October 8th, 1943.

October 8th, 1943, was a Friday. It was day 281 of 1943. The decade was the 1940s.

78 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since October 8th, 1943.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.


Born on October 8th, 1943.

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 8th, 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.

  • 78 years, 10 months and 3 days have passed since October 8th, 1943.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 1943.
  • Leap Year: 1943 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on October 8th, 1943 will be 78 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 October 8th, 1943, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1943 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 8th, 1943 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born 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 8th, 1943.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on October 8th, 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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out October 8th, 1949 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on October 8th.

Jesse Jackson

Born on October 8th, 1941
He turned 2 on this day in 1943.

Sigourney Weaver

Born on October 8th, 1949
She was born exactly 6 years after this date.

Matt Damon

Born on October 8th, 1970
He was born exactly 27 years after this date.

Nick Cannon

Born on October 8th, 1980
He was born exactly 37 years after this date.

Bruno Mars

Born on October 8th, 1985
He was born exactly 42 years after this date.

Barbara Palvin

Hungarian model.
Born on October 8th, 1993
She was born exactly 50 years after this date.

Bella Thorne

Born on October 8th, 1997
She was born exactly 54 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on October 8th, 1943.


UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 8th, 1943.


Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 8th, 1943 was most likely conceived around January 15th, 1943.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 8th, 1943 is close to June 30th, 1944.

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Stats for October 8th, 1943

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 8th, 1943.

  • A total of 28,797 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,113 weeks have passed.
  • 2,488,060,800 seconds have passed since the October 8th, 1943.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,902,737,600 times.
  • Since October 8th, 1943, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,283,839,372,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 414,676,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 213,973,229 steps. That's about 95,099 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,856,730 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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