John Wain

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Birth Name: John Wain

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: March 14, 1925

Date Of Death: May 24, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: English

John Wain was born on the 14th of March, 1925. He was famous for being a Poet. A Twentieth-century British poet, author, journalist, and literary critic, he is most famous for his 1982 novel, Young Shoulders, which was awarded the Whitbread Prize. His other notable works include Strike the Father Dead and Hurry on Down.

John Wain was born in England. He graduated from St. John’s College, Oxford. He published his debut novel, Hurry on Down, in 1953. He was associated with The Movement in post-war literature, as well as with a group of radical 1950s writers known as the Angry Young Men.

John Wain was a Pisces and was born in the Silent Generation.

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John Wain was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

John Wain is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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John Wain was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME: John Wain
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: John Wain was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: John Wain was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: John Wain had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

John Wain’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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