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Big Six

Big Six

Big Six or Big 6 may refer to:

Art, entertainment, and media

  • Big six in the romantic literature of England, authors of romantic literature of England
  • "Big Six" (song), by Judge Dread, 1972
  • Big Six wheel, a casino game
  • The Big Six, a children's novel by Arthur Ransome
  • The Big Six, former name for major film studios until Disney acquisition of Fox
  • The Big 6, a compilation of video games from the Dizzy series for the Amiga CD32
  • Big 6 (album), an album by Blue Mitchell

Business and industry

  • Big Six auditors, a group of accounting firms, so called from 1989 to 1998, that has since been reduced to the Big Four
  • Big Six energy suppliers, the six largest electricity and gas suppliers in the United Kingdom
  • Big Six (law firms), in Australia prior to 2012
  • Big Six, supermajor, or Big Oil, the six largest publicly owned oil and gas companies
  • Big 6, New York Local #6 of the International Typographical Union

Organizations and movements

  • Big Six (activists), leaders of major organizations in the civil rights movement within the United States in the 1960s
  • The Big Six (Ghana), six Ghanaian nationalists jailed by the British colonial government in 1948

Science and technology

  • Big Six national space agencies: NASA, Roscosmos, ESA, CNSA, ISRO and JAXA


  • BIG6 European Football League, an American football cup competition for club teams
  • Big Six (ice hockey), the nickname for the six top-ranked men's ice hockey national teams
  • Big 6 Hockey League, in Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Big Six cricket dispute of 1912, involving the "Big Six" Australian cricketers
  • Big Six Conference, later the Big Eight Conference, an unofficial name for the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association from 1929 to 1946
  • Big Six Conference, now known as the Pac-12 Conference, an unofficial name for the Athletic Association of Western Universities from 1962 to 1964
  • In association football, the six highest performing teams through the 2010s in England's Premier League, see: Emergence of the "Big Six"


  • Big Six, the nickname for Jason Estrada, professional boxer born 1980
  • Big Six, the nickname for Christy Mathewson, a baseball pitcher from 1900 to 1916


  • Big Six, nickname for the Mercedes-Benz M186 engine
  • Big Six, 2-10-2 type locomotives purchased by B&O Railroad
  • Big Six, Baltimore and Ohio class S locomotive
  • Big Six, Western Maryland Railway's Shay locomotive #6, the last and second largest Shay produced
  • Morris Big Six, a family of motor cars

See also

  • Big One (disambiguation)
  • Big Two (disambiguation)
  • Big Three (disambiguation)
  • Big Four (disambiguation)
  • Big Five (disambiguation)
  • Big Seven (disambiguation)
  • Big Eight (disambiguation)
  • Big Ten (disambiguation)
  • Big 12
  • Big Hero 6 (film), a 3D computer-animated superhero fantasy-comedy film

Text submitted to CC-BY-SA license. Source: Big Six by Wikipedia (Historical)