killed during a mass shooting at Michigan State University.
  • February 14, 2023: Microsoft permanently disables Internet Explorer.
  • February 15, 2023:
    • American actress Raquel Welch dies at the age of 82.
    • Nicola Sturgeon announces that she will be resigning as the first minister of Scotland.
    • 42 people are killed after a bus crashes in the Gualaca District in Panama.
  • February 16, 2023:
    • The family of actor Bruce Willis announce that he has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.
    • US Senator John Fetterman checks into hospital with clinical depression.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 17, 2023, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 17, 2023 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 series on January 17, 2023

People in January 2023 were watching the following TV series:

The Last of Us
The Last of Us
The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker
The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker
Wednesday (Season 1)
Wednesday (Season 1)
House of the Dragon
House of the Dragon
The Bear
The Bear
The Kardashians
The Kardashians
Severance
Severance
The Wheel of Time
The Wheel of Time
Only Murders in the Building
Only Murders in the Building
The White Lotus
The White Lotus
Cobra Kai
Cobra Kai
Bridgerton
Bridgerton
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in January 2023

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Transformers: EarthSpark
Transformers: EarthSpark
Monster High
Monster High
The Tiny Chef Show
The Tiny Chef Show

Chibiverse
Chibiverse
Face's Music Party
Face's Music Party
The Villains of Valley View
The Villains of Valley View
The Ghost and Molly McGee
The Ghost and Molly McGee
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Baby Shark's Big Show!
Danger Force
Danger Force
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
Tyler Perry's Young Dylan
The Owl House
The Owl House
Toys

Toys in 2023

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5
The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in January 2023.

Marvel's Midnight Suns 2022
Marvel's Midnight Suns
God of War Ragnarök 2022
God of War Ragnarök
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II 2022
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
A Plague Tale: Requiem 2022
A Plague Tale: Requiem
FIFA 23 2022
FIFA 23
The Last of Us Part I (Remake) 2022
The Last of Us Part I (Remake)
Neon White 2022
Neon White
The Quarry 2022
The Quarry
Tunic 2022
Tunic
Elden Ring 2022
Elden Ring
Horizon Forbidden West 2022
Horizon Forbidden West
Total War: Warhammer III 2022
Total War: Warhammer III
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on January 17.

Al Capone

Al Capone

Gangster Deceased
Born on January 17, 1899
He was not alive on this date.

Betty White

Betty White

Actress Deceased
Born on January 17, 1922
She was not alive on this date.

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

Boxer Deceased
Born on January 17, 1942
He was not alive on this date.

Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman

Comedian Deceased
Born on January 17, 1949
He was not alive on this date.

Mick Taylor

Mick Taylor

Musician
Born on January 17, 1949
He turned 74 on this day in 2023.

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey

Actor
Born on January 17, 1962
He turned 61 on this day in 2023.

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

First Lady
Born on January 17, 1964
She turned 59 on this day in 2023.

Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel

Actress
Born on January 17, 1980
She turned 43 on this day in 2023.

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris

DJ
Born on January 17, 1984
He turned 39 on this day in 2023.

Marnie Simpson

Marnie Simpson

English TV personality
Born on January 17, 1992
She turned 31 on this day in 2023.

Maxwell Frost

Maxwell Frost

US politician
Born on January 17, 1997
He turned 26 on this day in 2023.

Jake Paul

Jake Paul

Youtuber
Born on January 17, 1997
He turned 26 on this day in 2023.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on January 17, 2023.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 17, 2023 was most likely conceived around April 26, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 17, 2023 is close to October 10, 2023.

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Stats for January 17, 2023

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about January 17, 2023:

  • 498 days have passed since this date.
  • 71 weeks have passed.
  • 43,023,600 seconds have passed since January 17, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 50,194,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 22,200,177,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 7,170,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 3,700,030 steps. That's roughly 1,644 miles.
  • 516,283 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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