October 21, 1942

October 21, 1942, was a Wednesday. It was 81 years, 9 months, and 3 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.


Born on October 21, 1942

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 29,862 days ago. Approximately 995 months have passed. It was the 294th day of 1942, in week 43. The decade was the 1940s. People who were born on October 21, 1942, are now 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 October 21, 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 October 21, 1942.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 21, 1942, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1942 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 21, 1942 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in October 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

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on October 21, 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 October 21, 1948, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 21.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister
Born on October 21, 1949
He was born exactly 7 years after this date.

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

Actress Deceased
Born on October 21, 1956
She was born exactly 14 years after this date.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

Television personality
Born on October 21, 1980
She was born exactly 38 years after this date.

Doja Cat

Doja Cat

Rapper and singer
Born on October 21, 1995
She was born exactly 53 years after this date.


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on October 21, 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 October 21, 1942 was most likely conceived around January 28, 1942.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 21, 1942 is close to July 14, 1943.

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Stats for October 21, 1942


Here are some interesting statistics about October 21, 1942:

  • 29,862 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,266 weeks have passed.
  • 2,580,076,800 seconds have passed since October 21, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,010,089,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,331,319,628,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 430,012,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 221,886,605 steps. That's roughly 98,616 miles.
  • 30,960,922 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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