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About January 26th, 2024, in brief:

  • Day of the week: January 26th, 2024 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius (in western zodiac), Dragon (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Ellen DeGeneres, Louis Zamperini
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • Popular movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers directed by Peter Jackson

More about January 26th, 2024? See below for more news and curiosities on January 26th, 2024.

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What day of the week was January 26, 2024?


January 26, 2024 was a Friday and it was the 26th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 26, 2024 can also be written as 1/26/2024 in the US and as 26/1/2024 in UK and Europe.

January 26, 2024 in January 2024 calendar

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January 26, 2024: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 26th 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 26, 2024: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 26, 2024 is Dragon and the associated element is Wood.

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January 26, 2024: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on January 26, 2024 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 26, 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 26, 2024 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 96% full, rising at 05:59 pm and setting at 08:30 am.

The previous full moon was on Jan 25, 2024 while the next full moon would come on Feb 24, 2024.

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Who was born on January 26, 2024?


Whose famous birthday is on January 26th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 26th:

  • Ellen DeGeneres
    Ellen DeGeneres

    Ellen degeneres is a comedian and television host known for her popular talk show, the ellen degeneres show, as well as her advocacy for...

  • Louis Zamperini
    Louis Zamperini

    Louis zamperini was an american world war ii veteran, a prisoner of war survivor, and an olympic distance runner.

  • Anita Baker
    Anita Baker

    Anita baker is an r&b singer known for her soulful voice and hits like 'sweet love' and 'giving you the best that i got'.

  • Patrick Dewaere
    Patrick Dewaere

    French leading man in films of the 1970s.

  • Wayne Gretzky
    Wayne Gretzky

    Canadian-american hockey player named athlete of year 01/09/1982.

  • Scott Glenn
    Scott Glenn

    Scott glenn is an american actor known for his roles in popular films such as the silence of the lambs, the hunt for red october, and the...

  • Roger Vadim
    Roger Vadim

    French director, who started directing in 1961.

  • Théo Sarapo
    Théo Sarapo

    French actor-singer from greece, and second husband to the french singer a%0dith.

  • Melvil Poupaud
    Melvil Poupaud

    French actor, screenwriter, cinematographer and singer-composer (one solo album), and film editor.

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How old is someone born on January 26, 2024?


Someone born on January 26, 2024 is:

0 years 3 months old,

or 3 months and 28 days old,

or 17 weeks

or 119 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 26, 2024?

There are 247 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday January 26th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 26, 2024?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on January 26, 2024.

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January 26, 2024: What famous people died on that day?


What famous deaths happened on January 26th?

Famous deaths on January 26th:

  • James Cameron
    James Cameron

    James cameron is a canadian film director known for creating blockbuster movies such as titanic and avatar.

  • José Ferrer
    José Ferrer

    Puerto rican-american actor and director (d. 1992).

  • Mike Connors
    Mike Connors

    Touch connors, an american actor, was first seen on screen in 1953.

  • Abe Vigoda
    Abe Vigoda

    American actor.

  • Barbara Hale
    Barbara Hale

    Barbara hale was an american actress best known for her role as della street in the television series perry mason.

  • Grace Moore
    Grace Moore

    United states -- soprano ("one night to live").

  • Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant was an American professional basketball player and entrepreneur who co-founded a venture capital firm and media production...

  • Kden Kobe

    Kden Kobe was a legendary NBA player who spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, winning 5 championships and being...

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January 26, 2024: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on January 26, 2024:

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Polycarp
  • Margaret of Hungary
  • International Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • Uganda - Liberation Day.
  • India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
  • International Customs Day.
  • Australia - Australia Day.

Saints celebrated on January 26, 2024:

  • Saint Alberic
  • Saint Paula

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January 26, 2024: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 26, 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

Esta ambición desmedida

Esta ambición desmedida

Release year: 2023

Retribution

Retribution

Release year: 2023

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Who was the US President on January 26, 2024?

On January 26, 2024 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 26, 2024?

On January 26, 2024 the UK Prime Minister was Rishi Sunak (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 26, 2024?

On January 26, 2024 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about January 26th?

January 26th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 26th 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 26th, such as:

  • 2019 - Nairobi latema road explosion: two people were injured when an explosive device exploded outside a movie theatre in nairobi's busy capital. this area was also the scene of an earlier attack this month.
  • 2018 - Syrian civil war: recep tayyip erdan, president of turkey, says that the afrin offensive will now be directed east towards manbij, and the border to iraq.
  • 2017 - Libyan civil war (2014-present). forces of libyan national army claim that they have captured one of benghazi's last strongholds from ansar al-sharia.

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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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