On This Day

Birthdays in History in November 1947

  • Nov 3 Mazie Hirono, American politician
  • Nov 5 Peter Noone, English rocker (Herman-Herman's Hermits), born in Davyhulme, Lancashire, England
  • Nov 8 Margaret Rhea Seddon, American physician and NASA astronaut (STS 51D, 40, SK:58), born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Nov 10 Bechir Gemayel, President-elect of Lebanon (8/23-9/14, 1982), born in Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon (d. 1982)
  • Nov 11 Callum Alexander MacDonald, historian
  • Nov 11 Pat "Dirty" Daugherty, rocker (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • Nov 12 Patrice Leconte, director (Monsieur Hire, Hairdresser's Husband)

Person of interestP. J. O'Rourke

Nov 14 P. J. O'Rourke, American journalist and satirist (Parliament of Whores, Easy Money), born in Toledo, Ohio

Journalist and Satirist P. J. O'Rourke
Journalist and Satirist
P. J. O'Rourke
  • Nov 15 William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )
  • Nov 17 Rod Clements, English rocker (Lindisfarne), born in North Shields, Tyne and Wear
  • Nov 17 Stewkey [Robert Antoni], rocker
  • Nov 17 Steven E. de Souza, American scriptwriter and producer (Die Hard, Commando), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 17 Inky Mark, Canadian politician
  • Nov 19 Lamar Smith, American politician (Rep-R-Texas 1987-2019), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Nov 22 Alfredo Cristiani, president of El Salvador (1989-94)
  • Nov 22 Rod Price, rocker (Foghat)
  • Nov 22 Valerie Wilson Wesley, American author
  • Nov 23 Geoffery Michael Roberts, vintner
  • Nov 25 Jonathan Kaplan, director (Heart Like a Wheel), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 25 Linda Laflamme, rocker
  • Nov 25 Val Fuentes, rocker (It's A Beautiful Day)
  • Nov 29 Petra Kelly, Gunzburg, Bavaria, German politician and activist (German Green Party)

Person of interestDavid Mamet

Nov 30 David Mamet, American playwright (Speed the Plow, House of Games), born in Chicago, Illinois

Playwright David Mamet
Playwright
David Mamet
  • Nov 30 Sergio Badilla Castillo, Chilean poet

About November 1947

How Old? 72 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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