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Douglas Adams

Author Douglas Adams

Profession: Author

United Kingdom

Why Famous: Author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Don't panic!

Born: March 11, 1952
Birthplace: Cambridge, England

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: May 11, 2001 (aged 49)
Cause of Death: Myocardial infarction and a fatal cardiac arrhythmia

Married Life

  • 1991-11-25 Author Douglas Adams (39) weds Jane Belson

Events in the Life of Douglas Adams

  • 1978-03-08 The first-ever radio episode of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams, is transmitted on BBC Radio 4.

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