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January 8th, 1942.

January 8th, 1942, was a Thursday. It was day 8 of 1942. The decade was the 1940s.

80 years, 10 months and 22 days have passed since January 8th, 1942.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

Birthdays

Born on January 8th, 1942.

People who were born on this exact date.

News

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 January 8th, 1942.

  • World War II.

    World War II.

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

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 80 years, 10 months and 22 days have passed since January 8th, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on January 8th, 1942 will be 80 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1942 belong to the Silent Generation generation.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 8th, 1942, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1942 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 8th, 1942 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on January 8th, 1942.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on January 8th, 1942.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1942.

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1942.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1942.

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 1942.

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 January 8th, 1948 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on January 8th.

Elvis Presley

Singer. Deceased
Born on January 8th, 1935
He turned 7 on this day in 1942.

David Bowie

Singer. Deceased
Born on January 8th, 1947
He was born exactly 5 years after this date.

Kim Jong-un

North Korean leader.
Born on January 8th, 1983
He was born exactly 41 years after this date.

USA

US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on January 8th, 1942.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 8th, 1942 was most likely conceived around April 17th, 1941.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 8th, 1942 is close to October 1st, 1942.

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Stats for January 8th, 1942

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 8th, 1942.

  • A total of 29,546 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,220 weeks have passed.
  • 2,552,778,000 seconds have passed since the January 8th, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,978,241,000 times.
  • Since January 8th, 1942, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,317,233,448,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 425,463,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 219,538,908 steps. That's about 97,573 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,633,336 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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