On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1954

  • Nov 1 Chris Morris, Britsh rock guitarist and singer (Paper Lace - "The Night Chicago Died"), born in Nottingham, England)
  • Nov 2 Pat Croce, American entrepreneur, sports team executive and owner, TV personality (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 3 Adam Ant [Stuart Goddard], English punk rocker ("Goody Two Shoes"; "Antmusic"), born in London
  • Nov 3 Godzilla, Japanese monster (Godzilla)
  • Nov 3 Kevin P Chilton, American General, test pilot and NASA astronaut (STS 49, 59, 76), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 3 Brigitte Lin, Taiwanese actress (Red Dust, Swordsman II), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Nov 4 Chris Difford, British lyricist, guitarist and vocalist (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed"; "Tempted"), born in Greenwich, London
  • Nov 4 Aleksandr Aksinin, Russian athlete (Olympic gold, 4×100m relay 1980; bronze 1976), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 2020)
  • Nov 5 Alvin Gentry, American basketball head coach (New Orleans Pelicans 2015-19; Miami Heat, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns), born in Shelby, North Carolina
  • Nov 5 Alejandro Sabella, Argentine soccer midfielder (8 caps; River Plate, Sheffield United, Estudiantes) and manager (Argentina 2011-14), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2020)
  • Nov 6 Catherine Crier, American journalist and author (The Case Against Lawyers, A Deadly Game), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nov 7 Kamal Haasan, Indian actor (Vishwaroopam), born in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu
  • Nov 7 Pat Lupo, American rock bassist (Beaver Brown Band, 1972-94 - "On The Dark Side"; "Tough All Over"), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2021)
  • Nov 8 Rickie Lee Jones, American singer-songwriter ("Chuck E's In Love"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 8 David Bret, British biographer and broadcaster, born in Paris
  • Nov 8 Michael D. Brown, U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency director (2003-05), born in Guymon, Oklahoma
  • Nov 8 Kazuo Ishiguro, British author (An Artist of the Floating World, The Remains of the Day, When We Were Orphans), born in Nagasaki, Japan
  • Nov 8 Jeanette McGruder, American singer (P Funk; Brides of Funkenstein), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 8 Ricky Lawson, American musician, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Nov 9 Dennis Stratton, British rock guitarist (Iron Maiden), born in London
  • Nov 9 Sue Upton, English actress (The Benny Hill Show) and dancer, born in Chadwell Heath, Essex, England
  • Nov 10 Juanito, Spanish soccer forward (34 caps; Real Madrid 284 games, 85 goals), born in Fuengirola, Spain (d. 1992)
  • Nov 10 Mario Cipollina, American rock bassist (Huey Lewis & The News), born in San Rafael, California
  • Nov 10 Hartwig Gauder, German race walker (Olympic gold men's 50k walk 1980), born in Vaihingen an der Enz, Germany (d. 2020)
  • Nov 11 Gail Marquis, American basketball WBL forward (NY Stars, Olympic silver 1976)
  • Nov 11 Mary Gaitskill, American writer, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Nov 12 Bharat Reddy, cricket wicket-keeper (India 1979)
  • Nov 12 Paul McNamee, Australia, tennis star
  • Nov 12 Levine Andrade, Indian-British violinist (Arditti Quartet, 1974-90), film score composer and conductor, born in Bombay, India (d. 2018)
  • Nov 13 Chris Noth, American actor (Law and Order, The Good Wife), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Nov 13 Scott McNealy, American CEO of Sun Microsystems
  • Nov 14 Bernard Hinault, French cyclist and 5-time Tour de France winner, born in Yffiniac, France
  • Nov 14 Yanni [Chryssomallis], Greek new age musician (Live at the Acropolis, Sand Dance), born in Kalamata, Greece

Person of interestCondoleezza Rice

Nov 14 Condoleezza Rice, 1st female African-American U.S. Secretary of State (2005-09), born in Birmingham, Alabama

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
US Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice
  • Nov 15 Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
  • Nov 15 Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Białogard Poland, politician and President of Poland (1995-2005)
  • Nov 15 Mitch Easter, American record producer (REM), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Nov 15 Tony Thompson, American session and touring drummer (Chic; LaBelle; The Power Station), born in New York City (d. 2003)
  • Nov 16 Andrea Barrett, American novelist (Servants of the Map), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 16 Bruce Edwards, American golf caddie for Hall of Fame golfer Tom Watson (d. 2004)
  • Nov 16 Dick Gross, Australian politician
  • Nov 17 Mark "Chopper" Read, Australian criminal and crime author (Chopper: From the Inside), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2013)
  • Nov 17 Jorge Hernández, Cuban boxer Olympic gold light flyweight 1976; World C'ship gold 1974, 78), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2019)
  • Nov 18 John Parr, British pop singer (St. Elmo's Fire), born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire
  • Nov 18 Evan Gray, New Zealand cricketer
  • Nov 18 Carter Burwell, American film composer (Coen Brothers films, Twilight Saga), born in New York City
  • Nov 19 Annette Guest, American pop singer (First Choice - "Smarty Pants"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 19 Kathleen Quinlan, California, actress (Never Promised You a Rose Garden)
  • Nov 19 Tom Scheckel, American rock drummer (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 19 Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, 6th President of Egypt (2014-present), born in Zagazig, Cairo
  • Nov 20 Frank Marino, Canadian rock guitarist (Mahogany Rush), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 20 Steve Dahl, American radio host, Chicago's anti-disco DJ (WLS-FM), born in Pasadena, California
  • Nov 20 Berit Andnor, Swedish politician, born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Nov 20 Steve Rogers, Australian rugby league centre (24 Tests; NSW; Cronulla-Sutherland), born in Gold Coast, Australia (d. 2006)
  • Nov 21 Thomas Rothman, American film executive
  • Nov 22 Paolo Gentiloni, Italian politician, Prime Minister (2016-2018), born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 23 Bruce Hornsby, American pop, rock, and bluegrass, singer-songwriter, and piano player (The Way It Is), born in Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Nov 23 Ferry Hoogendijk, Dutch editor in chief (Elsevier Magazine)
  • Nov 23 Ken Schrom, baseball player
  • Nov 23 Glenn Brummer, American baseball player
  • Nov 24 Emir Kusturica, Serbian-French film maker (When Father Was Away on Business; Black Cat, White Cat), and punk rock bassist (No Smoking), born in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Nov 26 Roz Chast, American cartoonist (Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 26 Velupillai Prabhakaran, Sri Lankan founder and leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, born in Valvettithurai, Dominion of Ceylon (d. 2009)
  • Nov 27 Patricia McPherson, American actress (Knight Rider), born in Oak Harbor, Washington
  • Nov 27 Kimmy Robertson, American actress (Lucy Moran in TV series Twin Peaks), born in Hollywood, California
  • Nov 29 Joel Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • Nov 30 George McArdle, rock bassist (Little River Band Melbourne
  • Nov 30 June Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-I'm So excited)
  • Nov 30 Simonetta Stefanelli, Italian Actress (The Godfather)

About November 1954

How Old? 66 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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