Chuck Share

1927 - 2012

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Charles Edward Share (March 14, 1927 – June 7, 2012) was an American basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Share has the distinction of being the first NBA draft pick ever: he was selected by the Boston Celtics as the No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chuck Share has received more than 79,018 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Chuck Share is the 446th most popular basketball player, the 13,855th most popular biography from United States and the 239th most popular American Basketball Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 79k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Chuck Shares by language

Over the past year Chuck Share has had the most page views in the with 11,145 views, followed by Chinese (1,563), and Russian (668). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chechen (155.93%), Galician (86.63%), and Catalan (71.83%)


Among basketball players, Chuck Share ranks 446 out of 1,757Before him are Gintaras Krapikas, Nate Robinson, Franjo Arapović, Mark Price, Gus Johnson, and Sergei Bazarevich. After him are Andrés Nocioni, Kenny Rollins, Kermit Washington, DeMarcus Cousins, Domantas Sabonis, and Lucious Jackson.

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Among people born in 1927, Chuck Share ranks 492Before him are Jim Fuchs, Lois Nettleton, Ted Burgin, Nayantara Sahgal, Kenojuak Ashevak, and Patsy Mink. After him are Slim Dusty, Ken Dodd, Joan Birman, Barbara Cook, Eddie Sachs, and Ralph Beard. Among people deceased in 2012, Chuck Share ranks 495Before him are Michael Dokes, Eduard Ivanov, Miguel Calero, Dave Sexton, Keith Gardner, and Nina Bawden. After him are Al Freeman Jr., Kenny Rollins, Miguel Abia Biteo Boricó, Anthony Bevilacqua, Jonathan Frid, and James Abdnor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chuck Share ranks 13,855 out of 20,380Before him are Mark Deklin (1967), Dot Jones (1964), Lesley Bush (1947), Sandy Berger (1945), Cal Ripken Jr. (1960), and Rob McElhenney (1977). After him are Adam Nelson (1975), Jon Oliva (1959), Valerie Thomas (1943), Irwin Keyes (1952), Dick Foran (1910), and Joseph Bernardin (1928).


Among basketball players born in United States, Chuck Share ranks 239Before him are Joe Fortenberry (1911), Jeff Hornacek (1963), Sue Bird (1980), Nate Robinson (1984), Mark Price (1964), and Gus Johnson (1938). After him are Kenny Rollins (1923), Kermit Washington (1951), DeMarcus Cousins (1990), Domantas Sabonis (1996), Lucious Jackson (1941), and Charles Oakley (1963).