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Encyclopedia > Steve Tesich

Steve Tesich is a Serbian-American Oscar-winning screenwriter and playwright who was born Stojan Tesić in Užice, Yugoslavia (now Serbia and Montenegro) on September 29, 1942. The word Serbian might be: an adjective, meaning: of Serbs (Serbian tradition, Serbian religion) of Serbia (Serbian government, Serbian president) both of the above (Serbian flag) a noun, meaning: a Serb a Serb from Serbia (as opposed to Serb who is not from Serbia) citizen of Serbia (regardless of nationality... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Užice (Ужице) is a city located in Serbia and Montenegro at 43. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages, in Cyrillic Југославија) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... This article is about the year. ...

His family came to the USA when Steve was 14 years old and settled in East Chicago, Indiana. Tesich graduated from Indiana University in 1965. He also did graduate work at Columbia University where he wrote plays. His pessimistic nature was often reflected in his plays. East Chicago is a city located in Lake County, Indiana. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Official languages English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Senators Richard Lugar (R) Evan Bayh (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 38th 94,321 km² 1. ... The Indiana University system, technically founded in 1820, is an eight-campus university system in the state of Indiana. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... Columbia University is a private university in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. ...

On July 1, 1996, while in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, Steve Tesich died of a heart attack at the age of 53. July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Sydney, Nove Scotia, on Cape Breton Island Sydney is a community in Nova Scotia, Canada, and is located on its namesake harbour. ...


Plays: Breaking Away is a 1979 film which tells the story of a group of local boys from Bloomington, Indiana who put together a bicycle racing team to compete against teams from Indiana University. ... This page is about witnesses in law courts. ... The Four Rightly Guided Caliphs (Arabic: الخلفاء الراشدون, al-khulafa al-rashidoon) is a term used in Sunni Islam to refer to the first four caliphs who are seen as being model leaders. ... The World According to Garp book cover The World According to Garp is a novel by John Irving. ...

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  • Summer Crossing (1982)
  • Karoo (1996)



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