Octavia E. Butler

Octavia E. Butler bio

Birth Name: Octavia E. Butler

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Pasadena

Date Of Birth: June 22, 1947

Date Of Death: February 24, 2006

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Octavia E. Butler was born on the 22nd of June, 1947. She was known for being a Novelist. The first American science fiction writer to receive the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, she published such popular titles as Kindred (1979) and Fledgling (2005). She is also known for her Patternist, Lilith’s Brood, and Parable series.

Octavia E. Butler was born in Pasadena. She studied at Pasadena City College and California State University, Los Angeles, and she also took writing classes through the University of California-Los Angeles’s Extension program. She won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards.

Octavia E. Butler was a Cancer and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Octavia E. Butler 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.

Octavia E. Butler 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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Octavia E. Butler was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Octavia E. Butler
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation



Zodiac Sign: Octavia E. Butler was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Octavia E. Butler was born in the Year of the Rabbit. 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: Octavia E. Butler had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Octavia E. Butler’s birth sign is Cancer and she had a ruling planet of Moon.

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