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October 29th, 1942.

October 29th, 1942, was a Thursday. It was day 302 of 1942. The decade was the 1940s.

79 years, 2 months and 22 days have passed since October 29th, 1942.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Birthdays

Born on October 29th, 1942.

People who were born on this exact date.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on October 29th, 1942.

  • World War II.

    World War II.

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

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 79 years, 2 months and 22 days have passed since October 29th, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 29th, 1942, will be 79 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1942 belong to the Silent Generation generation.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around October 29th, 1942.

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

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 29th, 1942, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • 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 29th, 1942 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on October 29th, 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

Toys

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 check out October 29th, 1948 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

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

Joseph Goebbels

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

Winona Ryder

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

Johnny Lewis

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

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 29th of October.

  • Republic Day (Turkey)
USA

US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on October 29th, 1942.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 29th, 1942.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 29th, 1942 was most likely conceived around February 5th, 1942.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 29th, 1942 is close to July 22nd, 1943.

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Stats for October 29th, 1942

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 29th, 1942.

  • A total of 28,938 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,134 weeks have passed.
  • 2,500,246,800 seconds have passed since the October 29th, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,916,954,600 times.
  • Since October 29th, 1942, the earth has travelled approximately 1,290,127,348,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 416,707,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 215,021,225 steps. That's about 95,565 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,002,962 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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