Johnny Unitas Rank
About Johnny Unitas
Johnny Unitas was an iconic American professional football player who played for the Baltimore Colts from 1956 to 1972 before joining the San Diego Chargers. He went by a number of nicknames including "Johnny U". He is widely considered by many to be among the greatest football players in the history of the NFL.
From 1954 to 1972, he was married to his childhood sweetheart Dorothy Hoelle. The marriage produced five children. He married his second wife Sandra Lemon in 1972. The marriage produced three children and ended when he died in 2002.
He was selected ten times for NFL's annual all-star game (Pro Bowl) and won three NFL Championship Games with the Baltimore Colts. In 1979, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
An elbow injury he sustained during his NFL career left him disabled in the right hand.
He died of a heart attack during a workout.
Johnny Unitas Rank
Johnny Unitas' Popularity
Johnny Unitas was a famous American football player, who was born on May 7, 1933. As a person born on this date, Johnny Unitas is listed in our database as the 29th most popular celebrity for the day (May 7) and the 34th most popular for the year (1933).
People born on May 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Johnny Unitas is the 1029th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Johnny Unitas' birthday, Johnny Unitas is the 7201st most famous American and ranks 26th in famous people born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
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