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Birthdays in Sport in November 1976

  • Nov 3 Guillermo Franco, Mexican soccer striker (25 caps; Villarreal), born in Corrientes, Argentina
  • Nov 4 Bruno Junqueira, Brazilian racing driver
  • Nov 4 Mario Melchiot, Dutch footballer
  • Nov 6 Laurie Baker, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympic-gold-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Nov 6 Pat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger, born in Fremont, California (d. 2004)
  • Nov 7 Mark Philippoussis, Australian tennis star (140 MPH serve), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Nov 7 Zahir Raheem, bantamweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 8 Brett Lee, Australian cricketer (brother of Shane, AIS representative), born in Wollongong, Australia
  • Nov 10 Steffen Iversen, Norwegian footballer, born in Oslo, Norway
  • Nov 10 Shefki Kuqi, Finnish footballer (Sheffield Wednesday), born in Vushtrri, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Nov 11 Jason Grilli, American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Nov 12 Scott Mark Cameron, NZ 4x200m relay swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Nov 12 Mirosław Szymkowiak, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • Nov 13 Kelly Sotherton, English heptathlete
  • Nov 15 Jessica Amey, 100m butterfly/4 x 100 (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 16 Juha Pasoja, Finnish footballer, born in Kemi, Finland

  • Nov 18 Sandy Zubrin, Tamuning Guam, US diver (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 19 Petr Sykora, Pizen CZE, NHL forward (Team Czech Rep, NJ Devils)
  • Nov 19 Benny Vansteelant, Belgian duathlete (d. 2007)
  • Nov 19 Stylianos Venetidis, Greek soccer player
  • Nov 20 Dominique Dawes, American gymnast (Olympics-gold/brz-92, 96), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Nov 20 Elisa Blair, Australian rower (1997 World Champion)
  • Nov 20 Theodoros Velkos, Greek badminton player, born in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria
  • Nov 21 Saleem Elahi, cricketer (bro of Manzoor Pak, Test opener v Aust 1995)
  • Nov 21 Martin Meichelbeck, German footballer
  • Nov 21 Daniel Whiston, British ice skater
  • Nov 22 Torsten Frings, German footballer
  • Nov 22 Adrian Bakalli, Belgian footballer
  • Nov 22 Regina Halmich, German female boxer
  • Nov 24 Chen Lu, China, figure skater (Olympic bronze 94)
  • Nov 25 Donovan McNabb, American football player
  • Nov 25 Clint Mathis, American soccer forward (46 caps; Los Angeles Galaxy; MetroStars; Hannover 96), born in Conyers, Georgia
  • Nov 26 Brian Schneider, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Nov 27 Chad Kilger, Cornwall, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • Nov 27 Saqlain Mushtaq, cricketer (Pakistan Test off-spinner 1995)
  • Nov 29 Michalis Kakiouzis, Greek basketball player, born in Athens, Greece
  • Nov 30 Josh Lewsey, English rugby union footballer

About November 1976

How Old? 44 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

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