Ray Douglas Bradbury

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Ray Bradbury Was Born

August 22, 1920

Bradbury graduated from a Los Angeles high school

1938

Sold newspapers on L.A. street corners

1938 - 1942

Became a full-time writer

1943

Marries Maggie McClure

1947

Publised a collection of short stories, Dark Carnival

1947

Publicated The Martian Chronicles

1950

Published The Illustrated Man

1951

Published Fahrenheit 451

1953

Given the Benjamin Franklin Award

1954

Published The October Country

1955

Published Dandelion Wine

1957

Published Something Wicked This Way Comes

1962

New York World's Fair: acts as creative consultant

1964

Worked on and designed for the Spaceship Earth at Epcot Center

1982

Awarded National Book Foundation Medal

2000