Cliff Burton


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 36 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 61 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?

Cliff Burton 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 61 years old.

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

Jim Carrey

Born on January 17th, 1962
Star Sign: Capricorn

Axl Rose

Born on February 6th, 1962
Star Sign: Aquarius

Garth Brooks

Born on February 7th, 1962
Star Sign: Aquarius

Jon Bon Jovi

Born on March 2nd, 1962
Star Sign: Pisces

How many years ago did he die?

He died 36 years, 8 months, and 8 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 36 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 have taken place. Furthermore, around ten US presidential elections have been held.
  • 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

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

Gia Carangi

Supermodel. Deceased
Died on November 18th, 1986
Died 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.

CM Punk

Born on October 26th, 1978
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.


Born on February 19th, 1963
Height: 1.92m / 6 ft 4 inches

Roman Reigns

Born on May 25th, 1985
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

Anthony Bourdain

Celebrity chef. Deceased
Born on June 25th, 1956
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

Rock Hudson

Actor. Deceased
Born on November 17th, 1925
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches


Born on January 20th, 1997
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

Tom Brady

American Football player.
Born on August 3rd, 1977
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Bill Paxton

Actor. Deceased
Born on May 17th, 1955
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Christian Bale

Born on January 30th, 1974
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Matthew Perry

Born on August 19th, 1969
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Devin Ratray

Born on January 11th, 1977
Height: 1.86m / 6 ft 1 inches

Dale Earnhardt

Stock car driver. Deceased
Born on April 29th, 1951
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Enrique Iglesias

Born on May 8th, 1975
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

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