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Birth Name: Tomas Rivera

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: TX

Date Of Birth: December 22, 1935

Date Of Death: May 16, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Tomas Rivera was born on the 22nd of December, 1935. He was best known for being a Poet. A Chicano author and poet, he wrote the award-winning Faulknerian novella, Y no se lo Trago la Tierra (1971). His other works include This Migrant Earth (1987) and The Searchers: Collected Poetry (1990).

Tomas Rivera was born in TX. He studied English, Spanish, education, and history at Southwest Texas State University. He later received his PhD in Romance Languages from the University of Oklahoma. His novel, And the Earth Did Not Devour Him, was later adapted into a film.

Tomas Rivera was a Capricorn and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Tomas Rivera 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.

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

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Tomas Rivera was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Tomas Rivera
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Tomas Rivera was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Tomas Rivera was born in the Year of the Ox. 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: Tomas Rivera had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Tomas Rivera’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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