1906 – Samuel Wilder in Sucha, Austria on the 22nd of June. He was an Austrian-born, Jewish-American journalist, screenwriter, film director, and producer whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood’s golden age. Many of his films achieved both ..
1959 – He was born on the 9th day of May this year in Elmira, New York. He graduated from Mater Dei, a Roman Catholic High School in New Monmouth, New Jersey, and attended George Washington University and The Catholic University of America. 1985 – He replaced Maury Povich as host of locally produced ..
1942 – Jack White, born this year. He was a veteran Rhode Island journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of President Richard Nixon’s underpayment of income taxes. 1969 – He began his career at the Newport Daily News. 1970 – 1971 – His Pulitzer-winning scoop almost didn’t happen. Working off a tip ..
1868 – Born on February 10th in Emporia, Kansas. Known as The Sage of Emporia. White is the author of the famous editorial, "What’s the Matter with Kansas?". 1892 – The editorial writer of The Kansas City Star. 1893 – Married to Sallie Lindsay on April 27th. 1895 – Owner of The Emporia Gazette. Under ..
1790 – Born on Norfolk Island on the 26th October. 1796 – Wentworth arrived in Sydney, then a squalid prison settlement, with his parents and they lived at Parramatta, where his father became a prosperous landowner. 1803 – Sent to England, where he was educated at a school in London. 1810 – Returned to Sydney ..
1929 – Born on September 25th in Boston, Maryland. 1953 – Graduated and received her B.A. in English degree from Sarah Lawrence College. 1958 – Married to Robert Henry Katz, a New York businessman. 1961 – She worked as an assistant to the producer at New York’s WRCA-TV, and as a publicist for long-time talk ..
1918 – He was born on the 9th day of May this year in Brookline, Massachusetts. 1939 – He went on to the University of Michigan, graduating in this year with a Bachelor of Atrs Degree. His first job in radio was as newscaster and continuity writer for WOOD Radio in Grand Rapids, ..
1959 – William T. Vollmann was born in Los Angeles on the 28th of July. He is an American novelist, journalist, short story writer and essayist. 1982 – Works of nonfiction include An Afghanistan Picture Show, which describes his crossing into Afghanistan with a group of Islamic commandos. 1997 – He is the author of, ..
1962 – Born on the 6th of September in Paterson, New Jersey. 1998 – Was nominated for an Emmy Award for her 20/20 investigation into the wrongful conviction of Betty Tyson. 1999 – She won an Emmy Award for her coverage of the Elián González story. 2002 – Elizabeth Vargas is married to Grammy award-winning ..
1933 – Born on the 20th of June in England. 1973 – Her first husband Nicholas Tomalin, a prominent journalist, was killed in the Arab-Israeli Yom Kippur War. 2002 – She was literary editor of the New Statesman and of the Sunday Times, and has written several noted biographies. – Her biography of Samuel ..