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The information given on the right-hand side facts contains some mistakes, for example, it says that he was born in 1813 and died in 1998 at the age of 96. And in the main parragraph of the article it says he was born and died on February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968. Back again over to the right hand side facts it also mentions "Of Mice and Boys" as one of his notable works. Where I believe it should be "Of Mice And Men" It says his occupation was of a plumber and track star. I don't know anything of the life of John Steinbeck, but even if he did worked as a plumber in his life, I doubt it should be mentioned in this particular place. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 02:15, 1 May 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for reporting the misinformation. A partial correction was made within 30 minutes; the vandalism was completely removed in 2 hours 10 minutes. - Neonorange (talk) 02:47, 1 May 2014 (UTC)
The article says John Steinbeck was born on the 26th of February, whereas he was acctually born on the 27th. (As stated in the book "Of Mice and Men") — Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 12:29, 5 December 2014 (UTC)
@188.8.131.52: Good catch! The date was changed a month ago by a fly-by account and has now been reverted. Favonian (talk) 11:42, 6 December 2014 (UTC)