Glen Campbell

1936 - 2017

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Glen Travis Campbell (April 22, 1936 – August 8, 2017) was an American country singer, guitarist, songwriter, and actor. He was best known for a series of hit songs in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television from 1969 until 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glen Campbell has received more than 10,922,346 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Glen Campbell is the 97th most popular singer (down from 74th in 2019), the 586th most popular biography from United States (down from 486th in 2019) and the 40th most popular American Singer.

Glen Campbell is most famous for being a country singer in the 1960s and 1970s.

Memorability Metrics

  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Glen Campbell ranks 97 out of 4,381Before him are Gloria Gaynor, Teresa Teng, Steven Tyler, Harry Belafonte, Roy Orbison, and Dieter Bohlen. After him are Robert Plant, Enya, Renata Tebaldi, Enrique Iglesias, Art Garfunkel, and Renata Scotto.

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Among people born in 1936, Glen Campbell ranks 34Before him are Michael Landon, Ferid Murad, Richard Bach, Georges Perec, Roy Orbison, and Aga Khan IV. After him are Tariq Aziz, Robert Woodrow Wilson, Jim Clark, Burt Reynolds, Albert Finney, and Gerhard Ertl. Among people deceased in 2017, Glen Campbell ranks 26Before him are John Hurt, Hugh Hefner, Manuel Noriega, Johnny Hallyday, Slobodan Praljak, and Simone Veil. After him are Nicolaas Bloembergen, Mário Soares, Martin Landau, Hans Georg Dehmelt, Roman Herzog, and Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Glen Campbell ranks 586 out of 20,380Before him are William S. Burroughs (1914), Hugh Everett III (1930), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Frank Abagnale (1948), Julianne Moore (1960), and Carrie Fisher (1956). After him are Linda Lovelace (1949), Gene Kelly (1912), John Belushi (1949), Robert Solow (1924), Boris Johnson (1964), and James Baldwin (1924).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Glen Campbell ranks 40Before him are Gwen Stefani (1969), Donna Summer (1948), Gloria Gaynor (1947), Steven Tyler (1948), Harry Belafonte (1927), and Roy Orbison (1936). After him are Art Garfunkel (1941), Ariana Grande (1993), Dolly Parton (1946), Laura Branigan (1952), Kenny Rogers (1938), and Marvin Gaye (1939).