Famous Birthdays on 6th November

  • 1391 Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (d. 1425)
  • 1479 Johanna, the Insane, Queen of Castile (1504-20)
  • 1494 Suleiman I (the Magnificent), Ottoman Sultan (d. 1566). Longest reigning Sultan from 1520 till death in 1566.
  • 1550 Karin Månsdotter, Queen of Sweden (d. 1612)
  • 1558 Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)
  • 1566 Julien Perrichon, composer
  • 1607 Sigmund Theophil Staden, composer
  • 1613 Luis de Garay, composer
  • 1659 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer
  • 1661 Charles II, last Habsburg king of Spain (reigns 1665-1700)
  • 1671 Colley Cibber, England, dramatist/poet laureate (Love's Last Shift)
  • 1692 Louis Racine, French poet (d. 1763)
  • 1746 African-American abolitionist and clergyman Absalom Jones born into slavery in Delaware
  • 1753 Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, composer
  • 1753 Mikhail Kozlovsky, Russian sculptor (d. 1802)
  • 1757 Louis-Abet Deffroy de Reigny, composer
  • 1771 Alois Senefelder, inventor (lithography)
  • 1779 Michal Bogdanowicz, composer
  • 1796 George Back, English sea officer/explorer (North Canada)
  • 1800 Eduard Grell, composer
  • 1814 Adolphe Sax, Belgium musician/inventor (saxophone)
  • 1818 Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author (V Lesach) [OS=Oct 25]
  • 1822 Gordon Granger, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1876)
  • 1833 Jonas Lie, Norwegian author (d. 1908)
  • 1836 Francis Ellingwood Abbot, theologian (Scientific Theism), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1838 John Grant Mitchell, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1894)
  • 1841 Nelson W. Aldrich, U.S. Senator from Rhode Island (d. 1915)
  • 1841 Armand Fallières, French president (d. 1931)
  • 1851 Charles Dow, American journalist and economist (co-founded Dow Jones/1st editor of Wall St Journal) (d. 1902)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1854 John Philip Sousa, march king (Stars & Stripes Forever), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1855 Eduard Yosif Kotek, composer
  • 1855 Ezra Seymour Gosney, American philanthropist and eugenicist (d. 1942)
  • 1856 Nicholas Nikolajevitsj, ruler of Russia

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1861 James Naismith, Almonte, Canada, inventor (basketball, football helmet), (d. 1939)

Basketball Inventor James Naismith
Basketball Inventor
James Naismith
  • 1867 Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (Holger Hauge og hans Hustru)
  • 1875 Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron/diplomat/senator
  • 1878 Ernest Irving, English composer
  • 1879 Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician
  • 1880 Robert Musil, Austrian novelist (d. 1942)
  • 1880 Chris van Abkoude, Dutch-American writer and novelist (d. 1959)
  • 1883 Hubert Bath, British film composer and music director
  • 1884 Ludomir Rozycki, Polish composer/conductor (Meduza, Eros i Psyche)
  • 1885 Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1887 Walter Johnson, Humboldt Kansas, Washington Senator pitcher (1907-27) (414-218)

