Monthly Archives: March 2009

Literary Birthdays – Week of March 29 – April 4

Sunday March 29 Lennart Meri (b. 1929) – Estonian history and travel writer, President of Estonia from 1992 to 2001 – Virmaliste väraval / At the Gate of Northern Light (1974) Monday March 30 Moses Maimonides (b. 1135) – Spanish/Egyptian … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of March 22 – 28

Sunday March 22 Louis L’Amour Lawrence Dearborn LaMoore (b. 1908)- U.S. novelist, “Western” stories – Silver Canyon (1951) Monday March 23 Akira Kurosawa (b. 1910) – Japanese film director, screenwriter – Rashomon (1950) See this excerpt from Akira Kurosaawa’s 1990 … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of March 15 – 21

Sunday March 8 Abbé Nicolas Louis de Lacaille (b. 1713) – French astronomer who catalogued stars and calculated eclipses – Coelum australe stelliferum (1763) Madelyn Pugh (b. 1921) – U.S. television writer – I Love Lucy series Will.i.am (b. 1975) … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of March 8 – 14

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