Writer in History (Part 25)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2401 - 2,500 of 2,622

  • 1957-01-13 Lorrie Moore, American writer
  • 1957-01-14 Anchee Min, Chinese writer
  • 1957-01-17 Ann Nocenti, American comic book writer
  • 1957-01-22 Francis Wheen, English writer and journalist
  • 1957-01-27 Frank Miller, US, comicbook writer (Batman-The Dark Knight Returns)
  • 1957-02-07 Richard Cook, British jazz writer (d. 2007)
  • 1957-05-25 Edward Lee, American writer
  • 1957-07-09 Tim Kring, American writer and producer
  • 1957-07-16 Alexandra Marinina, Russian writer
  • 1957-08-01 Taylor Negron [Brad Taylor], American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California
  • 1957-11-14 Frank Affolter, pianist/writer/composer (If Nobody Does)
  • 1957-11-14 Michael J Fitzgerald, American writer
  • 1957-12-25 Jan Rot, Dutch composer/writer (Wrong Nights)
  • 1958-02-03 Lizzie Borden, director/writer (Love Crimes, Working Girls)
  • 1958-02-04 Werner Schwab, Austrian playwright and artist, born in Graz (d. 1994)
  • 1958-02-04 Tomasz Pacyński, Polish writer
  • 1958-02-07 Matt Ridley, British science writer
  • 1958-02-19 Helen Fielding, English writer
  • 1958-03-16 Kate Worley, American comic book writer (d. 2004)
  • 1958-04-15 Dolores Gordon-Smith, British Writer
  • 1958-04-15 Benjamin Zephaniah, British writer
  • 1958-05-23 Mitch Albom, American writer
  • 1958-08-04 Allison Hedge Coke, American poet and writer
  • 1958-09-10 Chris Columbus, writer/director (Mrs Doubtfire, Nine Months)
  • 1958-10-29 David Remnick, American writer and editor of The New Yorker
  • 1958-12-02 George Saunders, American short story writer, born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1958-12-27 Steffen Mensching, writer
  • 1959-03-15 Lisa Holton, American writer
  • 1959-03-18 Luc Besson, French producer, writer, and director

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1959-04-30 Paul Gross, Canadian actor (Constable Benton Fraser - Due South), director, and writer (Passchendaele), born in Calgary, Alberta

Actor and Director Paul Gross
Actor and Director
Paul Gross
  • 1959-06-27 Dan Jurgens, American comic book writer
  • 1959-07-26 Rick Bragg, American writer
  • 1959-07-29 Ruud Janssen, Dutch writer and artist
  • 1959-10-17 Ron Drummond, American writer
  • 1959-10-22 Arto Salminen, Finnish writer (d. 2005)
  • 1959-11-03 Hal Hartley, American film director and writer
  • 1959-12-01 Billy Childish, English painter, writer and musician
  • 1960-01-06 Nigella Lawson, English chef and writer
  • 1960-01-28 Robert von Dassanowsky, American cultural historian, writer, and producer
  • 1960-03-13 Yuri Andrukhovych, Ukrainian writer, poet and political essayist
  • 1960-03-23 Terry Sweeney, St Albans NY, writer/comedian (SNL)
  • 1960-04-24 Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), born in London (d. 2000)
  • 1960-04-29 Robert J. Sawyer, Canadian writer
  • 1960-07-13 Ian Hislop, British writer, satirist and editor of Private Eye, born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1960-09-16 Kurt Busiek, American comic book writer
  • 1960-11-04 Marc Awodey, American artist and writer
  • 1960-11-10 Neil Gaiman, English writer
  • 1960-11-27 Kevin Henkes, American children's book writer/illustrator
  • 1960-12-19 Michelangelo Signorile, American writer
  • 1960-12-20 Nalo Hopkinson, Canadian writer
  • 1961-01-17 Brian Helgeland, American writer and film director
  • 1961-01-24 Vince Russo, American writer
  • 1961-03-25 Fred Goss, American actor, comedian, and writer
  • 1961-04-11 Vincent Gallo, American actor, director, writer (Buffalo '66, The Brown Bunny), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1961-06-09 Aaron Sorkin, American writer
  • 1961-08-13 Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster
  • 1961-09-11 Philip Ardagh, British writer
  • 1961-09-27 Irvine Welsh, Scottish writer
  • 1961-10-23 Laurie Halse Anderson, American writer
  • 1961-11-01 Kim Krizan, California, writer/actress (Slacker, Dazed & Confused)
  • 1961-11-01 Louise Boije af Gennäs, Swedish writer and novelist
  • 1961-11-24 Arundhati Roy, Indian activist and writer (The God of Small Things), born in Shillong, Meghalaya
  • 1961-12-18 Thomas Strittmatter, writer
  • 1961-12-29 Robert Louis Tewdwr Moss, journalist/travel writer
  • 1962-01-12 Joe Quesada, American comic book writer
  • 1962-01-23 Elvira Lindo, Spanish writer and journalist
  • 1962-02-21 Chuck Palahniuk, American writer
  • 1962-02-21 David Foster Wallace, American writer
  • 1962-03-02 Morioka Hiroyuki, Japanese writer
  • 1962-03-21 Mark Waid, American comic book writer

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1962-05-17 Craig Ferguson, Scottish actor, writer and comedian, born in Glasgow, Scotland

Actor & Comedian Craig Ferguson
Actor & Comedian
Craig Ferguson
  • 1962-05-17 Lise Lyng Falkenberg, Danish writer
  • 1962-07-08 Rob Burnett, North Caldwell NJ, head writer (David Letterman)
  • 1962-07-22 Steve Albini, American writer, recording engineer and musician (Big Black, Rapeman, Shellac)
  • 1962-09-22 Diogo Mainardi, Brazilian writer
  • 1962-11-22 Victor Pelevin, Russian writer
  • 1962-11-30 Daniel Keys Moran, American writer
  • 1963-01-14 Steven Soderbergh, American producer, director, writer (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1963-02-19 Laurell K. Hamilton, American writer
  • 1963-03-26 Natsuhiko Kyogoku, Japanese writer
  • 1963-05-08 Robin Jarvis, British writer
  • 1963-05-21 Richard Appel, American writer
  • 1963-06-24 Anatoly Borisovich Jurkin, Russian writer
  • 1963-08-29 Elizabeth Brown, minister healer/writer
  • 1963-10-13 Colin Channer, Jamaican writer
  • 1963-11-13 Thilo Timothy Newman, Hamburg Germany, writer (Freejack, Alien)
  • 1963-12-24 Caroline Aherne, British comedienne, writer and actress (The Royale Family), born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1964-01-20 Kazushige Nojima, Japanese game scenario writer
  • 1964-02-19 Dmitri Lipskerov, Russian writer
  • 1964-03-07 Bret Easton Ellis, American writer
  • 1964-05-07 Mustapha Zerqti, Moroccan/Neth writer (Ihtidaar hub fi el-mahd)
  • 1964-08-08 Anastasia Ashman, American writer
  • 1964-08-14 Brannon Braga, American scriptwriter
  • 1964-08-24 Dana Gould, American comedian and writer
  • 1965-01-06 Muhammed al-Ahari, American Muslim writer
  • 1965-01-18 Dave Attell, American writer and comedian
  • 1965-03-04 Andrew Collins, English journalist, scriptwriter and broadcaster
  • 1965-05-14 Eoin Colfer, Irish writer
  • 1965-06-12 Filip Topol, Czech musician and writer

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1965-07-31 J. K. Rowling, English writer (Harry Potter novels), born in Yate, Gloucestershire

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling

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