American author and journalist who was a member of the Little Rock Nine, the first group of students who integrated Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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|FULL NAME:||Melba Patillo Beals|
|BIRTH DATE:||December 7, 1941|
|AGE:||78 years old|
Melba Patillo Beals is a Journalist. Melba was born in 1940s, in the middle of Silent Generation generation. She married John Beals, with whom she had two sons and one daughter. She enrolled in Central High in 1957, where she faced much hostility and eventually had to change schools when Central High shut down for two years.
DID YOU KNOW She published two books about her experience, Warriors Don’t Cry and White is a State of Mind.
FACT U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent in the 101st airborne to protect her and the other students from protestors at the high school.
Currently, Melba Patillo Beals is 78 years old. Her next birthday is away. Melba will celebrate her 79th birthday on a Sunday, December 7th. She shares a birthday with everyone who was born on December 7, 1941. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Melba Patillo Beals’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Sagittarius ruling planet is Jupiter. Those born under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius are curious and energetic, Sagittarius is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life.
Melba Patillo Beals was born in the Year of the Serpent. The Snake is the sixth of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. People born under this sign are humorous and sophisticated. They don’t like small talk or thinking about small everyday problems. This year is the Year of the Pig.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
Melba Patillo Beals is a 78 years old Journalist, who was born in December, in the Year of the Serpent (1941) and is a Sagittarius. Her life path number is 1941. Melba’s birthstone is Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz and birth flower is Poinsettia.
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