Wednesday January 01, 2020, NewYear’s Day: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 1/1/2020, UK date format: 1/1/2020

January 1st, 2020 was the 1st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Onward, directed by Dan Scanlon, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2020

On TV people were watching The Outsider.

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series

You can also have a look at January 01 across the years or at January 2020 calendar.

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January 01, 2020 Events

What happened on January 01, 2020?

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What happened on January 01 in history? Find out the list of January 1st major events

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January 01, 2020 Famous Birthdays

Other January 1st famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If January 01, 2020 is your birthday you are 3 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on January 01.

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January 01, 2020 Famous Deaths

Other January 1st famous deaths

  • British homicide: Rosemary was charged with nine murders and 11 with her husband, Rosemary.

  • Cesar Romero

    Cuban-American actor (Joker, Batman, Falcon Crest) dies from complications of bronchitis (born 1907).

  • Margaret Sullavan

    American actress who achieved her greatest fame in the 1943 stage production "Voice of the Turtle.

  • German actor who made his acting debut in 1935's "Der Ammenkonig".

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January 01, 2020 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn marry?

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius

Personality of January born

Chinese Zodiac

Rat chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rat

Element: Metal

Rat personality

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Can the numbers in January 01, 2020 reveal something about your future ? Find out


January 01, 2020 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was January 01, 2020?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

January 1st marks the 0th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2020.

There are 365 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


January 01, 2020 Holidays and Observances

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2020

Directed by: Dan Scanlon

Starring: Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Stephen Gaghan

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buckley, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Octavia Spencer, Ralph Fiennes, Tom Holland

Country: United States of America

The Grudge

The Grudge

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nicolas Pesce

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Lin Shaye, Betty Gilpin, Demian Bichir, John Cho, William Sadler, Jacki Weaver

Country: United States of America

The Hunt

The Hunt

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Craig Zobel

Starring: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz, Ethan Suplee, Emma Roberts

Country: United States of America

Disturbing the Peace

Disturbing the Peace

Release year: 2020

Directed by: York Alec Shackleton

Starring: Guy Pearce, Devon Sawa, Barbie Blank, Michael Bellisario

TV Series

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The Outsider

The Outsider

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Brian A. Miller



Release year: 2019

Directed by: Stephen Tolkin



Release year: 2019

Directed by: Gary Hustwit



Release year: 2019

Directed by: Brian A Miller

Truth Be Told

Truth Be Told

Release year: 2019

Birth chart on this day

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January 01, 2020 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for January 01, 2020 is First Quarter.

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