Mike Bongiorno

1924 - 2009

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Michael Nicholas Salvatore Bongiorno (Italian pronunciation: [bɔnˈdʒorno, - bonˈ-]; May 26, 1924 – September 8, 2009) was an Italian-American television host. After a few experiences in the US, he started working on Italian TV in the 1950s and was considered to be the most popular host in Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Bongiorno has received more than 156,434 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Mike Bongiorno is the 22nd most popular presenter (down from 21st in 2019), the 3,856th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,665th in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Presenter.

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  • 160k

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  • 62.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Mike Bongiorno ranks 22 out of 109Before him are Walter Cronkite, Nick Vujicic, Sharon Osbourne, Rudi Carrell, Michael Buffer, and Howard Stern. After him are John Peel, Regis Philbin, Conan O'Brien, Thomas Gottschalk, David Frost, and Barbara Walters.

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Among people born in 1924, Mike Bongiorno ranks 189Before him are Jean-François Revel, Phyllis Schlafly, Maurice Karnaugh, Lubomír Štrougal, Fud Leclerc, and Dennis Weaver. After him are Werner Kohlmeyer, José Donoso, Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia, Ed Koch, István Nyers, and Girija Prasad Koirala. Among people deceased in 2009, Mike Bongiorno ranks 137Before him are Alda Merini, Chuck Daly, Abdellatif Filali, Rosanna Schiaffino, Roy E. Disney, and Yegor Gaidar. After him are Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, Kazumi Takada, Hildegard Behrens, Giovanni Arrighi, Willy Ronis, and Lyudmila Zykina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mike Bongiorno ranks 3,856 out of 15,968Before him are Gilbert Stuart (1755), Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1887), Dianne Feinstein (1933), Gene Autry (1907), Lena Horne (1917), and Mickey Mantle (1931). After him are Rhea Perlman (1948), Jennie Garth (1972), Eric Carle (1929), Ray Wise (1947), Friz Freleng (1906), and Mehmet Oz (1960).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Mike Bongiorno ranks 15Before him are Christine Chubbuck (1944), Johnny Carson (1925), Ed Sullivan (1901), Walter Cronkite (1916), Michael Buffer (1944), and Howard Stern (1954). After him are Regis Philbin (1931), Conan O'Brien (1963), Barbara Walters (1929), Casey Kasem (1932), Phil McGraw (1950), and Steve Allen (1921).