Today would have been Frank Herbert's 90th birthday. We approach today with a mixture of joy and sadness. Joy at the fact that such an extraordinary man was born on this day and created one of the greatest science fiction novels of all time. Sad that he is no longer with us to help celebrate...
Today -- October 8th -- is Frank Herbert's birthday. Had the master storyteller still been alive, he would've been 89 years old today.
Frank was born in Tacoma, Washington and passed away on February 11, 1986 after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer.