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1941 – Born on November 15th in Helsby, Cheshire, England. Heathcote Williams, poet, playwright and actor, has made a significant contribution to many fields.          – He is best known for his extended poems on environmental subjects. 1965-1974 – His plays have also won acclaim, notably AC/DC, Remember the Truth Dentist and Hancock’s Last ..

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1911 – Born on March 25th in Columbus, Mississippi. 1936-1937 – Studied at Washington University in St. Louis. 1938 – Received his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa. 1945 – He wrote the play "The Glass Menagerie". 1947 – Wrote the play "A Streetcar Named Desire". 1948-1955 – Received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama ..

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1883 – Born on September 17th in Rutherford, New Jersey. An American poet who succeeded in making the ordinary appear extraordinary through the clarity and discreteness of his imagery. 1906 – Received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. 1910 – After internship in New York and graduate study in pediatrics in Leipzig, he returned ..

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1647 – Rochester was born in Ditchley, Oxfordshire on April 01, 1647. 1659 – At age twelve, Rochester matriculated at Wadham College, Oxford, and there, it is said, "grew debauched." 1661 – At fourteen he was conferred with the degree of M.A. by Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, who was Chancellor to the University and ..

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1819 – Born on May 31st in West Hills, New York. American poet, journalist, and essayist. 1831 – Whitman grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and at age twelve began to learn the printing trade. 1846 – He moved from printing to teaching to journalism, becoming the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 1855 – ..

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