Famous People Born in 1923 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 659

  • Jul 25 Leonardo Villar, Brazilian actor (The Given Word), born in Piracicaba, Brazil (d. 2020)
  • Jul 25 Maria Gripe, Swedish writer (Josephine), born in Vaxholm, Uppland, Sweden (d. 2007)
  • Jul 26 Jan Berenstain [Janice Marian Grant], American author (The Berenstain Bears), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Jul 26 Peter Carey, British civil servant and permanent secretary (DTI), born in Portsmouth (d. 2011)
  • Jul 27 Masutatsu Oyama, Founder of Japanese Kyokushin Karate, born in Gimje, Jeollabuk-do, Japanese Korea (d. 1994)
  • Jul 28 Kent L Lee, US vice-admiral (WW II-Marianas/Palau)
  • Jul 28 Mary Jane Odell, American politician and journalist, Iowa Secretary of State, born in Algona, Iowa (d. 2010)
  • Jul 28 Michio Watanabe, Japanese politician, Deputy Prime Minister, born in Ōtawara, Japan (d. 1995)
  • Jul 29 Gordon Mitchell [Charles Allen Pendleton], American actor and bodybuilder (Sinbad), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2003)
  • Jul 29 Jim Marshall, British business man and electric guitar amplifier pioneer known as "The Father of Loud", born in Acton, West London, England (d. 2012)
  • Jul 30 Dipa Nusantara Aidit, Indonesian communist leader of PKI (1951-65), born in Belitung Island, Dutch East Indies (d. 1965)
  • Jul 31 Ahmet Ertegun, Turkish-American businessman and co-founder of Atlantic Records, born in Istanbul, Turkey (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 Jimmy Evert, American tennis coach (father of Chris Evert), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • Aug 1 Yoshinao Nakada, Japanese composer, born in Shibuya, Tokyo (d. 2000)

Shimon PeresShimon Peres (1923-2016)

Aug 2 Polish-Israeli Labor Party politician (President. 2007-14; Prime Minister, 1984-86 and 1995-96; Foreign Minister, 1986-88, 1992-95, and 2001-02), and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (1994), born in Wiszniewo, Poland (now Vishnyeva, Belarus)

