March 17th, 1942.

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

81 years and 6 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, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics 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.

  • 81 years and 6 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: A person born on March 17th, 1942 will be 81 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1942 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on March 17th, 1942.

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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 March 17th, 1942, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • 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: A person during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on March 17th, 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


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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out March 17th, 1948, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

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.

Stephen Gately

Irish singer. Deceased
Born on March 17th, 1976
He was born exactly 34 years after this date.

Rob Kardashian

TV personality.
Born on March 17th, 1987
He was born exactly 45 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.


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 June 24th, 1941.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 17th, 1942 is close to December 8th, 1942.

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Stats for March 17th, 1942

Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 29,591 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,227 weeks have passed.
  • 2,556,666,000 seconds have passed since the March 17th, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,982,777,000 times.
  • Since March 17th, 1942, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,319,239,656,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 426,111,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 219,873,276 steps. That's about 97,721 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,679,992 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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