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Bobby Farrell

1949 - 2010

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Roberto Alfonso Farrell (6 October 1949 – 30 December 2010) was an Aruban dancer and singer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Farrell has received more than 4,117,120 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Bobby Farrell is the 9th most popular dancer (up from 14th in 2019), the most popular biography from Aruba and the most popular Aruban Dancer.

Bobby Farrell is most famous for being the lead singer of the rock band Boney M.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.84

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among dancers, Bobby Farrell ranks 9 out of 76Before him are Josephine Baker, Rudolf Nureyev, Anna Pavlova, Vaslav Nijinsky, Pina Bausch, and Marius Petipa. After him are Margot Fonteyn, Maurice Béjart, Maya Plisetskaya, Marie Taglioni, Martha Graham, and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

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Among people born in 1949, Bobby Farrell ranks 28Before him are Caitlyn Jenner, André Rieu, Jessica Lange, Slavoj Žižek, Sebastián Piñera, and Thomas Sankara. After him are Carlos the Jackal, Patrick Süskind, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Robin Gibb, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Among people deceased in 2010, Bobby Farrell ranks 14Before him are Éric Rohmer, Benoit Mandelbrot, Zecharia Sitchin, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Claude Chabrol, and Dennis Hopper. After him are Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Gennady Yanayev, Ali Hassan al-Majid, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Maurice Allais, and Georges Charpak.

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In Aruba

Among people born in Aruba, Bobby Farrell ranks 1 out of 4After him are Maurice Bishop (1943), Dave Benton (1951), and Xander Bogaerts (1992).

Among DANCERS In Aruba

Among dancers born in Aruba, Bobby Farrell ranks 1