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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 1,429,844 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Kate Smith is the 1,860th most popular singer (down from 1,684th in 2019), the 10,080th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,262nd in 2019) and the 516th most popular American Singer.

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  • 41.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kate Smith ranks 1,860 out of 3,528Before her are Paweł Kukiz, Macklemore, B-Real, Seo Kang-joon, DJ Ötzi, and Malvina Reynolds. After her are Tijana Dapčević, Niall Horan, Cristina D'Avena, June Anderson, CL, and Mina.

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Among people born in 1907, Kate Smith ranks 336Before her are Ethel Lackie, Mildred Bailey, Constantino Urbieta Sosa, László Rajcsányi, Arnie Oliver, and Isabel Jewell. After her are Adelaide Lambert, Ruth Patrick, Paul Douglas, Grahame Clark, Philip Slone, and Paul Nitze. Among people deceased in 1986, Kate Smith ranks 241Before her are Nils Ramm, Emil Jónsson, Yoshiyuki Tsuruta, Rudy Vallée, Yakima Canutt, and Virginia Gregg. After her are Robert Helpmann, Susan Cabot, Carlo Biagi, Edmund Rubbra, Howard Da Silva, and James Gentle.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kate Smith ranks 10,080 out of 18,182Before her are Malvina Reynolds (1900), Angela Kinsey (1971), Camila Mendes (1994), Viola Dana (1897), Joseph P. Allen (1937), and Bobbi Kristina Brown (1993). After her are Rikishi (1965), Thomas Marshburn (1960), Colin Edwards (1974), Darleane C. Hoffman (1926), George Alec Effinger (1947), and Amy Schumer (1981).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kate Smith ranks 516Before her are Roberta Peters (1930), Roy Acuff (1903), Harry Chapin (1942), Macklemore (1983), B-Real (1970), and Malvina Reynolds (1900). After her are June Anderson (1952), Mina (1997), Greg Graffin (1964), Rick Ross (1976), Greg Phillinganes (1956), and Romeo Santos (1981).