Poet Dana Gioia

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Dana Gioia

Living place: Hawthorne

Birthday: 24-12-1950 (72 years old)

Population of US 1950: 152,271,417

Global rank: #60956

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Who is Poet Dana Gioia?
American poet, author, and National Foundation for President of Arts (2003-2009). his famous poetry collection includes the gods of winter and interrogation at Noon; The work later won the 2002 American Book Award.
He began teaching at the University of Southern California in 2011.

Young / Before famous

Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked in marketing at Food Corporation and promoting Jell-O products.

Family life info

He married Mary Elizabeth Hiecke in 1980. One of his three sons died as an infant, and Gioia memorialized the child in the poem "Growing Sequoia."

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Who is Boy (girl) friend/ wife (husband)/ darling Poet Dana Gioia?
He was awarded the Citizens Medal in 2008 by then-American President George W. Bush.

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When was Poet Dana Gioia born?
Dana Gioia birthday 24-12-1950 (at the age of 72).
Where is Poet Dana Gioia's birth place, what is Zodiac/Chinese Zodiac?
Dana Gioia was born in Hawthorne, California- United States. is a Poet, whose Zodiac is Capricorn, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Tiger. Dana Gioia's global rank is 60956 and whose rank is 389 in list of famous Poet. Population of US in 1950 is about 152,271,417 persons.
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Events in 1950 and 24-12

Events in US in the birth year of Dana Gioia

  • Truman orders development of hydrogen bomb (Jan. 31).
  • Assassination attempt on President Truman by Puerto Rican nationalists (Nov. 1).
  • Era of McCarthyism begins.

Birthday Dana Gioia (24-12) in history

  • Day 24-12 year 1524: The great Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama passed away in Cochin, India.
  • Day 24-12 year 1814: The War of 1812 between America and Britain ended with the signing of the Treaty of Ghent.
  • Day 24-12 year 1818: "Silent Night" was composed by Franz Joseph Gruber.
  • Day 24-12 year 1865: The Ku Klux Klan was formed in Pulaski, Tennessee.
  • Day 24-12 year 1871: Giuseppe Verdi's opera Aida premiered in Cairo, Egypt, at the opening of the Suez Canal.
  • Day 24-12 year 1943: Gen. Dwight Eisenhower was appointed supreme commander of Allied Forces by President Franklin Roosevelt.
  • Day 24-12 year 1992: President Bush pardoned former defense secretary Caspar Weinberger and five others in the Iran-Contra scandal.
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