  • Aug 3 Anne Klein, American fashion designer (Anne Klein II), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1974)
  • Aug 3 Roger Foulon, Belgian writer (Un été dans la Fagne), born in Thuin, Belgium (d. 2008)
  • Aug 3 Shenouda III of Alexandria, Pope of the Coptic Christianity, born in Abnub, Asyut Governorate, Egypt (d. 2012)
  • Aug 4 Arthur Butterworth, British classical trumpet player and composer, born in New Moston, England (d. 2014)
  • Aug 4 Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi, Pakistani satirical and humor writer, born in Jaipur, India
  • Aug 4 Reg Grundy, Australian media and television mogul (Neighbours, Prisoner), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2016)
  • Aug 5 Devan Nair, Singaporean politician, President of Singapore (1981-85), born in Melaka (d. 2005)
  • Aug 5 Richard Kleindienst, American attorney general during Watergate scandal, born in Winslow, Arizona (1972)
  • Aug 6 Jack Parnell, British jazz drummer, and orchestra leader (The Benny Hill Show; The Englebert Humperdick Show; Barbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments), born in London, England (d. 2010)
  • Aug 6 Jess Collins, American visual artist (Translations), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2004)
  • Aug 6 John "Jackie" Kelk, American actor and stand-up comedian (The Aldrich Family;, The Adventures of Superman), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Aug 6 William B Williams, American DJ (WNEW - Make Believe Ballroom), and TV announcer/second banana (Sammy and Company), born in Babylon, New York (d. 1986)
  • Aug 9 Gerrit Kouwenaar, Dutch journalist and poet, born in Amsterdam (d. 2014)
  • Aug 10 Fred Ridgway, England cricket pace bowler (1951-52 Indian tour)
  • Aug 10 Gillian Brown, diplomat
  • Aug 10 Rhonda Fleming [Marilyn Louis], American actress and singer nicknamed the "Queen of Technicolor" (Spellbound), born in Hollywood, California
  • Aug 11 Stan Chambers, American television reporter
  • Aug 12 John Holt, West Indian cricket batsman (17 Tests, 1066 runs at 36.75; 2 x 100s), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1997)
  • Aug 14 Alice Ghostley, American singer and actress (Bewitched, Designing Women), born in Eve, Vernon County, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • Aug 14 William Flanagan, American composer, and music critic, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1969)
  • Aug 15 Rose Marie [Mazzetta], American actress, comedienne and singer (The Dick Van Dyke Show - "Sally"; The Doris Day Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Aug 16 Joe Hutton, Northumbrian piper and shepherd, born in Halton Lee Gate, Haltwhistle (d. 1995)
  • Aug 16 Millôr Fernandes, Brazilian writer and playwright, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (d. 2012)
  • Aug 17 Anton Kersjes, Dutch violinist and conductor (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra) (d. 2004)
  • Aug 17 Chaleo Yoovidhya, Thai co-creator of Red Bull energy drink, born in Phichit, Thailand (d. 2012)
  • Aug 17 Larry Rivers [Grossberg], American painter (Wash crossing Delaware-1953), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 18 Jahangir Khan Irani, cricket wicket-keeper for India (1947-8 Aust tour)
  • Aug 18 Jenni Irani, Indian cricketer, born in Karachi (d. 1982)
  • Aug 18 Sadu Shinde, cricketer (Indian leg-spinner late 1940's/early 1950's)
  • Aug 19 (Dillwyn) "Dill" Jones, Welsh jazz stride pianist, born in Newcastle Emlyn, Wales (d. 1984)
  • Aug 19 Edgar F. Codd, English-American computer scientist who contributed to the theory and practice of database management systems, born in Fortuneswell, Dorset, England (d. 2003) [1]
  • Aug 20 Jim Reeves, American country singer ("He'll Have To Go"; "Distant Drums"), and actor (Kimberley Jim), born in Panola County, Texas (d. 1964)
  • Aug 21 Arthur "Art" Janov, American psychologist and psychotherapist notable for creating primal therapy (The Primal Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)
  • Aug 21 Chris Schenkel, American sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), born in Bippus, Indiana (d. 2005)
  • Aug 21 Cliff Adams, British singer (The Stragazers; The Cliff Adams Singers), born in Southwark, London, England (d. 2001)
  • Aug 22 Gerald Long, English journalist and CEO of Reuters, born in York, England (d. 1998)
  • Aug 23 Humphrey Fisher, TV producer, born in England (d. 1996)
  • Aug 23 Ken Rickards, West Indies cricketer (WI batsman two Tests 104 runs), born in Jamaica (d. 1995)
  • Aug 24 Arthur Jensen, American psychologist, born in San Diego, California (d. 2012)
  • Aug 24 Helena Carter [Helen Rickerts], American model and actress (Invaders from Mars), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • Aug 26 Wolfgang Sawallisch, German conductor (Vienna Symphony, 1960-70; Philadelphia Orchestra, 1993-2003), and pianist, born in Munich, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Aug 29 Lester Trimble, American composer, music critic and educator, born in Bangor, Wisconsin (d. 1986)
  • Aug 29 Marmaduke Hussey, Baron Hussey of North Bradley and Chairman of the Board of Governors of BBC (1986-96), born in Surrey (d. 2006)
  • Aug 29 Reinier Braams, Dutch biophysicist and politician, born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 2001)

Richard AttenboroughRichard Attenborough (1923-2014)

Aug 29 English actor and director (Gandhi, Jurassic Park, Young Winston), born in Cambridge, England

  • Aug 30 Barbara Mary Ansell, UK founder of paediatric rheumatology, born in Warwick, England (d. 2001)
  • Aug 30 Charmian Clift, Australian writer and essayist, born in Kiama, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1969)
  • Aug 30 Gerhard Wimberger, Austria composer (Glove), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2016)

Vic SeixasVic Seixas (99 years old)

Aug 30 American tennis player (Wimbledon 1953, US Nat C'ship 1954), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Aug 31 Larry Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game), born in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England (d. 1995)

Rocky MarcianoRocky Marciano (1923-1969)

