October 21st, 1942.

October 21st, 1942, was a Wednesday. It was day 294 of 1942. The decade was the 1940s.

80 years, 1 months and 5 days have passed since October 21st, 1942.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.


Born on October 21st, 1942.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on October 21st, 1942.

  • World War II.

    World War II.

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


Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 80 years, 1 months and 5 days have passed since October 21st, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on October 21st, 1942 will be 80 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1942 belong to the Silent Generation generation.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 21st, 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 21st, 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.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on October 21st, 1942.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on October 21st, 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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out October 21st, 1948 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

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

Benjamin Netanyahu

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

Carrie Fisher

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

Kim Kardashian

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

Doja Cat

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


US President.

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

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Stats for October 21st, 1942

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 21st, 1942.

  • A total of 29,256 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,179 weeks have passed.
  • 2,527,722,000 seconds have passed since the October 21st, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,949,009,000 times.
  • Since October 21st, 1942, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,304,304,552,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 421,287,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 217,384,092 steps. That's about 96,615 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,332,664 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
  • How many years ago was 1942?

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