November 17, 1942

November 17, 1942, was a Tuesday. It was 81 years, 6 months, and 12 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.


Born on November 17, 1942

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 29,779 days ago. Approximately 993 months have passed. It was the 321st day of 1942, in week 47. The decade was the 1940s. The end of 1942 was just 44 days away. People who were born on November 17, 1942, are now 81 years old and belong to the Silent Generation generation. We have gone through approximately 331 seasons of weather since this date.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on November 17, 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 November 17, 1942.

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around November 17, 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 November 17, 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 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 17, 1942 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in November 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 November 17, 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 November 17, 1948, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on November 17.

Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson

Actor Deceased
Born on November 17, 1925
He turned 17 on this day in 1942.

Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito

Born on November 17, 1944
He was born exactly 2 years after this date.

John Boehner

John Boehner

American politician
Born on November 17, 1949
He was born exactly 7 years after this date.

Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross

Television presenter
Born on November 17, 1960
He was born exactly 18 years after this date.

Jeff Buckley

Jeff Buckley

Musician Deceased
Born on November 17, 1966
He was born exactly 24 years after this date.

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams

Born on November 17, 1978
She was born exactly 36 years after this date.

Isaac Hanson

Isaac Hanson

Born on November 17, 1980
He was born exactly 38 years after this date.

Sarah Harding

Sarah Harding

English singer Deceased
Born on November 17, 1981
She was born exactly 39 years after this date.


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on November 17, 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 November 17, 1942 was most likely conceived around February 24, 1942.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 17, 1942 is close to August 10, 1943.

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Stats for November 17, 1942


Here are some interesting statistics about November 17, 1942:

  • 29,779 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,254 weeks have passed.
  • 2,572,905,600 seconds have passed since November 17, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,001,723,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,327,619,289,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 428,817,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 221,269,882 steps. That's roughly 98,342 miles.
  • 30,874,867 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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