From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1987 - The Paradise Garage closes, Larry Levan plays the last night.
- 1990 - NC-17 film rating is introduced in the United States.
- 1840 - Thomas Nast, German-born political cartoonist (d. 1902)
- 1906 - Jim Thompson, American author (d. 1977)
- 1907 - Maurice Blanchot, French philosopher (d. 2003)
- 1918 - John Zacherle, U.S. television horror host
- 1922 - Arthur Penn, American director
- 1953 - Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaican musician (Sly and Robbie)
- 1955 - Charles Burns, U.S. cartoonist and illustrator
- 1961 - Irvine Welsh, Scottish writer
- 1867 - Louis-Désiré Véron, French publisher. (b. 1798)
- 1891 - Ivan Goncharov, Russian author (b. 1812)
- 1915 - Remy de Gourmont, French writer (b. 1858)
- 1917 - Edgar Degas, French painter (b. 1834)
- 1940 - Walter Benjamin, German philosopher (b. 1892)
- 1960 - Sylvia Pankhurst, English suffragette (b. 1882)
- 1965 - Clara Bow, American actress (b. 1905)
- 1979 - Pascal Pia, French writer, (b. 1903)
- 2002 - Charles Henri Ford U.S. writer and editor (b. 1913)
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