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May 6 Writer Birthdays

May 6 Writer Birthdays
* 1856 - Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and the founding father of psychoanalysis.
* 1868 - Gaston Leroux, French journalist & author of detective fiction, best known for the novel The Phantom of the Opera.
* 1902 - Harry Lewis Golden, Jewish American journalist & author who wrote satirically on race relations.
* 1904 - Harry Martinson, Swedish sailor, author & poet; Nobel Prize winner.
* 1914 - Randall Jarrell, 1956-58 U.S. Poet Laureate.
* 1915 - Theodore H. White, Pulitzer Prize-winning American political journalist, best known for his series of books on The Making of the President.
* 1915 - Orson Welles, American screenwriter, actor & director, remembered especially for the groundbreaking film Citizen Kane and his 1938 radio broadcast of the H.G. Wells book War of the Worlds, which caused widespread panic when listeners who tuned in late mistook it for a news broadcast about a real Martian invasion.
* 1935 - Ted Lewin, Caldecott Honor-winning American children's book author & illustrator.
* 1942 - Vladimiro Ariel Dorfman, Argentine-Chilean novelist, playwright & human-rights activist.
* 1950 - Jeffrey Deaver, bestselling American mystery and crime-novel writer.
* 1956 - Sujata Bhatt, Indian poet & translator.
* 1963 - Allie Larkin, screenwriter.

Martinson - AniaraLewin - StableDeaver - The Bone Collector