August 17th, 1943.

August 17th, 1943, was a Tuesday. It was day 229 of 1943. The decade was the 1940s.

79 years, 5 months and 20 days have passed since August 17th, 1943.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.


Born on August 17th, 1943.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on August 17th, 1943.

  • 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.

  • 79 years, 5 months and 20 days have passed since August 17th, 1943.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1943.
  • Leap Year: 1943 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on August 17th, 1943 will be 79 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1943 belong to the Silent Generation generation.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 17th, 1943, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1943 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 17th, 1943 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 17th, 1943.

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Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on August 17th, 1943.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1943.

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes


Popular toys and games in 1943.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1943.

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 1943.

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 August 17th, 1949, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

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

David Koresh

Cult leader. Deceased
Born on August 17th, 1959
He was born exactly 16 years after this date.

Sean Penn

Born on August 17th, 1960
He was born exactly 17 years after this date.

Thierry Henry

French soccer player.
Born on August 17th, 1977
He was born exactly 34 years after this date.

Austin Butler

Born on August 17th, 1991
He was born exactly 48 years after this date.


Born on August 17th, 1992
She was born exactly 49 years after this date.

Lil Pump

Born on August 17th, 2000
He was born exactly 57 years after this date.

The Kid Laroi

Australian singer.
Born on August 17th, 2003
He was born exactly 60 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on August 17th, 1943.


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 August 17th, 1943 was most likely conceived around November 24th, 1942.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 17th, 1943 is close to May 9th, 1944.

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Stats for August 17th, 1943

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 17th, 1943.

  • A total of 29,028 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,146 weeks have passed.
  • 2,508,022,800 seconds have passed since the August 17th, 1943.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,926,026,600 times.
  • Since August 17th, 1943, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,294,139,764,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 418,003,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 215,689,961 steps. That's about 95,862 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,096,274 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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