Jack Swigert

Jack Swigert bio

Birth Name: Jack Swigert

Occupation: Astronaut

Place Of Birth: Denver

Date Of Birth: August 30, 1931

Date Of Death: December 27, 1982

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jack Swigert was born on the 30th of August, 1931. He was famous for being a Astronaut. As Command Module Pilot on the famous Apollo 13 mission, he was the one to report to Houston they had a problem.

Jack Swigert was born in Denver. After studying Aerospace engineering at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he applied to NASA’s astronaut program and was selected for NASA Astronaut Group 5. He was initially part of the backup crew for Apollo 13, but was selected after a prime crew member fell ill with the German Measles.

Jack Swigert was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Jack Swigert was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jack Swigert kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jack Swigert was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jack Swigert
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Jack Swigert was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jack Swigert was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Jack Swigert had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Jack Swigert’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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