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 yearsRoadHacker 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

`on 16 August 1948. [Note: MathBabbler recorded this update at the age of`

5353-1.]

`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.`

53On 31 March 2009, MathBabbler modified the MBNA to check for Ruth-Aaron Pairs. [Note:

53is not a member of a Ruth-Aaron pair.]

**Creator:** Gerald Thurman
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**Created:** 14 August 2008

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