What day of the week was January 01, 2021?

January 01, 2021 was a Friday and it was the 1st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 01, 2021 can also be written as 1/1/2021 in the US and as 1/1/2021 in UK and Europe.

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January 01, 2021: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 1st is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and 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.

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January 01, 2021: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 01, 2021 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

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January 01, 2021: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 01, 2021 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 01, 2021 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 01, 2021 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 87% full, rising at 07:14 pm and setting at 10:02 am.

The previous full moon was on Dec 30, 2020 while the next full moon would come on Jan 28, 2021.

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Who was born on January 01, 2021?

Whose famous birthday is on January 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 1st:

  • Vidya Balan
    Vidya Balan

    Vidya balan is an indian actress and model known for her versatile roles in bollywood films, particularly for her performances in...

  • Nana Patekar
    Nana Patekar

    Nana patekar is an indian stage and film actor known for his intense performances in both mainstream and art house films.

  • Hiep Thi Le
    Hiep Thi Le

    Vietnamese-American actress known for her role in the film 'Heaven & Earth'.

  • Grandmaster Flash
    Grandmaster Flash

    Grandmaster flash is a pioneering dj and hip-hop artist known for his innovative turntable techniques and influential contributions to the...

  • Anju Mahendru
    Anju Mahendru

    Anju Mahendru is an Indian actress who has appeared in several Bollywood films and television shows.

  • Maurice Béjart
    Maurice Béjart

    French choreographer, dancer, ballet director, and choreographer; his style combines jazz, avant-garde and non-traditional dance forms.

  • Fatima Sana Shaikh
    Fatima Sana Shaikh

    Fatima sana shaikh is an indian actress known for her role as geeta phogat in the film dangal.

  • Morris Chestnut
    Morris Chestnut

    American actor known for his roles in films like 'Boyz n the Hood' and 'The Best Man'.

  • Frank Langella
    Frank Langella

    American actor and legitimate theater producer.

  • Sonali Bendre
    Sonali Bendre

    Indian actress and model.

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How old is someone born on January 01, 2021?

Someone born on January 01, 2021 is:

3 years 4 months old,

or 40 months and 22 days old,

or 176 weeks and 6 days old,

or 1238 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 01, 2021?

There are 223 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday January 1st 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 01, 2021?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on January 01, 2021.


January 01, 2021: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on January 01, 2021:

  • Morganna Roberts

    Famous for her performances in baseball stadiums and her nickname 'The Kissing Bandit'.

  • Floyd Little

    Floyd Little was a former NFL running back and College Football Hall of Famer.

  • Phung Quang Thanh

    Phung Quang Thanh was a Vietnamese military officer who served as the Minister of National Defence from 2006 to 2016.

  • Riad Mahmoud Sunbati

    A prominent Egyptian composer and musician known for his contributions to Arabic music.

  • Abdul Latif Jameel

    Saudi Arabian businessman known for his diversified business interests.

  • Carlos do Carmo

    Portuguese fado singer (b. 1939).

  • Elmira Minita Gordon

    Belizean educator, 1st governor-general of belize[19] (d. 2021).

  • Emanuele Chiapasco
  • Ernesto Gismondi
  • Bernard Guignedoux
  • Mick Bolton
  • Pierantonio Costa
  • Seizō Fukumoto
  • Norma

What famous deaths happened on January 1st?

Famous deaths on January 1st:

  • Cesar Romero
    Cesar Romero

    Cuban-american actor (joker, batman, falcon crest) dies from complications of bronchitis (born 1907).

  • Margaret Sullavan
    Margaret Sullavan

    American actress who achieved her greatest fame in the 1943 stage production "voice of the turtle.

  • Donna Douglas
    Donna Douglas

    American actress (b. 1932).

  • Ray Walston
    Ray Walston

    American actor, most famous for his role in the tv sitcom "my favorite martian".

  • Juanita Moore
    Juanita Moore

    Juanita Moore was an American film and television actress, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role in the film Imitation of Life.

  • Barton MacLane
    Barton MacLane

    Barton MacLane was a popular actor who appeared in numerous films and television shows.

  • Victor Buono
    Victor Buono

    Actor (mr schubert man from atlantis), is killed at 43.

  • June Clayworth
    June Clayworth

    Actress (bodyguard and criminal court), succumbs to lymphoma.

  • Gertrude Michael
    Gertrude Michael

    Actress (caged cleopatra), who dies at 53.

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January 01, 2021: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

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January 01, 2021: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 01, 2021 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Good Sam

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ann Sheridan, Ray Collins, Edmund Lowe

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

Country: United States of America

Dogs in Space

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Richard Lowenstein


Release year: 2021

Directed by: Matt Peters

Starring: Justin Hartley, Anson Mount, Laura Bailey, Zach Callison

Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Ethan Spaulding

Starring: Jennifer Carpenter, Grey Griffin, Joel McHale, Fred Tatasciore

January 01, 2021: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 01, 2021 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

The Cleaning Lady

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Jon Knautz

The Player

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Robert Altman


Release year: 2021

Directed by: Jorma Taccone

Welcome to Earth

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Michael Mongillo


Release year: 2021

Directed by: A.K.Bir


Who was the US President on January 01, 2021?

On January 01, 2021 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 2021?

On January 01, 2021 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 2021?

On January 01, 2021 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about January 1st?

January 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 1st, such as:

  • 2019 - War in afghanistan: 27 afghan national security forces members are killed by the taliban in coordinated attacks in northern afghanistan. they refused to negotiate peace with the government.
  • 2018 - Kashmir conflict: after 36 hours, an armed standoff between indian security force and kashimiri rebels at paramilitary bases ends with eight people dying.
  • 2017 - 2017 istanbul nightclub attack: on the european coast of bosphorus, a gunman opened fire at a istanbul nightclub, killing at most 39 people and injuring 69 more. (bbc), (ap via abc news australia),

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What happened in 2021?

2021 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Twenty-three people are killed in what is described as a police ″massacre″ in La Vega, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashes north of Jakarta, Indonesia, killing all 62 people on board.
  • Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump attack the United States Capitol to disrupt certification of the 2020 presidential election, resulting in five deaths and evacuation of the U.S. Congress.

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What was the calendar for January 2021?

January 2021 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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