April 16th, 1942.

April 16th, 1942, was a Thursday. It was day 106 of 1942. The decade was the 1940s.

80 years, 5 months and 11 days have passed since April 16th, 1942.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.


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 April 16th, 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.

  • 80 years, 5 months and 11 days have passed since April 16th, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on April 16th, 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 April 16th, 1942, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • 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: April 16th, 1942 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on April 16th, 1942.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on April 16th, 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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out April 16th, 1948 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 16th.

Charlie Chaplin

Actor. Deceased
Born on April 16th, 1889
He turned 53 on this day in 1942.

Pope Benedict XVI

Born on April 16th, 1927
He turned 15 on this day in 1942.

Martin Lawrence

Born on April 16th, 1965
He was born exactly 23 years after this date.


Latin singer. Deceased
Born on April 16th, 1971
She was born exactly 29 years after this date.


Born on April 16th, 1973
He was born exactly 31 years after this date.

Chance the Rapper

Rap star.
Born on April 16th, 1993
He was born exactly 51 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on April 16th, 1942.


UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 16th, 1942.


Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 16th, 1942 was most likely conceived around July 24th, 1941.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 16th, 1942 is close to January 7th, 1943.

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Stats for April 16th, 1942

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 16th, 1942.

  • A total of 29,384 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,197 weeks have passed.
  • 2,538,777,600 seconds have passed since the April 16th, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,961,907,200 times.
  • Since April 16th, 1942, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,310,009,241,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 423,129,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 218,334,874 steps. That's about 97,038 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,465,331 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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