Ronald Joseph Goulart was born on January 13, 1933 in Berkeley, California. Ron Goulart has written more than 180 books and a lot of short fiction of various genres, from mystery to fantasy, from science fiction to non-fiction. His production includes many comic books, of which he’s a big fan and expert.
Carolyn Janice Cherry, this is her real name, was born on September 1, 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri. She has wrote more than 60 science fiction and fantasy novels. She won the Hugo for the best novel of the year with “Downbelow Station” (1981) and “Cyteen” (1989).
The great writer Ray Bradbury died last nigh. Ray Douglas Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. He was particularly famous for the stories of the “Martian Chronicles” and the novel “Fahrenheit 451” but he wrote a lot of science fiction, fantasy and horror stories.
Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was born May 27, 1922 in London, England. He became famous for his roles in horror movies, particularly as Dracula. However, in decades of career, he had roles in move and TV productions of all kinds. In recent years, he had roles in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Star Wars prequels.
The novel “Rhialto the Marvellous” by Jack Vance was published for the first time in 1984. It’s the fourth novel in the cycle of the Dying Earth.