Friday, July 16, 2010
US naturalized citizen of the day- Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand was born February 2, 1905 in Russia. She was a novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her two best-selling novels and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism. . She first achieved fame in 1943 with her novel The Fountainhead, which in 1957 was followed by her best-known work, the philosophical novel Atlas Shrugged.