Who is Homer Hickam?

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Birthday Pick: 1943 Homer Hickam, Jr.
Who is Homer Hickam?
a. author and engineer
b. author and guitarist
c.  author and chess player
*answer at bottom of post

Died on this Date:  2001 Stanley Kramer
Kramer directed many wonderful films including this American Treasure:

Did you know?  Katharine Hepburn is the only movie star to win four Academy Awards (2009) for her leading roles in Morning GloryGuess Who's Coming to DinnerThe Lion in Winter, andOn Golden Pond.   From IMDB

On this Date in History:
NASA's Mars Odyssey space probe begins to map the surface of Mars.

Today's Cliche:  Horse Sense

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*a. Author and engineer, Homer Hickam worked for NASA and wrote Rocket Boys, among other books.  Hickam is from West Virginia