On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1927

  • Nov 1 Victor Pellot, Puerto Rican baseball infielder (6 x MLB All Star; 7 x Gold Glove), born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico (d. 2005)
  • Nov 2 John Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover, English businessman and billionaire
  • Nov 2 Steve Ditko, American comic artist (The Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • Nov 3 Zbigniew Cybulski, Polish actor (Ashes and Diamonds), born in Kniaze, Stanislawowskie, Poland (d. 1967)
  • Nov 3 Harrison McCain, Canadian businessman (McCain Foods Limited), born in Florenceville, New Brunswick
  • Nov 4 Vittorio Fellegara, Italian composer, born in Milan (d. 2011)
  • Nov 5 Bob Abernethy, American journalist and newscaster (NBC News Encore), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Nov 6 Eric St Eval Atkinson, West Indian cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59), born in Rockley, Christ Church, Barbados (d. 1998)
  • Nov 7 Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese businessman (President of Nintendo, 1949-2003, owner of Seattle Mariners), born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 2013)
  • Nov 7 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (Zulu, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate), born in Margam, Wales (d. 2007)

Person of interestPatti Page

Nov 8 Patti Page [Clara Ann Fowler], American singer (Tennessee Waltz), born in Claremore, Oklahoma (d. 2013)

Singer Patti Page
Singer
Patti Page
  • Nov 8 Ken Dodd, British singer and comedian described as "the last great music hall entertainer," born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England (d. 2018)
  • Nov 8 Samuel I Newhouse Jr., American magazine publisher (Parade, Vogue, Vanity Fair), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 9 Carel Boshoff, South African activist and chairman (Broederbond/Volkswag), born in Nylstroom, Transvaal South Africa (d. 2011)
  • Nov 10 Jacob Pleydell-Bouvery, 8th earl of Radnor and art collector (d. 2008)
  • Nov 11 Leonard Wolfson, Baron Wolfson, English businessman and multi-millionaire

  • Nov 11 Mose Allison, American jazz artist (Black Country Suite), born in Tippo, Mississippi (d. 2016)
  • Nov 11 Maati Bouabid, Prime Minister of Morocco (1979-83), born in Casablanca, Morocco (d. 1996)
  • Nov 12 Yutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician (d. 1958)
  • Nov 12 Jack Butler, NFL hall of famer (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Nov 13 Billy Klüver, American scientist and engineer, born in Monaco (d. 2004)
  • Nov 13 John Pont, American college football coach (Miami, Yale, Northwestern, Indiana), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Nov 14 Narciso Yepes, Lorca Spain, guitarist (Orquesta Nacionale 1947)
  • Nov 14 McLean Stevenson, American actor (M*A*S*H, Hello Larry), born in Normal, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Nov 14 Sir Lawrence "Lawrie" Barratt, British businessman and housing developer (Barratt Developments), born in England (d. 2012)
  • Nov 15 Gregor Mackenzie, British politician (d. 1992)
  • Nov 16 Barbara Payton [Redfield], American actress known for her tumultuous private life (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde), born in Cloquet, Minnesota (d. 1967)
  • Nov 17 Ellis Hillman, politician
  • Nov 17 Fenella Fielding, English actress (Carry On films), born in London (d. 2018)
  • Nov 18 Lawrence Moss, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 18 Hank Ballard [John Henry Kendricks], American rocker (The Midnighters - "The Twist" - pre-Chubber Checker), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2003)
  • Nov 18 Eldar Ryazanov, Russian film director and screenwriter (A Cruel Romance), born in Kuybyshev, USSR (d. 2015)
  • Nov 20 Estelle Parsons, American actress (Rachel Rachel, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Lynn, Massachusetts
  • Nov 20 Erhard Schnell, German automotive designer 'Father of the Opel GT', born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 2020)
  • Nov 21 Georgia Frontiere, American businesswoman and co-owner of the St. Louis Rams, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2008)
  • Nov 22 Grady "Fats" Jackson, tenor sax player

  • Nov 23 Guy Davenport, American author, artist, and scholar (d. 2005)
  • Nov 24 Alfred Kraus, Las Palmas Canary Islands, tenor (La Scala)
  • Nov 24 Emma Lou Diemer, composer
  • Nov 24 Ahmadou Kourouma, Ivorian writer (d. 2003)
  • Nov 24 Agustín Edwards, Chilean media tycoon (El Mercurio), born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • Nov 25 Dick Wellstood, American jazz pianist, born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Nov 26 John Carter, American actor (Scarface, The Hoax, Badlands, Max-Falcon Crest), born in Center Ridge, Arkansas (d. 2015)
  • Nov 26 Ernie Coombs, American-Canadian children's entertainer (Mr. Dressup), born in Lewiston, Maine (d. 2001)
  • Nov 27 William Simon, US sect of Treasury
  • Nov 27 Carlos José Castilho, Brazilian footballer (d. 1987)
  • Nov 28 Chuck Mitchell, American actor (General Hospital, Porky's, Better Off Dead), born in Connecticut, United States (d. 1992)
  • Nov 29 Rupert Crosse, American actor, 1st African-American to be nominated for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award (The Reivers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)

Person of interestVin Scully

Nov 29 Vin Scully, American sportscaster (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in The Bronx, New York

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully
  • Nov 30 Robert Guillaume [Williams], American actor (Rafiki- The Lion King, Sports Night, Benson, Soap), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • Nov 30 Odvar Nordli, 21st Prime Minister of Norway (Labour: 1976-81), born in Tangen, Norway (d. 2018)

About November 1927

How Old? 92 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)