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Roy Orbison

Singer.

Born on April 23, 1936.
Died at the age of 52 on December 6, 1988.
Cause of Death: Heart attack.

Roy Orbison
He has been dead for over 33 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 86 years of age.

Who else died in 1988?
Famous people who died from a heart attack.

Which generation did Roy Orbison belong to?

Roy Orbison was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Roy Orbison was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1936.

That is a 9 year difference!

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

Which star sign was Roy Orbison?

Roy Orbison had the star sign Taurus.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 1.

How tall was he?

Roy Orbison was around 5 ft 11 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 180 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 Roy Orbison be if he was still live?

If he was still alive today, he would be 86 years old.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Thursday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Tuesday.

How long ago did Roy Orbison die?

He died in December, 1988, which was over 33 years ago. Three 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 Roy Orbison's death in 1988, roughly eight FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around nine 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 Roy Orbison died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1988, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as 2Pac, Will Smith, Morgan Freeman and Keanu Reeves.

Other people who were born around April 23, 1936.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Roy Orbison.

John Madden

American Football player. Deceased
Born on April 10th, 1936
Star Sign: Aries

Other people who died around December 6, 1988.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Roy Orbison.

Ted Bundy

Serial killer. Deceased
Died on January 24th, 1989
Died at the age of 42
Star Sign: Sagittarius

People who are the same height as Roy Orbison.

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

Omar Mateen

Mass murderer. Deceased
Born on November 16th, 1986
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Saddam Hussein

Iraqi President. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1937
Height: 1.86m / 6 ft 1 inches

Tony Blair

British Prime Minister.
Born on May 6th, 1953
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Zach Braff

Actor.
Born on April 6th, 1975
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Zinedine Zidane

French soccer player.
Born on June 23rd, 1972
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Richard Ramirez

Serial killer. Deceased
Born on February 29th, 1960
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Marvin Gaye

RnB Singer. Deceased
Born on April 2nd, 1939
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Michael Douglas

Actor.
Born on September 25th, 1944
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Seth MacFarlane

Actor / Animator.
Born on October 26th, 1973
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Bruce Springsteen

Singer.
Born on September 23rd, 1949
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Thomas Edison

Inventor. Deceased
Born on February 11th, 1847
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Paulo Dybala

Soccer player.
Born on November 15th, 1993
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Ben Savage

Actor.
Born on September 13th, 1980
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

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