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George Best

Soccer player

Born on May 22, 1946.
Died at the age of 59 on November 25, 2005.
Cause of Death: Alcoholism.

George Best
He has been dead for 18 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 77 years old.

People who died in 2005.

Which generation did George Best belong to?

George Best was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was he known for?

Best was a winger who was considered to be one of the greatest soccer players of all time.

Which star sign was George Best?

He had the star sign Gemini.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 11.

How tall was he?

George Best was around 5 ft 9 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 175 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that his height was pretty average. However, some people might have considered him to be short.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 9 inches.

How old would George Best be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 77 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 18 years, 5 months, and 22 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Wednesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Friday.

How long ago did George Best die?

He died in November 2005, which was over 18 years ago. More than a decade has passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the same day that he died would nearly be finished high school by now.
  • Since George Best's death in 2005, roughly four FIFA World Cups and five US presidential elections have taken place.
  • Since his death, the United States has had three new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had six new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 2005, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Amy Winehouse, Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, and Tom Hardy.

Other people who were born around May 22, 1946

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as George Best.

Andre the Giant

Andre the Giant

French wrestler Deceased
Born on May 19, 1946
Star Sign: Taurus

Cher

Cher

Singer
Born on May 20, 1946
Star Sign: Taurus

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

US President
Born on June 14, 1946
Star Sign: Gemini

Other people who died around November 25, 2005

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as George Best.

Lloyd Avery II

Lloyd Avery II

Actor Deceased
Died on Sep 4, 2005, at the age of 36.
Star Sign: Cancer

Tara Correa-McMullen

Tara Correa-McMullen

Actress Deceased
Died on Oct 21, 2005, at the age of 16.
Star Sign: Gemini

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

Civil Rights activist Deceased
Died on Oct 24, 2005, at the age of 92.
Star Sign: Aquarius

Eddie Guerrero

Eddie Guerrero

Wrestler Deceased
Died on Nov 13, 2005, at the age of 38.
Star Sign: Libra

Pat Morita

Pat Morita

Actor Deceased
Died on Nov 24, 2005, at the age of 73.
Star Sign: Cancer

Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor

Comedian Deceased
Died on Dec 10, 2005, at the age of 65.
Star Sign: Sagittarius

John Spencer

John Spencer

Actor Deceased
Died on Dec 16, 2005, at the age of 58.
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Chris Penn

Chris Penn

Actor Deceased
Died on Jan 24, 2006, at the age of 40.
Star Sign: Libra

J Dilla

J Dilla

Rapper Deceased
Died on Feb 10, 2006, at the age of 32.
Star Sign: Aquarius

Slobodan Milošević

Slobodan Milošević

Yugoslav and Serbian politician Deceased
Died on Mar 11, 2006, at the age of 64.
Star Sign: Leo

People who are the same height as George Best

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

Ted Kaczynski

Ted Kaczynski

American terrorist Deceased
Born on May 22, 1942
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Axl Rose

Axl Rose

Musician
Born on February 6, 1962
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Micheál Martin

Micheál Martin

Irish politician
Born on August 1, 1960
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Marco Reus

Marco Reus

German soccer player
Born on May 31, 1989
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Finn Wolfhard

Finn Wolfhard

Actor
Born on December 23, 2002
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest

Media personality
Born on December 24, 1974
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches

Hugo Chavez

Hugo Chavez

Venezuelan President Deceased
Born on July 28, 1954
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg

Actor
Born on June 5, 1971
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

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