Barry Sadler bio

Birth Name: Barry Sadler

Occupation: Person

Place Of Birth: New Mexico

Date Of Birth: November1, 1940

Date Of Death: November 5, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Barry Sadler was born on the 1st of November, 1940. He was known for being a Person. Best remembered for his chart-topping patriotic song “Ballad of the Green Berets,” this singer and songwriter drew upon his military experience during the Vietnam War as inspiration for his music.

Barry Sadler was born in New Mexico. After dropping out of his Colorado high school, he joined the United States Air Force and, later, the United States Army. He received the Purple Heart and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for his service in Vietnam. In late 1978, he shot and killed fellow country songwriter Lee Emerson Bellamy, who was the former boyfriend of Sadler’s girlfriend at the time, Darlene Sharp. After serving a brief prison sentence for the crime, he moved to Guatemala where he himself was shot in the head as the result of an attempted robbery.

Barry Sadler was a Scorpio and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Barry Sadler was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Barry Sadler is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Barry Sadler’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Barry Sadler’s parents.

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Barry Sadler was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME:Barry Sadler
AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Barry Sadler was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Barry Sadler was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Barry Sadler had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Barry Sadler’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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