Sal Mineo


Born on January 10, 1939.
Died at the age of 37 on February 12, 1976.
Cause of Death: Stabbed to death outside of his Hollywood apartment during an attempted robbery.

Sal Mineo
He has been dead for 46 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 84 years old.

People who died in 1976.
Famous people who were murdered.

Which generation did Sal Mineo belong to?

Sal Mineo was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Sal Mineo was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1939.

That is a 6 year difference!

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

What was he known for?

He was a Hollywood actor who starred in movies such as Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Exodus (1960) and The Longest Day (1962).

What was he also known as?

His nickname / alias was: "The Switchblade Kid"

Which star sign was Sal Mineo?

Sal Mineo had the star sign Capricorn.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 6.

How tall was he?

Sal Mineo was around 5 ft 6 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 168 cm.

This means that he was slightly shorter than the average American male. However, he was still taller than the average woman.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 6 inches.

Related: Famous actors who are short.

How old would Sal Mineo be now?

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

How many years ago did he die?

He died 46 years, 11 months and 23 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Tuesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Thursday.

How long ago did Sal Mineo die?

He died in February, 1976, which was over 46 years ago. Four 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 Sal Mineo's death in 1976, roughly eleven FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around twelve US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had eight new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had ten new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • When Sal Mineo died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1976, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Prince, Robin Williams and Danny DeVito.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film Star Wars.

Was he a smoker?

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

People who are the same height as Sal Mineo.

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

Vanessa Williams

Born on March 18th, 1963
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Sofia Vergara

Born on July 10th, 1972
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches


Born on September 4th, 1981
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Anne Hathaway

Born on November 12th, 1982
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Tinie Tempah

Born on November 7th, 1988
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Jill Dando

TV presenter. Deceased
Born on November 9th, 1961
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

President of Ukraine.
Born on January 25th, 1978
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Madison Beer

Born on March 5th, 1999
Height: 1.66m / 5 ft 5 inches

Kayla Itsines

Internet personality.
Born on May 21st, 1991
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Silvio Berlusconi

Former Italian Prime Minister.
Born on September 29th, 1936
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Robert Iler

Born on March 2nd, 1985
Height: 1.66m / 5 ft 5 inches

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

US politician.
Born on October 13th, 1989
Height: 1.63m / 5 ft 4 inches

Dustin Hoffman

Born on August 8th, 1937
Height: 1.67m / 5 ft 6 inches

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