Sonny Liston was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.
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.
He was a boxing heavyweight champion who was known for his toughness and punching power.
His nickname / alias was: "The Bear"
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.
If he was still alive today, he would be 90 years old.
He was born on a Sunday.
He died on a Wednesday.
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.
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