Sep 1 American boxer (undefeated world heavyweight champion 1952-56), born in Brockton, Massachusetts

  • Sep 1 Theo Joekes, Dutch journalist, writer, and politician (VVD)
  • Sep 2 Rene Thom, French mathematician (d. 2002)
  • Sep 3 Fred Hawkins, American golfer (US Masters 1958 runner-up), born in Antioch, Illinois (d. 2014)
  • Sep 3 Herbert Binkert, German soccer striker (12 caps Saarland; FC Saarbrücken), born in Karlsruhe, Germany (d. 2020)
  • Sep 3 Mort Walker, American cartoonist (Beetle Bailey, Hi & Lois), born in El Dorado, Kansas (d. 2018)
  • Sep 3 Terry Wilson, American actor (Wagon Train, Escape to Witch Mountain), born in Huntington Park, California (d. 1999)
  • Sep 5 Bob Cato, American photographer, graphic artist and Grammy Award-winning album cover designer (Columbia Records; United Artists), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1999)
  • Sep 5 Ken Meuleman, Australian cricketer, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2004)
  • Sep 6 Peter II Karadjordjevic, last King of Yugoslavia (1934-45), born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 1970)
  • Sep 6 William Kraft, American composer and percussionist, born in Chicago, Illinois

Louise SuggsLouise Suggs (1923-2015)

Sep 7 American golfer and co-founder of LPGA (11 major titles, US Open 1949, 52), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Sep 7 Madeleine Dring, British composer and pianist, born in Harringay, England (d. 1977)
  • Sep 7 Peter Lawford, British actor, producer and socialite (Mrs Miniver, Thin Man), born in London, England (d. 1984)
  • Sep 8 Alan Weeks, English sports commentator (BBC), born in Bristol. England (d. 1996)
  • Sep 8 Artie Anton, American jazz drummer, conguero, and timbalero (Stan Kenton, Jimmy Guiffre), born in New York City (d. 2003)
  • Sep 8 Francois Chaumette, French actor (Le Bossu, They Never Slept, Christine), born in Paris, France (d. 1996)
  • Sep 8 Wilbur Ware, American jazz double bassist (Riverside Records; Thelonious Monk; Sonny Rollins), included in photographer Art Kane's photo "A Great Day In Harlem", born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1979)

Cliff RobertsonCliff Robertson (1923-2011)

Sep 9 American actor (Charly, Spider-Man) and spokesman for AT&T, born in La Jolla, California

  • Sep 9 Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, American virologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Sep 11 Alan Badel, British actor (Shogun, Salome, Bill Brand), born in Manchester, England (d. 1982)
  • Sep 11 Betsy Drake, French-born American actress and writer (Every Girl Should be Married), born in Paris, France (d. 2015)
  • Sep 13 Édouard Boubat, French photographer, born in Montmartre, Paris (d. 1999)
  • Sep 13 Reninca [Renée Lauwers], Flemish author (Seed in the Wind), born in Puurs, Antwerp
  • Sep 15 Anton Heiller, Austrian organist and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1979)
  • Sep 15 Arvell Shaw, American jazz double-bassist (Louis Armstrong; Teddy Wilson), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2002).
  • Sep 15 David Kraehenbuehl, American composer (March of the Trolls), pianist, teacher (Yale), and music theorist (Journal of Music Theory), born in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois (d. 1997)

Lee Kuan YewLee Kuan Yew (1923-2015)

Sep 16 Founding father of modern Singapore and 1st Prime Minister of Singapore (1959-90), born in Singapore

Hank WilliamsHank Williams (1923-1953)

Sep 17 American country singer-songwriter ("Cold Cold Heart"; "Hey, Good Lookin'"; "Your Cheatin' Heart"), born in Mount Olive, Alabama

  • Sep 17 John Rigby Hale, British linguist and historian, born in Ashford, Kent (d. 1999)
  • Sep 18 Bertha Wilson, Canadian lawyer and the 1st woman appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada, born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland (d. 2007)
  • Sep 18 Jur Mellema, Dutch politician (CHU), born in Nieuw-Scheemda, Netherlands (d. 2017)
  • Sep 18 Peter Smithson, English architect, born in Stockton-on-Tees, England (d. 2003)
  • Sep 18 Queen Anne of Romania [Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma], wife of Michael I King of Romania, born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Sep 20 Geraldine Clinton Little, Irish poet (A Little Bouquet), born in Northern Ireland (d. 1997)
  • Sep 22 Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer, born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2014)
  • Sep 23 Samuel V. Wilson, American ex-director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and former Army lieutenant general, born in Rice, Virginia (d. 2017)
  • Sep 24 Ladislav Fuks, Czech writer, born in Prague (d. 1994)
  • Sep 24 Mervyn Brown, British diplomat and historian of Madagascar
  • Sep 24 Theodore "Fats" Navarro, American jazz trumpet player, born in Key West, Florida (d. 1950)
  • Sep 25 Sam Rivers, American jazz and avant garde saxophonist, flutist, composer, and bandleader, born in El Reno, Oklahoma (d. 2011)
  • Sep 26 Dharam Devdutt "Dev" Anand, Indian comedian, actor, director and producer, born in Shakargarh, Punjab, British India (d. 2011)
  • Sep 27 Mary McCarty, American singer, dancer, stage and screen actress (Babes in Toyland; All That Jazz;, Trapper John, M.D.), born in Winfield, Kansas (d. 1980)
  • Sep 28 Fred Robbins, American DJ (Coke Time with Eddie Fisher, Robbins Nest), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sep 28 John Scott, Duke of Buccleuch, Scottish peer, then largest landowner in Scotland, 1st MP in a wheelchair (d. 2007)
  • Sep 28 William Windom, American actor (Farmer's Daughter, Murder She Wrote), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • Sep 29 Bum Phillips, American football coach (Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints), born in Orange, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Sep 29 Stan Berenstain, American children's author (The Berenstain Bears), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • Oct 2 Jack Dellal, English immovables-goedbezitter/multi-millionaire, (d. 2012)
  • Oct 3 Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician, born in Vieille Case, Dominica (d. 2004)
  • Oct 3 Stanisław Skrowaczewski, Polish-American conductor (Minnesota Orchestra, 1960-79) and composer (Passacaglia Immaginaria), born in Lwów, Second Polish Republic (now Lviv, Ukraine) (d. 2017)

Charlton HestonCharlton Heston (1923-2008)

Oct 4 American actor (The Ten Commandments; Ben-Hur; Planet of Apes), born in Wilmette, Illinois,

