Mildred McDaniel

1933 - 2004

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Mildred "Millie" Louise McDaniel-Singleton (née McDaniel, November 4, 1933 – September 30, 2004) was an American athlete, who competed mainly in the women's high jump event during her career. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, she attended David T. Howard High School. She competed for the United States at the 1956 Summer Olympics held in Melbourne, Australia where she won the gold medal in the women's high jump event. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mildred McDaniel has received more than 23,796 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Mildred McDaniel is the 281st most popular athlete (up from 904th in 2019), the 4,809th most popular biography from United States (up from 8,345th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Mildred McDaniel ranks 281 out of 6,025Before her are Zoltán Horváth, Alexander Ragulin, Hicham El Guerrouj, Alice Coachman, Władysław Kozakiewicz, and Henry Eriksson. After her are Mihaela Peneș, Lauri Virtanen, Rafer Johnson, Helen Stephens, Virgilijus Alekna, and Duje Bonačić.

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Among people born in 1933, Mildred McDaniel ranks 256Before her are Nichita Stănescu, Vladimir Melanin, Laura Mancinelli, Carol Burnett, Dom DeLuise, and Nicolae Rainea. After her are Ivan Passer, Mark Zakharov, José Faria, Petra Schürmann, Frank Gorshin, and René Burri. Among people deceased in 2004, Mildred McDaniel ranks 159Before her are Rick James, Eric Sturgess, Barney Kessel, Dimebag Darrell, Carrie Snodgress, and Alexander Ragulin. After her are Evelyn Mase, Kikuko, Princess Takamatsu, Janet Frame, Christl Cranz, Carvalho Leite, and Veríssimo Correia Seabra.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mildred McDaniel ranks 4,809 out of 20,380Before her are Marlyn Meltzer (1922), Katharine Graham (1917), Harold Arlen (1905), Dee Dee Bridgewater (1950), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1981), and Virginia Dare (1587). After her are John Gray (1951), John Hay (1838), Kelly Hu (1968), Hal Clement (1922), Angelica Singleton Van Buren (1818), and Marilyn French (1929).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Mildred McDaniel ranks 63Before her are Evelyne Hall (1909), Donald Lippincott (1893), Ed Ablowich (1913), Harold Osborn (1899), William Hoyt (1875), and Alice Coachman (1923). After her are Rafer Johnson (1935), Helen Stephens (1918), Albert Tyler (1872), Jackie Joyner-Kersee (1962), Henry Russell (1904), and Ethel Catherwood (1908).