SINGER

Frank Sinatra

1915 - 1998

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Francis Albert Sinatra (; December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer and actor. Nicknamed the "Chairman of the Board" and later called "Ol' Blue Eyes", he is regarded as one of the most popular entertainers of the mid-20th century. Sinatra is among the world's best-selling music artists, with an estimated 150 million record sales globally.Born to Italian immigrants in Hoboken, New Jersey, Sinatra began his musical career in the swing era and was greatly influenced by the easy-listening vocal style of Bing Crosby. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Sinatra has received more than 39,471,418 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 99 in 2019). Frank Sinatra is the 17th most popular singer (down from 12th in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from United States (down from 90th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Singer.

Frank Sinatra is most famous for his voice. He was also a very popular singer in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.

Memorability Metrics

  • 39M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 75.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 102

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Frank Sinatras by language

Over the past year Frank Sinatra has had the most page views in the with 4,586,144 views, followed by Spanish (541,019), and German (369,307). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Dutch Low Saxon (148,300.00%), Simple English (160.60%), and Wu Chinese (153.78%)

Among SINGERS

Among singers, Frank Sinatra ranks 17 out of 4,381Before him are Charles Aznavour, Tina Turner, Julio Iglesias, David Bowie, Dalida, and Adriano Celentano. After him are Jim Morrison, Joan Baez, Demis Roussos, Tupac Shakur, Enrico Caruso, and Patti Smith.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1915, Frank Sinatra ranks 5Before him are Édith Piaf, Augusto Pinochet, Anthony Quinn, and Moshe Dayan. After him are Ingrid Bergman, Roland Barthes, Vasily Zaitsev, Yitzhak Shamir, David Rockefeller, Arthur Miller, and Orson Welles. Among people deceased in 1998, Frank Sinatra ranks 3Before him are Pol Pot, and Akira Kurosawa. After him are Jean Marais, Halldór Laxness, Todor Zhivkov, Carlos Castaneda, Ernst Jünger, Octavio Paz, Jean-François Lyotard, Niklas Luhmann, and Yang Shangkun.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Sinatra ranks 102 out of 20,380Before him are John Jay (1745), Harrison Ford (1942), Warren Buffett (1930), Bob Dylan (1941), Crazy Horse (1840), and Lyndon B. Johnson (1908). After him are Nicolas Cage (1964), Vin Diesel (1967), Jimi Hendrix (1942), Jim Morrison (1943), John Dewey (1859), and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Frank Sinatra ranks 7Before him are Elvis Presley (1935), Aretha Franklin (1942), Janis Joplin (1943), Maria Callas (1923), Cher (1946), and Tina Turner (1939). After him are Jim Morrison (1943), Joan Baez (1941), Tupac Shakur (1971), Patti Smith (1946), Whitney Houston (1963), and Johnny Cash (1932).