Famous People Born in November 1940

  • Nov 1 Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, Chief Justice of India
  • Nov 1 Barry Sadler, American singer (d. 1989)
  • Nov 2 Gigi Proletti, Italian actor, director and singer (Alleluja brava gente), born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 3 Dieter Acker, composer
  • Nov 4 Delbert McClinton, singer (Gonna Find a Good Woman), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Nov 5 Elke Sommer, [Elke Schletz], actress (A Shot in the Dark, The Oscar), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Nov 6 Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service, born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 6 Dieter F. Uchtdorf, German aviator and religious leader (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), born in Moravská Ostrava
  • Nov 7 Guido Provoost, Belgian historian
  • Nov 9 Sergio Cervetti, composer, born in Dolores, Uruguay
  • Nov 10 Screaming Lord Sutch, rocker
  • Nov 11 Barbara Boxer, (Rep-D-CA, 1983-92/Sen-D-CA, 1993- )
  • Nov 12 Ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers
  • Nov 12 Michel Audet, Quebec economist and politician
  • Nov 12 Jürgen Todenhöfer, German politician
  • Nov 13 Jack Birkenshaw, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74), born in Rothwell, England
  • Nov 13 Joan Haanappel, Dutch figure skater and sports reporter, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Nov 13 Baby Washington, American singer (Only Those in Love), born in Bamberg, South Carolina
  • Nov 13 Daniel Pilon, Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 14 Freddie Garrity, rocker (Freddie & the Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)
  • 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, cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976)
  • Nov 17 Luke Kelly, Irish folk music singer and banjo player
  • Nov 18 Qaboos bin Sa'id, Sultan of Oman
  • Nov 19 Alberto Villalpando, composer
  • Nov 20 Helma Sanders-Brahms, German director and writer (Apple Trees, Manoever), born in Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Nov 21 Dr. John [Rebennack], American vocalist (I Was in Right Place), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 21 Javed Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner took 0-52 in 1962 Test)
  • Nov 21 Natalia Makarova, Leningrad, ballerina (Kirov)/defected 1970
  • Nov 21 Richard Marcinko, American author
  • Nov 22 Terry Gilliam, comedy author-animator (Monty Python), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Nov 23 Luis Tiant, Cuban MLB pitcher (3-time All Star 1968, 74, 76), born in Marianao, Cuba
  • Nov 24 Paul Tagliabue, commissioner (NFL)
  • Nov 24 Wendell Morris Logan, composer
  • Nov 24 Don Metz, American architect
  • Nov 24 Eric Wilson, Canadian children's author.
  • Nov 25 Percy Sledge, soul singer (When A Man Loves A Woman)
  • Nov 25 Richard Furrer, Worgl Germany, astronaut (STS 22)

Person of interestJoe Gibbs

Nov 25 Joe Gibbs, American football coach (Washington Redskins), born in Mocksville, North Carolina

NFL Head Coach Joe Gibbs
NFL Head Coach
Joe Gibbs

Person of interestBruce Lee

Nov 27 Bruce Lee [Lee Yuen Kam], Chinese-American martial artist and actor (Enter the Dragon), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1973)

Karate Star/Actor Bruce Lee
Karate Star/Actor
Bruce Lee
  • Nov 27 John Alderton, Gainsborough England, actor (Zardoz)
  • 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 Chuck Mangione, jazz hornist (Chasing the Clouds Away), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 30 Glenn English, (Rep-D-OK, 1975- )