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Happy Birthday Douglas Adams

Updated: Apr 28, 2021

English author Douglas Adams was born on this day (11 March) in 1952.

Douglas Adam's book of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy on a grass background.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Noel Adams was famed for the pentalogy, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which sold more than fifteen million copies as a novel (although it was originally broadcast as a radio show).

Adams was awarded by Comic-Con International's Inkpot Awards in 1983.

Some of his other well-known works were Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (which was made into a Netflix Series), The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul and Last Chance to See.

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