July 7th, 1940.

July 7th, 1940, was a Sunday. It was day 189 of 1940. The decade was the 1940s.

81 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since July 7th, 1940.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.


Born on July 7th, 1940.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on July 7th, 1940.

  • World War II.

    World War II.

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


Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 81 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since July 7th, 1940.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1940.
  • Leap Year: 1940 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: A person born on July 7th, 1940 will be 81 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1940 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around July 7th, 1940.

  • June 14th, 1940: World War II: German troops enter the French capital Paris.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 7th, 1940, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1940 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 7th, 1940 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on July 7th, 1940.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on July 7th, 1940.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1940.

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes


Popular toys and games in 1940.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1940.

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 1940.

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

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out July 7th, 1946 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 7th.

Jeremy Kyle

Television host.
Born on July 7th, 1965
He was born exactly 25 years after this date.

Holly Hagan

English TV personality.
Born on July 7th, 1992
She was born exactly 52 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on July 7th, 1940.


UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 7th, 1940.


Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 7th, 1940 was most likely conceived around October 15th, 1939.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 7th, 1940 is close to March 30th, 1941.

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Stats for July 7th, 1940

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 7th, 1940.

  • A total of 29,945 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,277 weeks have passed.
  • 2,587,248,000 seconds have passed since the July 7th, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,018,456,000 times.
  • Since July 7th, 1940, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,335,019,968,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 431,208,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 222,503,328 steps. That's about 98,890 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,046,976 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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