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Jimi Hendrix

Musician.

Born on November 27, 1942.
Died at the age of 27 on September 18, 1970.
Cause of Death: Choked on vomit while intoxicated on barbiturates.

Jimi Hendrix
He has been dead for over 52 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 80 years old.

People who died in 1970.

Which generation did Jimi Hendrix belong to?

Jimi Hendrix was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Jimi Hendrix was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1942.

That is a 3 year difference!

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

What was his real name?

His real name was James Marshall Hendrix.

What was he known for?

He is widely regarded to have been one of the greatest electric guitarists of all time.

Which star sign was Jimi Hendrix?

Jimi Hendrix had the star sign Sagittarius.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 9.

How tall was he?

Jimi Hendrix was around 5 ft 11 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 180 cm.

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

In other words, he didn't stand out as being particularly tall.

How old would Jimi Hendrix be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 80 years old.

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

Martin Scorsese

Film director.
Born on November 17th, 1942
Star Sign: Scorpio

Joe Biden

US President.
Born on November 20th, 1942
Star Sign: Scorpio

Billy Connolly

Comedian.
Born on November 24th, 1942
Star Sign: Sagittarius

How many years ago did he die?

He died 52 years, 2 months and 20 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Friday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Friday.

How long ago did Jimi Hendrix die?

He died in September, 1970, which was over 52 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 Jimi Hendrix's death in 1970, roughly thirteen FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around fourteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since his death, the United States has had nine new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had eleven new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • When Jimi Hendrix died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because he died in 1970, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Aerosmith and Al Pacino.

Other people who died around September 18, 1970.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Jimi Hendrix.

Janis Joplin

Singer. Deceased
Died on October 4th, 1970
Died at the age of 27
Star Sign: Capricorn

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 the same height as Jimi Hendrix.

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

Jimmy Wopo

Rapper. Deceased
Born on January 13th, 1997
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Lil Yachty

Rapper.
Born on August 23rd, 1997
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Adam Savage

Television host.
Born on July 15th, 1967
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Dylan Wang

Chinese actor.
Born on December 20th, 1998
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Gary Busey

Actor.
Born on June 29th, 1944
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Xabi Alonso

Soccer player.
Born on November 25th, 1981
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Vinnie Hacker

TikTok star.
Born on July 14th, 2002
Height: 1.81m / 5 ft 11 inches

Dave Chappelle

Comedian.
Born on August 24th, 1973
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Shane Dawson

Youtube personality.
Born on July 19th, 1988
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Axl Rose

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

Samir Nasri

French soccer player.
Born on June 26th, 1987
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Justin Bieber

Singer.
Born on March 1st, 1994
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Mo Farah

British runner.
Born on March 23rd, 1983
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Ben E. King

Soul singer. Deceased
Born on September 28th, 1938
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Christopher Hitchens

Author. Deceased
Born on April 13th, 1949
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

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