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Happy Birthday to English crime writer and playwright, Agatha Christie, born this day in 1890!

Best remembered for the 66 detective novels like, “Murder on The Orient Express”, “And Then There Were None”, and “A Murder is Announced”, along with more than 15 short story collections, Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time, according to the Guinness Book of World Records….She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott.

In 1955, Christie was the first recipient of the Mystery Writers of America’s highest honor, the Grand Master Award, and in the same year “Witness for the Prosecution” was given an Edgar Award by the MWA for Best Play.