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 that includes his children Michael and Janet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Jackson has received more than 120,197 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Joe Jackson is the 201st most popular musician (up from 211th in 2019), the 1,167th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,206th in 2019) and the 57th 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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  • 120k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Joe Jackson ranks 201 out of 2,675Before him are Caetano Veloso, Ian Paice, Stéphane Grappelli, Dinu Lipatti, Ian Curtis, and Keith Moon. After him are Joe Satriani, Toots Thielemans, Clara Haskil, György Cziffra, Jean-Marie Leclair, and Brian Eno.

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Among people born in 1928, Joe Jackson ranks 65Before him are Ida Haendel, Pat Hitchcock, Marco Ferreri, Erik Bruhn, Patrick McGoohan, and James Earl Ray. After him are Colin Chapman, Carl Woese, Hardy Krüger, Herbert Kroemer, James Randi, and Tony Richardson. Among people deceased in 2018, Joe Jackson ranks 56Before him are John Young, R. Lee Ermey, Tsukasa Hosaka, Jean-Louis Tauran, Gérard Genette, and Milena Dravić. After him are Wim Kok, Christine Nöstlinger, Steve Ditko, Shoko Asahara, Ruud Lubbers, and Anthony Bourdain.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Jackson ranks 1,167 out of 15,968Before him are Harvey Milk (1930), Mr. T (1952), Chesley Sullenberger (1951), Robert F. Furchgott (1916), Rubin Carter (1937), and Sarah Jessica Parker (1965). After him are George Armitage Miller (1920), Cormac McCarthy (1933), Frederick Herzberg (1923), Harrison Schmitt (1935), Raymond A. Spruance (1886), and Will Durant (1885).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Joe Jackson ranks 57Before him are Bill Haley (1925), Chris Isaak (1956), Lionel Richie (1949), Pete Seeger (1919), Alicia Keys (1981), and J. J. Cale (1938). After him are Joe Satriani (1956), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Eddie Cochran (1938), Fats Domino (1928), Ike Turner (1931), and Art Blakey (1919).