New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


John Cannon

1933 - 1999

Photo of John Cannon

Icon of person John Cannon

John Cannon (21 June 1933 – 18 October 1999) was a sports car racer, who competed under the banner of Canada, though he was born in London, U.K. He raced in the USRRC series, the CanAm Series and the L&M Continental Series (Formula 5000). In the USRRC he drove for Nickey Chevrolet in a Dan Blocker (of Bonanza fame) sponsored Genie/Vinegaroon. In the first year of the Can Am he was the top finishing Canadian propelled by a fourth-place finish in the opening event at his home course, Circuit Mont-Tremblant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Cannon has received more than 11,068 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). John Cannon is the 632nd most popular racing driver (up from 638th in 2019), the 4,982nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,693rd in 2019) and the 104th most popular British Racing Driver.

Memorability Metrics

  • 11k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of John Cannons by language


Among racing drivers, John Cannon ranks 632 out of 888Before her are Perry McCarthy, Marcus Ericsson, Pierre-Henri Raphanel, Pat Flaherty, Markus Winkelhock, and Robert La Caze. After her are Doug Serrurier, Gastón Mazzacane, David Walker, Horace Gould, Bobby Rahal, and Bruce Halford.

Most Popular Racing Drivers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1933, John Cannon ranks 447Before her are Frank Murkowski, Chita Rivera, Penelope Lively, Michael Novak, Pete Wilson, and Maurice Stokes. After her are Tom Courtney, Jeffrey Goldstone, Renato Pirocchi, Jerry Pournelle, Chris Lawrence, and Sergio Renán. Among people deceased in 1999, John Cannon ranks 264Before her are Akhtar Hameed Khan, Maria Sander, Roderick Chisholm, Davor Dujmović, Clayton Moore, and Umyar Mavlikhanov. After her are Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Hank Snow, Arvo Viitanen, Bailey Olter, Payne Stewart, and Gar Samuelson.

Others Born in 1933

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1999

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Cannon ranks 4,982 out of 7,765Before her are Reg Presley (1941), Goldie (1965), W. G. Grace (1848), Sarah Gilbert (1962), Tracey Emin (1963), and Ricky Whittle (1981). After her are Dora Marsden (1882), Ian Livingstone (1949), Ken Matthews (1934), Lady Charlotte Guest (1812), Dave Stewart (1950), and Roland Young (1887).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, John Cannon ranks 104Before her are John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute (1958), Brian Naylor (1923), Bob Gerard (1914), George Russell (1998), Alexander Albon (1996), and Perry McCarthy (1961). After her are Horace Gould (1921), Bruce Halford (1931), Julian Bailey (1961), Kenny Acheson (1957), Alan Rees (1938), and Peter Ashdown (1934).