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Otis Redding

Singer

Born on September 9, 1941.
Died at the age of 26 on December 10, 1967.
Cause of Death: Plane crash.

Otis Redding
He has been dead for 56 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

People who died in 1967.
Famous people who died in accidents.

Which generation did Otis Redding belong to?

Otis Redding was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Otis Redding was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1941.

That is a 4 year difference!

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

Which star sign was Otis Redding?

He had the star sign Virgo.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 6.

How tall was he?

Otis Redding was around 6 ft 1 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 185 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 1 inches.

How old would Otis Redding be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 82 years old.

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

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders

US politician
Born on September 8, 1941
Star Sign: Virgo

Gerry Bamman

Gerry Bamman

Actor
Born on September 18, 1941
Star Sign: Virgo

Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson

Activist
Born on October 8, 1941
Star Sign: Libra

How many years ago did he die?

He died 56 years, 6 months, and 5 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Tuesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Sunday.

How long ago did Otis Redding die?

He died in December 1967, which was over 56 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 Otis Redding's death has grown up, finished school and has children who have started college or left home.
  • Since Otis Redding's death in 1967, roughly fourteen FIFA World Cups and fifteen US presidential elections have taken place.
  • Since his death, the United States has had ten new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had twelve new prime ministers.
  • When Otis Redding died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1967, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Led Zeppelin and Jack Nicholson.

Other people who died around December 10, 1967

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Otis Redding.

Che Guevara

Che Guevara

Historical figure Deceased
Died on Oct 9, 1967, at the age of 39.
Star Sign: Gemini

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

Activist Deceased
Died on Apr 4, 1968, at the age of 39.
Star Sign: Capricorn

People who are the same height as Otis Redding

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Sonny Liston

Sonny Liston

Boxer Deceased
Born on May 8, 1932
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper

Canadian Prime Minister
Born on April 30, 1959
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Kimbo Slice

Kimbo Slice

MMA fighter Deceased
Born on February 8, 1974
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

iDubbbz

iDubbbz

Youtube personality
Born on July 27, 1990
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Philip DeFranco

Philip DeFranco

Youtuber
Born on December 1, 1985
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Pedro Pascal

Pedro Pascal

Actor
Born on April 2, 1975
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Tony Blair

Tony Blair

UK Prime Minister
Born on May 6, 1953
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

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