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Marvin Gaye

RnB Singer

Born on April 2, 1939.
Died at the age of 44 on April 1, 1984.
Cause of Death: Shot dead by his father.

Marvin Gaye
He has been dead for 40 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 85 years old.

People who died in 1984.
Famous people who were murdered.

Which generation did Marvin Gaye belong to?

Marvin Gaye was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Marvin Gaye 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.

Which star sign was Marvin Gaye?

He had the star sign Aries.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 1.

How tall was he?

Marvin Gaye was around 6 ft 1 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 185 cm.

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

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 1 inches.

How old would Marvin Gaye be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 85 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 40 years, 1 month, and 19 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Sunday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Sunday.

How long ago did Marvin Gaye die?

He died in April 1984, which was over 40 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 Marvin Gaye's death in 1984, 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 Marvin Gaye died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1984, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Bon Jovi, Whitney Houston, Oprah Winfrey, Johnny Depp, and Guns N' Roses.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film Back to the Future.

Other people who were born around April 2, 1939

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Marvin Gaye.

Paul Sorvino

Paul Sorvino

Actor Deceased
Born on April 13, 1939
Star Sign: Aries

Other people who died around April 1, 1984

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Marvin Gaye.

Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman

Comedian Deceased
Died on May 16, 1984, at the age of 35.
Star Sign: Capricorn

Ed Gein

Ed Gein

Murderer Deceased
Died on Jul 26, 1984, at the age of 77.
Star Sign: Virgo

People who are the same height as Marvin Gaye

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

Ric Flair

Ric Flair

Wrestler
Born on February 25, 1949
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman

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

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall

US Supreme Court justice Deceased
Born on July 2, 1908
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle

Rapper Deceased
Born on August 15, 1985
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Chris Evans

Chris Evans

Actor
Born on June 13, 1981
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Al Capone

Al Capone

Gangster Deceased
Born on January 17, 1899
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover

US President Deceased
Born on August 10, 1874
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

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