Famous Birthdays on 27th November

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  • 1127 Emperor Xiaozong of China (d. 1194)
  • 1544 Ascanio Trombeti, composer
  • 1563 Robbert Robbertsz, (le Canu), nautical expert
  • 1569 Ottavio Vernizzi, composer
  • 1576 Shimazu Tadatsune, Ruler of Satsuma (d. 1638)
  • 1582 Pierre Dupuy, French scholar (d. 1651)
  • 1588 Valerius Andreas, [Walter Driessens], Flemish historian
  • 1595 Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor/architect
  • 1627 Louise Henriette, [Mlle d'Orange], daughter of Frederik Henry
  • 1630 Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria (d. 1665)
  • 1635 Françoise d'Aubigné, marquise de Maintenon, wife of Louis XIV of France (d. 1719)
  • 1648 Peter Codde, RC apostole vicar (1688-1704)
  • 1668 Henri F d'Aguesseau, chancellor of France (1717..50)
  • 1691 Josef Antonin Planicky, composer

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1701 Anders Celsius, Uppsala, Sweden, astronomer (proposed the Celsius temperature scale)

Astronomer Anders Celsius
Astronomer
Anders Celsius
  • 1710 Robert Lowth, British bishop (d. 1787)
  • 1731 Gaetano Pugnani, composer
  • 1732 Johann Joseph Emmert, composer
  • 1741 Jean-Pierre Duport, composer
  • 1745 Boniface Stoecki, composer

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1746 Robert R. Livingston, US Founding Father, delivered oath of office to George Washington

American Founding Father Robert R. Livingston
American Founding Father
Robert R. Livingston
  • 1746 Increase Sumner, 5th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1799)
  • 1750 Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, composer
  • 1756 Paul van Hemert, Dutch theologist/philosopher (Kant)
  • 1759 Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer
  • 1775 Joachim G le Sage ten Broek, Dutch notary/catholic foreman/publicist
  • 1778 John Murray, publisher
  • 1779 Aimé, duc de Clermont-Tonnerre, French general (d. 1865)
  • 1787 Christian Rummel, composer
  • 1787 Jacob earl van Rechteren van Appeltern, governor of Gelderland
  • 1801 Alexander Egorovich Varlamov, composer
  • 1804 Julius Benedict, Stuttgart Germany, opera composer (Protoghesi)
  • 1808 Hugh Weedon Mercer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1877)
  • 1809 Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble, England, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)
  • 1813 Michele Puccini, composer
  • 1830 Harrison Millard, composer
  • 1833 Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (d. 1897)
  • 1840 Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski [OS=11/15]
  • 1843 Cornelius Vanderbilt II, American businessman (d. 1899)
  • 1843 Elizabeth Stride, victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)
  • 1854 Aloys L earl von Aehrenthal, Austrian minister of Foreign affairs
  • 1857 Charles Scott Sherrington, British physiologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1952)
  • 1865 Jose Asunción Silva, Colombia, poet (Nocturno III)
  • 1867 Margaret Ruthven Lang, composer
  • 1867 Charles Koechlin, French composer (d. 1950)
  • 1870 Juho Kusti Paasikivi, president Finland
  • 1871 Giovanni Giorgi, Italian physicist (d. 1950)
  • 1874 Chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman (1st President)
  • 1874 Charles A Beard, American historian (American Continentalism)
  • 1875 Wladyslaw Orkan, [Szmaciarz-Smreczynsky], Pol author (Nowele Zebrane)
  • 1878 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer
  • 1878 Jatindramohan Bagchi, Indian (Bengali) poet (d. 1948).
  • 1879 Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer
  • 1885 Rudolph Reti, composer
  • 1886 Tsugouharu T Foujita, Japans/French painter
  • 1892 Pedro Salinas, writer
  • 1893 Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer
  • 1894 Forrest Shaklee, founder (Shaklee Products)
  • 1894 Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox saint (d. 1971)
  • 1894 Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (d. 1989)
  • 1896 Giovanni B Angioletti, Italian author (Il giorno del giudizio)
  • 1897 Vito Genovese, American mafioso (d. 1969)
  • 1898 Nelly Steuer-Wagenaar, Dutch pianist
  • 1898 Fredric Warburg, publisher and author (d. 1981)
  • 1900 Leon Barzin, conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1900 Robert Blum, composer
  • 1901 Ted Husing, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), born in NYC, New York
  • 1902 Giuseppe Savagnone, composer
  • 1903 Johnny Blood, aka John McNally, early NFL halfback (Green Bay)
  • 1903 Mona Washbourne, England, actress (Stevie, Billie Liar, Driver's Seat)
  • 1905 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Mater Dolorosa)
  • 1907 L[yon] Sprague de Camp, US, sci-fi author (Goblin Tower, Hand of Zei)
  • 1909 Astrid Allwyn, actress (Charlie Chan's Secret), born in Manchester, Connecticut
  • 1909 Donald John Urquhart, librarian
  • 1909 James Agee, American author (African Queen, Death in Family)
  • 1909 Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician (d. 1967)
  • 1910 Rudolf Holzmann, composer
  • 1911 Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Asterix/Kuifje)
  • 1911 Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and National Scientist
  • 1912 David Merrick, [Margulois], Hong Kong, Broadway producer (Hello Dolly)
  • 1912 Howard de Walden, English landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 1913 Frances Swem Anderson, technologist (nuclear medicine)
  • 1913 Robert Dougall, English TV host
  • 1914 Evangeline Bruce, hostess
  • 1915 Caro van Eyck, [Gerarda JE Taytelbaum], Dutch actress (Medea)
  • 1915 Victor Alessandro, composer
  • 1916 Chick Hearn, American sportscaster (d. 2002)
  • 1917 "Buffalo" Bob Smith, TV host (Howdy Doody), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1917 Tiny Rowland, [Roland Fuhrop], German/British owner (Observer)
  • 1918 Zeev Wolfgang Steinberg, composer
  • 1919 Siegfried Naumann, composer
  • 1920 Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star
  • 1920 David Waller, actor (Shadowlands, Work is a 4 Letter Word)
  • 1920 Elaine Greene, literary Agent
  • 1920 John Richard Ravensdale, historian
  • 1920 Max Tripels, attorney/Dutch MP
  • 1921 Alexander Dubček, Uhrovec, headed Czech Communist Party (1968-69)
  • 1921 Ole Sarvig, Danish writer/critic (Limbo, Glem Ikke)
  • 1923 Robert A Young, (Rep-D-MO, 1977-86)
  • 1924 Theresa R van der Pant, sculptor
  • 1925 Ernie Wise, England, comedian (Morecambe & Wise)
  • 1925 Marshall Thompson, Peoria Ill, actor (Bog, To Hell & Back, Daktari)
  • 1925 Michael Tolan, actor (Nurses, Senator), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1925 John Maddox, British science writer and editor
  • 1926 Barbara Anderson, New Zealand author
  • 1927 William Simon, US sect of Treasury
  • 1927 Carlos José Castilho, Brazilian footballer (d. 1987)
  • 1928 Edward Greenall, businessman/sportsman
  • 1928 Walter Klien, pianist
  • 1928 Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor (d. 2005)
  • 1929 Billy Nair, S Afr union/SACP leader (20 yrs in Robbeneiland Prison)
  • 1930 James M Taylor, Stamps ARK, USAF/astronaut
  • 1930 Vladimir Emel Yanovich Lev Alekseevich Samsonov Maksimov, educator
  • 1930 Joe DeNardo, American Meteorologist, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1931 Juan Guinjoan, composer
  • 1932 Benigno Aquino Jr, Philippine opposition leader; assassinated
  • 1934 Lawrence Martin Jenco, priest
  • 1934 Ammo Baba, Iraqi-Assyrian footballer
  • 1935 Al Jackson Jr, drummer (Booker T & MGs-Chinese Checkers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1935 Helmut Friedrich Lachenmann, composer
  • 1935 Prakash Bhandari, cricketer (3 Tests for India in mid-50's, 77 runs)
  • 1935 Verity A Lambert, film producer (Clockwise, Link, Sweeney)
  • 1935 Les Blank, American documentary filmmaker
  • 1937 Gail Sheehy, author (Hustling)
  • 1938 Jose Tartabull, baseball player
  • 1939 Dave Giusti, American baseball player

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1940 Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], karate star/actor (Green Hornet), born in San Francisco, California

Karate Star/Actor Bruce Lee
Karate Star/Actor
Bruce Lee
  • 1940 John Alderton, Gainsborough England, actor (Zardoz)
  • 1941 Eddie Rabbitt, American singer (d. 1998)
  • 1941 Aimé Jacquet, French football manager
  • 1942 Henry Carr, American athlete (200m/4x400m Olympic golds 1964), born in Montgomery, Alabama

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1942 Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1970)

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • 1943 Nicole Brossard, French Canadian poet
  • 1944 Dozy, rocker
  • 1944 Eddie Rabbitt, country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944 Martin Corbett, gay activist
  • 1944 Mickey Leland, (Rep-D-TX, 1979- )
  • 1945 Barbara Anderson, Bkln, actress (Eve-Ironside, Mission Impossible)
  • 1945 Randy Brecker, Phila, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears)
  • 1945 Alain de Cadenet, SPEED Channel personality
  • 1945 James Avery, Pughsville, Virginia, actor (Fresh Prince of Bell Air), (d. 2013)
  • 1948 Dave Winthrop, rock saxophonist (Supertramp)
  • 1949 Masanori Sekiya, Japanese racing driver
  • 1950 Gran Hamada, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1951 Jayne Kennedy, sportscaster (CBS)/actress (Body & Soul), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951 Kevin Kavanaugh, rocker (Asbury Jukes) [or 8/27]

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1951 Kathryn Bigelow, San Carlos, California, American director, producer and writer (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty)

Director Kathryn Bigelow
Director
Kathryn Bigelow
  • 1952 James D Wetherbee, Flushing NY, Lt Cmdr USN/astr (STS 32, 52, 63, 86)
  • 1952 Sheila Copps, Canadian politician
  • 1952 Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis)
  • 1953 Curtis Armstrong, American actor (Moonlighting, Revenge of the Nerds), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1953 Boris Grebenshchikov, Russian singer (Aquarium)
  • 1954 Patricia McPherson, Oak Harbor Wash, actress (Bonnie-Knight Rider)
  • 1954 Kimmy Robertson, American actress best known for her role as Lucy Moran in the TV series Twin Peaks
  • 1955 Bill Nye, the Science Guy, TV Host
  • 1955 Pierre Mondou, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1956 William Fichtner, American actor
  • 1957 Caroline Kennedy-Schlossberg, attorney, JFK & Jackie's daughter
  • 1957 Terri R Adams, educator (teacher in space)
  • 1957 Kenny Acheson, Northern Irish racecar driver
  • 1957 Kevin O'Connell, American sound re-recording mixer
  • 1958 Julia Celotto, WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz/Pismo-9th-1994), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958 Mike Scioscia, baseball player (LA Dodgers)
  • 1959 Charlie Burchill, Scottish pop guitarist (Simple Minds-Breakfast Club)
  • 1960 Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion)
  • 1960 Martin van Yellow, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1960 Ken O'Brien, Rockville Centre, New York, American football quarterback (NY Jets)
  • 1960 Kevin Henkes, American children's book writer/illustrator
  • 1960 Tim Pawlenty, American politician
  • 1960 Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian prime minister
  • 1961 Lee Johnson, NFL punter/kicker (Cin Bengals)
  • 1961 Princess, rocker (Desirez Heslop, All For Love)
  • 1961 Randy Milligan, baseball player
  • 1961 Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian
  • 1962 Arlene Baxter, Oceanside CA, playmate (Dec, 1993)
  • 1962 Calvin Hayes, rocker (Johnny Hates Jazz-Turn Back the Clock)
  • 1962 Charlie Benante, rock drummer (Anthrax-Armed & Dangerous), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1962 Mike "Puffy" Bordin, SF, rock drummer (Faith No More)
  • 1963 Fisher Stevens, actor (My Science Project, Short Circuit), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1964 David Giles, Australian star sailor (Olympics-84, 88, 92, 96)
  • 1964 Rebecca Michelle Ferratti, Helena MT, playmate (Jun, 1986)
  • 1964 Robin Simone Givens, [Mrs Mike Tyson] (Darlene-Head of the Class), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965 Danielle Ammaccapane, Babylon NY, LPGA golfer (1991 Register PING)
  • 1965 Fiachna O'Braonain, Irish pop guitarist (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go)
  • 1965 Kathleen Heddle, Trail BC, rower (Olympics-gold-92/96)
  • 1965 Raffaella Ragge, Italy, tennis star
  • 1966 Carwell Gardner, NFL fullback (Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1966 Chryssandra Hines, Bristol Conn, team handball wing (Olympics-1996)
  • 1966 Dean Garrett, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • 1966 Andy Merrill, American voice actor
  • 1967 Brett MacNeil, CFL guard (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1967 Garry Valk, Edmonton, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • 1967 Laura Golarsa, Milan Italy, tennis star (Oklahoma City doubles)
  • 1967 Shawn Watson, American librarian
  • 1968 Michael Vartan, French actor
  • 1970 Calvin Jones, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1970 Chris Underwood, volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics-96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970 Patrick Bates, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1970 Todd Kelly, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • 1970 Patricia Zentilli, Canadian actress