On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1936

  • Nov 1 Eddie Colman, English soccer winger (Manchester United 85 games; died Munich air disaster), born in Salford, England (d. 1958)
  • Nov 1 [Zephire] Andre Williams, American R&B musician (Shake a Tail Feather), born in Bessemer, Alabama (d. 2019)
  • Nov 2 Rose Elizabeth Bird, California Supreme Court Justice (1977-87), born in Tucson, Arizona (d. 1999)
  • Nov 2 Lawrence Robert Shreve, Canadian pro wrestler (Abdullah the Butcher), born in Windsor, Ontario

Person of interestRoy Emerson

Nov 3 Roy Emerson, Australian tennis player (12 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Blackbutt, Queensland

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
  • Nov 4 Didier Ratsiraka, President of Madagascar (1975-93), born in Vatomandry, French Madagascar
  • Nov 4 Charles Kenneth "C K" Williams, American poet and translator (Pulitzer prize 2000), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • Nov 5 Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (d. 2001)
  • Nov 5 William A. Christenberry, American photographer and artist, born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (d. 2016)
  • Nov 6 David Ward-Steinman, American composer, born in Alexandria, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Nov 6 K. Schippers [Gerard Stigter], Dutch author (Een klok en profil), born in Amsterdam
  • Nov 6 Mikhail Vladimirovich Sologub, Russian cosmonaut, born in Buguruslan, Orenburg Oblast (d. 1996)
  • Nov 7 Barry Newman, American actor (Amy, Deadline, Petrocelli), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 7 Jaap Stobbe, Dutch actor (Dageraad), born in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • Nov 7 Al Attles, American NBA point guard and coach (SF/GS Warriors), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Nov 8 Virna Lisi, Italian actress (Assault on a Queen, Bluebeard), born in Ancona, Italy (d. 2014)

  • Nov 8 Edward George Gibson, American astronaut (Skylab 4), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Nov 8 Claudio Bravo Camus, Chilean born painter, born in Valparaiso, Chile (d. 2011)

Person of interestMary Travers

Nov 9 Mary Travers, American folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2009)

Folk Singer Mary Travers
Folk Singer
Mary Travers
  • Nov 9 Daniel Robert Graham, American politician, 38th Governor of Florida (1979-87), born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • Nov 9 Teddy Infuhr, American former child actor (The Bishop's Wife, They Live By Night), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • Nov 11 Susan Kohner, actress (Imitation of Life, Gene Krupa Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 12 Mort Shuman, singer-songwriter (Viva Las Vegas), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • Nov 12 Robert White, guitarist
  • Nov 12 Ruth Jessen, American golfer (11 LPGA Tour wins, 3-time major runner-up), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2007)
  • Nov 12 Mills Lane, American judge and boxing referee
  • Nov 14 Cornell Gunther, musician (Coasters-Poison Ivy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 15 Wolf Biermann, German singer-songwriter and East German dissident, born in Hamburg
  • Nov 16 Shirvani Chalayev, Daghestanian composer, born in Khosrekh, Daghestan, Russia
  • Nov 16 John Moore, Australian politician (Minister of Defence 1998-2001), born in Rockhampton, Queensland
  • Nov 17 Leni van Rijn-Vellekoop, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • Nov 17 Dahlia Ravikovitch, Israeli poet (d. 2005)
  • Nov 18 Don Cherry, American jazz trumpeter (Ornette Coleman), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 1995)
  • Nov 19 Dick Cavett, Kearney Neb, talk show host (Dick Cavett Show)
  • Nov 19 Emin Aristakesian, Armenian composer, born in Yerevan, Armenia, USSR (d. 1996)
  • Nov 19 Michel Decoust, composer

  • Nov 19 Yuan T. Lee, Taiwanese-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Nov 20 Don DeLillo, American author (Underworld), born in New York City
  • Nov 21 James DePreist, American conductor (Mitropoulos Prize, 1964, Oregon Symphony, 1980-2003), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Nov 21 Victor Chang, Australian physician (d. 1986)
  • Nov 22 Hans Zender, German composer and conductor, born in Wiesbaden
  • Nov 22 Joachim BiƟmeier, German actor
  • Nov 23 Robert Barnard, British mystery writer
  • Nov 25 Matt Clark, actor and director (Return to Oz, Horror Show), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 25 Trisha Brown, American choreographer and dancer, born in Aberdeen, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Nov 26 Margaret Boden, English philosopher (Research Professor of Cognitive Science in the Department of Informatics at the University of Sussex), born in London
  • Nov 26 Jan Liberda, Polish soccer forward (35 caps; Polonia Bytom), born in Bytom, Poland (d. 2020)
  • Nov 28 Gary Hart, (Sen-D-Co, 1975-86)
  • Nov 28 Celin Romero, Spanish guitarist
  • Nov 29 Davide Anzagai, composer
  • Nov 29 Gerti Tetzner, German writer, born in Thuringia
  • Nov 30 Abbie Hoffman, aka Free, Yippie/activist/author (Steal this Book)
  • Nov 30 Michael Jinks, child care pioneer

About November 1936

How Old? 83 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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