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About Yuri Gagarin
Yuri Gagarin was a Russian Soviet pilot and cosmonaut.
Early Yuri Gagarin's life, he suffered from Nazi occupation during World War II. He and his family survived, and Gagarin went on to train to be a pilot. He was drafted into the Soviet Army in 1955, and he served int eh Soviet Air Force starting in 1957. Three years later, he joined the Soviet space program. In 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first person to go to space, piloting the spacecraft Vostok 1. Once there, he orbited the planet. Upon return, he was given the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
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Yuri Gagarin's Popularity
Yuri Gagarin was a famous Soviet cosmonaut and the first human in space, who was born on March 9, 1934. As a person born on this date, Yuri Gagarin is listed in our database as the 8th most popular celebrity for the day (March 9) and the 12th most popular for the year (1934).
People born on March 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Yuri Gagarin is the 264th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Yuri Gagarin's birthday, Yuri Gagarin is the 4th most famous Soviet.
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