John Denver

American singer.

Born on December 31, 1943.
Died at the age of 53 on October 12, 1997.
Cause of Death: Light airplane crash.

John Denver
He has been dead for over 24 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 78 years of age.

Who else died in 1997?
Famous people who died in accidents.

Which generation did John Denver belong to?

John Denver was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

John Denver 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 his real name?

His real name was Henry Deutschendorf.

What was he known for?

John Denver is best known for singing songs such as "Take Me Home, Country Roads", "Poems, Prayers and Promises" and "Annie's Song".

Which star sign was John Denver?

John Denver had the star sign Capricorn.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 6.

How tall was he?

John Denver was around 5 ft 10 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 178 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 John Denver be if he was still live?

If he was still alive today, he would be 78 years old.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Friday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Sunday.

How long ago did John Denver die?

He died in October, 1997, which was over 24 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school and started a family by now.
  • Since John Denver's death in 1997, roughly six FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around seven US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had four new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • Because he died in 1997, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Eminem, Coldplay, Vladimir Putin, Britney Spears, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film Titanic.

Other people who were born around December 31, 1943.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as John Denver.

Jim Morrison

Singer. Deceased
Born on December 8th, 1943
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Keith Richards

Born on December 18th, 1943
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Jimmy Page

Born on January 9th, 1944
Star Sign: Capricorn

Joe Frazier

Boxer. Deceased
Born on January 12th, 1944
Star Sign: Capricorn

Other people who died around October 12, 1997.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as John Denver.

Gianni Versace

Italian fashion designer. Deceased
Died on July 15th, 1997
Died at the age of 50
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales. Deceased
Died on August 31st, 1997
Died at the age of 36
Star Sign: Cancer

Mother Teresa

Missionary. Deceased
Died on September 5th, 1997
Died at the age of 87
Star Sign: Virgo

Chris Farley

Actor. Deceased
Died on December 18th, 1997
Died at the age of 33
Star Sign: Aquarius

Sonny Bono

Singer. Deceased
Died on January 5th, 1998
Died at the age of 62
Star Sign: Aquarius

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Fred Rogers

Television host. Deceased
Born on March 20th, 1928
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Chris Benoit

Wrestler. Deceased
Born on May 21st, 1967
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Jam Master Jay

Hip Hop DJ. Deceased
Born on January 21st, 1965
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot


Famous Youtuber.
Born on October 24th, 1989
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Adam Savage

Television host.
Born on July 15th, 1967
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

David Duchovny

Born on August 7th, 1960
Height: 1.84m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Bryce Hall

Social media personality.
Born on August 14th, 1999
Height: 1.76m / 5 ft 9 inches

Born on March 15th, 1975
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Bobby Charlton

Soccer player.
Born on October 11th, 1937
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Reece James

Soccer player.
Born on December 8th, 1999
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches


Born on September 14th, 1973
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Frank Vincent

Actor. Deceased
Born on April 15th, 1937
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

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