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About January 5th, 2024, in brief:

  • Day of the week: January 5th, 2024 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Deepika Padukone, Hayao Miyazaki
  • Moon Phase: Last Quarter
  • Popular movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers directed by Peter Jackson

More about January 5th, 2024? See below for more news and curiosities on January 5th, 2024.


What day of the week was January 05, 2024?

January 05, 2024 was a Friday and it was the 5th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 05, 2024 can also be written as 1/5/2024 in the US and as 5/1/2024 in UK and Europe.

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January 05, 2024: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 5th 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 05, 2024: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 05, 2024 is Dragon and the associated element is Wood.

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January 05, 2024: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 05, 2024 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 05, 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 05, 2024 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 25% full, rising at 01:14 am and setting at 12:33 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 05, 2024?

Whose famous birthday is on January 5th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 5th:

  • Deepika Padukone
    Deepika Padukone

    Deepika padukone is an indian actress and model known for her work in bollywood films and for being one of the highest-paid actresses in...

  • Hayao Miyazaki
    Hayao Miyazaki

    Hayao miyazaki is a renowned japanese filmmaker known for his work in animation, particularly for founding studio ghibli and creating...

  • Marilyn Manson
    Marilyn Manson

    American shock-rocker who rose to the top of charts using a platform that included drag, nudity and arson.

  • Bradley Cooper
    Bradley Cooper

    American producer and actor.

  • Kristin Cavallari
    Kristin Cavallari

    Kristin cavallari is a reality tv star known for her appearances on shows like laguna beach and the hills.

  • Diane Keaton
    Diane Keaton

    American actress, whose first professional stage appearance was in 1968's "hair.

  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco

    Italian writer, teacher, essayist, and researcher.

  • Suki Waterhouse
    Suki Waterhouse

    Suki waterhouse is a british model known for her work with major fashion brands and her appearances in magazines and on runways.

  • January Jones
    January Jones

    January jones is an american actress best known for her role as betty draper in the tv series mad men.

  • Uday Chopra
    Uday Chopra

    Uday Chopra is an Indian actor and producer, known for his work in the Dhoom film series.

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How old is someone born on January 05, 2024?

Someone born on January 05, 2024 is:

0 years 4 months old,

or 4 months and 22 days old,

or 20 weeks and 3 days old,

or 143 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 05, 2024?

There are 223 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday January 5th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 05, 2024?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on January 05, 2024.


January 05, 2024: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on January 05, 2024:

  • Joseph Lelyveld

    American journalist and executive editor of (b.1937).

What famous deaths happened on January 5th?

Famous deaths on January 5th:

  • Uday Kiran
    Uday Kiran

    Uday Kiran was an Indian film actor who predominantly worked in Telugu cinema.

  • Sonny Bono
    Sonny Bono

    American entertainer, who performed a showbiz act with cher, his partner.

  • Massimo Girotti
    Massimo Girotti

    Italian actor who acted in films for seven decades.

  • Arthur Kennedy
    Arthur Kennedy

    Worcester, massachusetts -- actor (fantastic voyage and peyton place).

  • Don Wilson
    Don Wilson

    Houston astros' pitcher dies from carbon monoxide poisoning at the age of 29.

  • Tina Modotti
    Tina Modotti

    Italian model, actress, photographer and revolutionary political activist (born in 1896).

  • Hans Conried
    Hans Conried

    Baltimore, maryland -- actor (bullwinkle show make room for daddy).

  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge

    American politician, u.s.

  • Marsella Dumas

    Marsella Dumas was a French novelist best known for her historical novels, including 'The Three Musketeers' and 'The Count of Monte Cristo'.

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January 05, 2024: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on January 05, 2024:

  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.

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January 05, 2024: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 05, 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 05, 2024?

On January 05, 2024 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 05, 2024?

On January 05, 2024 the UK Prime Minister was Rishi Sunak (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 05, 2024?

On January 05, 2024 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about January 5th?

January 5th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 5th 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 5th, such as:

  • 2019 - Syrian civil war: the syrian network for human rights reported that at least 223 massacres were committed by syrian parties in 2018.
  • 2018 - Northern rakhine state clashes. arsa insurgents using small arms and homemade mines ambush a burmese military convoy at turaing. three members of myanmar’s security forces were reportedly injured.
  • 2017 - Two gunmen are killed in a shootout in izmir over the kurdish-turkish conflict. another escapes. a car bomb explodes during the shootout, killing both a police officer as well as a court employee.

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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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