  • Oct 5 Albert Guðmundsson, Icelandic footballer and politician (Minister of Finance), born in Reykjavík, Iceland (d. 1994)
  • Oct 5 Bill Wirtz, American longtime Chicago Blackhawks owner, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Oct 5 Glynis Johns, British actress and singer (Mary Poppins; A Little Night Music - "Send In The Clowns"; The Sundowners), born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • Oct 5 Philip Berrigan, American peace activist and Roman Catholic priest, born in Two Harbors, Minnesota (d. 2002)
  • Oct 5 Stig Dagerman, Swedish writer (Burned Child), born in Älvkarleby, Uppsala County, Sweden (d. 1954)
  • Oct 6 Yaşar Kemal, Turkish writer (Memed, My Hawk), born in Hemite, Osmaniye, Ottoman Empire (d. 2015)
  • Oct 7 Irma Grese, Supervisor at Nazi concentration camps
  • Oct 7 Jean-Paul Riopelle, Québécois member of Les Automatistes (d. 2002)
  • Oct 9 Donald Sinden, English actor (Doctor at Large, Mogambo, Simba), born in St Budeaux, Plymouth, (d. 2014)
  • Oct 9 Helen Jones Woods, American jazz and swing trombone player (International Sweethearts of Rhythm), born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 2020) [some sources give birthday as 14 November]
  • Oct 9 Ronald Tremain, New Zealand composer, born in Feilding, New Zealand (d. 1998)
  • Oct 10 Louis Gottlieb, American musician (The Limeliters), born inn La Crescenta, California (d. 1996)
  • Oct 10 Murray Walker, English motorsport commentator and journalist (Formula 1: BBC 1976-96, ITV 1997-2001), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2021)
  • Oct 10 Nicholas Parsons, British presenter and actor described as "the ultimate quiz show host", born in Grantham, England (d. 2020)
  • Oct 12 Goody Petronelli, American boxing trainer and manager, born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Oct 12 Jean Nidetch, businesswoman and founder of Weight Watchers, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 13 Cyril Shaps, British actor, producer and voice artist (The Pianist), born in Highbury, London (d. 2003)
  • Oct 13 Dorothy Bolden, American civil and women's rights activist, and founder of the National Domestic Worker's Union of America, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2005)
  • Oct 13 Faas Wilkes, Dutch soccer star (Xerxes, Fortuna, Inter Milan), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • Oct 15 Italo Calvino, Italian author (If on a Winter's Night a Traveler), born in Santiago de Las Vegas, Cuba (d. 1985)
  • Oct 16 Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader, songwriter, and record producer, born in Hamburg (d. 1980)
  • Oct 16 Linda Darnell, American actress (Unfaithfully Yours, A Letter to Three Wives), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1965)
  • Oct 17 Barney Kessel, American jazz guitarist (The Wrecking Crew), born in Muskogee, Oklahoma (d. 2004)
  • Oct 18 Suzanne Perlman, Hungarian/Dutch Antilian painter
  • Oct 20 Herschel Bernardi, American actor (Arnie, Voice of Charlie the Tuna, Front), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • Oct 20 Joe Minogue, British journalist (Guardian)
  • Oct 20 Robert Craft, American conductor, writer and friend of Stravinsky, born in Kingston, New York (d. 2015)
  • Oct 22 Bert Trautmann, German soccer goalkeeper (Manchester City 508 games; FWA Footballer of the Year 1956), born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Oct 22 Pete Pihos, American Pro/College Football HOF end (Indiana University; 6 x Pro Bowl; 6 × First-team All-Pro; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Orlando, Florida (d. 2011)
  • Oct 23 Frank Sutton, American actor (Marty, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.), born in Clarksville, Tennessee (d. 1974)
  • Oct 23 Harold P. Warren, American film director (Manos: The Hands of Fate), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1985)
  • Oct 23 Ned Rorem, American Pulitzer Prize-winning composer (Air Music: Ten Etudes for Orchestra; Evidence of Things Not Seen), and author (The Paris Diary), born in Richmond, Indiana (d. 2022) [1]
  • Oct 24 Denise Levertov, American poet and essayist (Joy Beneath the Skin), born in Ilford, Essex, England (d. 1997)
  • Oct 25 Bobby Thomson, Scottish-American baseball player, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2010)
  • Oct 25 Don Banks, Australian orchestral, jazz, and film score composer, born in South Melbourne, Australia (d. 1980)
  • Oct 25 Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (Mon oncle Antoine), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1990)
  • Oct 27 Ned Wertimer, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2013)
  • Oct 27 Roy Lichtenstein, Pop art painter (painted comic book panels), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)

Carl DjerassiCarl Djerassi (1923-2015)

Oct 29 Austrian-born American chemist and father of the contraceptive pill, born in Vienna, Austria

  • Oct 29 Dietrich Manicke, German composer, born in Wurzen, Saxony, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Oct 30 William Campbell, American character actor (Cannonball - "Jerry"; Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte: Dementia 13), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2011)
  • Oct 31 Hicks B. Waldron, Chairman and CEO of Avon Products, Inc., born in Amsterdam, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 1 Bruce Dooland, Australian cricket all-rounder (3 Tests; Nottinghamshire; Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1955), born in Cowandilla, South Australia (d. 1980)
  • Nov 1 Edward A de Jongh, Antillian author (The Arch)
  • Nov 1 Gordon R. Dickson, Canadian-American sci-fi author (Genetic General), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2001)
  • Nov 1 Victoria de los Ángeles, Catalan operatic lyric soprano, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2005)
  • Nov 3 Glen Brand, American wrestler (Olympic gold middleweight 1948), born in Clarion, Iowa (d. 2008)
  • Nov 3 Tomás Cardinal Ó Fiaich, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1990)
  • Nov 4 Freddy Heineken, Dutch beer brewer (Heineken), born in Amsterdam (d. 2002)
  • Nov 5 Ian Munro, British medical journalist, humanitarian and cricketer, born in Bradford, England (d. 1997)
  • Nov 6 Aleksandra Chudina, Soviet athlete, track jumper (Olympic-2 silver-1952), born in Kurkinsky District, Russia (d. 1990)
  • Nov 6 Clay [David] Jones, Welsh gardener (BBC Gardener's Question Time), born in Cardigan, Wales (d. 1996)
  • Nov 6 Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist and baritone, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1998)
  • Nov 8 Dmitry Jazov, Russian Minister of Defense (1991 coup), born in Omsk Oblast, Soviet Union

