August 1, 1942

August 1, 1942, was a Saturday. It was 81 years, 8 months, and 14 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.


Born on August 1, 1942

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 29,843 days ago. Approximately 995 months have passed. It was the 213th day of 1942, in week 31. The decade was the 1940s. People who were born on August 1, 1942, are now 81 years old and belong to the Silent Generation generation. The Earth has experienced 332 seasons of weather since then.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on August 1, 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 August 1, 1942.

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around August 1, 1942.

Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 1, 1942, will have the star sign Leo.
  • 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 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 1, 1942 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in August 1942

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys in 1942

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on August 1, 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 August 1, 1948, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on August 1.

Tommy Bolin

Tommy Bolin

American guitarist Deceased
Born on August 1, 1951
He was born exactly 9 years after this date.

Chuck D

Chuck D

Born on August 1, 1960
He was born exactly 18 years after this date.

Micheál Martin

Micheál Martin

Irish politician
Born on August 1, 1960
He was born exactly 18 years after this date.



Rapper Deceased
Born on August 1, 1963
He was born exactly 21 years after this date.

Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa

Born on August 1, 1979
He was born exactly 37 years after this date.

Bastian Schweinsteiger

Bastian Schweinsteiger

German soccer player
Born on August 1, 1984
He was born exactly 42 years after this date.

Nemanja Matic

Nemanja Matic

Serbian soccer player
Born on August 1, 1988
He was born exactly 46 years after this date.

Leon Thomas III

Leon Thomas III

Born on August 1, 1993
He was born exactly 51 years after this date.


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on August 1, 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 August 1, 1942 was most likely conceived around November 8, 1941.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 1, 1942 is close to April 24, 1943.

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Stats for August 1, 1942


Here are some interesting statistics about August 1, 1942:

  • 29,843 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,263 weeks have passed.
  • 2,578,435,200 seconds have passed since August 1, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,008,174,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,330,472,563,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 429,739,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 221,745,427 steps. That's roughly 98,554 miles.
  • 30,941,222 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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