Famous Birthdays on 5th November

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 204

  • 1271 Mahmud Ghazan, Mongol ruler (d. 1304)
  • 1494 Hans Sachs, German composer, playwright and shoemaker
  • 1534 Joachim Camerarius, German botanist/physician (horticulture catalog)
  • 1549 Philippe de Mornay (or Philippe Du-Plessis-Mornay), French writer (d. 1623)
  • 1563 Anna van Nassau, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna of Saksen
  • 1592 Charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (d. 1672)
  • 1613 Isaac de Benserade, French poet (d. 1691)
  • 1615 Ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1648)
  • 1654 Christian Liebe, German composer
  • 1666 Attilio Ariosti, Italian composer born in Bologna
  • 1667 Christoph Ludwig Agricola, German painter (d. 1719)
  • 1701 Pietro Longhi, Venetian painter (d. 1785)
  • 1715 John Brown, English writer (d. 1766)
  • 1722 William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, English duelist (d. 1798)
  • 1742 Richard Cosway, English artist (d. 1821)
  • 1764 Pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist (Newton)
  • 1770 Etienne P de Senancour, French author (Obermann)
  • 1779 Washington Allston, US painter/author
  • 1798 Carolina F L duchess of Berry, daughter of crown prince of Naples
  • 1818 Benjamin Franklin Butler, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1893)
  • 1819 Josef Rudolf Zavrtal, composer
  • 1825 Julius H [Szamvald] Stahel, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1832 William Woods Averell, Major General (Union Army), (d. 1900)
  • 1835 Moritz Szeps, Austrian journalist (d. 1902)
  • 1841 Alexander Sergeyevich Famintsin, composer
  • 1846 Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (d. 1869)
  • 1849 Rui Barbosa, Brazil, statesman/jurist/essayist/civil liberties
  • 1850 Ella Wheeler Wilcox, American author and poet (d. 1919)
  • 1851 Charles Dupuy, French prime minister (d. 1923)
  • 1854 Paul Sabatier, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)
  • 1854 Alphonse Desjardins, founder of the Caisses populaires Desjardins (d. 1920)
  • 1855 Eugene V. Debs, Terre Haute, Indiana, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate (d. 1926)
  • 1855 Leon P Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist (stratosphere)
  • 1857 Ida Tarbell, muckraker (Standard Oil was very unhappy)
  • 1866 Daniel Protheroe, composer

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1873 Teddy Flack [Edwin], Australian athlete, double Olympic gold medallist in 1896, born in London, England (d. 1935)

