Neil Postman bio

Birth Name: Neil Postman

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: March 8, 1931

Date Of Death: October 5, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Neil Postman was born on the 8th of March, 1931. He was popular for being a Novelist. A renowned media theorist and critic, he published his popular, television-themed work, Amusing Ourselves to Death, in 1985. His other works include The Disappearance of Childhood (1982), Technopoly (1992), and The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School (1995).

Neil Postman was born in New York City. He earned a doctorate in education from the Teachers College, Columbia University. In Amusing Ourselves to Death, he argues that as television was replacing the written word, we were losing the ability to share substantive ideas.

Neil Postman was a Pisces and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Neil Postman was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Neil Postman 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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Neil Postman’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Neil Postman’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Neil Postman kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Neil Postman was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Neil Postman
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Neil Postman 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: Neil Postman was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Neil Postman 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.

Neil Postman’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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