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Ben E. King

Soul singer.

Born on September 28, 1938.
Died at the age of 76 on April 30, 2015.
Cause of Death: Coronary problems.

Ben E. King
He has been dead for 7 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 84 years old.

People who died in 2015.

Which generation did Ben E. King belong to?

Ben E. King was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Ben E. King was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1938.

That is a 7 year difference!

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

What was his real name?

His real name was Benjamin Earl King.

Which star sign was Ben E. King?

Ben E. King had the star sign Libra.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 4.

How tall was he?

Ben E. King was around 5 ft 9 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 175 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that his height was pretty average. However, some people might have considered him to be short.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 9 inches.

How old would Ben E. King be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 84 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 7 years, 9 months and 7 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 Thursday.

How long ago did Ben E. King die?

He died in April, 2015, which was over 7 years ago.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the same day that he died would have finished kindergarten and started elementary school by now.
  • He was not alive to witness Donald Trump's shock election win in 2016.
  • Since his death, the United States has had two new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had four new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • Because he died in 2015, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Cardi B and Dua Lipa.

Other people who were born around September 28, 1938.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Ben E. King.

Evel Knievel

Stunt performer. Deceased
Born on October 17th, 1938
Star Sign: Libra

Christopher Lloyd

Actor.
Born on October 22nd, 1938
Star Sign: Libra

Other people who died around April 30, 2015.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Ben E. King.

Junior Malanda

Belgian soccer player. Deceased
Died on January 10th, 2015
Died at the age of 20
Star Sign: Virgo

Greg Plitt

American fitness model. Deceased
Died on January 17th, 2015
Died at the age of 37
Star Sign: Scorpio

Leonard Nimoy

Actor. Deceased
Died on February 27th, 2015
Died at the age of 83
Star Sign: Aries

Terry Pratchett

Author. Deceased
Died on March 12th, 2015
Died at the age of 66
Star Sign: Taurus

Sawyer Sweeten

Child actor. Deceased
Died on April 23rd, 2015
Died at the age of 19
Star Sign: Taurus

B.B. King

Musician. Deceased
Died on May 14th, 2015
Died at the age of 89
Star Sign: Virgo

Christopher Lee

Actor. Deceased
Died on June 7th, 2015
Died at the age of 93
Star Sign: Gemini

Jules Bianchi

French race car driver. Deceased
Died on July 17th, 2015
Died at the age of 25
Star Sign: Leo

Cilla Black

Singer / Media personality. Deceased
Died on August 1st, 2015
Died at the age of 72
Star Sign: Gemini

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Bill Gates

Business magnate.
Born on October 28th, 1955
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Owen Wilson

Actor.
Born on November 18th, 1968
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Matt LeBlanc

Actor.
Born on July 25th, 1967
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Jason David Frank

Actor. Deceased
Born on September 4th, 1973
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Ruby Walsh

Irish jockey.
Born on May 14th, 1979
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Rupert Murdoch

Business magnate.
Born on March 11th, 1931
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Ulysses S. Grant

US President. Deceased
Born on April 27th, 1822
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Wayne Williams

Serial killer.
Born on May 27th, 1958
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Barry Keoghan

Actor.
Born on October 18th, 1992
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Ice Cube

Rapper / Actor.
Born on June 15th, 1969
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

James Dean

Actor. Deceased
Born on February 8th, 1931
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Oprah Winfrey

Talk show host.
Born on January 29th, 1954
Height: 1.69m / 5 ft 7 inches

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