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson
  • 1892 John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean)
  • 1892 John Sigvard "Ole" Olsen, Wabash Ind, comedian (Olsen & Johnson)
  • 1892 Harold Ross, American editor (d. 1951)
  • 1893 August Defresne, Dutch playwright/director (Uninhabited Island)
  • 1896 Jim Jordan, Peoria IL, radio comedian (Fibber McGee)
  • 1901 Juanita Hall, Keyport NJ, actress (Capt Billy)
  • 1903 June Marlowe, American actress (d. 1984)
  • 1904 Selena Royale, actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady), born in NYC, New York
  • 1906 Francis Lederer, Prague Czech, actor (Diary of a Chambermaid)
  • 1906 James D. Norris, sportsman and businessman (Chicago Black Hawks) (d. 1966)
  • 1908 Fanny Leys, Flemish author (Ontwijding)
  • 1909 Heinz Rottger, composer
  • 1909 Henk Bijvanck, composer
  • 1910 Arthur Cohn, composer
  • 1914 Jonathan Harris, actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space)
  • 1916 Ray Conniff, Attleboro Mass, chorus director (Ray Conniff Singers)
  • 1917 Edgar Whitcomb, American politician and Governor of Indiana (1969-73), born in Hayden, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • 1918 Ronnie Brody, England, actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz)
  • 1919 Alan Lisette, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer vs West Indies 1956)
  • 1920 John Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC)
  • 1921 Geoff Rabone, cricketer (gifted all-rounder for NZ in 1950's)
  • 1921 James Jones, novelist (From Here to Eternity), born in Robinson Illinois (d. 1977)
  • 1922 Lars Edlund, composer
  • 1923 Aleksandra Chudina, USSR, track jumper (Olympic-2 silver-1952)
  • 1923 Clay Jones, gardener
  • 1923 Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist/baritone
  • 1924 Jeanette Schmid, Austrian professional whistler, AKA Baroness Lips von Lipstrill (d. 2005)
  • 1925 Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], SS'er
  • 1926 Brian Abel-Smith, professor of Social Adminstration
  • 1928 Peter Matz, Pitts Pa, orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnette Show)
  • 1930 Raymond Baervoets, Belgian composer (Metamorphoses)
  • 1931 Mike Nichols[Peschowsky], German-born American director (Catch 22, Biloxi Blues), born in Berlin, (d. 2014)
  • 1931 Tsvetan Tsvetanov, composer
  • 1931 Peter Collins, English race car driver (d. 1958)
  • 1932 Stonewall Jackson, rocker
  • 1933 Joseph Pope, US singer (Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
  • 1933 Knut Johannesen, Norway, 5K/10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1936 David Ward-Steinman, composer
  • 1936 K Schippers, [Gerard Stigter], Dutch author
  • 1936 Mikhail Vladimirovich Sologub, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1937 Bas de Gaay Fortman, Dutch MP (PPR)
  • 1937 Edwin Roxburgh, composer
  • 1937 Joe Warfield, American actor
  • 1938 P J Proby, [James Marcus Smith], American rocker, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1938 Mack Jones, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1938 Jim Pike, American singer (The Lettermen)
  • 1938 Dumitru Rusu, Romanian painter
  • 1939 Leonardo Quisumbing, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
  • 1940 Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service
  • 1940 Dieter F. Uchtdorf, LDS apostle
  • 1941 Doug Sahm, country singer (Texas Tornadoes-Dinero), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1941 Guy Clark, Rockport Tx, country singer (Heartbroke)
  • 1941 James Bowman, English contratenor
  • 1943 Michael Schwerner, civil rights worker, murdered in 1964
  • 1944 Bill Henderson, rock vocalist/guitarist (Chilliwack), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1945 Robert J Mrazek, (Rep-D-NY, 1983- )
  • 1946 Sally Field, Pasadena California, we really like her (Gidget, Flying Nun)
  • 1946 Fred Penner, Canadian children's entertainer
  • 1947 Doug Young, musician (Flash In The Pan)
  • 1947 Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (Yi Yi), born in Shanghai (d. 2007)
  • 1947 George Lawrence James, NJ, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1947 George Young, rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1947 Jack Arnold, character on TV programme The Wonder Years
  • 1947 John Wilson, rock drummer (Them)
  • 1947 Jim Rosenthal, English sports presenter

