Sugar Ray Robinson


Born on May 3, 1921.
Died at the age of 67 on April 12, 1989.
Cause of Death: Alzheimer's disease.

Sugar Ray Robinson
He has been dead for over 33 years.
Who else died in 1989?

Which generation did Sugar Ray Robinson belong to?

Sugar Ray Robinson was a part of the Greatest Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Sugar Ray Robinson was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1921.

That is a 24 year difference!

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

What was his real name?

His real name was Walker Smith Jr..

Which star sign was Sugar Ray Robinson?

Sugar Ray Robinson had the star sign Taurus.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 3.

How tall was he?

Sugar Ray Robinson was around 5 ft 11 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 180 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.

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 Wednesday.

How long ago did Sugar Ray Robinson die?

He died in April, 1989, which was over 33 years ago. Three decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school and started a family by now.
  • Since Sugar Ray Robinson's death in 1989, roughly eight FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around nine US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had five new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had six new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • When Sugar Ray Robinson died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1989, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as 2Pac, David Beckham, Will Smith, Shaquille O'Neal and Halle Berry.
  • Because Sugar Ray Robinson's death occured in April, 1989, it means that he never got to see popular movies such as Ghost and Home Alone.

Other people who died around April 12, 1989.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Sugar Ray Robinson.

Ted Bundy

Serial killer. Deceased
Died on January 24th, 1989
Died at the age of 42
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Ruhollah Khomeini

Iranian Supreme Leader. Deceased
Died on June 3rd, 1989
Died at the age of 86
Star Sign: Libra

Mel Blanc

Voice actor. Deceased
Died on July 10th, 1989
Died at the age of 81
Star Sign: Gemini

Rebecca Schaeffer

Actress and model. Deceased
Died on July 18th, 1989
Died at the age of 21
Star Sign: Scorpio

People who are the same height as Sugar Ray Robinson.

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

Ron Paul

US politician.
Born on August 20th, 1935
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Roy Jones Jr.

Born on January 16th, 1969
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Justin Timberlake

Born on January 31st, 1981
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Jensen Ackles

Born on March 1st, 1978
Height: 1.86m / 6 ft 1 inches

Matthew McConaughey

Born on November 4th, 1969
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Steve Bannon

Media executive.
Born on November 27th, 1953
Height: 1.81m / 5 ft 11 inches

Fernando Torres

Soccer player.
Born on March 20th, 1984
Height: 1.86m / 6 ft 1 inches

John Malkovich

Born on December 9th, 1953
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Annie Lennox

Born on December 25th, 1954
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Franklin Pierce

US President. Deceased
Born on November 23rd, 1804
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Ben Savage

Born on September 13th, 1980
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Carles Puyol

Spanish soccer player.
Born on April 13th, 1978
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Larry King

TV host. Deceased
Born on November 19th, 1933
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Sylvester Stallone

Born on July 6th, 1946
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

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