1937 – Born on June 1st in Wellington, New South Wales, Australia.
– A neurophysiologist, she established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, then worked as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years.
1977 – Her writing career began with Tim, followed by The Thorn Birds, a record-breaking international best-seller.
– The author of nine other novels, McCullough has also written lyrics for musical theater.
1984 – Married to Ric Ion-Robinson on April 13th.