Truman Capote

Truman Capote

Name Truman Capote
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1924-09-30
Place of Birth New Orleans, LA
Age 59 yrs
Death Date 1984-08-25
Birth Sign Libra

About Truman Capote

Eccentric author best known for his novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s and for his nonfiction novel In Cold Blood. His other literary works include The Grass Harp and the O. Henry Award-winning short story, Shut a Final Door.

Early Life of Truman Capote

He taught himself to read and write when he was a young child. He published his first short stories as a teen. 

Trivia

He originally wanted Marilyn Monroe to star in the film adaptation of his book Breakfast At Tiffany’s. The part eventually went to Audrey Hepburn.

Family Life

He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to Lillie Mae Faulk and Archulus Persons. His birth name was Truman Streckfus Persons. In his adulthood, he had a long-term relationship with playwright and novelist Jack Dunphy.

Associated With

He was a childhood neighbor and lifelong friend of To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee.

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Bess Truman | Political Wife

Bess Truman | Political Wife

Name Bess Truman
Profession Political Wife
Date of Birth 1885-02-13
Place of Birth Independence, MO
Age 97 yrs
Death Date 1982-10-18
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Bess Truman

Wife of President Harry S. Truman who became the First Lady of the US in 1945 after the death of President Franklin Roosevelt. She is the longest living First Lady in US History, having spent 97 years on this earth.

Early Life Experience of Bess Truman

She attended Miss Barstow’s Finishing School for Girls after graduating from William Chrisman High School.

Trivia Info

While she was First Lady she did not live in Washington other than during the social season when her presence was expected.

Family Life and Relationship

She met future husband and President Harry S. Truman in fifth grade and had one child, Margaret, by him.

Close Associates

She was married to the thirty-third U.S. President, Harry S. Truman.

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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman

Name Harry S. Truman
Profession US President
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Lamar, MO
Age 88 yrs
Death Date 1972-12-26
Birth Sign Taurus

About Harry S. Truman

The 33rd President of the United States, he ascended to office following Franklin D. Roosevelt’s death in 1945 and authorized the use of the atomic bomb on Japan.

Early Life Experience of Harry S. Truman

He served in World War I as an artillery officer in France. He also owned a haberdashery for a short period of time.

Trivia Info

He was roundly denounced after firing the immensely popular General Douglas MacArthur, who had run roughshod over his authority as president, during the Korean War.

Family Life and Relationship

He married childhood sweetheart Bess Wallace in June 1919 after proposing twice. They had a daughter named Margaret.

Close Associates

He was photographed holding up a copy of the Chicago Tribune emblazoned with the headline “Dewey Defeats Truman” the day after he defied conventional wisdom and beat Thomas Dewey in the 1948 presidential election.

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Rita Wilson

Rita Wilson

Name Rita Wilson
Profession Movie Actress
Date of Birth 1956-10-26
Place of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Scorpio

 

About Rita Wilson

Actress who sang in, produced, and played the role of Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago. She also played Marguerite in the 1996 film That Thing You Do! and Liz Langston in Jingle All the Way.

Early Life Experience of Rita Wilson

She appeared in episodes of The Brady Bunch and Frasier.

Trivia Info

She helped produce the popular sleeper hit, My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

Family Life and Relationship

She married actor Tom Hanks, and they had two children together, Chester and Truman.

Close Associates

She appeared in My Life in Ruins with Nia Vardalos.

 

 

 

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US President Harry S. Truman

US President Harry S. Truman

Name Harry S. Truman
Profession US President
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Lamar, MO
Age 88 yrs
Death Date 1972-12-26
Birth Sign Taurus

About Harry S. Truman

The 33rd President of the United States, he ascended to office following Franklin D. Roosevelt’s death in 1945 and authorized the use of the atomic bomb on Japan.

Early Life Experience of Harry S. Truman

He served in World War I as an artillery officer in France. He also owned a haberdashery for a short period of time.

Trivia Info

He was roundly denounced after firing the immensely popular General Douglas MacArthur, who had run roughshod over his authority as president, during the Korean War.

Family Life and Relationship

He married childhood sweetheart Bess Wallace in June 1919 after proposing twice. They had a daughter named Margaret.

Close Associates

He was photographed holding up a copy of the Chicago Tribune emblazoned with the headline “Dewey Defeats Truman” the day after he defied conventional wisdom and beat Thomas Dewey in the 1948 presidential election.

Tags: harry, Personality, president, truman