Pete Maravich bio

Birth Name: Peter Press Maravich

Occupation: Basketball Player

Place Of Birth: Aliquippa

Date Of Birth: June 22, 1947

Date Of Death: January 5, 1988

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Pete Maravich was born on the 22nd of June, 1947. He was best known for being a Basketball Player. Legendary crafty and dazzling point guard known as “Pistol Pete,” who averaged 44.2 points per game at LSU and became the all-time leading scorer in college basketball history. In the NBA, he was a 5-time All-Star and the 1977 NBA scoring champion as a member of the New Orleans Jazz.

Pete Maravich was born in Aliquippa. His former professional ball player father, Petar Maravich, taught him the fundamentals while he was growing up in Pennsylvania. His NBA career was cut short by injuries, and his life was cut short by a sudden heart attack at the age of forty.

Pete Maravich was a Cancer and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Pete Maravich 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.

Peter Press Maravich 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.


Pete’s Peter Press Maravich attended Edward Military Institute in Salemberg, North Carolina and Louisiana State University.


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

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Personal Life

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

Pete Maravich was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Peter Press Maravich
NICKNAME: Pete, Pistol Pete
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Pete Maravich was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Pete Maravich was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Pete Maravich had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Pete Maravich’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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