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Terry Fox

Athlete

Born on July 28, 1958.
Died at the age of 22 on June 28, 1981.
Cause of Death: Osteosarcoma.

Terry Fox
He has been dead for 42 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 65 years old.

People who died in 1981.
Famous people who died from cancer.

Which generation did Terry Fox belong to?

Terry Fox was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was he known for?

He was a Canadian athlete who had his leg amputated after he was diagnosed with cancer. Afterwards, he ran across Canada with a prosthetic leg to raise awareness and money for cancer research.

Which star sign was Terry Fox?

He had the star sign Leo.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 4.

How tall was he?

Terry Fox 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 Terry Fox be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 65 years old.

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

Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon

Actor
Born on July 8, 1958
Star Sign: Cancer

Madonna

Madonna

Singer
Born on August 16, 1958
Star Sign: Leo

Tim Burton

Tim Burton

Filmmaker.
Born on August 25, 1958
Star Sign: Virgo

How many years ago did he die?

He died 42 years, 10 months, and 26 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Monday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Sunday.

How long ago did Terry Fox die?

He died in June 1981, which was over 42 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 Terry Fox's death in 1981, roughly ten FIFA World Cups and eleven 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 Terry Fox died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1981, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Madonna, Phil Collins, and Michael Jordan.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Other people who died around June 28, 1981

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Terry Fox.

Bobby Sands

Bobby Sands

IRA member Deceased
Died on May 5, 1981, at the age of 27.
Star Sign: Pisces

Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Reggae singer Deceased
Died on May 11, 1981, at the age of 36.
Star Sign: Aquarius

Adam Walsh

Adam Walsh

Murder victim Deceased
Died on Jul 27, 1981, at the age of 6.
Star Sign: Scorpio

Bill Shankly

Bill Shankly

Soccer manager Deceased
Died on Sep 29, 1981, at the age of 68.
Star Sign: Virgo

People who are the same height as Terry Fox

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

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Actor
Born on July 26, 1959
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

David Attenborough

David Attenborough

British broadcaster
Born on May 8, 1926
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Stacy Keibler

Stacy Keibler

Wrestler
Born on October 14, 1979
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Wil Wheaton

Wil Wheaton

Actor
Born on July 29, 1972
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen

Actor
Born on May 25, 1939
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero

Argentine soccer player
Born on June 2, 1988
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Humphrey Bogart

Humphrey Bogart

Actor Deceased
Born on December 25, 1899
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Playwright / Poet Deceased
Born on April 26, 1564
Height: 1.72m / 5 ft 8 inches

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