Ian Curtis

English singer.

Born on July 15, 1956.
Died at the age of 23 on May 18, 1980.
Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging.

Ian Curtis
He has been dead for over 42 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 66 years of age.

Who else died in 1980?
Famous people who committed suicide.

Which generation did Ian Curtis belong to?

Ian Curtis was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was he known for?

Curtis was the leader singer of the English rock band Joy Division.

Which star sign was Ian Curtis?

Ian Curtis had the star sign Cancer.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was he?

Ian Curtis was around 6 ft 1 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 185 cm.

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

How old would Ian Curtis be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 66 years old.

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

Randy Jackson

Bassist / Television personality.
Born on June 23rd, 1956
Star Sign: Cancer

Montel Williams

Television personality.
Born on July 3rd, 1956
Star Sign: Cancer

Tom Hanks

Born on July 9th, 1956
Star Sign: Cancer

How many years ago did he die?

He died 42 years, 6 months and 8 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Sunday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Sunday.

How long ago did Ian Curtis die?

He died in May, 1980, which was over 42 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 Ian Curtis' death in 1980, 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 seven new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eight new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • When Ian Curtis died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1980, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Madonna, Metallica and Phil Collins.

Other people who died around May 18, 1980.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Ian Curtis.

Alfred Hitchcock

Film director. Deceased
Died on April 29th, 1980
Died at the age of 80
Star Sign: Leo

Dorothy Stratten

Model and actress. Deceased
Died on August 14th, 1980
Died at the age of 20
Star Sign: Pisces

People who are the same height as Ian Curtis.

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


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


South Korean singer.
Born on June 25th, 1982
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Jerry Rice

Former NFL player.
Born on October 13th, 1962
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches


Born on June 5th, 1991
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Rainn Wilson

Born on January 20th, 1966
Height: 1.89m / 6 ft 2 inches

Timothy McVeigh

American terrorist. Deceased
Born on April 23rd, 1968
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

Donald Trump

US President.
Born on June 14th, 1946
Height: 1.90m / 6 ft 3 inches

Patrick Mahomes II

NFL player.
Born on September 17th, 1995
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Iker Casillas

Spanish soccer player.
Born on May 20th, 1981
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Steve Martin

Born on August 14th, 1945
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Weird Al Yankovic

Born on October 23rd, 1959
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

James Woods

Born on April 18th, 1947
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Dylan Wang

Chinese actor.
Born on December 20th, 1998
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Jerry Lawler

Born on November 29th, 1949
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

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