Bing Crosby

1903 - 1977

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Harry Lillis Crosby Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977), known professionally as Bing Crosby, 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 12,903,553 page views. His biography is available in 108 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Bing Crosby is the 80th most popular singer (up from 97th in 2019), the 579th most popular biography from United States (up from 613th in 2019) and the 35th 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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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 108

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Bing Crosby ranks 80 out of 3,541Before him are Bonnie Tyler, Fairuz, Miriam Makeba, Amália Rodrigues, Steven Tyler, and Nancy Sinatra. After him are Domenico Modugno, Robert Plant, Salvatore Adamo, Celine Dion, Gigliola Cinquetti, and Prince.

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Among people born in 1903, Bing Crosby ranks 26Before him are Jiro Horikoshi, Anaïs Nin, Rudolf Abel, Jan Tinbergen, Adolf Butenandt, and Hans Jonas. After him are José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Karl Hanke, Georg Elser, Kane Tanaka, Nikolai Podgorny, and The French Angel. Among people deceased in 1977, Bing Crosby ranks 19Before him are Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Makarios III, Kurt Schuschnigg, Anaïs Nin, Howard Hawks, and Ernst Bloch. After him are Francis Gary Powers, Joan Crawford, Alexander Luria, Clarice Lispector, Ali Shariati, and Peter Finch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bing Crosby ranks 579 out of 15,968Before him are Harriet Tubman (1820), William Hanna (1910), Rod Steiger (1925), Carrie Fisher (1956), Martha Graham (1894), and Nancy Sinatra (1940). After him are Ruth Benedict (1887), Albert Ellis (1913), Percy Williams Bridgman (1882), Les Paul (1915), George R. R. Martin (1948), and John Stith Pemberton (1831).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Bing Crosby ranks 35Before him are The Notorious B.I.G. (1972), 50 Cent (1975), Billie Holiday (1915), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Steven Tyler (1948), and Nancy Sinatra (1940). After him are Prince (1958), Dolly Parton (1946), Gwen Stefani (1969), Kenny Rogers (1938), Diana Ross (1944), and Donna Summer (1948).

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