LitBirthdays September 30 – October 6, 2012

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Monday October 1
Tuesday October 2
Wednesday October 3
Thursday October 4
Friday October 5
Saturday October 6

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Sunday September 30

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Born September 30

Francesco Tullio Altan (b. 1942) – Italian comics artist – Tre uomini in bicicletta / Three Men on Bicycles

Laura Esquivel (b. 1950) – Mexican novelist, screenwriter – Like Water for Chocolate / Como Agua para Chocolate (novel and film – 1989, 1992)

Elie Wiesel (b. 1928) – Romanian/U.S. holocaust survivor, writer, Nobel Peace Prize winner (1986) – And the World Was Silent [aka Night ] (1955)

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī (b. 1207) – Persian philosopher, poet, mystic – Dīwān-e Kabīr (Great Work)


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Monday October 1

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Born October 1

Julie Andrews (Julia Wells) (b. 1935) – U.K. singer, actress, author – Little Bo (1999)

Majrooh Sultanpuri (Asrar Hussain Khan) (b. 1919) – Indian poet (Urdu language); Bollywood film lyricist – Never Mind Your Chains (1999)

Jimmy Carter (b. 1924) – U.S. president, 2002 Nobel Peace Prize winner – Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid (2006)


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Tuesday October 2

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Born October 2

Annie Leibovitz (b. 1949) – U.S. photographer

Bud Abbott (William Alexander Abbott) (b. 1897) – U.S. comedian of the Abbott and Costello team

Groucho (Julius Henry) Marx (b. 1890) – U.S. comedian, film and television star – Groucho and Me (1959)

Mahatma Gandhi (b. 1869) – Indian pacifist

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Wednesday October 3

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Born October 3

John Patrick Shanley (b. 1950) – U.S. playwright, screenwrter – Moonstruck (1987)

Alvin Toffler (b. 1928) – U.S. futurist – Future Shock (1970)

Talib Kwili (b. 1975) – U.S. rapper

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Thursday October 4

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Born October 4

Adam Hollanek  (b. 1922) – Polish novelist, poet, science fiction writer

Kazuki Takahashi (b. 1961) – Japanese manga author, video game creator, graphic novelist – YU-GI-OH! (1996)

Anne Rice (b. 1941) – U.S. novelist – Interview with the Vampire (1976)

Rene (Mable Neighbour) Cloke (b. 1904) – U.K. children’s book illustrator, author

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Friday October 5

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Born October 5

Zoran Živković (b. 1948)- Serbian writer, essayist of fantasy/science fiction – Seven Touches of Music (2006)

Václav Havel (b. 1936) – Czech playwright, political leader – “Leaving”

Bernie Mac (Bernard Jeffrey McCullough) (b. 1957) – U.S. comedian, actor – Maybe You Never Cry Again (2004 memoir)

Magda Szabó (b. 1917) – Hungarian novelist – Az ajto / The Door (1987)

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Saturday October 6

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Born October 6

David Brin (b. 1950) – U.S. physicist, science fiction writer, essayist, futurist – Tomorrow Happens (2003)

Ayten Mutlu (b. 1952 or 1953) – Turkish poet

Ariane Dreyfus (b. 1958) – French poet

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