Ken Kesey Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at February 5, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team

Ken Kesey Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Ken Kesey Facts

Full NameKen Kesey
BirthdateSeptember 17, 1935
Birth PlaceLa Junta, CO
Age (in 2023)87 Years Old

Ken Kesey Age & Birthday

Ken Kesey is best known as Novelist who has born on September 17, 1935 in La Junta, CO. Currently, Ken Kesey is 87 years, 4 months and 18 days old. Ken Kesey will celebrate 88th birthday on Sunday, 17th of September 2023. Below the countdown to Ken Kesey upcoming birthday.

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Ken Kesey Biography


American counterculture author best known for his novels One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion, and Demon Box. He was a key member of the psychedelic literary collective known as the Merry Pranksters.

Before Fame

He was a champion wrestler in his high school and college days in Oregon; his Olympic dreams were crushed only by a serious shoulder injury. His other youthful hobbies included hypnotism and ventriloquism.


He wrote and performed in a musical called Twister: A Ritual Reality.

Family Life

He was born in Colorado to Frederick and Geneva Kesey, and he moved with his family to Oregon when he was eleven years old. He married Norma Faye Haxby in 1956. He had two sons, Jed and Zane, and two daughters, Shannon and Sunshine.

Associated With

The film adaptation of Kesey's famous work, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, led to an Oscar for actor Jack Nicholson.

Top Asked Questions about Ken Kesey

How old is Ken Kesey in 2023?

Ken Kesey is 87 years old today.

When was Ken Kesey born?

Ken Kesey was born on September 17, 1935 in La Junta, CO.

What is Ken Kesey zodiac sign?

Ken Kesey zodiac sign is Virgo.

What was Ken Kesey best known for?

Ken Kesey was best known as Novelist.

Fun Facts about Ken Kesey's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Ken Kesey's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Ken Kesey was born on Tuesday, 260th day / 38th week of 1935
  • Ken Kesey has Virgo zodiac sign and Earth element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Ken Kesey birthday is XVII.IX.MCMXXXV
  • Ken Kesey's birthstone is Sapphire
  • Ken Kesey's birth flower is Morning glory that symbolize daintiness & love
  • Ken Kesey age in year is 87 years old
  • Ken Kesey age in month is 1048 months old
  • Ken Kesey age in day is 31918 days old
  • Ken Kesey age in hour is 766032 hours old
  • Ken Kesey age in minute is 45961920 minutes old
  • Ken Kesey age in second is 2757715200 seconds old
  • Next Ken Kesey birthday is on Tuesday, September 17th 2024
  • Ken Kesey age in next birthday (2024) is 88 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about September 17, 1935 birthday

Historical Events on Ken Kesey Birthday (September 17)

Below are historical events that coincided with Ken Kesey's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

1976The Space Shuttle Enterprise is unveiled by NASA.
1978The Camp David Accords are signed by Israel and Egypt.
1980After weeks of strikes at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk, Poland, the nationwide independent trade union Solidarity is established.
1980Former Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza Debayle is killed in Asunción, Paraguay.
1983Vanessa Williams becomes the first black Miss America.
1991Estonia, North Korea, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia join the United Nations.
1991The first version of the Linux kernel (0.01) is released to the Internet.
1992An Iranian Kurdish leader and his two joiners are assassinated by political militants in Berlin.
2001The New York Stock Exchange reopens for trading after the September 11 attacks, the longest closure since the Great Depression.
2006Fourpeaked Mountain in Alaska erupts, marking the first eruption for the volcano in at least 10,000 years.
2006An audio tape of a private speech by Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány is leaked to the public, in which he confessed that his Hungarian Socialist Party had lied to win the 2006 election, sparking widespread protests across the country.
2011Occupy Wall Street movement begins in Zuccotti Park, New York City.
2013Grand Theft Auto V earns more than half a billion dollars on its first day of release.
2016Two bombs explode in Seaside Park, New Jersey, and Manhattan. Thirty-one people are injured in the Manhattan bombing.
2018A Russian reconnaissance aircraft carrying 15 people on board is brought down by a Syrian surface-to-air missile over the Mediterranean Sea.
1985The birth of Brendan Oake, Australian rugby league player
1985The birth of Alexander Ovechkin, Russian ice hockey player
1985The birth of Mason Raymond, Canadian ice hockey player
1986The birth of Ravichandran Ashwin, Indian cricketer
1986The birth of Paolo De Ceglie, Italian footballer
1986The birth of Yussef Suleiman, Syrian footballer (d. 2013)
1987The birth of Paul Huntington, English footballer
1989The birth of Kate Deines, American soccer player
1990The birth of Sean Scannell, English footballer
1990The birth of Pixie Geldof, English model and singer
1991The birth of Ryo Ishikawa, Japanese golfer
1991The birth of Justyna Jegiołka, Polish tennis player
1991The birth of Cameron King, Australian rugby league player
1993The birth of Sofiane Boufal, Moroccan footballer
1993The birth of Alfie Deyes, English vlogger
2014The death of George Hamilton IV, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1937)
2014The death of Andriy Husin, Ukrainian footballer and manager (b. 1972)
2014The death of Wakachichibu Komei, Japanese sumo wrestler (b. 1939)
2014The death of Charles Read, Australian air marshal (b. 1918)
2014The death of Peter von Bagh, Finnish historian, director, and screenwriter (b. 1943)
2014The death of China Zorrilla, Uruguayan actress (b. 1922)
2015The death of Ingrīda Andriņa, Latvian actress (b. 1944)
2015The death of Dettmar Cramer, German footballer and manager (b. 1925)
2015The death of Milo Hamilton, American sportscaster (b. 1927)
2015The death of Vadim Kuzmin, Russian physicist and academic (b. 1937)
2015The death of David Willcocks, English organist, composer, and conductor (b. 1919)
2016The death of Bahman Golbarnezhad, Iranian racing cyclist (b. 1968)
2016The death of Sigge Parling, Swedish footballer (b. 1936)
2017The death of Bobby Heenan, American professional wrestling manager (b. 1944)
2019The death of Cokie Roberts, American journalist and bestselling author (b. 1943)

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