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Bobby Sands

IRA member.

Born on March 9, 1954.
Died at the age of 27 on May 5, 1981.
Cause of Death: Hunger strike.

Bobby Sands
He has been dead for over 41 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 68 years of age.

Who else died in 1981?

Which generation did Bobby Sands belong to?

Bobby Sands was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was his real name?

His real name was Robert Gerard Sands.

What was he known for?

Sands was a Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) member who died on hunger strike while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze in Northern Ireland. During his hunger strike, he was also elected to the British Parliament.

Which star sign was Bobby Sands?

Bobby Sands had the star sign Pisces.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 4.

How tall was he?

Bobby Sands was around 5 ft 10 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 177 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.

How old would Bobby Sands be if he was still live?

If he was still alive today, he would be 68 years old.

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 Tuesday.

How long ago did Bobby Sands die?

He died in May, 1981, which was over 41 years ago. Four decades have passed since his death.

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 Bobby Sands' death in 1981, roughly ten FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around eleven US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had six new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had six new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • When Bobby Sands died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1981, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Madonna, Phil Collins and Michael Jordan.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Other people who were born around March 9, 1954.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Bobby Sands.

Matt Groening

Cartoonist.
Born on February 15th, 1954
Star Sign: Aquarius

John Travolta

Actor.
Born on February 18th, 1954
Star Sign: Aquarius

Jackie Chan

Actor.
Born on April 7th, 1954
Star Sign: Aries

Other people who died around May 5, 1981.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Bobby Sands.

Bob Marley

Reggae singer. Deceased
Died on May 11th, 1981
Died at the age of 36
Star Sign: Aquarius

People who are the same height as Bobby Sands.

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

Michael Essien

Former soccer player.
Born on December 3rd, 1982
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Chuck Norris

Actor.
Born on March 10th, 1940
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Ryan Giggs

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

Patrick Stewart

Actor.
Born on July 13th, 1940
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Ivanka Trump

American businesswoman.
Born on October 30th, 1981
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Chamillionaire

Rapper.
Born on November 28th, 1979
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Richard Pryor

Comedian. Deceased
Born on December 1st, 1940
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Marcelo

Brazilian soccer player.
Born on May 12th, 1988
Height: 1.74m / 5 ft 9 inches

Ashley Cole

Soccer player.
Born on December 20th, 1980
Height: 1.76m / 5 ft 9 inches

Fred West

English serial killer. Deceased
Born on September 29th, 1941
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches

Ben E. King

Soul singer. Deceased
Born on September 28th, 1938
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Conor McGregor

MMA fighter.
Born on July 14th, 1988
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Cameron Dallas

Internet personality.
Born on September 8th, 1994
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

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