Oscar Zeta Acosta

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Birth Name: Oscar Zeta Acosta

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader

Place Of Birth: Texas

Date Of Birth: April 9, 1935

Date Of Death: May 27, 1905

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Oscar Zeta Acosta was born on the 9th of April, 1935. He was known for being a Civil Rights Leader. American attorney, politician, novelist and Chicano Movement activist who is the inspiration for Dr. Gonzo, in the acclaimed novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson .

Oscar Zeta Acosta was born in Texas. He worked his way through junior college so he could be the first person in his family to get a college education. He defended Chicano groups and other activists and wrote two novels: The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo and The Revolt of the Cockroach people.

Oscar Zeta Acosta was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Oscar Zeta Acosta 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.

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

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Personal Life

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

Oscar Zeta Acosta was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Oscar Zeta Acosta
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Oscar Zeta Acosta was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Oscar Zeta Acosta was born in the Year of the Tiger. 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: Oscar Zeta Acosta had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Oscar Zeta Acosta’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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