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Salman Rushdie Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at December 2, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

Salman Rushdie Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Salman Rushdie Facts

Full NameSalman Rushdie
BirthdateJune 19, 1947
Birth PlaceMumbai, India
Age (in 2022)75 Years Old
ZodiacGemini
OccupationNovelist

Salman Rushdie Age & Birthday

Salman Rushdie is best known as Novelist who has born on June 19, 1947 in Mumbai, India. Currently, Salman Rushdie is 75 years, 5 months and 13 days old. Salman Rushdie will celebrate 76th birthday on Monday, 19th of June 2023. Below the countdown to Salman Rushdie upcoming birthday.

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Salman Rushdie Biography

About

Indian-born author who received death threats from high-ranking Iranian government officials for his controversial book, The Satanic Verses. His other literary works, which contain elements of both historical fiction and magical realism, include Midnight's Children (1981) and Fury (2001).

Before Fame

He studied history at King's College, University of Cambridge, and went on to work as a copywriter for the international marketing and advertising agency, Ogilvy & Mather. He published his first novel, Grimus, in 1975.

Trivia

He won the Booker Prize in 1981 for his novel, Midnight's Children.

Family Life

He wed his first wife, Clarissa Luard, in 1976. He was later married to author Marianne Wiggins (1988-1993), Elizabeth West (1997-2004), and actress/model Pama Lakshmi (2004-2007). His two sons, Zafar and Milan, were the products of his first and third marriages, respectively.

Associated With

He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2007.

Top Asked Questions about Salman Rushdie

How old is Salman Rushdie in 2022?

Salman Rushdie is 75 years old today.

When was Salman Rushdie born?

Salman Rushdie was born on June 19, 1947 in Mumbai, India.

What is Salman Rushdie zodiac sign?

Salman Rushdie zodiac sign is Gemini.

What was Salman Rushdie best known for?

Salman Rushdie was best known as Novelist.

Fun Facts about Salman Rushdie's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Salman Rushdie's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Salman Rushdie was born on Thursday, 170th day / 25th week of 1947
  • Salman Rushdie has Gemini zodiac sign and Air element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Salman Rushdie birthday is XIX.VI.MCMXLVII
  • Salman Rushdie's birthstone is Pearl
  • Salman Rushdie's birth flower is Rose that symbolize love, gratitude & appreciation
  • Salman Rushdie age in year is 75 years old
  • Salman Rushdie age in month is 905 months old
  • Salman Rushdie age in day is 27560 days old
  • Salman Rushdie age in hour is 661440 hours old
  • Salman Rushdie age in minute is 39686400 minutes old
  • Salman Rushdie age in second is 2381184000 seconds old
  • Next Salman Rushdie birthday is on Monday, June 19th 2023
  • Salman Rushdie age in next birthday (2023) is 76 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about June 19, 1947 birthday

Historical Events on Salman Rushdie Birthday (June 19)

Below are historical events that coincided with Salman Rushdie's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
1961Kuwait declares independence from the United Kingdom.
1964The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.
1965Nguyễn Cao Kỳ becomes Prime Minister of South Vietnam at the head of a military junta; General Nguyễn Văn Thiệu becomes the figurehead chief of state.
1978Garfield, holder of the Guinness World Record for the world's most widely syndicated comic strip, makes its debut.
1985Members of the Revolutionary Party of Central American Workers, dressed as Salvadoran soldiers, attack the Zona Rosa area of San Salvador.
1987Basque separatist group ETA commits one of its most violent attacks, in which a bomb is set off in a supermarket, Hipercor, killing 21 and injuring 45.
1988Pope John Paul II canonizes 117 Vietnamese Martyrs.
1990The current international law defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, is ratified for the first time by Norway.
1990The Communist Party of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic is founded in Moscow.
1991The Soviet occupation of Hungary ends.
2007The al-Khilani Mosque bombing in Baghdad leaves 78 people dead and another 218 injured.
2009Mass riots involving over 10,000 people and 10,000 police officers break out in Shishou, China, over the dubious circumstances surrounding the death of a local chef.
2009War in North-West Pakistan: The Pakistani Armed Forces open Operation Rah-e-Nijat against the Taliban and other Islamist rebels in the South Waziristan area of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
2012WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange requested asylum in London's Ecuadorian Embassy for fear of extradition to the US after publication of previously classified documents including footage of civilian killings by the US army.
2018The 10,000,000th United States Patent is issued.
1983The birth of Aidan Turner, Irish actor
1984The birth of Paul Dano, American actor
1984The birth of Wieke Dijkstra, Dutch field hockey player
1985The birth of Ai Miyazato, Japanese golfer
1985The birth of José Ernesto Sosa, Argentinian footballer
1985The birth of Dire Tune, Ethiopian runner
1986The birth of Aoiyama Kōsuke, Bulgarian sumo wrestler
1986The birth of Lázaro Borges, Cuban pole vaulter
1986The birth of Diego Hypólito, Brazilian gymnast
1986The birth of Marvin Williams, American basketball player
1987The birth of Rashard Mendenhall, American football player
1988The birth of Jacob deGrom, American baseball player
1990The birth of Moa Hjelmer, Swedish sprinter
1990The birth of Xavier Rhodes, American football player
1992The birth of Keaton Jennings, South African-English cricketer
2012The death of Norbert Tiemann, American soldier and politician, 32nd Governor of Nebraska (b. 1924)
2013The death of Vince Flynn, American author (b. 1966)
2013The death of James Gandolfini, American actor and producer (b. 1961)
2013The death of Gyula Horn, Hungarian politician, 37th Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1932)
2013The death of Dave Jennings, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1952)
2013The death of Filip Topol, Czech singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1965)
2013The death of Slim Whitman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1923)
2014The death of Oskar-Hubert Dennhardt, German general (b. 1915)
2014The death of Gerry Goffin, American songwriter (b. 1939)
2014The death of Ibrahim Touré, Ivorian footballer (b. 1985)
2015The death of James Salter, American novelist and short-story writer (b. 1925)
2016The death of Anton Yelchin, American actor (b. 1989)
2017The death of Otto Warmbier, American college student detained in North Korea (b. 1994)
2018The death of Koko, western lowland gorilla and user of American Sign Language (b. 1971)
2019The death of Etika, American YouTuber and streamer (b. 1990)

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