US science fiction novelist wrote "Dune" series (beginning with novel "Dune" 1965), novel "Soul Catcher" 1971 3 / 5 ( ..
1898 – Herbert Marcuse, born on the 19th of July in Berlin, Germany. He was a German-born American philosopher, sociologist and a member of the Frankfurt School. 1922 – After completing his Ph.D. thesis at the University of Freiburg on the German Künstlerroman, he moved back to Berlin, where he worked in publishing. 1929 – ..
US mining engineer and Republican politician Secretary of Commerce 1921-1928 31st president of US 1929-1933 after 1929 stock market crash, attempted unsuccessfully and belatedly to deal with Great Depression, providing some assistance to businesses, including establishment of Reconstruction Finance Corporation 1932, but declining to provide direct federal relief to the unemployed ..
1979 – Born on April 21st in Glasgow, Scotland. Scottish actor. 2003 – McAvoy and Jessica Brooks were the first actors to tackle the complex roles Leto II & his twin sister Ghanima Atreides, the strange prescient "Children of Dune" (mini) based on Frank Herbert’s novel of the same name. 2005 – Starred in the ..
1895 – He was born on the 10th day of July of this year in Munich, Germany. He came from a Bavarian family that was very active in the German military. His father’s regimental band supposedly had often played the compositions of young Orff. 1914 – Moser’s Musik Lexicon affirms that Orff studied at ..
1863 – Born in Chorlton on Medlock, Manchester, England on the 17th of January. 1884-1885 – Lloyd George was admitted after taking Honours in his final law examination and set up his own practice in the back parlour of his uncle’s house . 1887 – He established branch offices in surrounding towns and took his ..
1873 – Howard Chandler Christy was born on the 10th of January in Ohio. He spent his youth on his parents’ farm near Duncan Falls. Later in life, he recorded joyous memories of the time that he spent along the Muskingum River. As a child, his mother encouraged Christy’s artistic talent as a painter and ..
1925 – Leonard Alfred Schneider was born in Mineola, Long Island, New York on October 13, 1925. 1942 – After spending time working on a farm with a family which provided the stable surroundings he needed, he joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. 1947 – Soon after changing his last name to ..