facts on Ernest J. GainesErnest J. Gaines (Novelist) was born on the 15th of January, 1933. He was born in 1930s, in Silent Generation. His birth sign is Capricorn and his life path number is 5. Ernest’s birth flower is Carnation and birthstone is Garnet. What does this all mean? Let’s find out!

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NAME: Ernest J. Gaines
FULL NAME:Ernest J. Gaines

1. Bio

Ernest J. Gaines, best known for being a Novelist, was born in Louisiana on Sunday, January 15, 1933. An African-American author, Gaines is best known for his award-winning novel, A Lesson Before Dying (1993), which tells the story of a black man who is sentenced to death for a crime that he did not commit. Gaines’s other works include The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1971) and A Gathering of Old Men (1983).

Family: He grew up in Louisiana as the oldest of twelve siblings. He married attorney Dianne Saulney. Ernest J. Gaines father’s name is Under review and mother unknown at this time. We will continue to update details on Ernest J. Gaines’s family.

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Net Worth: Online estimates of Ernest J. Gaines’s net worth vary. It’s easy to predict his income, but it’s much harder to know how much he has spent over the years. CelebsMoney does a good job of breaking most of it down.

2. Ernest J. Gaines’s zodiac sign is Capricorn

Ernest J. Gaines zodiac sign is a Capricorn. Dates of Capricorn are December 22 - January 19. Those born under the Capricorn zodiac sign are talented at applying their intelligence and ambition to practical matters. Stability and order are important to them - and this makes them good organizers. They are driven, patient, strategic, determined, disciplined, responsible, and persistent. On the other hand, they can also be pessimistic, greedy, cynical, fearful, ruthless and rigid.


3. He is currently 88 years old

The American novelist has been alive for 32,215 days days or 773,183 hours hours. There were precisely 1,092 full moons after his birth to this day.

BORN:January 15, 1933
AGE: 88 years old
BORN ON:Sunday
GENERATION:Silent Generation

Ernest J. Gaines was born on a Sunday. People born on Sundays typically are bright, creative, bold, loud, usually natural leaders.

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4. On Ernest J. Gaines’s birthday

The world’s population was and there were an estimated babies born throughout the world in 1933, Herbert Hoover (Republican) was the US President, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was [Not available]. No song matches found..

On this day in history:

1535 – Henry VIII declares himself head of the Church in England.

1559 – Elizabeth I crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey.

1759 – British Museum opens in Montague House, London.

5. Ernest J. Gaines’s stats

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6. The Year of the Rooster

Ernest J. Gaines was born in the Year of the Rooster. People with Chinese zodiac Rooster according to Chinese zodiac have many excellent characteristics, such as being honest, bright, communicative and ambitious. Most of them are born pretty or handsome, and prefer to dress up. Their strengths are being independent, capable, warm-hearted, self-respect, and quick minded. But they can also be impatient, critical, eccentric, narrow-minded, and selfish. Their lucky numbers are 5, 7, 8 and lucky colors are gold, brown, brownish yellow, yellow.

7. Ernest J. Gaines’s life path number is 5

Life Path Number 5 represent 'The Free Spirit'. Those who walk a Life Path with Number 5 have an uncanny ability to understand the deepest esoteric & metaphysical teachings. 5 turns the mystical into the norm. Its energy is that of Experience. The values are adventure, movement, change. The challenges are to find some kind of daily structure that works for you.

8. Silent Generation

Ernest J. Gaines was born in the middle of Silent Generation.

9. Ernest J. Gaines’s birthstone is Garnet

Garnet traditionally is a symbol of faith, love and constancy are its attributes. Because of this, it’s held that it might prevent nightmares and can provide directional guidance in darkness.

10. Ernest J. Gaines’s birth flower is Carnation

Carnation symbolizes pride, beauty, admiration and gratitude, fascination, distinction, and divine love.

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