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 1,349,258 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Skeeter Davis is the 1,374th most popular singer, the 7,507th most popular biography from United States and the 377th most popular American Singer.

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  • 15

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  • 2.98

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Among singers, Skeeter Davis ranks 1,374 out of 3,541Before her are Alannah Myles, Ronnie Spector, Lee Seung-gi, Phil Mogg, Alma Gluck, and Paul Day. After her are Hanne Krogh, Sibel Can, Rufus Thomas, David Alexandre Winter, Silvi Vrait, and Souad Massi.

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Among people born in 1931, Skeeter Davis ranks 365Before her are Heinz Fütterer, Jackie McLean, Robert Morse, Yevdokiya Mekshilo, Sven Delblanc, and Te Atairangikaahu. After her are Mirja Hietamies, Vasily Rudenkov, Frank Ramsey, E. C. George Sudarshan, William Deane, and Christopher George. Among people deceased in 2004, Skeeter Davis ranks 216Before her are Jan Sterling, Yordan Radichkov, Shirley Strickland, Mochtar Lubis, David Raksin, and Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy. After her are Guinn Smith, José Luis Cuciuffo, Mikheil Korkia, Bill Nicholson, Mikhail Voronin, and Raja Ramanna.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Skeeter Davis ranks 7,507 out of 15,968Before her are Marlyn Meltzer (1922), Christopher Paolini (1983), Ed Begley Jr. (1949), Rosie Perez (1964), Valerie Harper (1939), and Walter Tevis (1928). After her are Barry Sullivan (1912), George Tenet (1953), Kerr Smith (1972), Paula Prentiss (1938), Cedar Walton (1934), and Lee Barnes (1906).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Skeeter Davis ranks 377Before her are Florence Ballard (1943), Sonny Terry (1911), Thelma Houston (1946), Diane Warren (1956), Chris Connor (1927), and Ronnie Spector (1943). After her are Rufus Thomas (1917), DMX (1970), Vic Damone (1928), Emma Abbott (1850), Flo Rida (1979), and Leroy Carr (1905).