On This Day

Musicians Born in November 1955

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Beth Leavel, American actress (The Drowsy Chaperone), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Nov 2 Frank Gilligan, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 2 Chris Burnett, American musician and composer, born in Olathe, Kansas
  • Nov 7 RenĂ© Marie, American jazz singer (Sound of Red), born in Warrenton, Virginia
  • Nov 9 Don Schiff, American guitarist, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Nov 12 Leslie McKeown, rock vocalist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)

Person of interestWhoopi Goldberg

Nov 13 Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], American actress, comedian and singer (Color Purple, Burglar), born in NYC, New York

  • Nov 15 Joe Leeway, British instrumentalist and songwriter (Thompson Twins), born in Islington, London, England
  • Nov 15 Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow)
  • Nov 17 Peter Cox, rocker (Go West-Call Me, Don't Look Down)
  • Nov 18 Carter Burwell, American composer
  • Nov 18 Jake Brockman, British musician (Echo and the Bunnymen), born in Borneo (d. 2009)
  • Nov 23 Ludovico Einaudi, Italian composer and pianist
  • Nov 24 Clement Burke, rock drummer (Blondie)
  • Nov 24 Elvis Ramone, American drummer (The Ramones)
  • Nov 25 Bruno Tonioli, Italian born British dancer
  • Nov 30 Billy Idol, [William Broad], rocker (White Wedding)

About November 1955

How Old? 63 or 64 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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