Updated at February 9, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Posy Simmonds is best known as Children's Author who has born on August 09, 1945 in Berkshire, England. Currently, Posy Simmonds is 77 years, 6 months and 0 days old. Posy Simmonds will celebrate 78th birthday on Wednesday, 9th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Posy Simmonds upcoming birthday.
The author and illustrator of such children's books as Baker Cat, Bouncing Buffalo, Tamara Drewe, and Gemma Bovery, she also worked as a newspaper cartoonist. In 1977 she began publishing The Silent Three of St. Botolph's, a popular comic strip that appeared in The Guardian.
She studied at both the Sorbonne in Paris and the Central School of Art & Design in London. She published her first children's book, The Posy Simmonds Bear Book, in 1969.
The Academy Award-nominated animated short film, Famous Fred, was based on one of her stories.
She was born in Berkshire, England. She later settled with her family in London.
She wrote the screenplay for The Frog Prince, a production that featured a soundtrack by singer/songwriter Enya.
Posy Simmonds is 77 years old today.
Posy Simmonds was born on August 09, 1945 in Berkshire, England.
Posy Simmonds zodiac sign is Leo.
Posy Simmonds was best known as Children's Author.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Posy Simmonds's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1945||The Red Army invades Japanese-occupied Manchuria.|
|1960||South Kasai secedes from the Congo.|
|1965||Singapore is expelled from Malaysia and becomes the only country to date to gain independence unwillingly.|
|1969||Followers of Charles Manson murder pregnant actress Sharon Tate (wife of Roman Polanski), coffee heiress Abigail Folger, Polish actor Wojciech Frykowski, men's hairstylist Jay Sebring and recent high-school graduate Steven Parent.|
|1970||LANSA Flight 502 crashes after take off from Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco, Peru, killing 99 of the 100 people on board, as well as two people on the ground.|
|1971||The Troubles: The British Army in Northern Ireland launches Operation Demetrius. Hundreds of people are arrested and interned, thousands are displaced, and twenty are killed in the violence that followed.|
|1973||Mars 7 is launched from the USSR.|
|1974||As a direct result of the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon becomes the first President of the United States to resign from office. His Vice President, Gerald Ford, becomes president.|
|1991||The Italian prosecuting magistrate Antonino Scopelliti is murdered by the 'Ndrangheta on behalf of the Sicilian Mafia while preparing the government's case in the final appeal of the Maxi Trial.|
|1993||The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan loses a 38-year hold on national leadership.|
|1999||Russian President Boris Yeltsin fires his Prime Minister, Sergei Stepashin, and for the fourth time fires his entire cabinet.|
|2006||At least 21 suspected terrorists were arrested in the 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot that happened in the United Kingdom. The arrests were made in London, Birmingham, and High Wycombe in an overnight operation.|
|2013||Gunmen open fire at a Sunni mosque in the city of Quetta killing at least ten people and injuring 30.|
|2014||Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African American male in Ferguson, Missouri, was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer after reportedly assaulting the officer and attempting to steal his weapon, sparking protests and unrest in the city.|
|2019||220 million trees are planted in one day in Uttar Pradesh, India.|
|1988||The birth of Willian, Brazilian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Vasilios Koutsianikoulis, Greek footballer|
|1989||The birth of Jason Heyward, American baseball player|
|1989||The birth of Stefano Okaka, Italian footballer|
|1989||The birth of Kento Ono, Japanese actor and model|
|1990||The birth of İshak Doğan, Turkish footballer|
|1990||The birth of Stuart McInally, Scottish rugby player|
|1990||The birth of Brice Roger, French skier|
|1990||The birth of Sarah McBride, American LGBT Activist|
|1991||The birth of Alice Barlow, English actress|
|1991||The birth of Alexa Bliss, American bodybuilder and wrestler|
|1994||The birth of Kelli Hubly, American soccer player|
|1995||The birth of Eli Apple, American football player|
|1996||The birth of Sanya Lopez, Filipino actress and model|
|1999||The birth of Deniss Vasiļjevs, Latvian figure skater|
|2012||The death of Mel Stuart, American director and producer (b. 1928)|
|2013||The death of Harry Elliott, American baseball player and coach (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of Eduardo Falú, Argentinian guitarist and composer (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of William Lynch, Jr., American lawyer and politician (b. 1947)|
|2014||The death of J. F. Ade Ajayi, Nigerian historian and academic (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Andriy Bal, Ukrainian footballer and coach (b. 1958)|
|2014||The death of Arthur G. Cohen, American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Arlen Realty and Development Corporation (b. 1930)|
|2014||The death of Ed Nelson, American actor (b. 1928)|
|2015||The death of Frank Gifford, American football player, sportscaster, and actor (b. 1930)|
|2015||The death of John Henry Holland, American computer scientist and academic (b. 1929)|
|2015||The death of Walter Nahún López, Honduran footballer (b. 1977)|
|2015||The death of David Nobbs, English author and screenwriter (b. 1935)|
|2015||The death of Kayyar Kinhanna Rai, Indian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1915)|
|2015||The death of Fikret Otyam, Turkish painter and journalist (b. 1926)|
|2016||The death of Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, third-richest British citizen. (b. 1951)|
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