Michael Jackson

1958 - 2009

Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. Through stage and video performances, he popularized complicated dance techniques such as the moonwalk, to which he gave the name. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Jackson has received more than 46,804,841 page views. His biography is available in 233 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 47M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 80.88

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 233

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Michael Jackson ranks 6 out of 2,258Before him are Bob Marley, Freddie Mercury, Franz Liszt, John Lennon, and Niccolò Paganini. After him are Bob Dylan, Madonna, Jimi Hendrix, Louis Armstrong, Paul McCartney, and Leonard Cohen.

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Among people born in 1958, Michael Jackson ranks 1After him are Madonna, Andrea Bocelli, Viggo Mortensen, Tim Burton, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sharon Stone, Ursula von der Leyen, Gary Oldman, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Kate Bush. Among people deceased in 2009, Michael Jackson ranks 1After him are Patrick Swayze, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Kim Dae-jung, Aage Bohr, Pina Bausch, Paul Samuelson, David Carradine, Roh Moo-hyun, Corazon Aquino, Ted Kennedy, and Maurice Jarre.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Jackson ranks 27 out of 12,171Before him are Neil Armstrong (1930), Bruce Lee (1940), George Washington (1732), Benjamin Franklin (1706), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), and Walt Disney (1901). After him are F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896), Cher (1946), Henry Ford (1863), Clint Eastwood (1930), Howard Hughes (1905), and Martin Luther King Jr. (1929).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Michael Jackson ranks 1After him are Bob Dylan (1941), Madonna (1958), Jimi Hendrix (1942), Louis Armstrong (1901), Ray Charles (1930), Chuck Berry (1926), B.B. King (1925), Miles Davis (1926), Frank Zappa (1940), Ronnie James Dio (1942), and Brian Wilson (1942).