Steve Strange

1959 - 2015

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Stephen John Harrington (28 May 1959 – 12 February 2015), known professionally as Steve Strange, was a Welsh singer. From the late 1970s, he was a nightclub host and promoter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Strange has received more than 1,105,314 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Steve Strange is the 1,583rd most popular singer (up from 1,928th in 2019), the 4,224th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 4,984th in 2019) and the 169th most popular British Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Steve Stranges by language

Over the past year Steve Strange has had the most page views in the with 121,128 views, followed by German (20,249), and Italian (9,508). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (79.87%), Hebrew (14.10%), and Welsh (11.31%)


Among singers, Steve Strange ranks 1,583 out of 4,381Before him are Sarah Connor, Aaron Neville, Jasraj, Telma Hopkins, Conway Twitty, and Lena Meyer-Landrut. After him are Bebe Rexha, Teddy Pendergrass, Brendan Perry, Jessica Simpson, Joe Elliott, and Leeteuk.

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Among people born in 1959, Steve Strange ranks 324Before him are Abdelmajid Lamriss, Flavor Flav, Talia Balsam, John J. Sullivan, Zeca Pagodinho, and Christa Luding-Rothenburger. After him are Brendan Perry, Joe Elliott, Kwak Jae-yong, Paula Yates, Tsitsi Dangarembga, and Susanna Clarke. Among people deceased in 2015, Steve Strange ranks 364Before him are Alena Vrzáňová, Astrid Ivask, Andy White, Raymond Gosling, Sam Simon, and Gennadiy Seleznyov. After him are Ildikó Schwarczenberger, Saeed Jaffrey, David Canary, Jouko Törmänen, Vittore Gottardi, and Oganes Zanazanyan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Steve Strange ranks 4,224 out of 8,785Before him are Annie S. D. Maunder (1868), Jacqueline Wilson (1945), Amira Casar (1971), Andrew Scott Waugh (1810), John Beazley (1885), and Maxi Jazz (1957). After him are William of Newburgh (1130), Ramsey Campbell (1946), Brendan Perry (1959), David Jacobs (1888), Joe Elliott (1959), and Michael Grant (1914).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Steve Strange ranks 169Before him are Acker Bilk (1929), Tina Charles (1954), Colin Hay (1953), Spencer Davis (1939), Ireen Sheer (1949), and Skin (1967). After him are Brendan Perry (1959), Joe Elliott (1959), Sam Brown (1964), Amy Macdonald (1987), Tricky (1968), and Emma Kirkby (1949).