May 20, 1942

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

81 years, 9 months, and 1 day have passed since May 20, 1942.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.


Born on May 20, 1942

People who were born on this exact date:


This date was 29,862 days ago. Approximately 995 months have passed. It was the 140th day of 1942, in week 21. The decade was the 1940s. People born on this day are currently 81 years old and belong to the Silent Generation generation. 332 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.


News, nostalgia, and fads

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

  • World War II.

    World War II

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

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on May 20, 1942.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 20, 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 20, 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 20, 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 in 1942:

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on May 20, 1942?

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 20, 1948, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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



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

Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes

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

Angela Goethals

Angela Goethals

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

Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas

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

Petr Cech

Petr Cech

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

Jack Gleeson

Jack Gleeson

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


US President

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

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Stats for May 20, 1942


Here are some interesting statistics about May 20, 1942:

  • 29,862 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,266 weeks have passed.
  • 2,580,080,400 seconds have passed since May 20, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,010,093,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,331,321,486,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 430,013,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 221,886,914 steps. That's roughly 98,616 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,960,965 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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