Sid Vicious

1957 - 1979

Sid Vicious

John Simon Ritchie (10 May 1957 – 2 February 1979), known professionally as Sid Vicious, was an English bassist and vocalist. He achieved prominence as a member of the Sex Pistols, a British punk rock band. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sid Vicious has received more than 6,263,579 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 109th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 6.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 67

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Sid Vicious ranks 109 out of 2,258Before him are George Martin, Paul Simon, Pete Best, Amir Khusrow, Neil Young, and David Guetta. After him are Bill Evans, David Oistrakh, James Last, Andrés Segovia, Cosima Wagner, and Mike Oldfield.

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Among people born in 1957, Sid Vicious ranks 8Before him are Hamid Karzai, Hans Zimmer, Dolph Lundgren, Donald Tusk, Michael Clarke Duncan, and Daniel Day-Lewis. After him are Melanie Griffith, Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Christopher Lambert, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Gloria Estefan, and Ai Weiwei. Among people deceased in 1979, Sid Vicious ranks 17Before him are Mika Waltari, Hanna Reitsch, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Hafizullah Amin, Ludvík Svoboda, and Agostinho Neto. After him are Nelson Rockefeller, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Bertil Ohlin, Wilhelm Bittrich, Jean Seberg, and Reinhard Gehlen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sid Vicious ranks 445 out of 5,347Before him are Anne, Princess Royal (1950), James I of Scotland (1394), Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), Millvina Dean (1912), Joseph Lister (1827), and Harthacnut (1018). After him are Gregory Bateson (1904), Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), Henry Bessemer (1813), Albert Finney (1936), Martin Ryle (1918), and Donald Winnicott (1896).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Sid Vicious ranks 31Before him are Stuart Sutcliffe (1940), Angus Young (1955), Robert Fripp (1946), John Dowland (1563), Gary Moore (1952), and George Martin (1926). After him are Mike Oldfield (1953), Richard Wright (1943), Charlie Watts (1941), Chris Slade (1946), John Bonham (1948), and Malcolm Young (1953).