BASKETBALL PLAYER

Magic Johnson

1959 - Today

Magic Johnson

Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. (born August 14, 1959) is an American retired professional basketball player and former president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played point guard for the Lakers for 13 seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Magic Johnson has received more than 15,079,814 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular basketball player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 15M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 65

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among BASKETBALL PLAYERS

Among basketball players, Magic Johnson ranks 6 out of 925Before him are Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O'Neal, and Bill Russell. After him are Dennis Rodman, Oscar Robertson, Jerry West, Larry Bird, Dražen Petrović, and Radivoj Korać.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Magic Johnson ranks 19Before him are János Áder, Mike Pence, Emma Thompson, Robert Knepper, Hugh Laurie, and Ahmet Davutoğlu. After him are Ken Watanabe, Mauricio Macri, Bernd Schuster, Sarah, Duchess of York, Gerhard Berger, and Val Kilmer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Magic Johnson ranks 1,072 out of 12,171Before him are Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), Gore Vidal (1925), Mark David Chapman (1955), John Franklin Enders (1897), Julius Axelrod (1912), and Anna Politkovskaya (1958). After him are Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Dale T. Mortensen (1939), Tom Wolfe (1930), Frances McDormand (1957), Frederick Cook (1865), and Edward C. Tolman (1886).