Famous People Born in November 1929

  • Nov 1 Nicholas Mavroules, American politician (Rep-D-MA, 1979-93), born in Peabody, Massachusetts (d. 2003)
  • Nov 1 Rudy Kousbroek, Dutch writer and literary (Leopold the Buch), born in Pematang Siantar, Sumatra, Dutch East Indies (d. 2010)
  • Nov 2 Amar Bose, American entrepreneur and academic (M.I.T., Bose Corporation), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Nov 2 Harold Farberman, American percussionist, conductor, and composer (Medea), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • Nov 2 Milan Stibilj, Slovenian composer (Zoom; Apokatastasis - Slovene Requiem), born in Ljubljana, Slovenia (d. 2014)
  • Nov 2 Rachel Ames, American actress (Line Up, Audrey-Gen Hospital), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Nov 4 Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor, comedian and Israel's 1st mime (The Policeman, The Delta Force), born in Jerusalem, Mandate Palestine (d. 1987)

Shakuntala DeviShakuntala Devi (1929-2013)

Nov 4 Indian writer and mental calculator known as the "Human Computer", born in Bangalore, Mysore, British India

  • Nov 5 Lennart Johansson, Swedish soccer administrator (President Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) 1990–2007), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2019)
  • Nov 5 Ottmar "Otti" Fraai, Curacaos-Dutch operatic tenor, in Willemstad, Curaçao
  • Nov 7 Mervyn Burtch, Welsh composer (The Raven King) and educator, born in Ystrad Mynach, Wales (d. 2015)
  • Nov 7 Ruggero Mastroianni, Italian film editor (Giulietta degli spiriti), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1996)
  • Nov 8 António Castanheira Neves, Portuguese philosopher, born in Tábua, Portugal
  • Nov 8 Bert Berns, American songwriter ("Twist And Shout"; "Piece Of My Heart"; "Hang On Sloopy") and producer ("Under The Boardwalk"; "Brown-Eyed Girl"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1967)
  • Nov 8 Bobby Bowden, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Florida State 1976-2009; National C'ship 1993, 99), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2021)
  • Nov 8 Trevor McMahon, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (v India & Pak 1955-56), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Nov 9 Alexandra Nikolayevna Pakhmutova, Russian classical and popular music composer (Trumpet Concerto), born in Volgograd, Russia

Imre KertészImre Kertész (1929-2016)

Nov 9 Hungarian writer (Nobel Laureate 2002) and concentration camp survivor, born in Budapest

  • Nov 9 Marc Favreau, French Canadian humourist, born in Montréal, Quebec (d. 2005)
  • Nov 9 Severn Darden, American actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1995)
  • Nov 10 Marilyn Bergman (née Katz), American Emmy, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning lyricist, with husband Alan ("The Way We Were"; "How Do You Keep the Music Playing?"; "You Don't Bring Me Flowers"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2022)
  • Nov 10 Ninón Sevilla, Cuban-Mexican actress (Aventurera, Víctimas del Pecado), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2015)
  • Nov 10 W. E. B. Griffin [William Edmund Butterworth], American best-selling author (Clandestine Operations, The Lieutenants), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • Nov 11 (Dolores) LaVern Baker [Evans], American blues vocalist ("I Cried a Tear"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • Nov 11 Hans Magnus Enzensberger, German writer, born in Kaufbeuren, Germany
  • Nov 11 Olle Nygren, Swedish speedway rider (World Team Cup 1960; World C'ship 1954 3rd; World Longtrack C'ship 1961 runner-up), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2021)

Grace KellyGrace Kelly (1929-1982)

Nov 12 American actress (Rear Window) and Princess of Monaco, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Nov 12 Michael Ende, German fantasy and children's writer (The Neverending Story), born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria (d. 1995)
  • Nov 13 Fred Phelps, American Baptist minister and civil rights attorney, born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • Nov 14 Gilbert Rogin, American journalist and author (The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 14 Horst Janssen, German graphic artist and printmaker, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1995)
  • Nov 14 Jimmy Piersall, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1954, 56; his bipolar disorder subject book & film, "Fear Strikes Out"), born in Waterbury, Connecticut (d. 2017)
  • Nov 15 Ed Asner, American Emmy Award-winning actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Mr. Grant"; Lou Grant; Roots; Up), and activist, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2021)
  • Nov 16 Renate Rubinstein, German-Dutch author and columnist (Tamar), born in Berlin (d. 1990)
  • Nov 17 Edgar White, American yachtsman (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Nov 17 Norm Zauchin, baseball player (d. 1999)
  • Nov 17 Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba
  • Nov 17 Sumner White, US yachtsman (Olympic gold 1952), born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • Nov 18 Francisco Savín, Mexican conductor and composer (Quasar I), born in Mexico City (d. 2018)
  • Nov 18 William J. "Pete" Knight, American astronaut and test pilot (X-15), born in Noblesville, Indiana (d. 2004)
  • Nov 20 Don January, American golfer (PGA Championship 1967), born in Plainview Texas
  • Nov 20 Gabriel Ochoa Uribe, Colombian soccer manager (record 14 x league titles; Millonarios [6], Santa Fe [1], América de Cali [7]; Columbia), born in Sopetrán, Colombia (d. 2020)
  • Nov 20 Kenneth Schermerhorn, American conductor (American Ballet), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 2005)
  • Nov 21 Laurier LaPierre, Canadian journalist, broadcaster and senator, born in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • Nov 21 Marilyn French, American author (The Women's Room), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • Nov 22 Aleksandar Popović, Serbian dramatist (d. 1996)
  • Nov 23 Hal Lindsey, American evangelist and Christian Zionist writer, born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 23 Maurice Flitcroft, British golfer known as "the world's worst golfer", born in Manchester, England
  • Nov 25 Jack Hogan [Richard Roland Benson Jr], American actor (Combat", "Adam 12", "Sierra"), born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Nov 25 Theo Bruins, Dutch concert pianist and composer (Sei Studi; Syncope), born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Nov 26 Betta St John [Betty Jean Striegler], American actress, singer and dancer (Dream Wife, Corridors of Blood), born in Hawthorne, California
  • Nov 26 Joyce McCartan, Irish peace campaigner, born in Banbridge, County Down, Ireland (d. 1995)
  • Nov 26 Lorraine Macleod, American dancer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun) (d. 1995)
  • Nov 26 Slavko Avsenik, Slovenian polka and Oberkrain ethnic accordionist, piano player and composers (Avsenik Brothers Ensemble), born in Begunje, Slovenia (d. 2015)
  • Nov 27 Billy Nair, South African union/SACP leader (20 yrs in Robbeneiland Prison)

Berry GordyBerry Gordy (93 years old)

Nov 28 Jr, American songwriter, producer and record company founder (Motown), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Nov 28 Clarence Fountain, American Grammy Award-winning gospel singer (The Blind Boys of Alabama), born in Tyler, Alabama (d. 2018)
  • Nov 29 Jackie Stallone, American astrologer and mother of Sylvester Stallone, born in Washington, D.C.

Dick ClarkDick Clark (1929-2012)

Nov 30 American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), born in Mount Vernon, New York

  • Nov 30 Joan Ganz Cooney, founder of the Children's Television Workshop (Sesame Street), born in Phoenix, Arizona

About November 1929

How Old? 93 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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