1944 - Born on the 21st of September in Birmingham, Alabama.
1960 - Flagg's career began when she was hired as a staff writer for Allen Funt's Candid Camera.
1970 - She later became Funt's co-host on the syndicated weekly version of the show. After a lull in her writing career.
- Flagg was a fixture on game show panels. She is best known for her appearances on the game show Match Game.
- Her burgeoning writing career was put on hold for much of the, but Flagg overcame her fear and completed several novels and screenplays.
1980 - She returned her focus to writing.
1987 - Wrote novels "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe".
1991 - The movie garnered her a nomination for an Academy Award. Fried Green Tomatoes starred Jessica Tandy, Kathy Bates, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary Louise Parker, and Cicely Tyson.
1998-2002 - She has also written Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! and Standing in the Rainbow. A Christmas book A Redbird Christmas, came out in November 2004.
- Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!.
2006 - Her newest book entitled Can't Wait to Get to Heaven was released in summer.
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