Jim Morrison


Born on December 8, 1943.
Died at the age of 27 on July 3, 1971.
Cause of Death: Heart failure.

Jim Morrison
He has been dead for 51 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 79 years old.

People who died in 1971.

Which generation did Jim Morrison belong to?

Jim Morrison was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Jim Morrison was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1943.

That is a 2 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was he known for?

He was the lead singer of the American rock band the Doors.

Which star sign was Jim Morrison?

Jim Morrison had the star sign Sagittarius.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 1.

How tall was he?

Jim Morrison was around 5 ft 11 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 180 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that he was slightly taller than the average American male. However, he was not tall by conventional standards.

In other words, he didn't stand out as being particularly tall.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 11 inches.

How old would Jim Morrison be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 79 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Keith Richards

Born on December 18th, 1943
Star Sign: Sagittarius

How many years ago did he die?

He died 51 years, 7 months and 4 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Wednesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Saturday.

How long ago did Jim Morrison die?

He died in July, 1971, which was over 51 years ago. Five decades have passed since his death. That's over half a century.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, finished college, started a career and has their own children by now.
  • Since Jim Morrison's death in 1971, roughly twelve FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around thirteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had nine new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eleven new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • When Jim Morrison died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1971, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as ABBA, Aerosmith and Al Pacino.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film The Godfather.

Was he a smoker?

Yes. Our records indicate that Jim Morrison was a smoker. However, we cannot say for certain whether or not he continued to smoke up until his death.

Other people who died around July 3, 1971.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Jim Morrison.

Igor Stravinsky

Russian composer. Deceased
Died on April 6th, 1971
Died at the age of 88
Star Sign: Gemini

Louis Armstrong

Musician. Deceased
Died on July 6th, 1971
Died at the age of 69
Star Sign: Leo

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.


BTS member.
Born on September 12th, 1994
Height: 1.81m / 5 ft 11 inches

Charles Whitman

Mass murderer. Deceased
Born on June 24th, 1941
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Jensen Ackles

Born on March 1st, 1978
Height: 1.86m / 6 ft 1 inches

Frank Zappa

Musician. Deceased
Born on December 21st, 1940
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot


South Korean rapper.
Born on November 27th, 1992
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Steve Bannon

Media executive.
Born on November 27th, 1953
Height: 1.81m / 5 ft 11 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Patrick Swayze

Actor. Deceased
Born on August 18th, 1952
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Ryan Giggs

Soccer player.
Born on November 29th, 1973
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Thomas Edison

Inventor. Deceased
Born on February 11th, 1847
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Andrew Lincoln

Born on September 14th, 1973
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches


Soccer player.
Born on February 5th, 1992
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Ozzy Osbourne

Born on December 3rd, 1948
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

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