Skeeter Davis

1931 - 2004

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Skeeter Davis (born Mary Frances Penick; December 30, 1931 – September 19, 2004) was an American country music singer who sang crossover pop music songs including 1962's "The End of the World". She started out as part of the Davis Sisters as a teenager in the late 1940s, eventually landing on RCA Victor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Skeeter Davis has received more than 1,484,012 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Skeeter Davis is the 1,307th most popular singer (up from 1,371st in 2019), the 7,013th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,497th in 2019) and the 344th most popular Singer.

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  • 3.11

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Among singers, Skeeter Davis ranks 1,307 out of 3,528Before her are Tiziano Ferro, Leonard Warren, Yuri Shevchuk, Anna Oxa, Namie Amuro, and Maya Kristalinskaya. After her are André Hazes, Helen Shapiro, Tego Calderón, Johnny Rivers, Katie Melua, and Sheila E..

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Among people born in 1931, Skeeter Davis ranks 372Before her are Madeleine Berthod, Peter Armbruster, Fay Weldon, Ferenc Szojka, Irwin Winkler, and Kiki Dimoula. After her are Olja Ivanjicki, Roger Planchon, Vasily Rudenkov, John Zizioulas, Suchitra Sen, and Hal Connolly. Among people deceased in 2004, Skeeter Davis ranks 207Before her are Marcelo González Martín, Jacques Noël, Albert Brülls, James Quinn, Alan Bullock, and Thea Beckman. After her are André Hazes, Quorthon, Alan Brown, Natalya Baranskaya, Michael Grant, and Gerrie Knetemann.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Skeeter Davis ranks 7,013 out of 18,182Before her are Robert T. Bakker (1945), Ken Olsen (1926), Walter M. Miller Jr. (1923), William T. Anderson (1839), Joseph Engelberger (1925), and Maury Chaykin (1949). After her are Skeet Ulrich (1970), Charles Reidpath (1889), Solomon W. Golomb (1932), Alice Faye (1915), Ninja (1991), and Susan Anspach (1942).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Skeeter Davis ranks 344Before her are Jello Biafra (1958), Tina Weymouth (1950), Kvitka Cisyk (1953), Junior Wells (1934), Betty Carter (1929), and Leonard Warren (1911). After her are Johnny Rivers (1942), Sheila E. (1957), Randy Meisner (1946), Anita Bryant (1940), Conway Twitty (1933), and Bobby Vee (1943).