Billy Graham

Evangelist Billy Graham Full Name: Billy Graham [William Graham, Jr.]


Profession: Evangelist
Why Famous: Rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core constituency of middle-class, moderately conservative Protestants.

Graham was a spiritual adviser to several American presidents, and held numerous large indoor and outdoor rallies.

Born: November 7, 1918 (99 years old)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Married Life

  • 1943-08-13 Evangelist Billy Graham (24) weds philanthropist Ruth Bell (23) in Monreat, North Carolina

Historical Events in the Life of Billy Graham

  • 1949-10-15 Billy Graham begins his ministry
  • 1957-05-15 18,000 people at Madison Square Garden for Billy Graham launching his crusade
  • 1989-10-15 Billy Graham is given 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd

Famous Americans