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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 Harold Farberman, American conductor and composer (Medea), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 2 Milan Stibilj, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 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)

Person of interestShakuntala Devi

Nov 4 Shakuntala Devi, Indian writer and mental calculator known as the "Human Computer", born in Bangalore, Mysore, British India (d. 2013)

Writer and Mathematician Shakuntala Devi
Writer and Mathematician
Shakuntala Devi
  • Nov 5 Ottmar MA Fraai, Curacaos/Dutch tenor
  • Nov 5 Lennart Johansson, Swedish soccer administrator (President Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) 1990–2007), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2019)
  • Nov 7 Ruggero Mastroianni, Italian film editor (Giulietta degli spiriti), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1996)
  • Nov 8 Trevor McMahon, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (v India & Pak 1955-56), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Nov 8 António Castanheira Neves, Portuguese philosopher, born in Tábua, Portugal
  • Nov 8 Bobby Bowden, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Florida State 1976-2009; National C'ship 1993, 99), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Nov 9 Alexandra Nikolayevna Pakhmutova, Russian composer, born in Volgograd, Russia
  • Nov 9 Severn Darden, American actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1995)
  • Nov 9 Marc Favreau, French-Canadian humourist, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2005)

Person of interestImre Kertész

Nov 9 Imre Kertész, Hungarian writer (Nobel Laureate 2002) and concentration camp survivor, born in Budapest (d. 2016)

Author and Nobel Laureate Imre Kertész
Author and Nobel Laureate
Imre Kertész
  • Nov 10 Marilyn Bergman, American composer and songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 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 H M Enzensberger, writer
  • Nov 11 LaVern Baker, R&B vocalist (I Cried a Tear), born in Chicago, Illinois

Person of interestGrace Kelly

Nov 12 Grace Kelly, American actress (Rear Window) and Princess of Monaco, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1982)

Actress Grace Kelly
Actress
Grace Kelly
  • 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 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 14 Horst Janssen, graphic Artist
  • Nov 14 Gilbert Rogin, American journalist and author (The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 15 Edward Asner, American actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 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 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 17 Norm Zauchin, baseball player (d. 1999)
  • Nov 18 William J. 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 Kenneth Schermerhorn, American conductor (Amer Ballet), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 2005)
  • 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 21 Marilyn French, American author (The Women's Room), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • Nov 21 Laurier LaPierre, Canadian journalist, broadcaster and senator, born in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • Nov 22 Aleksandar Popović, Serbian dramatist (d. 1996)
  • Nov 23 Hal Lindsey, American evangelist and Christian writer
  • Nov 24 Eileen Barton, singer (Broadway Open House), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 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 pianist/composer (Sei Studii)
  • Nov 26 Joyce McCartan, Irish peace campaigner, born in Banbridge, County Down, Ireland (d. 1995)
  • Nov 26 Betta St John [Betty Jean Striegler], American actress, singer and dancer (Dream Wife, Corridors of Blood), born in Hawthorne, California
  • Nov 26 Lorraine Macleod, dancer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun) (d. 1995)
  • Nov 26 Slavko Avsenik, Slovenian musician, born in Begunje, Slovenia (d. 2015)
  • Nov 27 Billy Nair, South African union/SACP leader (20 yrs in Robbeneiland Prison)

Person of interestBerry Gordy

Nov 28 Berry Gordy, record company owner (Motown), born in Detroit, Michigan

Record Company Owner Berry Gordy
Record Company Owner
Berry Gordy
  • 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.
  • Nov 30 Joan Ganz Cooney, founder of the Children's Television Workshop (Sesame Street), born in Phoenix, Arizona

Person of interestDick Clark

Nov 30 Dick Clark [Richard Wagstaff Clark], American radio and television personality (American Bandstand), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2012)

Radio and TV Personality Dick Clark
Radio and TV Personality
Dick Clark

About November 1929

How Old? 90 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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