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Jacqueline Susann

Author Jacqueline Susann

Profession: Author

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Jacqueline Susann has been named the world's best-selling writer of fiction for her novel "Valley of the Dolls" (1966), which has sold over 31 million copies.

Born: August 20, 1918
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo

Died: September 21, 1974 (aged 56)
Cause of Death: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1939-04-02 Author Jacqueline Susann (20) weds Irving Mansfield at Har Zion Temple in Philadelphia

Historical Events

  • 1966-02-10 "Valley of the Dolls" by Jacqueline Susann is published by Bernard Geis Associates in the US - sold over 31 million copies

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