October 29, 1942

October 29, 1942, was a Thursday. It was 81 years, 7 months, and 18 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.


Born on October 29, 1942

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 29,816 days ago. Approximately 994 months have passed. It was the 302nd day of 1942, in week 44. The decade was the 1940s. People who were born on October 29, 1942, are now 81 years old and belong to the Silent Generation generation. 331 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 29, 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 29, 1942.

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around October 29, 1942.

  • November 28, 1942: 492 people lose their lives after a fire breaks out at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 29, 1942, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1942 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 29, 1942 falls under the Snake.
  • 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

If you were a kid on October 29, 1942, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

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 29, 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 29, 1948, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 29.

Joseph Goebbels

Joseph Goebbels

Nazi politician Deceased
Born on October 29, 1897
He turned 45 on this day in 1942.

Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder

Born on October 29, 1971
She was born exactly 29 years after this date.

Johnny Lewis

Johnny Lewis

Actor Deceased
Born on October 29, 1983
He was born exactly 41 years after this date.



National holidays and famous events that fall on October 29:


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on October 29, 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 29, 1942 was most likely conceived around February 5, 1942.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 29, 1942 is close to July 22, 1943.

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Stats for October 29, 1942


Here are some interesting statistics about October 29, 1942:

  • 29,816 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,259 weeks have passed.
  • 2,576,102,400 seconds have passed since October 29, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,005,452,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,329,268,838,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 429,350,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 221,544,806 steps. That's roughly 98,464 miles.
  • 30,913,229 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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