On This Day

Birthdays in Music in November 1940

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Barry Sadler, American singer (Ballad Of The Green Berets), born in Carlsbad, New Mexico (d. 1989)
  • Nov 2 Gigi Proletti, Italian actor, director and singer (Alleluja brava gente), born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 3 Dieter Acker, composer
  • Nov 4 Delbert McClinton, American singer (Gonna Find a Good Woman), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Nov 9 Sergio Cervetti, composer, born in Dolores, Uruguay
  • Nov 10 Screaming Lord [David Edward] Sutch, English rocker and politician (founder of Official Monster Raving Loony Party), born in Hampstead, London (d. 1999)
  • Nov 13 Baby Washington, American singer (Only Those in Love), born in Bamberg, South Carolina
  • Nov 14 Freddie Garrity, rocker (Freddie & the Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)
  • Nov 17 Luke Kelly, Irish folk music singer and banjo player
  • Nov 19 Alberto Villalpando, composer
  • Nov 21 Natalia Makarova, Leningrad, ballerina (Kirov)/defected 1970
  • Nov 24 Wendell Morris Logan, composer
  • Nov 25 Percy Sledge, American soul singer (When A Man Loves A Woman), born in Leighton, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • Nov 28 Bruce Channel [McMeans], American singer (Hey! Baby), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • Nov 28 Clem Curtis, British singer (The Foundations), born in Trinidad
  • Nov 29 Chuck [Charles] Mangione, American jazz musician (Feels So Good), born in Rochester, New York

About November 1940

How Old? 78 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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