Benjamin Spock

Benjamin Spock bio

Birth Name: Benjamin McLaine Spock

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: New Haven

Date Of Birth: May 2, 1903

Date Of Death: March 15, 1998

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Benjamin Spock was born on the 2nd of May, 1903. He was best known for being a Novelist. An American pediatrician, he wrote the bestselling book, Baby and Child Care (1946), which helped raise a generation of Baby Boomers. His later works include Dr. Spock Talks With Mothers (1961) and A Teenager’s Guide to Life and Love (1970).

Benjamin Spock was born in New Haven. He studied history and literature at Yale and was part of the Olympic rowing team, winning the gold medal in the 1924 games in Paris. He later graduated from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. His writings encouraged parents to treat their children as individuals.

Benjamin Spock was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Benjamin McLaine Spock is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

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Benjamin Spock was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Benjamin McLaine Spock
NICKNAME: Dr. Benjamin Spock, Dr. Spock
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Benjamin Spock was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Benjamin Spock was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Benjamin Spock had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Benjamin Spock’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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