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

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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 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)

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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, 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, 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, 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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