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Jerry Garcia

Guitarist

Born on August 1, 1942.
Died at the age of 53 on August 9, 1995.
Cause of Death: Suffered a heart attack during his stay at a drug rehabilitation clinic.

Jerry Garcia
He has been dead for 28 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 81 years old.

People who died in 1995.
Famous people who died from a heart attack.

Which generation did Jerry Garcia belong to?

Jerry Garcia was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Jerry Garcia was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1942.

That is a 3 year difference!

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

What was his real name?

His real name was Jerome John Garcia.

What was he known for?

He was the lead vocalist and guitarist of the American rock band "the Grateful Dead".

What was he also known as?

His nickname / alias was: "Captain Trips"

Which star sign was Jerry Garcia?

He had the star sign Leo.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was he?

Jerry Garcia was around 5 ft 10 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 178 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.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 10 inches.

How old would Jerry Garcia be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 81 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 28 years, 8 months, and 7 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 Wednesday.

How long ago did Jerry Garcia die?

He died in August 1995, which was over 28 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school, and started a family by now.
  • Since Jerry Garcia's death in 1995, roughly seven FIFA World Cups and eight US presidential elections have taken place.
  • He died before the first PlayStation video game console was released.
  • Since his death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had seven new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 1995, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Beyonce, the Backstreet Boys, the Spice Girls, Tiger Woods, J. K. Rowling, and Britney Spears.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film Toy Story.

Was he a smoker?

Yes. Our records indicate that Jerry Garcia was a smoker. However, we cannot say for certain whether or not he continued to smoke up until his death.

Other people who were born around August 1, 1942

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Jerry Garcia.

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford

Actor
Born on July 13, 1942
Star Sign: Cancer

Tony Sirico

Tony Sirico

Actor Deceased
Born on July 29, 1942
Star Sign: Leo

Tobin Bell

Tobin Bell

Actor
Born on August 7, 1942
Star Sign: Leo

Other people who died around August 9, 1995

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Jerry Garcia.

Bob Ross

Bob Ross

American painter Deceased
Died on Jul 4, 1995, at the age of 52.
Star Sign: Scorpio

Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle

Baseball player Deceased
Died on Aug 13, 1995, at the age of 63.
Star Sign: Libra

Yitzhak Rabin

Yitzhak Rabin

Israeli Prime Minister Deceased
Died on Nov 4, 1995, at the age of 73.
Star Sign: Pisces

Stretch

Stretch

Rapper Deceased
Died on Nov 30, 1995, at the age of 27.
Star Sign: Leo

Roxie Roker

Roxie Roker

Actress Deceased
Died on Dec 2, 1995, at the age of 66.
Star Sign: Virgo

People who are the same height as Jerry Garcia

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

Kolo Toure

Kolo Toure

Soccer player
Born on March 19, 1981
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Callum Hudson-Odoi

Callum Hudson-Odoi

Soccer player
Born on November 7, 2000
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Jesse Plemons

Jesse Plemons

Actor
Born on April 2, 1988
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Evan Peters

Evan Peters

Actor
Born on January 20, 1987
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Ice-T

Ice-T

Rapper / Actor
Born on February 16, 1958
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Ray Liotta

Ray Liotta

Actor Deceased
Born on December 18, 1954
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne

English model
Born on August 12, 1992
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Kanye West

Kanye West

Rapper
Born on June 8, 1977
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev

Former Soviet leader Deceased
Born on March 2, 1931
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

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