Kate Smith

1907 - 1986

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Kathryn Elizabeth Smith (May 1, 1907 – June 17, 1986) was an American contralto. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kate Smith has received more than 1,603,494 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Kate Smith is the 1,931st most popular singer (down from 1,853rd in 2019), the 10,355th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,058th in 2019) and the 504th most popular American Singer.

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  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Kate Smith ranks 1,931 out of 4,381Before her are Liv Kristine, Jacek Kaczmarski, Sherine, Seija Simola, Christy Moore, and Ja Rule. After her are Origa, Gaahl, Ralf Scheepers, Ne-Yo, Greg Phillinganes, and Kevin DuBrow.

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Among people born in 1907, Kate Smith ranks 364Before her are Jean Louis, Klaes Karppinen, Mike Mazurki, Bill Holland, Francis Frederick, and Rolf Jacobsen. After her are Gumercindo Gómez, Kalle Jalkanen, Evelyn Hooker, Alan Reed, Rudolf Krause, and Arlene Francis. Among people deceased in 1986, Kate Smith ranks 280Before her are Domingo García, John Braine, Ella Baker, Smita Patil, Eduardo Risso, and James Gentle. After her are Emil Jónsson, Edmund Rubbra, Paul Stewart, Harry Voigt, Edwin Graves, and Howard Da Silva.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kate Smith ranks 10,355 out of 20,380Before her are Edward Sedgwick (1889), Miller Anderson (1922), John Dean (1938), Janet L. Kavandi (1959), Scott Rudin (1958), and Ja Rule (1976). After her are Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (1986), Jean E. Sammet (1928), Robert Reid (1862), Gar Samuelson (1958), Rob Schroeder (1926), and Irene Rich (1891).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kate Smith ranks 504Before her are Julee Cruise (1956), Carole Bayer Sager (1947), Leroy Carr (1905), Mark Murphy (1932), Joey Belladonna (1960), and Ja Rule (1976). After her are Ne-Yo (1979), Greg Phillinganes (1956), Kevin DuBrow (1955), C. J. Ramone (1965), Doja Cat (1995), and Jimmy Carl Black (1938).