Mickey Spillane

1918 - 2006

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Frank Morrison Spillane (; March 9, 1918 – July 17, 2006), better known as Mickey Spillane, was an American crime novelist, whose stories often feature his signature detective character, Mike Hammer. More than 225 million copies of his books have sold internationally. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mickey Spillane has received more than 730,537 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Mickey Spillane is the 2,772nd most popular writer (down from 2,525th in 2019), the 3,545th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,034th in 2019) and the 318th most popular American Writer.

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  • 730k

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  • 63.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Mickey Spillane ranks 2,772 out of 5,794Before him are August Šenoa, Valery Larbaud, Robert Chambers, Eysteinn Erlendsson, Sohrab Sepehri, and Valerio Massimo Manfredi. After him are Keigo Higashino, Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Ram Prasad Bismil, Gerard Reve, Jens Baggesen, and Glen Cook.

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Among people born in 1918, Mickey Spillane ranks 128Before him are Shankar Dayal Sharma, Anatoly Tarasov, Bruno Zevi, Marie Smith Jones, Willi Graf, and Cornell Capa. After him are Ján Kadár, Hella Haasse, Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, Mehdi Huseynzade, Abdul Haris Nasution, and Gottfried von Einem. Among people deceased in 2006, Mickey Spillane ranks 141Before him are Tadao Onishi, Jurij Brězan, Shoshana Damari, Yitzhak Kaduri, Paul Arizin, and Anthony Franciosa. After him are Gerard Reve, George Koval, Rudi Carrell, W. Montgomery Watt, Galina Ustvolskaya, and Lars Korvald.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mickey Spillane ranks 3,545 out of 15,968Before him are Clarence Clemons (1942), Robert David Hall (1947), Anthony Franciosa (1928), Annie Sprinkle (1954), Jim Abrahams (1944), and Freddie Hubbard (1938). After him are Pete Maravich (1947), Nancy Spungen (1958), Christopher Atkins (1961), Kit Carson (1809), Alexandra Daddario (1986), and Glen Cook (1944).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Mickey Spillane ranks 318Before him are William L. Shirer (1904), Robert M. Pirsig (1928), L. Sprague de Camp (1907), Richard Yates (1926), Elbert Hubbard (1856), and V. C. Andrews (1923). After him are Glen Cook (1944), Alice B. Toklas (1877), Audre Lorde (1934), Joyce Meyer (1943), Camille Paglia (1947), and Jim Carroll (1949).