Blue Monday is a name given to a date stated, as part of a publicity campaign […], to be the most depressing day of the year.
[T]he date was calculated by using many factors, including: weather conditions, debt level (the difference between debt accumulated and our ability to pay), time since Christmas, time since failing our new year’s resolutions, low motivational levels and feeling of a need to take action.
This date typically falls on the Monday of the last full week of January. […] In 2009, Blue Monday will fall on January 19.
So, to cheer us up and put us in a happy sparkly poptimistic frame of mind for the day, here’s a nice piece of vintage cheese…
Kylie – Can’t Get Blue Monday Out Of My Head