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Rebecca Skloot is best known as Non-Fiction Author who has born on September 19, 1972 in Springfield, IL. Currently, Rebecca Skloot is 50 years, 0 months and 12 days old. Rebecca Skloot will celebrate 51st birthday on Tuesday, 19th of September 2023. Below the countdown to Rebecca Skloot upcoming birthday.
Author whose science writing has been featured in publications like Discover and The New York Times Magazine. Her 2010 book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was a #1 New York Times Bestseller was named the best book of the year by more than 60 media organizations.
She worked as a veterinary technician for more than a decade before becoming a science writer.
She was named One of Five Surprising Leaders of 2010 by the The Washington Post.
Her father is acclaimed writer Floyd Skoot. Her mother is professional knitter Betsy McCarthy.
Her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was picked up by HBO to be turned into a film produced by Oprah Winfrey.
Rebecca Skloot is 50 years old today.
Rebecca Skloot was born on September 19, 1972 in Springfield, IL.
Rebecca Skloot zodiac sign is Virgo.
Rebecca Skloot was best known as Non-Fiction Author.
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|1978||The Solomon Islands join the United Nations.|
|1982||Scott Fahlman posts the first documented emoticons :-) and :-( on the Carnegie Mellon University bulletin board system.|
|1983||Saint Kitts and Nevis gains its independence.|
|1985||A strong earthquake kills thousands and destroys about 400 buildings in Mexico City.|
|1985||Tipper Gore and other political wives form the Parents Music Resource Center as Frank Zappa and other musicians testify at U.S. Congressional hearings on obscenity in rock music.|
|1989||A bomb destroys UTA Flight 772 in mid-air above the Tùnùrù Desert, Niger, killing all 170 passengers and crew.|
|1991||Ötzi the Iceman is discovered in the Alps on the border between Italy and Austria.|
|1995||The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto.|
|1997||The Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria kills 53 people.|
|2006||The Thai army stages a coup. The Constitution is revoked and martial law is declared.|
|2010||The leaking oil well in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is sealed.|
|2011||Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees surpasses Trevor Hoffman to become Major League Baseball's all-time saves leader with 602.|
|2016||In the wake of a manhunt, the suspect in a series of bombings in New York and New Jersey is apprehended after a shootout with police.|
|2017||The 2017 Puebla earthquake strikes Mexico, causing 370 deaths and over 6,000 injuries, as well as extensive damage.|
|2019||A drone strike by the United States kills 30 civilian farmers in Afghanistan.|
|1986||The birth of Leon Best, English footballer|
|1986||The birth of Ryan Succop, American football player|
|1986||The birth of Peter Vack, American actor|
|1987||The birth of Carlos Quintero, Colombian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Kenny Britt, American football player|
|1989||The birth of Tyreke Evans, American basketball player|
|1989||The birth of George Springer, American baseball player|
|1990||The birth of Saki Fukuda, Japanese actress and singer|
|1990||The birth of Savvas Gentsoglou, Greek footballer|
|1990||The birth of Stephon Gilmore, American football player|
|1990||The birth of Evgeny Novikov, Russian race car driver|
|1990||The birth of Kieran Trippier, English footballer|
|1992||The birth of Jiro Kuroshio, Japanese wrestler|
|1992||The birth of Diego Antonio Reyes, Mexican footballer|
|1994||The birth of Alex Etel, English actor|
|2012||The death of Rino Ferrario, Italian footballer (b. 1926)|
|2012||The death of Cecil Gordon, American race car driver (b. 1941)|
|2012||The death of Bettye Lane, American photographer and journalist (b. 1930)|
|2012||The death of Itamar Singer, Romanian-Israeli historian and author (b. 1946)|
|2013||The death of Robert Barnard, English author and critic (b. 1936)|
|2013||The death of John Reger, American football player (b. 1931)|
|2013||The death of William Ungar, Polish-American author and philanthropist, founded the National Envelope Corporation (b. 1913)|
|2013||The death of John D. Vanderhoof, American banker and politician, 37th Governor of Colorado (b. 1922)|
|2013||The death of Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese businessman (b. 1927)|
|2014||The death of Audrey Long, American actress (b. 1922)|
|2015||The death of Jackie Collins, English novelist (b. 1937)|
|2015||The death of Todd Ewen, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1966)|
|2015||The death of Masajuro Shiokawa, Japanese economist and politician, 63rd Japanese Minister of Finance (b. 1921)|
|2018||The death of Arthur Mitchell, American ballet dancer & choreographer (b.1934)|
|2018||The death of Bernard "Bunny" Carr, Irish TV presenter (b.1927)|
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