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Cliff Burton

Bassist

Born on February 10, 1962.
Died at the age of 24 on September 27, 1986.
Cause of Death: Bus crash caused by black ice.

Cliff Burton
He has been dead for 37 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 62 years old.

People who died in 1986.
Famous people who died in accidents.

Which generation did Cliff Burton belong to?

Cliff Burton was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was he known for?

He was the bassist for the heavy metal band Metallica.

Which star sign was Cliff Burton?

He had the star sign Aquarius.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 3.

How tall was he?

Cliff Burton was around 6 ft 2 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 188 cm.

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

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 2 inches.

How old would Cliff Burton be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 62 years old.

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

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey

Actor
Born on January 17, 1962
Star Sign: Capricorn

Axl Rose

Axl Rose

Musician
Born on February 6, 1962
Star Sign: Aquarius

Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks

Singer
Born on February 7, 1962
Star Sign: Aquarius

Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi

Singer
Born on March 2, 1962
Star Sign: Pisces

How many years ago did he die?

He died 37 years, 8 months, and 23 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Saturday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Saturday.

How long ago did Cliff Burton die?

He died in September 1986, which was over 37 years ago. Three 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 Cliff Burton's death in 1986, roughly nine FIFA World Cups and ten US presidential elections have taken place.
  • Since his death, the United States has had six new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eight new prime ministers.
  • When Cliff Burton died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1986, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Johnny Depp, Guns N' Roses, Morgan Freeman, and Keanu Reeves.

Other people who died around September 27, 1986

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Cliff Burton.

Len Bias

Len Bias

Basketball player Deceased
Died on Jun 19, 1986, at the age of 22.
Star Sign: Scorpio

Gia Carangi

Gia Carangi

Supermodel Deceased
Died on Nov 18, 1986, at the age of 26.
Star Sign: Aquarius

People who are the same height as Cliff Burton

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

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

Basketball player
Born on March 23, 1992
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli

Italian soccer player
Born on August 12, 1990
Height: 1.90m / 6 ft 3 inches

The Game

The Game

Rapper
Born on November 29, 1979
Height: 1.92m / 6 ft 4 inches

Stephen King

Stephen King

Author
Born on September 21, 1947
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams

Singer
Born on February 13, 1974
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis

Actor
Born on March 19, 1955
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman

Actor
Born on January 30, 1930
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

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