December 24th, 1939

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

83 years, 5 months, and 13 days have passed since December 24th, 1939.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.


Born on December 24th, 1939.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

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

  • World War II.

    World War II.

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



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 83 years, 5 months, and 13 days have passed since December 24th, 1939.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 1939.
  • Leap Year: 1939 was not a leap year.
  • Age: People born on December 24th, 1939, are now 83 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1939 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Personality traits.

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

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 24th, 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 24th, 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 24th, 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.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1939.

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on this date?

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 24th, 1945, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

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

King John

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

Anthony Fauci

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


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

Clarence Gilyard

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

Kate Spade

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

Ricky Martin

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

Ryan Seacrest

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

Louis Tomlinson

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



National holidays and famous events that fall on the 24th of December.

  • Christmas Eve

US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on December 24th, 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 24th, 1939 was most likely conceived around April 2nd, 1939.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 24th, 1939 is close to September 15th, 1940.

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Stats for December 24th, 1939

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 24th, 1939.

  • A total of 30,481 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,354 weeks have passed.
  • 2,633,554,800 seconds have passed since the December 24th, 1939.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,072,480,600 times.
  • Since December 24th, 1939, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,358,914,276,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 438,925,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 226,485,713 steps. That's about 100,660 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,602,658 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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