August 7, 1942

August 7, 1942, was a Friday. It was 81 years, 9 months, and 11 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.


Born on August 7, 1942

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 29,870 days ago. Approximately 996 months have passed. It was the 219th day of 1942, in week 32. The decade was the 1940s. People who were born on August 7, 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 7, 1942.

  • World War II.

    World War II

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

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around August 7, 1942.

Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 7, 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 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 7, 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 7, 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 7, 1948, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on August 7.

David Duchovny

David Duchovny

Born on August 7, 1960
He was born exactly 18 years after this date.

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron

Born on August 7, 1975
She was born exactly 33 years after this date.


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on August 7, 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 7, 1942 was most likely conceived around November 14, 1941.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 7, 1942 is close to April 30, 1943.

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Stats for August 7, 1942


Here are some interesting statistics about August 7, 1942:

  • 29,870 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,267 weeks have passed.
  • 2,580,768,000 seconds have passed since August 7, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,010,896,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,331,676,288,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 430,128,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 221,946,048 steps. That's roughly 98,643 miles.
  • 30,969,216 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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