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Bing Crosby

1903 - 1977

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Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor. The first multimedia star, he was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century worldwide. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bing Crosby has received more than 14,451,773 page views. His biography is available in 112 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 108 in 2019). Bing Crosby is the 105th most popular singer (down from 80th in 2019), the 681st most popular biography from United States (down from 579th in 2019) and the 39th most popular American Singer.

Bing Crosby is most famous for being an iconic singer, actor, and entertainer. He was born in Tacoma, Washington on May 3, 1903. Crosby was a member of the popular crooning group, The Rhythm Boys, with his friend Al Rinker. He also starred in films with Bob Hope, including "Road to Morocco" and "Road to Zanzibar."

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  • 14M

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  • 64.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 112

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 8.49

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Among singers, Bing Crosby ranks 105 out of 3,528Before him are Alla Pugacheva, Gigliola Cinquetti, Enya, Nina Hagen, Jenny Lind, and Nancy Sinatra. After him are Teresa Teng, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Lata Mangeshkar, Françoise Hardy, Roy Orbison, and Renata Tebaldi.

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Among people born in 1903, Bing Crosby ranks 32Before him are Alec Douglas-Home, Jan Tinbergen, Mustafa Barzani, Irène Némirovsky, Hans Jonas, and The French Angel. After him are Fahri Korutürk, Hugo Theorell, Raymond Queneau, Matthias Sindelar, Igor Kurchatov, and Eliot Ness. Among people deceased in 1977, Bing Crosby ranks 22Before him are Alexey Stakhanov, Kurt Schuschnigg, Ernst Bloch, Francis Gary Powers, Howard Hawks, and Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois. After him are Clarice Lispector, Alexander Luria, Groucho Marx, Andreas Baader, Edgar Adrian, and Clementine Churchill.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bing Crosby ranks 681 out of 18,182Before him are Brandon Lee (1965), Tim Robbins (1958), Nancy Sinatra (1940), Ellen Burstyn (1932), Benny Goodman (1909), and Kenneth Arrow (1921). After him are Monica Lewinsky (1973), Don Johnson (1949), Michael Bloomberg (1942), Donald A. Glaser (1926), Robert Ludlum (1927), and Carole Lombard (1908).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Bing Crosby ranks 39Before him are Gwen Stefani (1969), Art Garfunkel (1941), Meat Loaf (1947), Gloria Gaynor (1947), Donna Summer (1948), and Nancy Sinatra (1940). After him are Roy Orbison (1936), Dolly Parton (1946), Marvin Gaye (1939), Harry Belafonte (1927), Jon Bon Jovi (1962), and Britney Spears (1981).

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