Olympic Runner Teddy Flack
Olympic Runner
Teddy Flack
  • 1876 Raymond Duchamp-Villon, cubist sculptor (Head of Baudeaire)
  • 1881 George A. Malcolm, American jurist & educator (d. 1961)
  • 1884 James Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan)
  • 1885 Will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)
  • 1887 Oscar Bossaert, Belgium, chocolate manufacturer/min of Middenstand
  • 1890 Jan Zrzavý, Czech painter (d. 1977)
  • 1891 Bert McGirr, cricketer (played in NZ's 1st Test series)
  • 1891 Earle "Greasy" Neale, NFL coach (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1891 Mary Dorna, Dutch author
  • 1892 J. B. S. Haldane, Scottish geneticist (d. 1964)
  • 1893 Raymond Loewy, US industrial designer
  • 1894 Henri E J A de Page, Belgian private law scholar
  • 1895 Walter Gieseking, German pianist/composer
  • 1895 Charles MacArthur, American author (d. 1956)
  • 1899 Forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas)
  • 1900 Martin Dies, Jr., American politician (d. 1972)
  • 1901 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (England batting hero in Bodyline series)
  • 1902 Strom Thurmond, (Sen-R-SC, 1955- )
  • 1904 Cooney Weiland, Canadian hockey player (d. 1985)
  • 1905 George Bissett, cricketer (successful South African quick in 1927-28)
  • 1905 Joel McCrea, South Pasadena California, actor (Marshal-Wichita Town)
  • 1906 George Lowthian Trevelyan, designer/visionary
  • 1906 Fred Lawrence Whipple, American astronomer (d. 2004)
  • 1911 Roy Rogers, Cincinnati Ohio, cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show)
  • 1912 Natalie Schaeffer, Rumson NJ, actress (Lovey Howell-Gilligan's Island)
  • 1913 John McGiver, actor (Patty Duke Show, Jimmy Stewart Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1913 Vivien Leigh, (Gone With Wind) Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn
  • 1914 Henri J de Koster, Dutch Min of Defense (1971-73)
  • 1914 Alton Tobey, American artist (d. 2005)
  • 1915 Moe Biller, labor union officer (AFL-CIO, Postal Workers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1916 Len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II)
  • 1917 Claus Adam, composer
  • 1917 Jacob Everaers, office clerk/resistance fighter
  • 1917 Jacqueline Auriol, French aviatrix (d. 2000)
  • 1917 Banarsi Das Gupta, Indian former Chief Minister of Haryana (d. 2007)
  • 1919 Myron Floren, Webster SD, accordionist (Lawrence Welk Show)
  • 1919 Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher (d. 1978)
  • 1920 Douglass North, American economist, (Nobel Prize Economic Sciences 1993), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • 1920 Tommy Goodwin [Thomas], Connecticut, British Track Cyclist (2 X Olympic Bronze 1948), (d. 2012)
  • 1921 Gyorgy Cziffra, Hungarian/French pianist (Chopin/Liszt)
  • 1921 Fawzia of Egypt, Queen of Iran
  • 1922 Violet Barclay, American illustrator
  • 1923 Ian Arthur Hoyle Munro, medical journalist
  • 1924 Ivan Rezak, composer
  • 1926 Leo Derksen, Dutch journalist (Telegraph/Sunday Newspaper)
  • 1927 Robert Abernethy, Geneva Switz, Newscaster (NBC News Encore)
  • 1929 Ottmar MA Fraai, Curacaos/Dutch tenor
  • 1930 Herb Edelman, American actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1931 Ike Turner, Miss, AKA Mr Tina Turner!, guitarist (A Fool in Love)
  • 1932 Arthur L Liman, trial lawyer (Oliver North), born in NYC, New York
  • 1934 Nick Smith, (Rep-R-Michigan)
  • 1934 Victor Argo, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1935 Dick Davalos, actor (Jeff-The Americans), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1935 Jerry Amper Dadap, composer
  • 1935 John Nicholas Maw, composer
  • 1935 Lester Piggott, British jockey (11 time champ)
  • 1935 Christopher Wood, English screenwriter and novellist
  • 1936 Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (d. 2001)
  • 1937 Harris Yulin, American actor
  • 1938 Chris Robinson, Fla, actor (Stanley, General Hospital, Another World)
  • 1938 Joe Dassin, French-speaking American singer (d. 1980)
  • 1938 César Luis Menotti, Argentine footballer
  • 1939 Ken Walter, South African cricket pace bowler (1961-62 series v NZ)
  • 1940 Elke Sommer, [Elke Schletz], actress (A Shot in the Dark, The Oscar), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1941 Patricia Harty, actress (Occasional Wife, Blondie), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1941 Art Garfunkel, New York, American singer/actor (Sounds of Silence, Carnal Knowledge)
  • 1943 Pablo Gomez, rocker
  • 1943 Sam Shepard, Ill, actor/playwright (Frances, Crimes of the Heart)
  • 1943 Friedman Paul Erhardt (Chef Tell), German-born American TV chef (d. 2007)
  • 1945 Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • 1945 Aleka Papariga, Greek politician
  • 1946 Gram Parsons, [Cecil Ingram Connor III], Winter Haven Florida, rocker (Byrds)
  • 1946 Herman Brood, Dutch painter/singer/pianist (Sleepin' Bird)
  • 1946 Patricia K Kuhl, speech & hearing scientist
  • 1947 Oleg Antropov, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1947 Peter Noone, rocker (Herman-Herman's Hermits-Silhouttes)
  • 1948 Peter Hammill, English singer/songwriter (Patient)
  • 1948 Rick Cobb, rocker
  • 1948 Mel Ab-Owain, Welsh politician
  • 1948 Hridayananda dasa Goswami, ISKCON guru
  • 1948 Bernard-Henri Lévy, French public intellectual
  • 1949 Armin Shimerman, American actor
  • 1949 Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)
  • 1950 Debbie Massey, Grosse Pointe MI, LPGA golfer (1979 Wheeling Classic)
  • 1951 Cindy Brooks, Gettysburg Pa, playmate (April, 1985)
  • 1951 Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist

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1952 Bill Walton, La Mesa California, NBA center (Portland Trailblazers, Boston Celtics)

NBA Center and Television Sportscaster Bill Walton
NBA Center and Television Sportscaster
Bill Walton
  • 1952 Oleg Blokhin, Ukrainian footballer
  • 1952 Vandana Shiva, Indian physicist
  • 1953 Florentino V. Floro, Filipino dwarf judge
  • 1953 Joyce Maynard, American writer
  • 1955 Sylvester Louis Adams, murderer
  • 1955 Karan Thapar, Foremost Indian Journalist, Political Analyst & Commentator
  • 1955 Nestor Serrano, American actor
  • 1956 Mike Score, rock guitarist (Flock Of Seagulls), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1956 Rob Fisher, Bath England, rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes)
  • 1957 David Moyse, Adelaide Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)
  • 1957 Jon-Erik Hexum, Tenafly NJ, actor (Voyager, Cover-up)
  • 1958 Don Falcone, American musician and producer
  • 1958 Robert Patrick, American actor

