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Sonny Liston

Boxer.

Born on May 8, 1932.
Died at the age of 38 on December 30, 1970.
Cause of Death: Suspected heroin overdose.

Sonny Liston
He has been dead for over 51 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 90 years of age.

Who else died in 1970?
Famous people who died from a drug overdose.

Which generation did Sonny Liston belong to?

Sonny Liston was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Sonny Liston was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1932.

That is a 13 year difference!

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

What was he known for?

He was a boxing heavyweight champion who was known for his toughness and punching power.

What was he also known as?

His nickname / alias was: "The Bear"

Which star sign was Sonny Liston?

Sonny Liston had the star sign Taurus.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 1.

How tall was he?

Sonny Liston was around 6 ft 1 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 185 cm.

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

How old would Sonny Liston be if he was still live?

If he was still alive today, he would be 90 years old.

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 Wednesday.

How long ago did Sonny Liston die?

He died in December, 1970, which was over 51 years ago. Five decades have passed since his death. That's over half a century.

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 Sonny Liston's death in 1970, roughly twelve FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around thirteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had nine new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had nine new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • When Sonny Liston died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1970, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Aerosmith and Al Pacino.

Other people who were born around May 8, 1932.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Sonny Liston.

Tiny Tim

Singer. Deceased
Born on April 12th, 1932
Star Sign: Aries

Other people who died around December 30, 1970.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Sonny Liston.

Jimi Hendrix

Musician. Deceased
Died on September 18th, 1970
Died at the age of 27
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Janis Joplin

Singer. Deceased
Died on October 4th, 1970
Died at the age of 27
Star Sign: Capricorn

Charles de Gaulle

French leader. Deceased
Died on November 9th, 1970
Died at the age of 79
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Coco Chanel

Fashion designer. Deceased
Died on January 10th, 1971
Died at the age of 87
Star Sign: Leo

Igor Stravinsky

Russian composer. Deceased
Died on April 6th, 1971
Died at the age of 88
Star Sign: Gemini

People who are the same height as Sonny Liston.

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

Rafael Nadal

Tennis player.
Born on June 3rd, 1986
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Aaron Hernandez

NFL player / convicted murderer. Deceased
Born on November 6th, 1989
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

John Allen Muhammad

Convicted murderer. Deceased
Born on December 31st, 1960
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Beauden Barrett

Rugby player.
Born on May 27th, 1991
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Jordan Peterson

Canadian clinical psychologist.
Born on June 12th, 1962
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Martin Skrtel

Soccer player.
Born on December 15th, 1984
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

Sami Khedira

German soccer player.
Born on April 4th, 1987
Height: 1.89m / 6 ft 2 inches

Ray Romano

Actor.
Born on December 21st, 1957
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Dr. Phil McGraw

Television host.
Born on September 1st, 1950
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Jadon Sancho

Soccer player.
Born on March 25th, 2000
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Dylan Wang

Chinese actor.
Born on December 20th, 1998
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Bill Nye

American science educator.
Born on November 27th, 1955
Height: 1.84m / 6 foot

Richard Nixon

US President. Deceased
Born on January 9th, 1913
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Woodrow Wilson

US President. Deceased
Born on December 28th, 1856
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Stacy Keibler

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

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