On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1950

  • Nov 1 Dan Peek, American rock vocalist and guitarist (America), born in Panama City, Florida (d. 2011)
  • Nov 1 Tony Hymphris, political activist
  • Nov 3 Joe Queenan, American writer
  • Nov 3 Massimo Mongai, Italian writer
  • Nov 3 James Rothman, American Biochemist and Nobel Laureate (2013) for work on vesicle trafficking, born in Haverhill, Massachusetts
  • Nov 3 Karen Stives, American equestrian rider (Olympic gold team, silver individual 1984), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Nov 4 Markie Post, American actress (Christine-Night Court), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Nov 4 Charles Frazier, American novelist (Cold Mountain), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Nov 5 Debbie Massey, American golfer (3-time LPGA Tour winner), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • Nov 6 Ernest Thompson, actor (Sierra, Westside Medical), born in Bellows Fall, Vermont
  • Nov 7 Alexa Canady, 1st African-American female neurosurgeon and educator, born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Nov 7 Augusto Gen'un Alcalde, 1st South American Zen teacher, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Nov 10 Jack Scalia, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 10 Debra Hill, American screenwriter and film producer (Escape from New York), born in Haddonfield, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Nov 11 Jim Peterik, rocker (Survivor)
  • Nov 11 Otis Armstrong, NFL running back (Denver Broncos), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Nov 11 Rex Samuel Sellers, Tornado class sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Nov 11 Mircea Dinescu, Romanian poet
  • Nov 11 Ed Ordynski, Australian rally driver

Person of interestGilbert Perreault

Nov 13 Gilbert Perreault, Canadian NHL center (over 500 goals), born in Victoriaville, Quebec

  • Nov 15 Mac Maurice Wilkins, discus thrower (1st to break 70m)
  • Nov 16 Carl J. Meade, Major USAF and NASA astronaut (STS 38, STS 50, 64), born in Chanute Air Force Base, Illinois
  • Nov 16 David Leisure, American actor (Joe Isuzu, Airplane, Charley-Empty Nest), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 16 John Swartzwelder, American television writer (The Simpsons), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 17 Roland Matthes, German swimmer (Olympic gold 100, 200m backstroke 1968, 72; WR x 19), born in Pößneck, Thuringia, Germany
  • Nov 17 Tom Walkinshaw, Scottish race car driver and race team owner
  • Nov 18 Graham Parker, British musician (Squeezing Out Sparks - Mercury Poisoning) born in London, England
  • Nov 18 Rudy Sarzo, Cuban-American bass guitarist (Quiet Riot; Ozzy Osbourne), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Nov 18 Eric Pierpoint, American actor
  • Nov 20 Gary Green, British guitarist (Gentle Giant), born in London, England
  • Nov 21 Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 400m dash (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Nov 21 Bruce Laird, Australian cricket batsman (21 Tests; 23 ODIs; 13 "Supertests" in World Series Cricket), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • Nov 21 Livingston Taylor, rocker (I Will be in Love With You), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 21 Stephen Geyer, American film & television songwriter
  • Nov 21 Gary Pihl, American guitarist (Sammy Hagar), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 22 Greg Luzinski, baseball player (Phillies, White Sox)

  • Nov 22 Steven Van Zandt, American songwriter, musician and actor (E Street Band, The Sopranos), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts
  • Nov 22 Lyman Bostock, baseball player
  • Nov 22 [Ma]Tina Weymouth, rock bassist (Talking Heads-& She Was), born in Coronado, California
  • Nov 22 Art Sullivan, Belgian singer
  • Nov 23 Cecil Hooker, rocker (Snuff)
  • Nov 23 Charles "Chuck" Schumer, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1981-1999, Sen-D-NY, 1999 -), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 24 Damon Evans, Balt Md, American actor (The Jeffersons), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 24 Stanley Livingston, actor (Chip-My 3 Sons)
  • Nov 24 Bob [Robert Lewis] Burns, American drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2015)
  • Nov 25 Alexis Wright, Australian author
  • Nov 25 Jocelyn Brown, American R&B and dance singer, born in Kinston, North Carolina
  • Nov 26 Jorge Orta, Mexican baseball second baseman and outfielder (MLB All Star 1975, 80; Chicago WS), born in Mazatlán, Mexico
  • Nov 27 Gran Hamada, Japanese professional wrestler

Person of interestEd Harris

Nov 28 Ed Harris, American actor (Right Stuff, Swing Shift, Walker, Coma), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Actor Ed Harris
Actor
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  • Nov 29 Kevin O'Donnell Jr, American sci-fi author (Caverns, Reefs, Lava)
  • Nov 30 Greg Gordon, rock vocalist (Boys Band)
  • Nov 30 Kathryn Witt, actress (Lenny, Pam-Flying High), born in Miami, Florida
  • Nov 30 Paul Westphal, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns)

About November 1950

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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