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Famous People Born in November 1944

  • Nov 1 Richard "Kinky" Friedman, American country rocker (Ride 'em Jewboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 1 Oscar Temaru, President of French Polynesia 2011-13, born in Faa'a, Tahiti, French Polynesia
  • Nov 1 Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, American pro wrestling manager, colour commentator and wrestler (WWE Hall of Fame), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Nov 2 Keith Emerson, English rock musician (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Todmorden, West Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • Nov 2 Jeffrey Alan Hoffman, American NASA astronaut (STS 51-D, 35, 46, 61, 75) and MIT professor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 2 Liesel Westermann, German discus thrower (Olympic silver 1968; world record 63.96m 1969), born in Sulingen, Germany
  • Nov 2 Patrice Chereau, French opera director and actor (Danton), born in Lézigné, Maine-et-Loire, France (d. 2013)
  • Nov 3 Mel Farr, American NFL running back (Pro Bowl 1967, 70; Detroit Lions), born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 2015)
  • Nov 4 Willem Breuker, Dutch saxophonist and conductor (WB Collective), born in Amsterdam (d. 2010)
  • Nov 4 Scherrie Payne, American singer (The Supremes), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 6 Bill Henderson, Canadian rock vocalist and guitarist (Chilliwack), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nov 7 James Dashow, American-Italian composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 7 Julian Christopher, American actor (Jerry-Magician), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 7 Joe Niekro, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1979; NL wins leader 1979; Houston Astros; World Series 1987; NY Yankees), born in Martins Ferry, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • Nov 7 Luigi Riva, Italian footballer (Cagliari), born in Leggiuno, Italy
  • Nov 7 Ken Patera, American professional wrestler, born in Portland, Oregon

  • Nov 8 Bonnie Bramlett, American rock vocalist (Delandy & Bonnie), born in Granite City, Illinois
  • Nov 8 Rodney Slater, English rocker (Bonzo Dog Band), born in Crowland, Lincolnshire, England
  • Nov 8 Robert Nix, American musician (founding member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section), born in Blakely, Georgia (d. 2012)
  • Nov 9 Bill Hendon, American politician (Rep-R-NC, 1981-83, 85-87), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Nov 9 Phil May, English rocker (Pretty Things), born in Dartford, Kent (d. 2020)
  • Nov 10 Dave Loggins, American singer (Please come to Boston), born in Mountain City, Tennessee

Person of interestTim Rice

Nov 10 Tim Rice, English lyricist (Chess Moves, 1 Night in Bangkok), born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Lyricist Tim Rice
Lyricist
Tim Rice
  • Nov 10 Silvestre Reyes, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas 1997-2013), born in Canutillo, Texas
  • Nov 11 Kemal Sunal, Turkish actor
  • Nov 12 Johan van Doorn, [Johnny the Selfkicker], Dutch poet (War & Porridge)

Person of interestAl Michaels

Nov 12 Al Michaels, American sportscaster (Miracle on Ice, American Football), born in Brooklyn, New York

Television Sportscaster Al Michaels
Television Sportscaster
Al Michaels
  • Nov 12 Booker T. Jones, US organist (Booker T & MGs-Green Onions), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 13 Ken Shuttleworth, English cricketpaceman (England on 1970-71 Ashes tour), born in St Helens, Lancashire
  • Nov 13 Timmy Thomas, American singer and songwriter (Why Can't We Live Together), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Nov 13 Wouter R van Romondt, Dutch/Dutch Antillean cartoonist
  • Nov 14 Aditya Biria, industrialist
  • Nov 16 Jay Hammer, American actor (Fletcher Reade-Guiding Light), born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 16 David O'Sullivan, New Zealand cricket left-arm spinner (in 11 Tests 1973-76), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Nov 16 Hugo Dittberner, German writer, born in Gieboldehausen, Germany
  • Nov 16 Oliver Braddick, British psychologist (research on infant visual perception)

Person of interestDanny Devito

Nov 17 Danny Devito, American actor (Taxi, Ruthless People, Twins), born in Neptune Township, New Jersey

  • Nov 17 Eugene Clarke, US rock guitarist, born in Tipton, Missouri

Person of interestLorne Michaels

Nov 17 Lorne Michaels [Lipowitz], Canadian producer, actor and comedy writer (Saturday Night Live), born in Toronto, Ontario

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • Nov 17 Tom Seaver, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (NY Mets; NL Cy Young Award 1969, 73, 75; 12 x MLB All Star), born in Fresno, California (d. 2020)
  • Nov 17 Jim Boeheim, Basketball Hall of Fame coach (Syracuse; John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award 2006), born in Lyons, New York
  • Nov 17 Rem Koolhaas, Dutch architect (Pritzker Prize 2000), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Nov 19 Charlie Coe, American rock bassist (Paul Revere & the Raiders), born in Boise, Idaho
  • Nov 19 Dennis Hull, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 20 Anthea Stewart, Zimbabwean field hockey coach and player (Olympic gold 1980), born in Blantyre, Nyasaland
  • Nov 21 Earl "the Pearl" Monroe, NBA Guard (NY Knicks, Balt Bullets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 21 Harold Ramis, actor and director (SCTV, Stripes), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)
  • Nov 21 Marcia "Marcy" Carsey, TV executive/producer
  • Nov 21 Richard J Durbin, (Rep-D-IL, 1983- )
  • Nov 22 Robert Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph)
  • Nov 23 Joe Eszterhas, screenwriter (Basic Instinct, Showgirls)
  • Nov 23 Jose Torikens, Dutch journalist (Parool, NRC)
  • Nov 23 Peter Lindbergh [Brodbeck], German fashion photographer and director, born in Lissa, German occupied Poland (d. 2019)
  • Nov 24 Claudia Dreifus, interviewer/author (7 Stories)
  • Nov 24 Dan Glickman, (Rep-D-KS, 1977- )
  • Nov 24 Jules Deelder, Dutch poet (T of Vondel)
  • Nov 24 Ibrahim Gambari, Nigerian scholar
  • Nov 24 Candy Darling [James Slattery], American transgender actress (Flesh, Women in Revolt), born in Queens, New York (d. 1974)
  • Nov 25 Ben Stein, American actor
  • Nov 26 Alan Henderson, Irish rock bassist (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2017)
  • Nov 26 Jean Terrell, American singer (The Supremes), born in Belzoni, Mississippi
  • Nov 27 Trevor Leonard Ward-Davies 'Dozy', English musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Enford, Wilshire (d. 2015)
  • Nov 27 Martin Corbett, English gay rights activist (Gay Liberation Front, OutRage!), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Nov 27 Mickey Leland, (Rep-D-TX, 1979- )
  • Nov 28 Rita Mae Brown, actress (Long Hot Summer, Slumber Party Massacre)
  • Nov 28 R.B. Greaves, Guyanan singer, (d. 2012)
  • Nov 28 Timothy Krajcir, American serial killer
  • Nov 30 Dian Parkinson [Dianna Lynn Batts], American model (The Price Is Right) and Miss USA 1965, born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • Nov 30 Luther T Ingram, American singer/songwriter (I'll Be Your Shelter)
  • Nov 30 Rob Grill, rock bassist/vocalist (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California

About November 1944

How Old? 75 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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