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Joe Jackson

1928 - 2018

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Joseph Walter Jackson (July 26, 1928 – June 27, 2018) was an American talent manager and patriarch of the Jackson family of entertainers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Jackson has received more than 132,093 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Joe Jackson is the 293rd most popular musician (down from 201st in 2019), the 1,720th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,166th in 2019) and the 84th most popular American Musician.

Joe Jackson is most famous for being the father of pop music icons Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, and the Jackson 5.

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  • 130k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Joe Jackson ranks 293 out of 2,662Before him are Sixto Rodriguez, Eric Carr, Charles Mingus, PJ Harvey, Manu Dibango, and Stig Anderson. After him are Yngwie Malmsteen, Fela Kuti, Count Basie, Lisa Gerrard, Glenn Frey, and Chico Buarque.

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Among people born in 1928, Joe Jackson ranks 101Before him are Walter Mondale, Robert Sheckley, Sol LeWitt, Arman, Christa Ludwig, and Edward Albee. After him are Seymour Papert, Bernard Buffet, Pierre Mauroy, Eunice Gayson, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, and John Stewart Bell. Among people deceased in 2018, Joe Jackson ranks 68Before him are Steve Ditko, Dorothy Malone, Anthony Bourdain, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Ruud Lubbers, and Thorvald Stoltenberg. After him are Samir Amin, Oskar Gröning, Eunice Gayson, Leon M. Lederman, Robert Faurisson, and Aharon Appelfeld.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Jackson ranks 1,720 out of 18,182Before him are Jim Rogers (1942), Edwin S. Porter (1870), Barbara W. Tuchman (1912), Edward Albee (1928), A. L. Kroeber (1876), and Angela Bassett (1958). After him are Eva Mendes (1974), Norman Mailer (1923), Stephen Jay Gould (1941), Juliet Anderson (1938), Diana Gabaldon (1952), and Patrick Dempsey (1966).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Joe Jackson ranks 84Before him are (1975), Dave Mustaine (1961), Ornette Coleman (1930), Sixto Rodriguez (1942), Eric Carr (1950), and Charles Mingus (1922). After him are Count Basie (1904), Glenn Frey (1948), Moby (1965), Johnny Ramone (1948), Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), and Fred Durst (1970).