Prolific author and screenwriter Sidney Sheldon has died. The 89-year old became a huge success in the 1970’s with novels like “The other side of midnight”. He wrote 18 books in all, selling 300 million copies, and with sales in 180 countries, in 71 languages, he won a record as the world’s most translated author. By age 25 he also had three hit Broadway musicals, and he also won an Oscar for a screenplay, one of 25 Hollywood efforts. He also wrote for television, creating the hit series “I dream of Jeannie”.