I've had this little box full of postcards of famous writers for a while, not knowing what to do with them as I don't tend to write postcards to people unless I am abroad or drunk. While sat one night...
Dorothy Kilgallen died under mysterious circumstances in 1965. She started reporting on UFOs in the 50's, was extremely critical of the US government, and interviewed Jack Ruby in private, claiming to be "about to blow the JFK case sky high."
Albert Camus 7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French-Algeria-born French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. . .awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature "for his important literary production, which with clear-sighted earnestness illuminates the problems of the human conscience in our times."
BURT LANCASTER NOVEMBER 2, 1913 TO OCTOBER 20, 1994 COD: STROKE-INDUCED HEART ATTACK BURIAL: WESTWOOD MEMORIAL PARK, LOS ANGELES, CA - such a simple grave for an exceptional man who gave so much to Hollywood. RIP
Joan of Arc dons her helmet at Covent Garden This is the printed page from The Sphere dated November 1st 1913 and is taken from Matania's personal archives. The scene depicted is Miss Lillian Grenfelt taking the part of Joan of Arc in Mr Raymond Roze's production at Covent Garden Opera House.
Vivian Mary Hartley, later known as VIVIEN LEIGH (5 November 1913 – 8 July 1967), was an English stage and film actress. She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances as "Southern belle" Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) .
John Newton Mitchell (September 15, 1913 – November 9, 1988) was the Attorney General of the United States from 1969 to 1972 under President Richard Nixon. Prior to that, he was a noted New York municipal bond lawyer, director of Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign, and one of Nixon's closest personal friends; after his tenure as Attorney General, he served as director of Nixon's 1972 presidential campaign.