Biography: Best for his best-selling novels, such as "Master of the Game", "The Other Side of Midnight", and "Rage of Angels". Sidney Sheldon wrote his first novel in 1969 and went on to become one of the best-selling novelists of all time. In total he wrote 18 novels which sold over 300 million copies.
Sheldon also had a prominent career writing for Broadway, film and television. For the small screen he created a number of popular shows including "I dream of Jeannie" starring Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman and "Hart to Hart".
- 1989-10-14 American novelist Sidney Sheldon (72) weds former American child actress Alexandra Kostoff in Las Vegas, Nevada
- 1965-09-18 TV sitcom "I Dream of Jeannie", starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premieres on NBC
- 1979-08-25 TV series "Hart to Hart" starring Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers premieres in the US on ABC