October 23, 1940

October 23, 1940, was a Wednesday. It was 83 years, 5 months, and 22 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.


Born on October 23, 1940

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 30,489 days ago. Approximately 1,016 months have passed. It was the 297th day of 1940, in week 43. The decade was the 1940s. People who were born on October 23, 1940, are now 83 years old and belong to the Silent Generation generation. 1940 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. 339 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 October 23, 1940.

  • 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 October 23, 1940.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 23, 1940, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • 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 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 23, 1940 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in October 1940

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys in 1940

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 October 23, 1940?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out October 23, 1946, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 23.

Weird Al Yankovic

Weird Al Yankovic

Born on October 23, 1959
He was born exactly 19 years after this date.

Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace

Television host
Born on October 23, 1959
She was born exactly 19 years after this date.

Robert Trujillo

Robert Trujillo

Born on October 23, 1964
He was born exactly 24 years after this date.

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

Born on October 23, 1976
He was born exactly 36 years after this date.

Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke

Born on October 23, 1986
She was born exactly 46 years after this date.



Soccer player
Born on October 23, 1993
He was born exactly 53 years after this date.

Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg

Born on October 23, 1998
She was born exactly 58 years after this date.


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on October 23, 1940.


UK Prime Minister

Winston Churchill 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 October 23, 1940 was most likely conceived around January 31, 1940.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 23, 1940 is close to July 16, 1941.

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Stats for October 23, 1940


Here are some interesting statistics about October 23, 1940:

  • 30,489 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,355 weeks have passed.
  • 2,634,249,600 seconds have passed since October 23, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,073,291,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,359,272,793,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 439,041,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 226,545,466 steps. That's roughly 100,687 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,610,995 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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