About the Number 53 (fifty-three)
World's Tallest Woman Dead at Age 53

Sandy Allen, the world's tallest woman at 7 feet and 7 1/4 inches, died on 13 August 2008 at the age of 53 in Shelbyville, Indiana.

Guinness World Records named Sandy Allen the world's tallest woman in 1975.

About the Number 53 (Fifty-three)
   53 is a natural, whole, integer
   53 is odd
   53 is unhappy
   53 is not a Harshad number
   53 is prime
   ...Sexy prime with 59
   ...Sexy prime with 47
   ...Sophie Germain prime with 107
   ...Pythagorean
   ...Left-truncatable
   ...Right-truncatable
   53 is undulating
   53 is prime
   53 in octal is 065
   53 in hexadecimal is 0x35
   53 in binary is 110101 (is evil)
   53 nearest square numbers: -4...11 (49 [7]...64 [8])
   sqrt(53) = 7.28011
   ln(53) = 3.97029
   log(53) = 1.72428
   53 reciprocal is .01886792452830188679245283018867
   53 is 16.8704 Pi years
   53 is 2 score and 13 years

RoadHacker has driving on IL Hwy-53 and NM Hwy-53.

Two song titles were added to Songs With Numbers In Their Titles thanks to MathBabbler reading the Wikpedia's entry for the number 53.

   "53 and 3rd" by the Ramones
   "53 Miles West of Venus" by The B52's
Related BAB

Small world moment...

   "Coincidentally, Allen lived in the same nursing home, Heritage 
    House Convalescent Center, as 115-year-old Edna Parker, whom 
    Guinness has recognized as the world's oldest person since 
    August 2007."
Update::2009.08.16

MathBabbler learned from the Arizona Republic that Babe Ruth died at the age of 53 on 16 August 1948. [Note: MathBabbler recorded this update at the age of 53-1.]

53 is a ThurmNumber because it is 2 score 13 and both 2 and 13 are prime numbers.

53 in base-6 is repdigit number 33 in base-10.

On 31 March 2009, MathBabbler modified the MBNA to check for Ruth-Aaron Pairs. [Note: 53 is not a member of a Ruth-Aaron pair.]


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 14 August 2008

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