Author in History (Part 15)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1401 - 1,500 of 1,611

  • 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, US, 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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1954-02-02 Ina Garten, American author and TV personality (Barefoot Contessa), born in Brooklyn, New York

Host of Barefoot Contessa Ina Garten
Host of Barefoot Contessa
Ina Garten
  • 1954-02-16 Iain [Menzies] Banks, UK, sci-fi author (Wasp Factory), (d. 2013)
  • 1954-03-04 Mark Chorvinsky, American author and editor (d. 2005)
  • 1954-04-14 Bruce Sterling, US, sci-fi author (Involution Ocean, Schismatrix)
  • 1954-05-01 Joel Rosenberg, science fiction 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, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Sword of Bheleu)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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, US, sci-fi author (Enigma, Empery)
  • 1954-09-05 Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive
  • 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
  • 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, US, 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], US, sci-fi author (Yendi, Jhereg)
  • 1955-11-26 Tracy [Raye] Hickman, US, 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, US, 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 science fiction 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, Hamburg Germany, author (Project Mankind)
  • 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, US, 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
  • 1961-09-26 Will Self, English author
  • 1961-10-04 Kazuki Takahashi, Japanese author
  • 1961-11-13 Edwin "Rick" Bakker, Dutch author: Rick's Report, AIDS Diary
  • 1961-11-23 Keith Ablow, American psychiatrist and author
  • 1961-12-08 Ann Coulter, American author, political commentator, and attorney
  • 1961-12-30 Douglas Coupland, Canadian author
  • 1962-01-03 Francesca Lia Block, American author
  • 1962-01-17 Sebastian Junger, American journalist and author
  • 1962-02-20 Kenn Nesbitt, American children's author
  • 1962-04-02 Mark Shulman, American children's author
  • 1962-09-02 Jon Berkeley, author and illustrator

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