Del Shannon

1934 - 1990

Del Shannon

Charles Weedon Westover (December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990), better known by his stage name Del Shannon, was an American rock and roll and country musician and singer-songwriter, best known for his 1961 number 1 Billboard hit "Runaway". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Del Shannon has received more than 1,145,770 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 588th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Del Shannon ranks 591 out of 3,001Before him are Virginia E. Johnson, Limahl, Jay-Z, Lyudmila Zykina, Jean-Jacques Goldman, and Nicki Minaj. After him are Luiz Gonzaga, Emmy Destinn, Pilar Lorengar, George Clinton, Juanes, and Roberto Alagna.

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Among people born in 1934, Del Shannon ranks 173Before him are Henri Konan Bédié, Linda Cristal, Uwe Johnson, Alisa Freindlich, Billy Paul, and John Brunner. After him are Julius Darmaatmadja, Phan Văn Khải, Phil Ramone, Dashrath Manjhi, Alexandra Ripley, and Joan Didion. Among people deceased in 1990, Del Shannon ranks 111Before him are John Hansen, George de Mestral, Xavier Cugat, Semyon Kurkotkin, Andrei Kirilenko, and Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar. After him are Magda Julin, Štefan Čambal, Dámaso Alonso, Paco Godia, Patriarch Pimen I of Moscow, and Aldo Fabrizi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Del Shannon ranks 3,309 out of 12,171Before him are Alvin Hansen (1887), Sanford B. Dole (1844), Richard Yates (1926), James Nachtwey (1948), Peter Benchley (1940), and Vera Wang (1949). After him are Don Henley (1947), Doug Savant (1964), Haskell Curry (1900), James Remar (1953), Richard Holbrooke (1941), and Seann William Scott (1976).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Del Shannon ranks 172Before him are Afrika Bambaataa (1957), Billy Paul (1934), Mos Def (1973), Linda Ronstadt (1946), Virginia E. Johnson (1925), and Jay-Z (1969). After him are George Clinton (1941), Coolio (1963), Bobby Brown (1969), Nicole Scherzinger (1978), Bobby Vinton (1935), and Al Green (1946).