Gustav Hasford bio

Birth Name: Gustav Hasford

Occupation: Journalist

Place Of Birth: Alabama

Date Of Birth: November28, 1947

Date Of Death: January 29, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Gustav Hasford was born on the 28th of November, 1947. He was famous for being a Journalist. A journalist, author, and one-time Marine Corps officer, he slightly fictionalized his Vietnam War experiences in The Short-Timers, a 1979 novel that inspired the famous film, Full Metal Jacket. His other literary works include The Phantom Blooper (1990) and a Gypsy Good Time (1992).

Gustav Hasford was born in Alabama. He was a combat correspondent with the Marines in Vietnam, and he wrote for several armed forces publications. His screenplay for Full Metal Jacket earned an Academy Award nomination in 1988.

Gustav Hasford was a Sagittarius and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Gustav Hasford was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Gustav Hasford is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Gustav Hasford was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME:Gustav Hasford
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN:Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: Gustav Hasford was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Gustav Hasford was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Gustav Hasford had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Gustav Hasford’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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