Famous People Born in November 1940

  • Nov 1 Barry Sadler, American soldier, singer, and songwriter ("The Ballad Of The Green Berets"), born in Carlsbad, New Mexico (d. 1989)
  • Nov 1 Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, 35th Chief Justice of India, born in Guna, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Nov 2 Ed Budde, American AFL and NFL guard (Pro Bowl 1970-71; Super Bowl 1970; KC Chiefs), born in Highland Park, Michigan
  • Nov 2 Gigi Proletti, Italian actor, director and singer (Alleluja brava gente), born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 2 Jim Bakken, American NFL punter and place kicker (Pro Bowl 1965, 67, 75-76; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Nov 3 Charlie Gallagher, Scottish soccer inside forward (2 caps Republic of Ireland; Celtic, Dumbarton), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • Nov 3 Dieter Acker, German composer and pedagogue, born in Sibiu, Romania (d. 2006)
  • Nov 4 Delbert McClinton, American blues-rock singer, guitarist, and harmonica player (Bruce Channel - "Hey! Baby"; "Giving It Up for Your Love"), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Nov 5 Elke Sommer [Elke Schletz], German actress (A Shot in the Dark, The Oscar), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Nov 6 Dieter F. Uchtdorf, German aviator and religious leader (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), born in Moravská Ostrava
  • Nov 6 Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service, born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 7 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1981)
  • Nov 9 Sergio Cervetti, composer, born in Dolores, Uruguay
  • Nov 10 (David Edward) "Screaming Lord" Sutch, English rocker ("Jack The Ripper"), and politician (founder of Official Monster Raving Loony Party), born in Hampstead, London (d. 1999)
  • Nov 11 Barbara Boxer, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-92/Sen-D-CA, 1993-2017), born in New York City
  • Nov 11 John Bahler, American session vocalist (Ron Hicklin Singers), arranger, composer, producer (The Love Generation), and conductor (Lawrence Welk Orchestra), born in New York City
  • Nov 12 Jürgen Todenhöfer, German politician and journalist, born in Offenburg, Germany
  • Nov 12 Michel Audet, Quebec economist and politician, born in Jonquière, Quebec
  • Nov 12 Ria Hoogeweegen, Dutch wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers, born in Rotterdam
  • Nov 13 (Justine) "Baby" Washington, American soul singer ("That's How Heartaches Are Made"; "Only Those in Love"), born in Bamberg, South Carolina
  • Nov 13 Daniel Pilon, Canadian actor, (Ryan's Hope; Dallas), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2018)
  • Nov 13 Jack Birkenshaw, English cricket all-rounder (5 Tests, 1 x 50, 13 wickets; Yorkshire CCC, Leicestershire CCC) and umpire (2 Tests, 6 ODIs), born in Rothwell, England
  • Nov 13 Joan Haanappel, Dutch figure skater (European C'ships 3 x bronze ladies singles) and sports reporter (NOS, AVRO, ZDF, Eurosport), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Nov 14 Freddie Garrity, British pop singer (Freddie and the Dreamers - "I'm Telling You Now"), born in Crumpsall, Manchester, England (d. 2006)
  • Nov 15 Roberto Cavalli, Italian luxury fashion designer and inventor, born in Florence, Italy
  • Nov 15 Sam Waterston, American actor (Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Nov 15 Ulf Pilgaard, Danish actor
  • Nov 16 Chris Balderstone, English cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976), born in Huddersfield, England (d. 2000)
  • Nov 17 Luke Kelly, Irish folk music singer and banjo player
  • Nov 18 Qaboos bin Said al Said, Omani politician and Sultan of Oman (1970-present), born in Salalah, Oman
  • Nov 19 Alberto Villalpando, Bolivian composer (Phantastischen Liturgie), born in La Paz, Bolivia
  • Nov 20 Erwin Wilczek, Polish soccer midfielder, forward (16 caps; Górnik Zabrze), born in Wirek, Poland (d. 2021)
  • Nov 20 Helma Sanders-Brahms, German director and writer (Apple Trees; Germany, Pale Mother), born in Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany (d. 2014)
  • Nov 20 Jim Horn, American session and touring saxophonist (Duane Eddy; Wrecking Crew; George Harrison), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 21 Natalia Makarova, a Soviet-Russian-born prima ballerina and choreographer (Kirov Ballet, 1956-70), born in Leningrad, USSR
  • Nov 21 Richard Marcinko, American author
  • Nov 22 Terry Gilliam, comedy author-animator (Monty Python), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Nov 23 Gene Visscher, American college basketball coach (Weber State University 1971-74; Northern Arizona University 1981-83), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2022)
  • Nov 23 Luis Tiant, Cuban baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1968, 74, 76), born in Marianao, Cuba
  • Nov 24 Eric Wilson, Canadian children's author, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nov 24 Paul Tagliabue, American NFL commissioner, born in Jersey City, Jersey
  • Nov 24 Wendell Morris Logan, American composer (Oberlin Conservatory of Music), born in Thomson, Georgia (d. 2010)

Joe GibbsJoe Gibbs (82 years old)

Nov 25 American Pro Football HOF coach (Super Bowl 1982, 87, 91 Washington Redskins; NFL Coach of the Year 1982, 83) and auto race team owner (5 × NASCAR Cup Series), born in Mocksville, North Carolina

  • Nov 25 Percy Sledge, American soul singer (When A Man Loves A Woman), born in Leighton, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • Nov 25 Reinhard Furrer, German physicist and astronaut (STS 22), born in Worgl, Germany

Bruce LeeBruce Lee (1940-1973)

Nov 27 Hong Kong-American martial artist and actor (Enter the Dragon), born in San Francisco, California

  • Nov 27 John Alderton, British actor (Please, Sir!; Zardoz; Upstairs, Downstairs), born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England
  • Nov 27 Maciej Małecki, Polish concert pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Nov 28 Bruce Channel [McMeans], American singer ("Hey! Baby"), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • Nov 28 Clem Curtis, British singer (The Foundations), born in Trinidad
  • Nov 29 Charles "Chuck" Mangione, American jazz flugel horn and trumpet player ("Feels So Good"), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 30 Glenn English, American politician (Rep-D-OK, 1975-94), born in Cordell, Oklahoma

About November 1940

How Old? 82 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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