On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Anne Donovan, Basketball Hall of Fame center and coach (Olympic gold 1984, 88; coach 2008), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Nov 1 Kim Krizan, American writer and actress (Slacker, Dazed & Confused), born in Hawthorne, California
  • Nov 1 Magne Furuholmen, Norwegian keyboardist and vocalist (Aha-Take on Me), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Nov 1 Louise Boije af Gennäs, Swedish writer and novelist (Stjärnor utan svindel)
  • Nov 1 Calvin Johnson, American musician (Beat Happening, The Halo Benders, Dub Narcotic Sound System), born in Olympia, Washington
  • Nov 1 Nicky Grist, Welsh auto racer and broadcaster (World Rally C'ship 1993), born in Ebbw Vale, Wales
  • Nov 2 K.D. Lang [Kathy Dawn], Canadian country singer, born in Consort, Alberta
  • Nov 2 Kōki Idoki, Japanese golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2013), born in Ibaraki, Osaka
  • Nov 2 Jim Tedford, American football coach (Fresno State; BC Lions [CFL]), born in Lynwood, California
  • Nov 3 David AC viscount Linley, son of English princess Margaret/mystic
  • Nov 3 Kari Michaelsen, American actress (Katie-Gimme a Break), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 4 Ralph Macchio, American actor (Karate Kid, 8 is Enough), born in Huntington, New York
  • Nov 4 Daron Hagen, American composer, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Nov 4 Les Sampou, American singer and songwriter
  • Nov 4 Nigel Worthington, Irish soccer midfielder and manager (66 caps NI; Sheffield Wednesday; Norwich City), born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
  • Nov 4 Edward Knight, American composer, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Nov 5 Charles O. Hobaugh, NASA astronaut and U.S. Marine Corps officer, born in Bar Harbor, Maine
  • Nov 5 Gina Mastrogiacomo, American actress (Goodfellas), born in Great Neck, Long Island, New York (d. 2001)
  • Nov 6 Florent Pagny, French songwriter and singer, born in Chalon-sur-Saône, Saône-et-Loire, France
  • Nov 6 Kazuhiko Aoki, Japanese game creator, born in Japan
  • Nov 6 Craig Goldy, American guitarist for the band Dio, born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 7 Mintcho Pachov, Bulgarian 67.5kg weightlifer (Olympic bronze 1980)
  • Nov 8 Leif Garrett, American singer and actor (Devil x 5, 3 for the Road), born in Hollywood, California
  • Nov 9 Jill Dando, British television presenter, born in Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom (d. 1999)
  • Nov 10 Ramona Pagel, American shot putter, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 10 Rudolf Grimm, Austrian physics professor ( Bose–Einstein condensation of molecules), born in Mannheim, West Germany
  • Nov 10 John Walton, English darts player (winner of BDO World Darts Championship 2001), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • Nov 11 Matt Ghaffari, Iranian-American greco-roman wrestler (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Tehran, Iran
  • Nov 12 Greg Gagne, Fall River MA, infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • Nov 12 Nadia Comăneci, Romanian gymnast (5 x Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Onești, Romania
  • Nov 12 Enzo Francescoli, Uruguayan footballer
  • Nov 12 Jonathan Nossiter, American film director
  • Nov 12 Michaela Paetsch, American violinist
  • Nov 13 Edwin "Rick" Bakker, Dutch author: Rick's Report, AIDS Diary
  • Nov 14 D B Sweeney, actor (Cutting Edge, Fire in the Sky, Day in October)
  • Nov 14 Gordon Jennison Noice, American actor

  • Nov 15 Ian Reid, Australian educator

Person of interestFrank Bruno

Nov 16 Frank Bruno, English boxer (European champion), born in Hammersmith, England

  • Nov 16 Corinne Hermès, French singer
  • Nov 16 Bruno Amato American actor
  • Nov 17 Merete Van Kemp, Danish actress (Grace-Dallas, Princess Daisy)
  • Nov 17 Robert Stethem, U.S. Navy Seabee diver murdered by terrorists on TWA Flight 847 (d. 1985)

Person of interestChanda Kochhar

Nov 17 Chanda Kochhar, Indian business woman (CEO of ICICI Bank), born in Jodhpur, India

Businesswoman and CEO of ICICI Bank Chanda Kochhar
Businesswoman and CEO of ICICI Bank
Chanda Kochhar
  • Nov 18 Janice Lynn Kuehnemund, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Nov 18 Steven Moffat, Scottish TV writer and producer (Doctor Who, Sherlock), born in Paisley, Scotland
  • Nov 19 Grant Ledyard, Winnipeg, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)

Person of interestMeg Ryan

Nov 19 Meg Ryan, American actress (When Harry Met Sally, As the World Turns), born in Fairfield, Connecticut

Actress Meg Ryan
Actress
Meg Ryan
  • Nov 20 Tim Harvey, British racing driver
  • Nov 20 Larry Karaszewski, American screenwriter
  • Nov 20 Dave Watson, English footballer
  • Nov 22 Mariel Hemingway, Ketchum Id, actress (Personal Best, Civil Wars)
  • Nov 22 Randal L. Schwartz, American computer programmer
  • Nov 22 Stephen Hough, British concert pianist
  • Nov 23 Merv Hughes, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1985-94 Extrovert)
  • Nov 23 Keith Ablow, American psychiatrist and author
  • Nov 24 Matt Hayes, British TV angler (Discovery Real Time), born in Smethwick, England
  • Nov 24 Carl Sundquist, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Nov 24 Carlos Carnero, Spanish member of parliament
  • Nov 24 Arundhati Roy, Indian activist and writer (The God of Small Things), born in Shillong, Meghalaya
  • Nov 25 Amy Gibson, actress (General Hospital)
  • Nov 25 Kenny Monday, 163 lbs freestyles wrestler (Olympics 1988, 92, 96), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Nov 26 Dave Hannan, Sudbury, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche)
  • Nov 26 Marcy Walker, actress (Liza-All My Child, Santa Barbara), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Nov 26 Lisa Moretti, American professional wrestler
  • Nov 27 Lee Johnson, NFL punter/kicker (Cin Bengals)
  • Nov 27 Princess, rocker (Desirez Heslop, All For Love)
  • Nov 27 Randy Milligan, baseball player
  • Nov 27 Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian
  • Nov 28 Jane Sibbett, actress (Teddy Z, Heddy Newman-Herman's Head)
  • Nov 28 Patty Zomer, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots)
  • Nov 28 Martin Clunes, British actor
  • Nov 28 Alfonso Cuarón, Mexican film director (Gravity), born in Mexico City
  • Nov 29 Kim Delaney, American actress (All My Children, NYPD Blue), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 29 Masayoshi Yamashita, Japanese musician
  • Nov 30 Innocent Egbunike, Nigeria, 4x400m runner (Olympic bronze 1984)

About November 1961

How Old? 57 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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