Mike Powell

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Michael Anthony Powell (born November 10, 1963) is an American former track and field athlete, and the holder of the long jump world record. He is a two-time world champion and two-time Olympic silver medalist in this event. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mike Powell has received more than 11,560 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Mike Powell is the 16th most popular athlete (up from 22nd in 2019), the 1,365th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,581st in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Athlete.

Memorability Metrics

  • 12k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Mike Powells by language

Over the past year Mike Powell has had the most page views in the with 28,512 views, followed by Japanese (27,353), and French (23,510). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malay (110.75%), Hungarian (83.02%), and Catalan (67.48%)


Among athletes, Mike Powell ranks 16 out of 6,025Before him are Usain Bolt, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Javier Sotomayor, Ray Ewry, Thomas Burke, and Felix Baumgartner. After him are Stefka Kostadinova, Florence Griffith Joyner, Ellery Harding Clark, Iolanda Balaș, Hannes Kolehmainen, and Tamara Press.

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Among people born in 1963, Mike Powell ranks 39Before him are Alejandro González Iñárritu, Ulf Kristersson, Dunga, Emmanuelle Béart, Peter Bosz, and Hideo Kojima. After him are Harold Perrineau, Matti Nykänen, Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, Míchel, Til Schweiger, and Empress Masako.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mike Powell ranks 1,365 out of 20,380Before him are Cybill Shepherd (1950), John Backus (1924), Etta James (1938), John G. Avildsen (1935), Tyler Perry (1969), and Dave Mustaine (1961). After him are Martin Balsam (1919), George Benson (1943), Ken Thompson (1943), George Davis Snell (1903), Ludacris (1977), and Rodney King (1965).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Mike Powell ranks 8Before him are Bob Beamon (1946), Carl Lewis (1961), Dick Fosbury (1947), Ronnie Coleman (1964), Ray Ewry (1873), and Thomas Burke (1875). After him are Florence Griffith Joyner (1959), Ellery Harding Clark (1874), Frank Zane (1942), Larry Scott (1938), Max Emmerich (1879), and Tom Courtney (1933).