May 20th, 1942

May 20th, 1942, was a Wednesday. It was Day 140 of 1942. The decade was the 1940s.

81 years and 20 days have passed since May 20th, 1942.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.


Born on May 20th, 1942.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 20th, 1942.

  • World War II.

    World War II.

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



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 81 years and 20 days have passed since May 20th, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was not a leap year.
  • Age: People born on May 20th, 1942, are now 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 May 20th, 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 May 20th, 1942, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • 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 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 20th, 1942 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on May 20th, 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 May 20th, 1948, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 20th.


Born on May 20th, 1946
She was born exactly 4 years after this date.

Busta Rhymes

Born on May 20th, 1972
He was born exactly 30 years after this date.

Angela Goethals

Born on May 20th, 1977
He was born exactly 35 years after this date.

Iker Casillas

Spanish soccer player.
Born on May 20th, 1981
He was born exactly 39 years after this date.

Petr Cech

Czech soccer player.
Born on May 20th, 1982
He was born exactly 40 years after this date.

Jack Gleeson

Born on May 20th, 1992
He was born exactly 50 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on May 20th, 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 May 20th, 1942 was most likely conceived around August 27th, 1941.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 20th, 1942 is close to February 10th, 1943.

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Stats for May 20th, 1942

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 20th, 1942.

  • A total of 29,605 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,229 weeks have passed.
  • 2,557,872,000 seconds have passed since the May 20th, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,984,184,000 times.
  • Since May 20th, 1942, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,319,861,952,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 426,312,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 219,976,992 steps. That's about 97,768 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,694,464 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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