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About January 4th, 2024, in brief:

  • Day of the week: January 4th, 2024 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Vhong Navarro, Robert Lamoureux
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • Popular movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers directed by Peter Jackson

More about January 4th, 2024? See below for more news and curiosities on January 4th, 2024.


What day of the week was January 04, 2024?

January 04, 2024 was a Thursday and it was the 4th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 04, 2024 can also be written as 1/4/2024 in the US and as 4/1/2024 in UK and Europe.

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January 04, 2024: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 4th 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 04, 2024: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 04, 2024 is Dragon and the associated element is Wood.

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January 04, 2024: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 04, 2024 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 04, 2024 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 04, 2024 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 35% full, rising at 12:12 am and setting at 12:08 pm.

The previous full moon was on Dec 27, 2023 while the next full moon would come on Jan 25, 2024.

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Who was born on January 04, 2024?

Whose famous birthday is on January 4th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 4th:

  • Vhong Navarro
    Vhong Navarro

    Vhong navarro is a filipino dancer, actor, and comedian known for his work in the philippine entertainment industry.

  • Robert Lamoureux
    Robert Lamoureux

    French actor, film director, author, and songwriter.

  • Dyan Cannon
    Dyan Cannon

    American actress on broadway, tv and films.

  • Harmony Korine
    Harmony Korine

    American screenwriter and producer of director films.

  • Patrick Cassidy
    Patrick Cassidy

    American actor, jack cassidy's son is a well-known family member.

  • Dave Foley
    Dave Foley

    Dave Foley is a Canadian actor and comedian, known for his work on the TV show 'The Kids in the Hall'.

  • Barbara Rush
    Barbara Rush

    American actress.

  • Matt Frewer
    Matt Frewer

    American-canadian actor.

  • Arthur Conley
    Arthur Conley

    American singer-songwriter (d.2003).

  • Graham McTavish
    Graham McTavish

    Scottish actor and author.

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How old is someone born on January 04, 2024?

Someone born on January 04, 2024 is:

0 years 4 months old,

or 4 months and 20 days old,

or 20 weeks and 1 day old,

or 141 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 04, 2024?

There are 225 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday January 4th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 04, 2024?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on January 04, 2024.


January 04, 2024: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on January 04, 2024:

  • David Soul
    David Soul

    American actor, and a star of the tv series starsky and hutch.

  • Glynis Johns
    Glynis Johns

    Glynis Johns is a British actress known for her roles in Mary Poppins and The Court Jester.

  • Christian Oliver

    German actor (b. 1972).

What famous deaths happened on January 4th?

Famous deaths on January 4th:

  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus

    French essayist, novelist, and dramatist.

  • Jeanette Loff
    Jeanette Loff

    Jeanette Loff was an American actress and singer who appeared in several films during the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Christopher Isherwood
    Christopher Isherwood

    British-american essayist, screenwriter, playwright, and novelist.

  • Tanya Roberts
    Tanya Roberts

    Tanya roberts was an american actress best known for her roles in the tv series charlie's angels and that '70s show, as well as the james...

  • Otis Skinner
    Otis Skinner

    American playwright and actor known for his contributions to the theater.

  • Mae Questel
    Mae Questel

    American actress and vocal artist (d. 1998).

  • Les Brown
    Les Brown

    American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 2001).

  • Dorothy Granger
    Dorothy Granger

    Actress in the usa, hog wild, dentist, dies around 80.

  • Barry Fitzgerald
    Barry Fitzgerald

    Irish actor and singer (d. 1961).

  • Claryce Eliot

    An American-British poet, playwright, and literary critic, considered one of the most important figures in 20th-century poetry.

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January 04, 2024: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on January 04, 2024:

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton

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January 04, 2024: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 04, 2024 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America

La Chimera

La Chimera

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Alice Rohrwacher

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Josh O'Connor, Vincenzo Nemolato, Carol Duarte

Country: Italy

The Equalizer 3

The Equalizer 3

Release year: 2023

Dumb Money

Dumb Money

Release year: 2023


Who was the US President on January 04, 2024?

On January 04, 2024 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 04, 2024?

On January 04, 2024 the UK Prime Minister was Rishi Sunak (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 04, 2024?

On January 04, 2024 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about January 4th?

January 4th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 4th 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 4th, such as:

  • 2019 - The united states central command announced that jamal ahmad mohammad al badawi was killed in an airstrike by the united states in ma'rib governorate. he is suspected to be responsible for the 2000 uss cole explosion that resulted in 17 american sailors being killed.
  • 2018 - Afghanistan war: at least 20 people are killed and 27 more injured in a suicide bomber attack that occurred near security officers investigating illegal drug and alcohol deals in kabul, afghanistan. the attack is claimed by the islamic state.
  • 2017 - 2017 brooklyn train crash: a commuter train on the long island rail road collided with a train in brooklyn during rush hour, new york. it left 103 people injured.

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What happened in 2024?

2024 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Two aircraft collide on a runway at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, killing 5 and injuring 15.
  • At least 91 people are killed in bombings in Kerman, Iran, during a ceremony commemorating the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani 4 years ago.
  • A 7.5 M earthquake strikes the western coast of Japan, killing at least 24 people and injuring 80+ others.

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What was the calendar for January 2024?

January 2024 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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