Eddie the Eagle

1963 - Today

Eddie the Eagle

Michael Edwards (born 5 December 1963), known as "Eddie the Eagle", is an English ski-jumper and Olympian who in 1988 became the first competitor since 1928 to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping, finishing last in the 70 m and 90 m events. He held the British ski jumping record from 1988 to 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddie the Eagle has received more than 1,898,065 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 392nd most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Eddie the Eagle ranks 393 out of 3,001Before him are Ronnie Biggs, Lepa Brena, Sacha Distel, Rubén Blades, Malcolm McLaren, and R. Kelly. After him are Serhat, Lee Hazlewood, Dino Merlin, Ghena Dimitrova, Miley Cyrus, and Leyla Gencer.

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Among people born in 1963, Eddie the Eagle ranks 56Before him are Steven Soderbergh, Mike Powell, Josep Maria Bartomeu, Roberto Donadoni, Gaspar Noé, and Jason Newsted. After him are Kevin Mitnick, Mikael Persbrandt, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Park Chan-wook, David Thewlis, and May-Britt Moser.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eddie the Eagle ranks 1,452 out of 5,347Before him are William Beckford (1760), Antony Flew (1923), George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784), John Blow (1649), Malcolm McLaren (1946), and William Boyce (1711). After him are Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883), Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766), Vanessa Bell (1879), Oldfield Thomas (1858), Saint David (512), and Alf Ramsey (1920).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Eddie the Eagle ranks 50Before him are Kim Wilde (1960), Ed Sheeran (1991), Marc Bolan (1947), Rod Evans (1947), Ronnie Biggs (1929), and Malcolm McLaren (1946). After him are Jon Anderson (1944), Noel Gallagher (1967), James Blunt (1974), Peter Green (1946), Maggie Reilly (1956), and Paul Di'Anno (1958).