Famous Birthdays on 16th November

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1436 - Leonardo Loredan, Doge of the Republic of Venice (d. 1521)
1569 - Paul Sartorius, composer
1587 - Joost van den Vondel, Cologne Germany, Dutch poet/dramatist (Jephtha)
1603 - Augustyn Kordecki, Polish prior (d. 1673)
1609 - Henrietta Maria, French-born, Queen Consort of England (d. 1669)
1615 - Guillaume Dumanoir, composer
1642 - Cornelis Evertsen the Younger, Dutch buccaneer/lt admiral of Zeeland
1643 - Jean Chardin, French explorer (d. 1703)
1653 - Joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1707-09)
1684 - Abraham Alewijn, Dutch poet/playwright (Puiterveense Helleveeg)
1715 - Girolamo Abos, composer
1717 - Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, French Enlightenment philosophe/mathematician (Encyclopédie), (d. 1783)
Enlightenment Philosopher Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'AlembertEnlightenment Philosopher Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert (1717) 1720 - Carlo Antonio Campioni, composer
1730 - Gualtherius "Wouter" van Doeveren, Zealand-Flanders physician
1757 - Daniel Read, composer
1758 - Peter Andreas Heiberg, Danish author and philologist (d. 1841)
1762 - Petronella Moens, Frisian author/poetess
1766 - Rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv)
1780 - Robert Archibald Smith, composer
1793 - Francis Danby, Irish painter
1807 - Francois Hainl, composer
1810 - Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer
1822 - Charles Smith Hamilton, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1891
1827 - James Southerton, cricketer (Test debut in the 1st ever Test at 49)
1829 - Anton G Rubinstein, Russian pianist/conductor/composer [OS]
1835 - Elliott Warren Rice, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1887
1836 - David Kalakaua of Hawaii, Hawaiian king (d. 1891)
1839 - Louis-Honoré Fréchette, French Canadian poet (d. 1908)
1840 - Frederick Scotson Clark, composer
1841 - Jules Violle, French physicist (d. 1923)
1847 - Edmund James Flynn, Canadian politician (d. 1927)
1854 - Jules van de Heuvel, Belgian lawyer/politician
1860 - Edmund Schuecker, composer
1861 - Vaclav Suk, composer
1862 - Charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror")
1870 - Alfred Hill, composer
1873 - William Christopher Handy, Alabama, jazz star (St Louis Blues) (d. 1958)
1874 - Johanna HC Albregt, Dutch actress (Dumb August)/wife of Henri Dons
1880 - Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat) [NS=11/28]
1883 - Eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist/composer (In Tempore Belli)
1885 - Michael Gonzi, Maltese archbishop (d. 1984)
1887 - Philip Frohman, US architect
1888 - Burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia)
1888 - Clinton Golden, Penn, founder (United Steelworkers of America)
1888 - Henri [Ferdinand M J] Bosco, French author/poet (Gogol)
1889 - August Croegaert, Flemish liturgist
1889 - George S Kaufman, Pittsburgh Pa, playwright (This is Show Business)
1889 - Luis Cluzeau-Mortet, composer
1890 - Aloys-Henri-Gerard Fornerod, composer
1890 - Elpidio Quirino, president of Philippines (1949-53)
1890 - George Seldes, journalist
1892 - Guo Moruo, Chinese writer (d. 1978)
1892 - Tazio Nuvolari, Italian racing driver (d. 1953)
1893 - Cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist
1894 - Count Richard Coudenhove Kalergi, Austrian politician
1894 - Mabel Normand, [Muriel Fortescue], Boston MA, comedienne (Mickey)
1895 - Eduard Bagritsky, [Dzhubin], Russ poet/journalist (South-West)
1895 - Michael Arlen, Armenia, English author (An American Verdict)
1895 - Paul Hindemith, German composer (d. 1963)
1896 - Lawrence Tibbett, Bakersfield California, baritone (Metropolitan 1923-50)
1896 - Oswald Mosley, baron/British nazi
1896 - Joan Lindsay, Australian author (d. 1984)
1897 - Halliwell Hobbes, Stratford-on-Avon England, actor (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde)
1897 - Choudhary Rehmat Ali, Pakistani nationalist (d. 1951)
1899 - Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC)
1902 - Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist
1904 - Eddie Condon, Goodland Ind, jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show)
1904 - Frederik van der Meer, Dutch archaeologist/art historian
1904 - Nnamdi Benjamin "Zik" Azikiwe, politician
1905 - Astrid SLT Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden
Actor Burgess MeredithActor Burgess Meredith (1907) 1907 - Burgess Meredith, Cleveland Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), (d. 1997)
