It's about nine-tenths as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.88050 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 1.1360 times that amount.(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 6.6670 feet from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as Danny DeVito.
In other words, the height of Danny DeVito is 0.830 times 5.870 feet.(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 4.90 feet tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about four-fifths as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.810 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 1.20 times that amount.(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 7.20 feet tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 6.90 feet and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about four-fifths as tall as Shaq.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.810 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 1.20 times that amount.(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 7.20 feet tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about four-fifths as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.780 times the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial), and the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 1.30 times that amount.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 7.50 feet. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.
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It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, the height of Gary Coleman is 0.770 times 5.870 feet.(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 4.60 feet tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 0.710 times 5.870 feet.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 4.30 feet. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor