L'Amour's name was mentioned in the country song The Last Cowboy Song by Ed Bruce.
L'Amour's works have remained as popular in death as they were when he was alive. Since his death in 1988, they have sold over 60 million copies.
L'Amour's books have been translated into 15 different languages.
L'Amour and his wife had two children: a son named Beau and a daughter named Angelique.
L'Amour's sister, Emmy, died in the 1918 Spanish influenza epidemic.
As a youngster, L'Amour's favorite authors were Robert Louis Stevenson, Jack London, and Edgar Rice Burroughs.
L'Amour died from lung cancer even though he was not a smoker.
After getting established as a novelist, L'Amour tried to write at least three novels a year.
L'Amour's first novel was Hondo published in 1953. It was later made into a movie starring John Wayne.
L'Amour served in the European Theatre of World War II as a transportation officer.
L'Amour was married to Katherine Elizabeth Adams from February 19, 1956 until his death.
L'Amour was a recipient of his home state of North Dakota's Rough Rider Award.
L'Amour is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetary in Glendale, CA.
In 1984, L'Amour was awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Reagan.
In 1982, L'Amour was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.
L'Amour's novels were made into 30 motion pictures.
L'Amour's works sold more than 225 million copies.
During the 1920's, L'Amour became an itinerant worker traveling the country and working at a series of varied jobs. This lasted until World War II.
L'Amour's father was a veterinarian and his mother had been a schoolteacher before she got married.
L'Amour was of French-Canadian descent.
L'Amour was engaged to actress Julie Newmar at one time.
L'Amour: Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.
L'Amour: For you and me, today is all we have; tomorrow is a mirage which may never become a reality.
L'Amour: To disbelieve is easy, to scoff is simple, to have faith is harder.
L'Amour: Victory is not won in miles but in inches.
L'Amour: A good beginning makes a good end.
L'Amour: Being scared can keep a man from being killed and often makes a better fighter of him.