Phyllis McGinley

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Birth Name: Phyllis McGinley

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Oregon

Date Of Birth: March 21, 1905

Date Of Death: February 22, 1978

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Phyllis McGinley was born on the 21st of March, 1905. She was best known for being a Poet. Remembered for both her children’s literature and her poetry, she published such acclaimed works as The Most Wonderful Doll in the World (1950), Boys Are Awful (1962), and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Times Three: Selected Verse from Three Decades (1960).

Phyllis McGinley was born in Oregon. Before beginning her literary career, she taught school, worked as a journalist, was employed by an ad agency, and earned a degree in musical theatre from the University of Utah. She published her first poetry collection, On the Contrary, in 1934. She appeared on the June 1965 cover of Time magazine.

Phyllis McGinley was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Phyllis McGinley is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Phyllis McGinley was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Phyllis McGinley
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Phyllis McGinley 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: Phyllis McGinley was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Phyllis McGinley 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.

Phyllis McGinley’s birth sign is Aries and she had a ruling planet of Mars.

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