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Arthur Clarke
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    (December 16, 1917-March 19, 2008)
    Wrote '2001,' '2010,' '2061' and '3001'
    Hosted with Walter Cronkite, the launches of Apollo 11, 12 and 15
    Invented satellite communication via geostationary orbits
    He married Marilyn Mayfield for six months (1953).
    He wrote six novels in which the Earth ends, each in a different way.
    He left the drudgery on England for Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon, 1956).
    He was an RAF pilot during World War II.
    After a short marriage, he said: 'It was sufficient proof that I wasn't the marrying type, although I think everybody should marry once.'
    He had post polio syndrome, little is known about it and as he says, very few polio victims survived to get this disorder.
    He was warm, intellectual and a technocrat.
    He wrote in his autobiography: 'It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God, but to create him.'
    In 2018, Out of 252 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 996 Votes: 50.10% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 697 Votes: 53.95% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 172 Votes: 58.14% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 225 Votes: 60.44% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 2269 Votes: 50.07% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 118 Votes: 79.66% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 15 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 163 Votes: 44.79% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 41 Votes: 36.59% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 257 Votes: 33.46% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 169 Votes: 45.56% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 167 Votes: 42.51% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 284 Votes: 42.96% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 415 Votes: 45.30% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 870 Votes: 43.10% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1953 Votes: 39.89% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 3523 Votes: 42.32% Annoying
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