December 24, 1939

December 24, 1939, was a Sunday. It was the 358th day of 1939. The decade was the 1930s.

83 years, 11 months, and 5 days have passed since December 24, 1939.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.


Born on December 24, 1939

People who were born on this exact date:


This date was 30,656 days ago. Approximately 1,022 months have passed. It was the 358th day of 1939, in week 51. The decade was the 1930s. The start of 1940 was just 7 days away. People born on this day are currently 83 years old and belong to the Silent Generation generation. 341 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 24, 1939.

  • World War II.

    World War II

    World War II was raging on during this period of time.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on December 24, 1939.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 24, 1939, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1939 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 24, 1939 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on December 24, 1939

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1939:

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1939

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on December 24, 1939?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1939.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out December 24, 1945, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 24.

King John

King John

King of England Deceased
Born on December 24, 1167
He was not alive on this date.

Anthony Fauci

Anthony Fauci

Physician-scientist and immunologist
Born on December 24, 1940
He was born exactly one year after this date.



English singer Deceased
Born on December 24, 1945
He was born exactly 6 years after this date.

Clarence Gilyard

Clarence Gilyard

Actor Deceased
Born on December 24, 1955
He was born exactly 16 years after this date.

Kate Spade

Kate Spade

American fashion designer Deceased
Born on December 24, 1962
She was born exactly 23 years after this date.

Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin

Born on December 24, 1971
He was born exactly 32 years after this date.

Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest

Media personality
Born on December 24, 1974
He was born exactly 35 years after this date.

Louis Tomlinson

Louis Tomlinson

Born on December 24, 1991
He was born exactly 52 years after this date.



National holidays and famous events that fall on December 24:

  • Christmas Eve

US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on December 24, 1939.


UK Prime Minister

Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 24, 1939 was most likely conceived around April 2, 1939.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 24, 1939 is close to September 15, 1940.

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Stats for December 24, 1939


Here are some interesting statistics about December 24, 1939:

  • 30,656 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,379 weeks have passed.
  • 2,648,678,400 seconds have passed since December 24, 1939.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,090,124,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,366,718,054,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 441,446,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 227,786,342 steps. That's roughly 101,238 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,784,141 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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