What Happened on January 7, 2017

Historical Events

  • Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: French pair Kristina Mladenovic & Richard Gasquet beat Americans Coco Vandeweghe & Jack Sock 4-1, 4-3 to clinch 2-1 win; 2nd French title

Famous Deaths

Mário SoaresMário Soares (1924-2017)

17th President of Portugal (1986-96) and Prime Minister (1976-78 and 1983-85), dies after falling into a coma at 92

  • Nat Hentoff, American columnist and novelist (Village Voice, The Cold Society), dies at 91
2017 Highlights

About January 7, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Starboy - The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk
  • UK #1 Song: Rockabye - Clean Bandit