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About January 20th, 2024, in brief:

  • Day of the week: January 20th, 2024 was a Saturday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Paul Stanley, Patricia Neal
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • Popular movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers directed by Peter Jackson

More about January 20th, 2024? See below for more news and curiosities on January 20th, 2024.


What day of the week was January 20, 2024?

January 20, 2024 was a Saturday and it was the 20th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 20, 2024 can also be written as 1/20/2024 in the US and as 20/1/2024 in UK and Europe.

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January 20, 2024: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 20th is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius 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 20, 2024: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 20, 2024 is Dragon and the associated element is Wood.

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January 20, 2024: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 20, 2024 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 20, 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 20, 2024 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 81% full, rising at 12:24 pm and setting at 04:05 am.

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 20, 2024?

Whose famous birthday is on January 20th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 20th:

  • Paul Stanley
    Paul Stanley

    Paul stanley is a guitarist best known as the co-lead vocalist and frontman of the rock band kiss.

  • Patricia Neal
    Patricia Neal

    American actress, who became a broadway star in her broadway debut in 1945.

  • Erin Wasson
    Erin Wasson

    Erin wasson is a prominent american model known for her work with top fashion brands and her appearances in international fashion magazines.

  • David Lynch
    David Lynch

    American screenwriter and director, one of today's most creative and talented film-makers of the 20th century.

  • Bill Maher
    Bill Maher

    American comedian, host of humorous tv shows "politically incorrect", (1997) and "aeuroereal time with bill maheraeur" (2003).

  • Omar Sy
    Omar Sy

    French actor best known for his roles in omar et fred and fred testot as fred testot.

  • Lorenzo Lamas
    Lorenzo Lamas

    American actor, tv soap star, and sex symbol.

  • Duniya Vijay
    Duniya Vijay

    Duniya vijay is an indian actor known for his work in kannada cinema.

  • Rainn Wilson
    Rainn Wilson

    Rainn wilson is an american actor best known for his role as dwight schrute on the television series the office.

  • DeForest Kelley
    DeForest Kelley

    Deforest kelley was an american actor best known for his role as dr.

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How old is someone born on January 20, 2024?

Someone born on January 20, 2024 is:

0 years 4 months old,

or 4 months and 4 days old,

or 17 weeks and 6 days old,

or 125 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 20, 2024?

There are 241 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday January 20th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 20, 2024?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on January 20, 2024.


January 20, 2024: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on January 20th?

Famous deaths on January 20th:

  • Barbara Stanwyck
    Barbara Stanwyck

    Four times, an american actress was nominated for the oscar: "stella dallas," 1937, 1942, "ball of fire," 1941, and 1944.

  • Audrey Hepburn
    Audrey Hepburn

    Belgian actress, humanitarian and dancer who started as a ballet student.

  • Beatrice Lillie
    Beatrice Lillie

    Talented comedic actress and singer known for her wit and charm.

  • Meat Loaf
    Meat Loaf

    American singer, known as the wild man of rock opera.

  • Johnny Weissmuller
    Johnny Weissmuller

    Romanian-born american actor and swimmer who won five olympic medals as well as numerous world records.

  • Mira Furlan
    Mira Furlan

    Mira Furlan was a talented actress known for her roles in 'Babylon 5' and 'Lost.

  • Louis Seigner
    Louis Seigner

    Mathilde and emmanuelle are the grandfathers of a french stage comedian and actor, mathilde and emmanuelle.

  • Carl Switzer
    Carl Switzer

    Actor (alfalfa - our gang), shot to death at 31.

  • Isaly Hepburn

    Isaly Hepburn was a celebrated British actress and fashion icon, known for her roles in classic films such as 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' and...

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January 20, 2024: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on January 20, 2024:

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
  • Epiphanius of Pavia
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
  • Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
  • The Eve of St. Agnes.

Saints celebrated on January 20, 2024:

  • Saint Fabian

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January 20, 2024: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 20, 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



Release year: 2023

Mi otro Jon

Mi otro Jon

Release year: 2023


Who was the US President on January 20, 2024?

On January 20, 2024 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 20, 2024?

On January 20, 2024 the UK Prime Minister was Rishi Sunak (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 20, 2024?

On January 20, 2024 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about January 20th?

January 20th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 20th 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 20th, such as:

  • 2019 - Conflict in northern mali: ten united nations peacekeepers have been killed in an islamist militant attack at their base in mali’s northern kidal region.
  • 2018 - Syrian civil war: northwestern syria campaign (october 2017-present). the syrian army seizes the abu al-duhur military airbase, idlib governorate.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: isil militants demolish part of palmyra’s ancient roman theatre. (bbc). an airstrike inflicts death on more than 40 jabhat fateh al-sham militants at a jihadist camp east of aleppo. the exact cause of the attack is unknown. (reuters),

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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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