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1948 Glenn Frey, rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey
  • 1949 Brad Davis, Tallahassee Fla, actor (Roots, Chiefs, Midnight Express)
  • 1949 Nigel Havers, English actor (Dr Latimer-Don't Wait Up)
  • 1949 Arturo Sandoval, Cuban-born trumpeter
  • 1949 Joseph C. Wilson, Vice Chairman of Jarch Capital, LLC
  • 1950 Ernest Thompson, Bellows Fall Vt, actor (Sierra, Westside Medical)
  • 1951 Peter Althin, Swedish politician and attorney
  • 1951 John Falsey, American television writer and producer
  • 1952 Michael Cunningham, American writer
  • 1954 Catherine Crier, American journalist and author (The Case Against Lawyers, A Deadly Game), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1955 Maria Shriver, newscaster (Sunday Today) and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956 Graeme Wood, cricketer (Australian lefty opening batsman 1978-88)
  • 1957 Klaus Kleinfeld, German industrialist
  • 1957 Siobhán McCarthy, Irish singer and actress
  • 1957 Lori Singer, Corpus Christi Texas, actress (Fame, V, Footloose)
  • 1958 Trace Beaulieu, American actor
  • 1959 Teri Peterson, Santa Monica Cal, playmate (July, 1980)
  • 1960 Lance Kerwin, Newport Beach Ca, (James at 15, The Loneliest Runner)
  • 1960 Michael Cerveris, American actor
  • 1961 Florent Pagny, French songwriter and singer
  • 1961 Kazuhiko Aoki, Japanese game creator
  • 1961 Craig Goldy, guitarist for the band Dio
  • 1962 Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer
  • 1963 Jean-Marc Chouinard, epee (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963 Rozz Williams, American musician (Christian Death) (d. 1998)
  • 1964 Erik Kramer, NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears)
  • 1964 Kerry Conran, American filmmaker
  • 1964 Corey Glover, American musician (Living Color)
  • 1964 Greg Graffin, American singer (Bad Religion)
  • 1965 Brian Givens, Lompoc CA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1965 Robert Oberrrauch, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1966 Lisa Fuller, actress (Dawn-General Hospital), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966 Peter DeLuise, Hollywood CA, actor (21 Jump Street, seaQuest DSV)
  • 1966 Paul Gilbert, American guitarist and singer
  • 1967 Dennis Brown, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
  • 1967 Jackie Auzias de Turenne, WPVA volleyballer (Natl-17th-1995), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1967 Jana McCoy, Portales NM, Miss NM-America (1991)
  • 1967 Rebecca Schaeffer, Eugene Oregon, actress (Patti-My Sister Sam)
  • 1967 Shuzo Matsuoka, Tokyo Japan, tennis star (1995 USTA/Binghampton)
  • 1968 Alfred Williams, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers, Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1968 Chad Curtis, Marion IN, outfielder (NY Yankees, Detroit Tigers)
  • 1968 Edward Linskens, soccer player (PSV)
  • 1968 Kelly Rutherford, Elizabethtown Kentucky, actress (Generations)
  • 1968 Vlast Plavucha, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • 1968 Jerry Yang, Chinese American entrepreneur (Yahoo!, Inc.)
  • 1969 Bryan Abrams, singer (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1969 Don Wengert, Sioux City IA, pitcher (Oakland A's)
  • 1970 Eric Mueller, KC MO, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)
  • 1970 Ethan Hawke, actor (Dad, Dead Poets Society, Explorers), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1970 Maa Tanuvasa, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1970 Patrick Burke, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1970 Rich Braham, tackle (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1971 Derrick Alexander, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1972 Anthony Brown, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972 Vicki Movessian, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)
  • 1972 Garry Flitcroft, English footballer
  • 1972 Thandie Newton, English actress
  • 1972 Deivi Cruz, American baseball player
  • 1973 Taje Allen, kicker (St Louis Rams)
  • 1973 Nell McAndrew, British model
  • 1974 Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian cyclist
  • 1975 Mike Maurer, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1976 Laurie Baker, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-gold-98)
  • 1976 Mike Herrera, American singer and bassist (MxPx)
  • 1976 Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter
  • 1976 Pat Tillman, American football player (d. 2004)
  • 1976 Catherine Clark, Canadian journalist; daughter of Joe Clark
  • 1977 Patrícia Tavares, Portuguese actress
  • 1978 Nicole Dubuc, actress (Robin-Major Dad)
  • 1978 Zak Morioka, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1978 Sandrine Blancke, Belgian actress
  • 1978 Daniella Cicarelli, Brazilian model and television host
  • 1978 Jolina Magdangal, Filipina singer, actress and television host
  • 1978 Taryn Manning, American actress
  • 1979 Lamar Odom, American basketball player
  • 1981 Cassie Bernall, American murder victim (d. 1999)
  • 1981 Lee Dong Wook, South Korean actor
  • 1982 Sowelu, Japanese pop singer
  • 1983 Janette McBride, Filipino actress
  • 1983 Jon Hume, Australian singer (Evermore)
  • 1987 Ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player
  • 1988 Erik Lund, Swedish footballer

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1988 Emma Stone, Scottsdale, Arizona, American actress (Superbad, The Amazing Spider-Man)

Actress Emma Stone
Actress
Emma Stone
  • 1989 Jozy Altidore, American footballer