‘New Jersey is being invaded by Martians!’
“New Jersey is being invaded by Martians!” exclaimed actor Orson Welles. He was reading the script of a 1938 radio drama based on the novel “The War of the Worlds” by H.G. Wells, who died Aug. 13, 1946.
Herbert George Wells was from an impoverished lower middle class family. He failed as a draper and chemist assistant before going into literature. H.G. Wells wrote many best-selling science fiction novels, such as: