James Baldwin


Born on August 2, 1924.
Died at the age of 63 on December 1, 1987.
Cause of Death: Stomach cancer.

James Baldwin
He has been dead for over 34 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 98 years of age.

Who else died in 1987?
Famous people who died from cancer.

Which generation did James Baldwin belong to?

James Baldwin was a part of the Greatest Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

James Baldwin was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1924.

That is a 21 year difference!

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

Which star sign was James Baldwin?

James Baldwin had the star sign Leo.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 8.

How tall was he?

James Baldwin was around 5 ft 6 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 167 cm.

This means that he was slightly shorter than the average American male. However, he was still taller than the average woman.

How old would James Baldwin be if he was still live?

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

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Saturday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Tuesday.

How long ago did James Baldwin die?

He died in December, 1987, which was over 34 years ago. Three decades have passed since his death.

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 James Baldwin's death in 1987, roughly eight FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around nine US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had six new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had seven new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • When James Baldwin died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1987, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Will Smith, Morgan Freeman and Keanu Reeves.

Other people who died around December 1, 1987.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as James Baldwin.

Lee Marvin

American actor. Deceased
Died on August 29th, 1987
Died at the age of 63
Star Sign: Pisces

Heather O'Rourke

American child actress. Deceased
Died on February 1st, 1988
Died at the age of 12
Star Sign: Capricorn

Andy Gibb

English singer. Deceased
Died on March 10th, 1988
Died at the age of 30
Star Sign: Pisces

People who are the same height as James Baldwin.

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


Youtube personality.
Born on June 12th, 1984
Height: 1.67m / 5 ft 6 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.


English DJ.
Born on November 1st, 1990
Height: 1.72m / 5 ft 8 inches

Ariel Sharon

Israeli Prime Minister. Deceased
Born on February 26th, 1928
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Emily Blunt

Born on February 23rd, 1983
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches

Sophie Gradon

Love Island contestant. Deceased
Born on October 25th, 1985
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Tom Cruise

Born on July 3rd, 1962
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Ice Cube

Rapper / Actor.
Born on June 15th, 1969
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Trish Stratus

Fitness model / wrestler.
Born on December 18th, 1975
Height: 1.63m / 5 ft 4 inches

Angela Merkel

German Chancellor.
Born on July 17th, 1954
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Kayla Itsines

Internet personality.
Born on May 21st, 1991
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

J. K. Rowling

Born on July 31st, 1965
Height: 1.62m / 5 ft 4 inches

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Musician. Deceased
Born on October 3rd, 1954
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Miley Cyrus

Born on November 23rd, 1992
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

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