Mary Alice Kemery
1925 - Linda Goodman or Mary Alice Kemery, born on the 9th of April in her parent's hometown of Parkersburg, West Virginia and by her own account in her maternal grandparents' house on Kingwood Street in Morgantown, West Virginia. She was a New York Times bestselling American astrologer and poet.
1943 - She graduated from Central High School in Parkersburg. The school is now called Parkersburg High School.
1968 - Her first astrology book Linda Goodman's Sun Signs. This was the first astrology book ever to earn a spot on the New York Times Bestseller List.
1978 - Followed by yet another success with Linda Goodman's Love Signs, which also made the New York Times Bestseller List.
1995 - Died on the 21st of October in Colorado from complications of diabetes. She was 70. Despite reports of her death, some of her followers maintain that she is still alive, living anonymously in rural New Zealand.
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