Colonel Charles Edward ("Chuck") Jones (November 4, 1952 – September 11, 2001) was a United States Air Force officer, a computer programmer, and an astronaut in the USAF Manned Spaceflight Engineer Program.
Caitlin Clarke (May 3, 1952 – September 9, 2004) was an American theater and film actress best known for her role as "Valerian" in the 1981 fantasy film Dragonslayer and for her role as Charlotte Cardoza in the 1998-1999 Broadway musical Titanic.
Clive Anderson (born 10 December 1952) is a former barrister, best known for being a comedy writer as well as a radio and television presenter in the United Kingdom. Winner of a British Comedy Award in 1991, Anderson began his success during his 15-year law career with stand-up comedy and comedic script writing, before starring in Whose Line Is It Anyway? on BBC Radio 4, then later, Channel 4.
Christine Lavin (born January 2, 1952) is a New York City-based singer-songwriter and promoter of contemporary folk music. She has recorded numerous solo albums, and has also recorded with other female folk artists under the name Four Bitchin' Babes. She has also put together several compilation albums of contemporary folk artists, including On a Winter's Night. She is known for her sense of humor, which is expressed in both her music and her onstage performances.
Clive Barker (born 5 October 1952) is an English author, film director and visual artist best known for his work in both fantasy and horror fiction. Barker came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a series of short stories which established him as a leading young horror writer. He has since written many novels and other works, and his fiction has been adapted into motion pictures, notably the Hellraiser series.
Douglas Noël Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English writer, dramatist, and musician. He is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which started life in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before developing into a "trilogy" of five books that sold over 15 million copies in his lifetime, a television series, several stage plays, comics, a computer game, and in 2005 a feature film.
Delroy Lindo (born 18 November 1952) is a British-born Jamaican American actor. Lindo has been nominated for the Tony and Screen Actors Guild awards, and has won a Satellite Award. He is perhaps best known for his roles as West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X, Catlett in Get Shorty and Woody Carmichael in the Spike Lee film Crooklyn.
The Macau Special Administrative Region, commonly known as Macau or Macao, is one of the two special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China; the other is Hong Kong. Macau lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, bordering Guangdong province in the north and facing the South China Sea in the east and south. The territory has thriving industries such as textiles, electronics and toys, and a notable tourist industry.
Nihon Chinbotsu (日本沈没, literally "Japan Sinks" or "Submersion of Japan") is a 1973 film directed by Shiro Moritani. The film stars Keiju Kobayashi, Hiroshi Fujioka, Ayumi Ishida and is based on the novel published the same year written by Sakyo Komatsu. A remake for this movie was released in 2006 loosely based on a second section of this series. The movie caused a sensation in Japan and paved the way for later "panic" features.