Jim Valvano bio

Birth Name: Jim Valvano

Occupation: Basketball Coach

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: March10, 1946

Date Of Death: April 28, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Jim Valvano was born on the 10th of March, 1946. He was known for being a Basketball Coach. Head coach who led North Carolina State University to a classic NCAA Championship in 1983.

Jim Valvano was born in New York City. He played college basketball at Rutgers University, starting at point guard from 1964 to 1967. He announced the V Foundation for cancer research in a memorable ESPY speech.

Jim Valvano was a Pisces and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Jim Valvano 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.

Jim Valvano is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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

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Personal Life

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

Jim Valvano was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Jim Valvano
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Jim Valvano was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Jim Valvano was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

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

Jim Valvano’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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