Birthdays in History in November 1939

  • Nov 1 Barbara Bosson, actress (Fay-Hill St Blues, Hooperman), born in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 2 Howard Wolpe, American politician (Rep-D-MI, 1979-93), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 2 Pauline Neville-Jones, English diplomat, born in Birmingham
  • Nov 3 Terrence McNally, playwright (Bad Habits), born in St Petersburg, Florida
  • Nov 6 Leonardo Quisumbing, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, born in Masbate, Philippines
  • Nov 9 Paul Cameron, American psychologist and sex researcher, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 17 Auberon Waugh, British author (d. 2001)
  • Nov 18 John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate

Person of interestMargaret Atwood

Nov 18 Margaret Atwood, Canadian author/poet, born in Ottawa, Ontario

  • Nov 19 Thomas Harkin, (Sen-D-Iowa, 1985- )
  • Nov 21 Budd Dwyer, American politician (d. 1987)
  • Nov 22 Tom West, American astrophysicist
  • Nov 22 Mulayam Singh Yadav, Indian politician (Samajwadi Party), born in Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh
  • Nov 25 Martin Feldstein, economist (1977 John Bates Clark Medal)
  • Nov 26 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Malaysian politician