Portal:Speculative fiction/Anniversaries/August

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August 1

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August 2

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  • 1939 - Wes Craven, an American film director and writer best known as the creator of many horror films
  • 1951 - John Wilson, a Canadian historical fiction and science fiction author
  • 1970 - Kevin Smith, an American screenwriter, film producer, and director, as well as a comic book writer, author, comedian, and actor

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August 3

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August 4

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August 5

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  • 2002 - Franco Lucentini (b.1920), an Italian writer, journalist, translator and editor of anthologies


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August 6

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  • 1966 - Cordwainer Smith (b. 1913), the pseudonym used by American author Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger for his science fiction works

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August 7

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August 8

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August 9

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August 10

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August 11

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  • 1955 - Robert W. Wood (b. 1868), an American physicist and inventor, and science, science fiction, and children's author


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August 12

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August 13

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  • 1932 - John Berkey (d. 2008), an American artist known for his space and sci-fi-themed works

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August 14

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  • 1932 - Lee Hoffman (d. 2007), an American science fiction fan, an editor of early folk music fanzines, and an author of science fiction, Western and romance novels


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August 15

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  • 1873 - Erle Cox (d. 1950), an Australian journalist and science fiction writer
  • 1933 - Alain Dorémieux (d. 1998), a writer and translator of French science-fiction


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August 16

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August 17

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August 18

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August 19

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August 20

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August 21

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  • 1862 - Emilio Salgari (d. 1911), an Italian writer of action adventure swashbucklers and a pioneer of science fiction in Italy
  • 1911 - Anthony Boucher (d. 1968), an American science fiction editor and author of mystery novels and short stories

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  • 1933 - Brick Bradford, a science fiction comic strip created by writer William Ritt, begins serialization

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August 22

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  • 1995 - Legend, a science fiction Western television show, finishes airing on UPN

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August 23

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  • 1971 - Frank Fenton (b. 1903), a British-born but American-raised writer of screenplays, short stories, magazine articles, and novels


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August 24

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August 25

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August 26

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  • 1930 - Lon Chaney, Sr. (b. 1883), an American actor during the age of silent films best remembered for his characterizations of tortured, often grotesque and afflicted characters


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August 27

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August 28

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August 29

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August 30

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August 31

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