Author in History (Part 15)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1401 - 1,500 of 1,624

  • 1952-05-18 Diane E[lizabeth] Duane, American sci-fi author (Door into Fire)
  • 1952-05-29 Louise Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Nemesis, Inferno, Infanta, Nocturne)
  • 1952-07-17 Robert R[ick] McCammon, American sci-fi author (Baal, Mystery Walk)
  • 1952-08-03 Frank Schaeffer, American author
  • 1952-08-08 Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian author
  • 1952-10-05 Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions)
  • 1952-12-03 Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)
  • 1952-12-30 Somtow Sucharitkul [S. P. Somtow], Thai composer and sci-fi author (Utopia Hunters), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1953-01-09 Morris Gleitzman, British-Australian children's author
  • 1953-02-10 John Shirley, American sci-fi author (Eclipse Penumbra, Eclipse Corona)
  • 1953-03-06 Jan Kjærstad, Norwegian author
  • 1953-03-12 Carl Hiaasen, American journalist and author
  • 1953-04-28 Roberto Bolano, Latin American author and poet
  • 1953-05-17 Yoko Shimada, Kumamota Japan, author (Kir Royal)/actress (Shogun)
  • 1953-07-09 Thomas Ligotti, American author
  • 1953-08-14 Cliff Johnson, American computer game author
  • 1953-08-31 György Károly, Hungarian author
  • 1953-09-22 Geoff Gilpin, American author
  • 1953-09-30 S.M. Stirling, Canadian-born author
  • 1953-10-26 Jennifer Roberson, American sci-fi author (Shapechangers, Sword-Maker)
  • 1953-12-29 Stanley Tookie Williams, American author/murderer (executed 2005)
  • 1954-01-28 Rick Warren, American pastor and author

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1954-02-02 Ina Garten, American author and TV cooking show host (Barefoot Contessa, Food Network), born in Brooklyn, New York

Author and Cooking Show Host Ina Garten
Author and Cooking Show Host
Ina Garten
  • 1954-02-16 Iain [Menzies] Banks, UK, sci-fi author (Wasp Factory), (d. 2013)
  • 1954-03-04 Mark Chorvinsky, American author, editor and publisher of "Strange Magazine," born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • 1954-04-14 Bruce Sterling, American sci-fi author (Involution Ocean, Schismatrix)
  • 1954-05-01 Joel Rosenberg, sci-fi author
  • 1954-06-06 Cynthia Rylant, American author
  • 1954-06-07 Louise Erdrich, American author
  • 1954-07-17 J. Michael Straczynski, American author
  • 1954-07-26 Lawrence Watt-Evans, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Sword of Bheleu), born in Arlington, Massachusetts

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1954-08-15 Stieg Larsson [Karl Stig-Erland Larsson], Swedish author (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden (d. 2004)

