March 17th, 1942.

March 17th, 1942, was a Tuesday. It was day 76 of 1942. The decade was the 1940s.

79 years, 7 months and 0 days have passed since March 17th, 1942.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Born on March 17th, 1942.

People who were born on this exact date.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 17th, 1942.

  • 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.

  • 79 years, 7 months and 0 days have passed since March 17th, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 17th, 1942, will be 79 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1942 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 17th, 1942, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1942 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 17th, 1942 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Kid's TV shows on March 17th, 1942.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1942.

  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

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 check out March 17th, 1948 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on March 17th.

Nat King Cole

Singer. Deceased
Born on March 17th, 1919
He turned 23 on this day in 1942.

Kurt Russell

Born on March 17th, 1951
He was born exactly 9 years after this date.

Rob Lowe

Born on March 17th, 1964
He was born exactly 22 years after this date.


Wrestler. Deceased
Born on March 17th, 1975
He was born exactly 33 years after this date.


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of March.

  • St. Patrick's Day

US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on March 17th, 1942.

UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 17th, 1942.

Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 17th, 1942 was most likely conceived around the 7th of June, 1941.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 17th, 1942 is close to the 25th of December, 1942.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 17th, 1942.

  • A total of 29,069 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,152 weeks have passed.
  • 2,511,561,600 seconds have passed since the March 17th, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,930,155,200 times.
  • Since March 17th, 1942, the earth has travelled approximately 1,295,965,785,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 418,593,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 215,994,298 steps. That's about 95,997 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,138,739 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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