Happy Birthday Stephen Fry

City Connect celebrates the birthday of actor and writer Stephen Fry. Fry is known for his erudite personality which is evident in his writing and TV appearances on such programmes as BBC’s QI. He is notable as a person with Bipolar Disorder (sometimes called manic depression) and Fry presented a two-part BBC … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Truman Capote

City Connect pays tribute to Truman Capote who was born this day in 1924. Capote was an acclaimed author of many classic works of American Literature including his famous crime novel “In Cold Blood” and the novella “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” which was turned into a hit film starring Audrey Hepburn … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Stephen King

On 21 September City Connect celebrates the birthday of Stephen King, the bestselling horror and science fiction author. His books have sold more than 350 million copies worldwide, many of which have been adapted into feature films, television movies and comic books. Read his biography to find out more about … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Agatha Christie

City Connect celebrates the anniversary of the birth of bestselling author and playwright Agatha Christie who was born on this day in 1890. Christie created two well-known characters in her detective novels: Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. Poirot is the only fictional character to have been given an obituary in … Continue reading