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1959 Bryan Adams, Canadian singer (Heaven), born in Kingston, Ontario

Singer Bryan Adams
Singer
Bryan Adams
  • 1960 Mark West, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1960 René Froger, Dutch singer (Everything Can Make a Man Happy)

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1960 Tilda Swinton, actress (Orlando), born in London, England

Actress Tilda Swinton
Actress
Tilda Swinton
  • 1961 Charles O Hobaugh, Bar Harbor ME, Capt USMC/astronaut
  • 1961 Gina Mastrogiacomo, American actress (d. 2001)
  • 1962 Brian Wheat, rock bassist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
  • 1962 Abédi Pelé, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1962 Marcus J. Ranum, American computer/network security innovator
  • 1963 Andrea McArdle, Phila, actress (Annie)
  • 1963 Hans Gilhaus, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1963 Tatum O'Neal, Los Aangeles California, actress (Paper Moon, Little Darlings) and ex-wife of John McEnroe
  • 1965 Famke Janssen, Dutch model and actress
  • 1965 Kubrat, Prince of Panagiurishte, titular Bulgarian royal family
  • 1966 Georgia Apostolou, Greek actress
  • 1966 Nayim, Spanish footballer
  • 1967 Frank Pollack, NFL tackle (SF 49ers)
  • 1967 Grant Leury, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1967 Percy Snow, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • 1967 Steve Wagner, Phila, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics-96)
  • 1967 Judy Reyes, Dominican American actress (Scrubs), born in NYC, New York
  • 1968 Bob Dahl, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns)
  • 1968 Cary Blanchard, NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1968 Chris Gray, Perth WA, Australian golfer
  • 1968 Malcolm Frank, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1968 Sam Rockwell, American film actor
  • 1968 Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Spanish actress
  • 1969 Jennifer Guthrie, Willimantic Conn, actress (Dawn-General Hospital)
  • 1970 Javier Lopez, Ponce Puerto Rico, catcher (Atlanta Braves)
  • 1970 Ryan Wetnight, NFL tight end (Chicago Bears)
  • 1970 Javy López, baseball player
  • 1970 Tamzin Outhwaite, English actress
  • 1971 Corin "Corky" Nemec, Little Rock, actor (Tucker, Parker Lewis)
  • 1971 Erick Walder, Mobile Alabama, triple jumper
  • 1971 Sergei Berezin, Voskrensensk Russia, NHL forward (Team Russia, Oly-Si-98)
  • 1971 Todd Collins, NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1971 Dana Jacobson, ESPN's First Take hostess
  • 1971 Rob Jones, English footballer
  • 1971 Jonny Greenwood, guitarist (Radiohead)
  • 1971 Edmond Leung, Hong Kong singer
  • 1972 Tracy Greene, NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1973 Alexei Yashin, Sverdlovsk Russia, NHL center (Team Russia Olympics-Silver-1998, Ottawa Senators)
  • 1973 James Collins, NBA guard (LA Clippers)
  • 1973 Johnny Damon, Ft. Riley Kansas, baseball outfielder (Kansas City Royals)
  • 1973 Kate Anderson, Australian 1.5k/3k/5k runner (Olympics-96)
  • 1973 Rupert Grant, NFL fullback (NE Patriots)
  • 1973 Daniella Westbrook, English actress
  • 1974 Conrad Hamilton, cornerback (NY Giants)
  • 1974 Jerry Stackhouse, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons, Phila 76ers)
  • 1974 Dado Pršo, Croatian footballer
  • 1974 Angela Gossow, German vocalist (Arch Enemy)
  • 1974 Ryan Adams, American musician
  • 1977 Jodi Webb, Miss Utah Teen USA (1996)
  • 1977 Tuula Puputti, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Oly-98)
  • 1977 Richard Wright, English footballer
  • 1979 Mihalis Hatzigiannis, Greek-Cypriot songwriter and singer
  • 1980 Christoph Metzelder, German footballer
  • 1980 Jaime Camara, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1980 Eva González, Spanish model and beauty queen
  • 1983 Mike Hanke, German footballer
  • 1983 Andrew Hayden-Smith, TV presenter and actor
  • 1984 Nick Folk, American football player
  • 1984 Tobias Enstrom, Swedish hockey player
  • 1985 Tanaka Koki, Japanese idol (member of KAT-TUN)