  • 1954-08-29 Michael P[aul] Kube-McDowell, American sci-fi author (Enigma, Empery)
  • 1954-09-05 Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive, born in Utah
  • 1954-11-06 Catherine Crier, American journalist and author (The Case Against Lawyers, A Deadly Game), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1954-11-08 Kazuo Ishiguro, British author (An Artist of the Floating World, The Remains of the Day, When We Were Orphans), born in Nagasaki, Japan
  • 1954-11-16 Andrea Barrett, American author
  • 1954-12-03 Grace Andreacchi, American author
  • 1954-12-13 Tamora Pierce, American author
  • 1954-12-15 Mike Ratledge, author (2DAY & NEWDAY)/ratledgm@spawar.navy.mil
  • 1955-01-13 Jay McInerney, American novelist (Bright Lights, Big City), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1955-01-27 Alexander Stuart, British author
  • 1955-01-30 Judith Tarr, American sci-fi author (Isle of Glass, Ars Magica)
  • 1955-04-28 Nicky Gumbel, British author and priest
  • 1955-06-17 Gail Jones, Australian author
  • 1955-07-14 L. Brent Bozell, American author and activist
  • 1955-08-12 Ann M. Martin, American author
  • 1955-11-23 Steven Brust, [Karl Zoltan], American sci-fi author (Yendi, Jhereg)
  • 1955-11-26 Tracy [Raye] Hickman, American sci-fi author (Dragons of Spring Dawning)
  • 1956-03-09 Shashi Tharoor, Indian author & United Nations Under-Secretary General
  • 1956-03-11 D. J. MacHale, American author and television writer
  • 1956-05-04 David Guterson, American author
  • 1956-05-14 Gillian [Marucha] Bradshaw, American sci-fi author (Hawk of May)
  • 1956-05-20 Ingvar Ambjørnsen, Norwegian author
  • 1956-06-09 Patricia Cornwell, American author
  • 1956-06-25 Anthony Bourdain, Chef and author
  • 1956-07-21 Michael Connelly, American author
  • 1956-08-02 Fulvio Melia, Italian-American physicist/astrophysicist and author
  • 1956-09-18 Chris Hedges, American journalist and author
  • 1956-10-24 Dale Maharidge, American author
  • 1956-10-27 Jaq D. Hawkins, British author, occultist and lecturer
  • 1957-03-14 Andrew Robinson, British author
  • 1957-03-14 Tad Williams, American author
  • 1957-04-10 John M. Ford, American sci-fi author and poet (d. 2006)
  • 1957-04-17 Nick Hornby, English author
  • 1957-07-03 Faye Resnick, author (Nicole Brown Simpson-Private Diary)
  • 1957-10-19 Doug Kirby, American author and travel guide
  • 1957-11-13 Ronald Shusett, author (Project Mankind), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1957-11-30 Joël Champetier, French Canadian author
  • 1957-12-14 Gary Ferris, American author
  • 1957-12-22 Susan Powter, diet guru/author/talk show host (Susan Powter Show)
  • 1958-04-21 Michael Zarnock, American author and columnist
  • 1958-05-25 Dorothy Straight, 4 year old author (How World Begun)
  • 1958-07-05 Meredith Ann Pierce, American sci-fi author (Darkangel)
  • 1958-08-24 Chris Offutt, American author
  • 1958-08-27 Tom Lanoye, Belgian author
  • 1958-10-20 Lynn Flewelling, American fantasy author
  • 1958-10-23 Michael Eric Dyson, American activist, professor, author
  • 1959-01-12 Lasana M. Sekou, Saint Martin, Caribbean, poet/author (The Salt Reaper
  • 1959-01-24 David Mills, American author
  • 1959-04-30 W. Thomas Smith, Jr, American author and columnist
  • 1959-08-04 Laurence Anholt, British children's author, born in London, England
  • 1959-08-17 Jonathan Franzen, American author
  • 1959-10-31 Neal Stephenson, American author
  • 1959-12-27 Gerina Dunwich, American author
  • 1960-01-02 Naoki Urasawa, Japanese manga author
  • 1960-01-31 Grant Morrison, British comic book author
  • 1960-02-04 Siobhan Dowd, British/Irish author (d. 2007)
  • 1960-03-28 Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, French author and dramatist
  • 1960-06-05 Margo Lanagan, Australian author
  • 1960-08-04 Tim Winton, Australian author
  • 1960-10-23 Randy Pausch, American computer science professor, author
  • 1961-01-11 Jasper Fforde, British author
  • 1961-02-04 Stewart O'Nan, American author
  • 1961-02-14 Phillip Hamilton, American author
  • 1961-04-25 Dinesh D'Souza, American author
  • 1961-06-03 Lawrence Lessig, American lawyer and author
  • 1961-06-12 Jim Goad, American author
  • 1961-07-23 André Ducharme, Canadian (Québécois) humorist (Rock et Belles Oreilles) and author
  • 1961-08-20 Greg Egan, Australian author

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