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Janis Joplin

Singer.

Born on January 19, 1943.
Died at the age of 27 on October 4, 1970.
Cause of Death: Heroin overdose.

Janis Joplin
She has been dead for over 51 years.
If she was still alive today, she would be 79 years of age.

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

Which generation did Janis Joplin belong to?

Janis Joplin was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought she was a boomer?!"

Janis Joplin was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas she was born in 1943.

That is a 2 year difference!

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

What was she known for?

She was one of the most widely-known rock stars of the 1960s.

Which star sign was Janis Joplin?

Janis Joplin had the star sign Capricorn.

Life Path Number.

Her Life Path Number was 1.

How tall was she?

Janis Joplin was around 5 ft 5 inches tall. In centimetres, her height was 165 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that she was slightly taller than the average American female. However, she was not tall by conventional standards.

How old would Janis Joplin be if she was still live?

If she was still alive today, she would be 79 years old.

What day of the week was she born on?

She was born on a Tuesday.

What day of the week did she die on?

She died on a Sunday.

How long ago did Janis Joplin die?

She died in October, 1970, which was over 51 years ago. Five decades have passed since her death. That's over half a century.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of her death has grown up, finished school, finished college, started a career and has their own children by now.
  • Since Janis Joplin's death in 1970, roughly twelve FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around thirteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since her death, the United States has had nine new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had nine new Prime Ministers since she passed away.
  • When Janis Joplin died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because she died in 1970, it means that she probably never heard of famous names such as Aerosmith and Al Pacino.

Other people who were born around January 19, 1943.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Janis Joplin.

Sharon Tate

Actress and model. Deceased
Born on January 24th, 1943
Star Sign: Aquarius

Joe Pesci

Actor.
Born on February 9th, 1943
Star Sign: Aquarius

Other people who died around October 4, 1970.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Janis Joplin.

Jimi Hendrix

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

Charles de Gaulle

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

Sonny Liston

Boxer. Deceased
Died on December 30th, 1970
Died at the age of 38
Star Sign: Taurus

Coco Chanel

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

People who are taller than her.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than her.

Cee Lo Green

Singer.
Born on May 30th, 1974
Height: 1.69m / 5 ft 7 inches

Juan Mata

Spanish soccer player.
Born on April 28th, 1988
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Thuy Trang

Actress. Deceased
Born on December 14th, 1973
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

Bob Marley

Reggae singer. Deceased
Born on February 6th, 1945
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Kaley Cuoco

Actress.
Born on November 30th, 1985
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

Oprah Winfrey

Talk show host.
Born on January 29th, 1954
Height: 1.69m / 5 ft 7 inches

People who are shorter than her.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than her.

Carole Baskin

Animal rights activist.
Born on June 6th, 1961
Height: 1.63m / 5 ft 4 inches

Mya

Singer.
Born on October 10th, 1979
Height: 1.64m / 5 ft 5 inches

Chloe Grace Moretz

Actress.
Born on February 10th, 1997
Height: 1.63m / 5 ft 4 inches

Sia

Singer.
Born on December 18th, 1975
Height: 1.64m / 5 ft 5 inches

Victoria Beckham

Spice Girls.
Born on April 17th, 1974
Height: 1.63m / 5 ft 4 inches

Caroline Flack

English TV presenter. Deceased
Born on November 9th, 1979
Height: 1.63m / 5 ft 4 inches

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