Malcolm X


Born on May 19, 1925.
Died at the age of 39 on February 21, 1965.
Cause of Death: Assassinated.

Malcolm X
He has been dead for 58 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 98 years old.

People who died in 1965.
Famous people who were murdered.

Which generation did Malcolm X belong to?

Malcolm X was a part of the Greatest Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Malcolm X was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1925.

That is a 20 year difference!

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

What was he known for?

He was a human rights activist who became a central figure in the civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s.

What was he also known as?

His nickname / alias was: el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz

Which star sign was Malcolm X?

He had the star sign Taurus.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 5.

How tall was he?

Malcolm X was around 6 ft 4 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 192 cm.

This means that he was a lot taller than the average American man. In other words, he was so tall that he would have stood out in crowds.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 4 inches.

How old would Malcolm X be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 98 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 58 years, 9 months, and 14 days ago.

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 Sunday.

How long ago did Malcolm X die?

He died in February 1965, which was over 58 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 Malcolm X's death has grown up, finished school and has children who have started college or left home.
  • Since Malcolm X's death in 1965, roughly fourteen FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around fifteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had ten new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had twelve new prime ministers.
  • When Malcolm X died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • He died before Dustin Hoffman became a recognizable name.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film The Sound of Music.

Other people who were born around May 19, 1925

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Malcolm X.

Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush

First Lady of the United States Deceased
Born on June 8, 1925
Star Sign: Gemini

Other people who died around February 21, 1965

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Malcolm X.

Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke

Singer Deceased
Died on December 11, 1964
Died at the age of 33
Star Sign: Aquarius

T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot

Author Deceased
Died on January 4, 1965
Died at the age of 76
Star Sign: Libra

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

British Prime Minister Deceased
Died on January 24, 1965
Died at the age of 90
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole

Singer Deceased
Died on February 15, 1965
Died at the age of 45
Star Sign: Pisces

People who are the same height as Malcolm X

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



Born on February 19, 1963
Height: 1.92m / 6 ft 4 inches

Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase

Born on October 8, 1943
Height: 1.92m / 6 ft 4 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

George Floyd

George Floyd

Murder victim Deceased
Born on October 14, 1973
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt

Born on August 21, 1986
Height: 1.95m / 6 ft 5 inches

James Harden

James Harden

NBA player
Born on August 26, 1989
Height: 1.96m / 6 ft 5 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

The Notorious B.I.G

The Notorious B.I.G

Rapper Deceased
Born on May 21, 1972
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Beauden Barrett

Beauden Barrett

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

Bray Wyatt

Bray Wyatt

Wrestler Deceased
Born on May 23, 1987
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

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