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Homer H. Hickam Jr.

Homer H. Hickam, Jr., the second son of Homer and Elsie Hickam, was raised in Coalwood, West Virginia. He graduated from Big Creek High School in 1960 and from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) in 1964 with a BS degree in Industrial Engineering. A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Hickam served as a First Lieutenant in the Fourth Infantry ... See full bio »

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October Sky Writer
Nova Thanks
Sputnik Fever Himself - Participant


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 1999 October Sky (book "Rocket Boys")
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 2007 Nova (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Sputnik Declassified (2007) ... (special thanks - as Homer Hickam)
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 2016 Between the Lines (TV Series)
- Homer Hickam: Carrying Albert Home (2016) ... Himself
 2015 Nova (TV Series documentary)
- Nazi Attack on America (2015) ... Himself
 2007 Sputnik Fever (Documentary)
Himself - Participant (as Homer Hickam)
 1999 Spotlight on Location: October Sky (Video documentary short)
 1999 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 February 1999 (1999) ... Himself (as Homer Hickman)

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(2016 to 2017 Winter) The musical, "October Sky,' Was performed in a West Coast premiere production at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California. Barry Edelstein was artistic director. Rachel Rockwell was director. Brian Hill and Aaron Thielen wrote the book. Michael Mahler was composer and lyricist. Universal Pictures ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Article | See more »

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Homer Hickam | Homer Hickman

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