Author in History (Part 16)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1501 - 1,600 of 1,620

  • 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
  • 1962-09-13 Tõnu Õnnepalu, Estonian poet and author
  • 1962-10-19 Tracy Chevalier, American author
  • 1962-11-12 Naomi Wolf, American author and feminist
  • 1962-11-12 Neal Shusterman, American author
  • 1963-03-04 Janey Lee Grace, English singer, author, television presenter and radio disc jockey
  • 1963-05-24 Michael Chabon, American author
  • 1963-06-09 Gilad Atzmon, Israeli jazz musician and author
  • 1963-06-25 Yann Martel, Canadian author
  • 1963-07-19 Garth Nix, Australian author
  • 1963-09-17 Wendy Northcutt, Author of the Darwin Awards
  • 1963-10-04 Koji Ishikawa (children's book author and illustrator)Japanese children's author
  • 1963-12-23 Donna Tartt, American author
  • 1963-12-30 Chandler Burr, American author

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1964-06-22 Dan Brown, American author of thriller fiction (The Da Vinci Code), born in Exeter, New Hampshire

Author Dan Brown
Author
Dan Brown
  • 1964-07-03 Joanne Harris, British author
  • 1964-07-24 Banana Yoshimoto, Japanese author
  • 1964-07-26 Anne Provoost, Belgian author (In the Shadow of the Ark)
  • 1964-08-07 John Birmingham, Australian author
  • 1964-10-01 Jonathan Sarfati, Australian-born chess player, scientist, and author
  • 1964-10-07 Dan Savage, American sex-columnist and author
  • 1964-11-29 Cork Graham [Frederick Graham], American journalist, actor and author, born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1964-12-26 Elizabeth Kostova, American author
  • 1965-03-04 Khaled Hosseini, Afghan author and physician
  • 1965-07-29 Chang-Rae Lee, Korean-born author
  • 1965-09-28 Joel Rane, author (Step on Up)
  • 1965-11-28 Erwin Mortier, Belgian author
  • 1965-12-31 Nicholas Sparks, American author (The Notebook), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1966-03-04 Dav Pilkey, American author
  • 1966-03-30 Efstratios Grivas, Greek chess grandmaster and author
  • 1966-07-14 Brian Selznick, American author and illustrator
  • 1966-08-01 James St. James, American author and nightlife personality
  • 1966-09-24 Michael J. Varhola, American author
  • 1966-10-12 Brian Kennedy, Northern Irish musician and author
  • 1966-11-30 Wil Mara, American author
  • 1967-02-01 Meg Cabot, American author
  • 1967-05-10 Jon Ronson, British journalist and author
  • 1967-05-25 Poppy Z. Brite [Billy Martin], American author (Lost Souls, Drawing Blood), born in Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • 1968-02-11 Mo Willems, American author and screenwriter
  • 1968-03-10 Felice Arena, Australian children's author
  • 1968-03-28 Iris Chang, American author (d. 2004)
  • 1968-04-11 Sergey Lukyanenko, Russian author
  • 1968-07-09 Lars Gyllenhaal, Swedish author
  • 1968-10-01 Jon Guenther, American author
  • 1969-01-19 Edwidge Danticat, Haitian-born American author
  • 1969-04-18 Keith R.A. DeCandido, American author
  • 1969-06-14 Michael Gerber, American parody author
  • 1969-06-18 Christopher Largen, American author
  • 1969-07-18 Elizabeth Gilbert, American author (Eat Pray, Love), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1969-08-28 Sheryl Sandberg, American technology executive (COO Facebook) and author (Lean In), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1969-09-02 Chris Kuzneski, American bestselling author
  • 1969-09-13 Tyler Perry, American filmmaker (Tyler Perry's House of Payne), author and songwriter, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1969-09-28 Ben Greenman, American author
  • 1969-11-13 Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Dutch author
  • 1969-12-27 Sarah Vowell, American author and journalist
  • 1970-01-16 Garth Ennis, Irish comic book author
  • 1970-05-05 Naomi Klein, Canadian author and activist
  • 1970-05-23 Blake Schwendiman, American author
  • 1970-06-06 Sarah Dessen, American author
  • 1970-06-25 Ariel Gore, American journalist and author
  • 1970-07-09 Masami Tsuda, Japanese manga author
  • 1970-09-06 Paul Miller, American composer and author

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1970-09-21 Samantha Power, Irish American author and diplomat (US Ambassador to the UN), born in Dublin, Ireland

Journalist and Diplomat Samantha Power
Journalist and Diplomat
Samantha Power
  • 1970-10-20 Michelle Malkin, American political commentator and author
  • 1970-11-11 Lee Battersby, Australian author
  • 1970-12-18 Miles Marshall Lewis, American author
  • 1971-01-09 Hal Niedzviecki, Canadian author
  • 1971-01-18 Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan author and journalist, born in Nakuru, Rift Valley
  • 1971-03-03 Tyler Florence, chef, Food Network personality, & cookbook author
  • 1971-03-05 Yuri Lowenthal, American actor/author/painter
  • 1971-03-13 Robert Lanham, American author and satirist
  • 1971-03-29 Lennart van Reen, son of author Ton v R/publisher Corrie Zelen
  • 1971-05-07 Thomas Piketty, French economist and author ("Capital in the Twenty-First Century"), born in Clichy
  • 1971-05-27 Kaur Kender, Estonian author
  • 1971-07-02 Evelyn Lau, Canadian author
  • 1971-07-17 Cory Doctorow, Canadian author and activist
  • 1971-09-11 Markos Moulitsas, American blogger and author
  • 1971-12-01 John Schlimm, American author
  • 1972-03-23 Judith Godrèche, French actress and author
  • 1972-07-02 Darren Shan, Irish children's author
  • 1972-07-19 Adriaan J Zoetmulder, author/director (Eindhovens Newspaper)
  • 1972-09-30 Ari Behn, Norwegian author
  • 1972-12-26 Robert Muchamore, English children's author
  • 1973-03-18 Max Barry, Australian author
  • 1973-07-16 Graham Robertson, American filmmaker and author

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1973-12-24 Stephenie Meyer, American author (Twilight Saga), born in Hartford, Connecticut,

  • 1974-01-26 Shannon Hale, American author
  • 1974-10-23 Derek Landy, Lusk, Irish author (Skulduggery Pleasant series)
  • 1974-11-08 Masashi Kishimoto, Japanese manga author
  • 1974-11-08 Seishi Kishimoto, Japanese manga author
  • 1975-04-04 Pamela Ribon, American author, actress
  • 1975-04-11 Walid Soliman, Tunisian author
  • 1975-08-20 Marcus Mastin, American author

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1976-01-01 Chai Jing, Chinese broadcaster, author and documentary maker (Under the Dome), born in Linfen, Shanxi Province

Journalist and Environmental Activist Chai Jing
Journalist and Environmental Activist
Chai Jing

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