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Paula Yates

1959 - 2000

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Paula Elizabeth Yates (24 April 1959 – 17 September 2000) was a Welsh television presenter and writer. Yates is best known for her work on two television programmes, The Tube and The Big Breakfast. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paula Yates has received more than 6,135,028 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Paula Yates is the 5,049th most popular writer, the 3,901st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 438th most popular British Writer.

Paula Yates was a British television presenter and journalist, best known for her work on music and entertainment programs, and for her high-profile relationship with musician Bob Geldof and later with INXS frontman Michael Hutchence.

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  • 6.1M

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  • 45.05

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Paula Yates ranks 5,049 out of 5,755Before her are Tommaso Grossi, Milena Rudnytska, Gabriel Miró, Eugenio Montejo, Carlo Porta, and Graham Swift. After her are Yordan Radichkov, Michael Herr, Ralph Giordano, Jean Stern, Cornelia Sorabji, and Miron Białoszewski.

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Among people born in 1959, Paula Yates ranks 266Before her are Aryeh Deri, Stanislaw Tillich, Milcho Manchevski, Alan Taylor, Fernando Chalana, and Flavor Flav. After her are Maria Guleghina, Kuniharu Nakamoto, Glenn Hysén, John Sykes, Brendan Perry, and Jayne Atkinson. Among people deceased in 2000, Paula Yates ranks 230Before her are Larry Linville, Hélène Prévost, Viktor Kolotov, Jean Dotto, Gwen Verdon, and Erich Borchmeyer. After her are Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza, Policarpo Paz García, Barbara Sobotta, Audun Boysen, Erich Kähler, and Gwendolyn Brooks.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paula Yates ranks 3,901 out of 7,765Before her are Tricky (1968), Cecilia Colledge (1920), Samuel Arnold (1740), George Back (1796), Graham Swift (1949), and Henry Daniell (1894). After her are Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer (1964), Aynsley Dunbar (1946), W. D. Ross (1877), Arthur Wynne (1871), Freddie Francis (1917), and Cormac Murphy-O'Connor (1932).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Paula Yates ranks 438Before her are Clara Reeve (1729), Charles Montagu Doughty (1843), Mark Haddon (1962), Robert Herrick (1591), William Davenant (1606), and Graham Swift (1949). After her are Jonathan Stroud (1970), Alan Ayckbourn (1939), James Hogg (1770), Wilbert Awdry (1911), Charles Wilkins (1749), and Thomas Love Peacock (1785).