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Tom Jones

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Sir Thomas John Woodward (born 7 June 1940), known professionally as Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. His career began with a string of top-ten hits in the mid-1960s. He has toured regularly, with appearances in Las Vegas (1967–2011). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Jones has received more than 303,315 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Tom Jones is the 137th most popular singer (down from 109th in 2019), the 651st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 516th in 2019) and the 18th most popular British Singer.

Tom Jones is most famous for being an English singer. He is best known for his hit song "What's New Pussycat?"

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  • 300k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Tom Jones ranks 137 out of 3,541Before him are Jon Bon Jovi, Maria Malibran, Gilbert Bécaud, Grace Jones, Ibrahim Ferrer, and Sandra. After him are Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Bryan Adams, Mina, Zarah Leander, Anna German, and Anatoliy Solovianenko.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1940, Tom Jones ranks 62Before him are Raul Julia, Shahnaz Pahlavi, Abdurrahman Wahid, John Gotti, Jacques Rancière, and Burt Young. After him are Lance Henriksen, Mina, Bruce Chatwin, Robin Cook, Roberto Cavalli, and Óscar Arias.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tom Jones ranks 651 out of 6,924Before him are William Wilberforce (1759), Stanley Baldwin (1867), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), Ernest Thompson Seton (1860), John Davis (1550), and Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (1864). After him are Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (1771), Patrick White (1912), Robert Carlyle (1961), Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765), James Lovelock (1919), and Jude Law (1972).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Tom Jones ranks 18Before him are Robert Plant (1948), Morrissey (1959), Kate Bush (1958), Peter Gabriel (1950), Annie Lennox (1954), and Bruce Dickinson (1958). After him are Eric Burdon (1941), Susan Boyle (1961), Bryan Ferry (1945), David Coverdale (1951), Vera Lynn (1917), and Chris Rea (1951).

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