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1903- born on July 10 – became famous under the name the name John Wyndham as the 1951-1962 – author of The Day of the Triffids which was made into film   1953- also did The Kraken Wakes 1957-1960 – authored The Midwich Cuckoos filmed as the Village of the Damned 1960- in Trouble with ..

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1973 – Began working as a journalist for WNEW in New York City.   1998 – Assistant Director of Public Affairs for the FBI. He is a former ABC News reporter and anchor who conducted an interview with Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan. – Attended the Emerson College for one year. – He is expert ..

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1881- Birth of an Australian writer of diverse talents and profound cultural insights – Viewed himself as a cosmopolitan mediator among nations – He is best known for his biographical accounts of great personalities, based on psychological analysis and investigations into the creative process 1925 – 1935 – These include Three Masters: Dickens, Balzac, and ..

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1936 – An American author and playwright was born on the 15th day of May this year. During his teen years he wrote plays, although he trained as a chemist at Wagner College and spent six months working at Allied Chemical after graduation.   1965 – He wrote The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon ..

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1964 – He was born on the 20th day of January this year in Mumbai, India. After graduating from the Anglican school, he attended Yale University where he became a member of the secret Scroll and Key Society and was part of Berkeley College.Later graduated with a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University, where ..

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1685 – Birth of the English poet and playwright who is best known for his book-length poem   1742-1745-The complaint; or, Night Thoughts on life, Death, and Immortality, Commonly called Night Thoughts. -He had written two tragedies: -(Busiris, 1719, and The Revenge, 1721) and a series of satires -(The Universal Passion, 1725-28) before becoming a ..

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1903 – Born in Brussels; birth of a French-US (Belgian-born) author and classical scholar   1947 – naturalized US citizen   1951 – came up with her best known among her novels, critical essays, play, and poetry was the novel The Memoirs of Hadrian   1976 – Other works in translation include The Abyss   ..

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