American track and field athlete
Jesse Owens Rank
Jesse Owens Rank
About Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens was an American track and field athlete.
He won 4 Olympic gold medals in 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump and 4x100 meter relay in 1936. He set 3 world records and tried another one in less than an hour in 1935. This is called till today: "The greatest 45 minutes ever in sport". He is regarded as the greatest athlete in track and field history.
His Personal Life
He was born in Alabama in 1913. He was married and he had 3 daughters. He died of lung cancer at the age of 66.
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Famous quotes by Jesse Owens
A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.Jesse Owens
For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world.Jesse Owens
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens' Popularity
Jesse Owens was a famous American track and field athlete, who was born on September 12, 1913. As a person born on this date, Jesse Owens is listed in our database as the 10th most popular celebrity for the day (September 12) and the 10th most popular for the year (1913).
People born on September 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Jesse Owens is the 277th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Jesse Owens' birthday, Jesse Owens is the 2038th most famous American.
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