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Bruce Lee

Actor

Born on November 27, 1940.
Died at the age of 32 on July 20, 1973.
Cause of Death: Cerebral edema.

Bruce Lee
He has been dead for 50 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 83 years old.

People who died in 1973.

Which generation did Bruce Lee belong to?

Bruce Lee was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Bruce Lee was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1940.

That is a 5 year difference!

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

Which star sign was Bruce Lee?

He had the star sign Sagittarius.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was he?

Bruce Lee was around 5 ft 8 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 172 cm.

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

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 8 inches.

Related: Famous actors who are short.

How old would Bruce Lee be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 83 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Sam Waterston

Sam Waterston

Actor
Born on November 15, 1940
Star Sign: Scorpio

Anthony Fauci

Anthony Fauci

Physician-scientist and immunologist
Born on December 24, 1940
Star Sign: Capricorn

How many years ago did he die?

He died 50 years, 8 months, and 27 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 Bruce Lee die?

He died in July 1973, which was over 50 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 his death has grown up, finished school, finished college, started a career, and has their own children by now.
  • Since Bruce Lee's death in 1973, roughly twelve FIFA World Cups and thirteen US presidential elections have taken place.
  • Since his death, the United States has had nine new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eleven new prime ministers.
  • When Bruce Lee died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1973, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as ABBA, John Travolta, and Sylvester Stallone.

Other people who died around July 20, 1973

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Bruce Lee.

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Spanish artist Deceased
Died on Apr 8, 1973, at the age of 91.
Star Sign: Scorpio

Dean Corll

Dean Corll

Serial killer Deceased
Died on Aug 8, 1973, at the age of 33.
Star Sign: Capricorn

J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien

Author Deceased
Died on Sep 2, 1973, at the age of 81.
Star Sign: Capricorn

Gram Parsons

Gram Parsons

Singer Deceased
Died on Sep 19, 1973, at the age of 26.
Star Sign: Scorpio

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Enda Kenny

Enda Kenny

Irish Prime Minister
Born on April 24, 1951
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes

Actress
Born on December 18, 1978
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney

American politician
Born on January 30, 1941
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Diem Brown

Diem Brown

TV personality Deceased
Born on June 12, 1980
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

Declan Donnelly (Dec)

Declan Donnelly (Dec)

Television presenter
Born on September 25, 1975
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

RonReaco Lee

RonReaco Lee

Actor
Born on August 27, 1977
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

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