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About January 15th, 2021, in brief:

  • Historical events: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia's Sulawesi island killing at least 105 and injuring 3,369 people.
  • Day of the week: January 15th, 2021 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (in western zodiac), Ox (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Ayeza Khan, Dove Cameron
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: Onward directed by Dan Scanlon

More about January 15th, 2021? See below for more news and curiosities on January 15th, 2021.


What day of the week was January 15, 2021?

January 15, 2021 was a Friday and it was the 15th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 15, 2021 can also be written as 1/15/2021 in the US and as 15/1/2021 in UK and Europe.

January 15, 2021 in January 2021 calendar


January 15, 2021: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on January 15, 2021:

  • A 6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes indonesia's sulawesi island killing at least 105 and injuring 3,369 people.

January 15, 2021: What were the magazines covers that day?

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January 15, 2021: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 15th 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 15, 2021: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 15, 2021 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

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January 15, 2021: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 15, 2021 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 15, 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 15, 2021 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 16% full, rising at 09:16 am and setting at 08:42 pm.

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 15, 2021?

Whose famous birthday is on January 15th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 15th:

  • Ayeza Khan
    Ayeza Khan

    Ayeza Khan is a Pakistani actress and model who has appeared in several popular television shows and films.

  • Dove Cameron
    Dove Cameron

    Dove cameron is a tv actress known for her roles in disney channel's liv and maddie and the descendants film series.

  • Margherita Buy
    Margherita Buy

    Italian actress, seven-time winner of the david di donatello awards and seven-time nastro d'argento award winner.

  • Maria Schell
    Maria Schell

    Austrian-swiss producer and actress (d. 2005).

  • Lloyd Bridges
    Lloyd Bridges

    American actor who has enjoyed a long and successful career.

  • Chad Lowe
    Chad Lowe

    American actor, director, and well-known family.

  • James Nesbitt
    James Nesbitt

    James nesbitt is a northern irish actor known for his roles in popular tv shows such as cold feet and the missing.

  • Margaret O'Brien
    Margaret O'Brien

    American singer and actress.

  • Victor Rasuk
    Victor Rasuk

    American actor.

  • Frank Thornton
    Frank Thornton

    English actor (d. 2013).

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January 15, 2021: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 3 years 4 months old,

or 40 months and 3 days old,

or 174 weeks and 1 day old,

or 1219 days old,

if you were born on January 15, 2021.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 15, 2021?

There are 242 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday January 15th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 15, 2021?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on January 15, 2021.


January 15, 2021: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on January 15, 2021:

  • Rosalind Cartwright
  • Alberto Malavasi
  • Paola Veneroni
  • Vicente Cantatore
  • Mihajlo Vuković

What famous deaths happened on January 15th?

Famous deaths on January 15th:

  • Susannah York
    Susannah York

    British stage star and star, who also stars in more than 60 films.

  • Carol Channing
    Carol Channing

    American actress, 5'6", 138 lbs.

  • Gordon Jackson
    Gordon Jackson

    Scottish actor, best known for his role as the butler on the tv series "upstairs downstairs" from october 1971 to december 1975.

  • Shepperd Strudwick
    Shepperd Strudwick

    Actor (psychomania), a victim of cancer, dies at 75.

  • Brad Renfro
    Brad Renfro

    Brad renfro was an american actor known for his roles in films such as the client and apt pupil.

  • Noreen Corcoran
    Noreen Corcoran

    American actress, best known for her role as the daughter actor john forsythe's in "bachelor father," which aired from 1957 to 1962.

  • Ray Bolger
    Ray Bolger

    American actor/dancer/singer/dancer wizard of oz dies at the age of 82.

  • Ruth Warrick
    Ruth Warrick

    American actress and activist, born in 2005.

  • John Dall
    John Dall

    Actor (corn is green, rope) dies at 50 from a heart attack.

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January 15, 2021: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on January 15, 2021:

  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
  • Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Wikipedia Day.

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January 15, 2021: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 15, 2021 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:



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

The Watch

The Watch

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Akiva Schaffer

Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

January 15, 2021: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 15, 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:

It's a Sin

It's a Sin

Release year: 2021

Directed by: ---

Love & Anarchy

Love & Anarchy

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Lina Wertmüller

Love & Anarchy

Love & Anarchy

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Lina Wertmüller

Big Sky

Big Sky

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Jorge Michel Grau



Release year: 2020

Directed by: Nino Aldi


Who was the US President on January 15, 2021?

On January 15, 2021 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 15, 2021?

On January 15, 2021 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 15, 2021?

On January 15, 2021 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about January 15th?

January 15th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 15th 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 15th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 nairobi attack: four armed men stormed into the dusit hotel in nairobi, kenya. al-shabaab, a militant group based in somalia, claims responsibility.
  • 2018 - Insurgency in iraq (2017-present), january 2018, baghdad bombings. a double suicide bombing in baghdad injures more than 90 people.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan: at most seven people are killed when their vehicle collides with a roadside bomb at nangarhar province.

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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.

Discover how January 2021 calendar looked like.