Mark Obrien

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Birth Name: Mark Obrien

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Massachusetts

Date Of Birth: July 31, 1949

Date Of Death: July 4, 1999

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Canadian

Mark Obrien was born on the 31st of July, 1949. He was known for being a Poet. American poet who was the subject of the Academy Award winning film Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O’Brien in 1997 and the film The Sessions in 2012.

Mark Obrien was born in Massachusetts. He contracted polio in 1955 which caused paralysis for the rest of his life, and he attended UC Berkeley in his early years. He published an autobiography entitled How I Became a Human Being : A Disabled Man’s Quest for Independence.

Mark Obrien was a Leo and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Mark Obrien 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.

Mark Obrien 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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Mark Obrien was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME: Mark Obrien
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation



Zodiac Sign: Mark Obrien was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Mark Obrien 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: Mark Obrien had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Mark Obrien’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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