Jack KilbyJack Kilby (1923-2005)

Nov 8 American electrical engineer (Nobel Prize in Physics, 2000 - handheld calculator, integrated circuit), born in Jefferson City, Missouri

  • Nov 9 Alice Coachman, American athlete (Olympic gold high jump 1948), born in Albany, Georgia (d. 2014)
  • Nov 12 Alirio Díaz, Venezuelan guitarist, composer, and musicologist, born in Caserio La Candelaria, Venezuela (d. 2016)
  • Nov 12 Vicco von Bülow [Loriot], German comedian, cartoonist and film director (Unsere Besten), born in Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany (d. 2011)
  • Nov 13 Arthur Hiller, Canadian director (Love Story), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2016)
  • Nov 13 Linda Christian, Mexican actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone), born in Tampico, Mexico (d. 2011)
  • Nov 14 Margaret Courtenay, Welsh stage and screen actress, singer and entertainer (Royal Flash; Duet for One), born in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 1996)
  • Nov 15 Peter Hammond, British actor and director (The Buccaneers, King of the Castle), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • Nov 17 Bert Sutcliffe, New Zealand cricket batsman (42 Tests, 5 x 100s, TS 230no; Otago CA), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2001)
  • Nov 17 Mike Garcia, American baseball player (d. 1986)
  • Nov 17 Robert Francis Vere Heuston, British professor of law

Alan ShepardAlan Shepard (1923-1998)

Nov 18 American astronaut and 1st American in space, born in Derry, New Hampshire

  • Nov 18 Ted Stevens, American politician (U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1968-2009), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2010)
  • Nov 20 Beryl Sprinkel, American economist (Council of Economic Advisers), born in Richmond, Missouri (d. 2009)
  • Nov 20 Nadine Gordimer, South African author (July's people, Nobel 1991), born in Springs, Transvaal, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 22 Dika Newlin, American composer, Schoenberg expert and punk rocker, born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2006)
  • Nov 23 Angelo John Novarese, American record company founder (Hi Tunes)
  • Nov 23 Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (Hambletonian x 4; Little Brown Jug x 5; Messenger Stakes x 7), born in Gloversville, NY (d. 1986)
  • Nov 23 Daniel Brewster, American politician (Rep-D-Maryland 1963-69), born in Baltimore, Maryland(d. 2007)
  • Nov 23 Guy [Gaetano] Molinari, American politician (Rep-New York, 1981-1983), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • Nov 23 Nadia Gray [Nadia Kujnir-Herescu], Romanian actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1994)
  • Nov 25 Art Wall Jr, American golfer (Masters 1959), born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • Nov 25 Jaap van Meekren, Dutch TV host (AVRO/RTL4)
  • Nov 25 Mauno Koivisto, President of Finland (1982-94), born in Turku (d. 2017)
  • Nov 26 Patricia "Pat" Phoenix, British actress (Coronation Street, L Shaped Room), born in Fallowfield, Manchester, England (d. 1986)
  • Nov 27 Robert A. Young, American politician (Rep-D-MO, 1977-87), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • Nov 28 Gloria Grahame, American actress (Crossfire, Sudden Fear, Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1981)
  • Nov 28 Helen Delich Bentley, American politician (Rep-R-MD, 1985-95), born in Ruth, Nevada (d. 2016)
  • Nov 28 Lorna Beal (née Larter), Australian cricket wicket-keeper (7 Tests; 16 dismissals), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2020)