1912 - Anton [Tom] Koolhaas, author (Weird White)
1912 - George Petrie, actor (Honeymooners)
1916 - Daws Butler, Toledo OH, animation voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound)
1917 - John Whiting, British dramatist/actor (Saint's Day)
1919 - Udo Kasemets, composer
1920 - Betty Hicks, LPGA golfer
1922 - Royal Dano, NYC, actor (Red Badge of Courage, Cocaine Wars, House II)
1922 - Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist
1922 - José Saramago, Portuguese writer, Nobel laureate
Novelist José SaramagoNovelist José Saramago (1922) 1924 - Joep J P de Boer, Dutch MP (CDA)
1924 - Mel Patton, American athlete
1926 - Ton de Leeuw, Dutch composer
1927 - Barbara Payton, Cloquet MN, actress (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde)
1928 - Clu Gulager, Holdenville Oklahoma, actor (Virginian, Survivors, Tall Man)
1929 - Renate Rubinstein, [Tamar], German/Ned's author/columnist (Tamar)
1930 - Alice Adams, sculptor
1930 - Chinua Achebe, Nigerian author (Christmas in Biafra), (d. 2013)
1930 - Salvatore Riina, Sicilian mafioso
Novelist and Poet Chinua AchebeNovelist and Poet Chinua Achebe (1930) 1931 - Bob Gibson, rocker
1931 - Luciano Bottaro, Italian comic book artist (d. 2006)
1931 - Hubert Sumlin, American blues musician
1932 - Barbara Romack, LPGA golfer
1933 - Guy Stockwell, NYC, actor (Chris-Adventures in Paradise)
1933 - Garrett "Garnet" Mimms, Ashland West Virginia, singer (Enchanters-Cry Baby)
1935 - Elizabeth Drew, journalist (Politics & Money: The Road to Corruption)
1935 - France-Albert Rene, president of Seychelles (1977- )
1936 - Shirvani Chalayev, composer
1936 - John Moore, Australian politician
1938 - Richard Landry, composer
1938 - Toni Brown, US guitarist/singer/keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)
1938 - Robert Nozick, American philosopher (d. 2002)
1940 - Chris Balderstone, cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976)
1941 - Ann Dore McLaughlin, US Secretary of Labor (1987- )
1941 - Dan Penn, US songwriter/producer/gospel singer (Out in Left Field)
1942 - Donna McKechnie, Pontiac Michigan, actress/dancer (Company)
1942 - Willie Carson, Scottish jockey
1943 - Winfred "Blue" Lovett, US singer (Manhattans-One Life to Live)
1944 - Charles Jay Hammer, actor (Fletcher Reade-Guiding Light)
1944 - David O'Sullivan, NZ cricket left-arm spinner (in 11 Tests 1973-76)
1944 - Hugo Dittberner, writer
1944 - Joanna Pettit, London, actress (Knots Landing, Cry of the Innocent)
1944 - Oliver Braddick, British psychologist
1945 - Martine van Hamel, Brussels Belgium, ballerina (NYC Ballet Co)
1945 - Steve Railsback, Dallas, Texas, American actor (The Stunt Man, Escape 2000)
1946 - Barbara Leigh, Ringgold Ga, actress (Vampirella)
1947 - Ebby Thust, German boxing promoter and writer
1948 - Aline Issermann, director (Amant Magnifiquew)
1948 - Chi Coltrane, US pianist/singer
1948 - Bonnie Greer, American playwright and critic
1949 - Pattie Santos, rocker
1949 - William Ackerman, composer
1950 - Carl J Meade, Illinos, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 38, STS 50, 64)
1950 - David Leisure, actor (Joe Isuzu, Airplane, Charley-Empty Nest)
1950 - John Swartzwelder, American television writer and novelist
1951 - Miguel Sandoval, American actor
1952 - Robin McKinley, American writer
1952 - Piero Falchetta, Italian archivist, Biblioteca Marciana
1952 - Shigeru Miyamoto, Japanese video game designer
1953 - Griff Rhys Jones, British humorist/actor (Morons From Outer Space)
1954 - Andrea Barrett, American author
1954 - Bruce Edwards, American golf caddy (d. 2004)
1954 - Dick Gross, Australian politician
1955 - Pierre Larouche, Canadian National Hockey League player
1956 - Terry Labonte, American NASCAR driver
1957 - Frank Milton "Pete" Higgins II, VP (Microsoft Desktop)
1957 - Jacques Gamblin, French actor
1958 - Harry Rushakoff, rocker (Concrete Blonde)
1958 - Marg Helgenberger, North Bend Nebraska, actress (China Beach)
1958 - Roberto Guerrero, Medelin Colombia, Indy racer (Rookie of Year 1984)
1958 - Boris Krivokapić, Serbian academic
1959 - Bert Cameron, Spanish Town Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silv-1988)
1959 - Corey Allen Pavin, Oxnard CA, PGA golfer (1995 US Open)
Boxer Frank BrunoBoxer Frank Bruno (1961) 1961 - Frank Bruno, Hammersmith, British boxer (European champ)
1961 - Corinne Hermès, French singer
1961 - Bruno Amato American actor
1962 - Chuck Finley, pitcher (Angels)
1962 - Josh Silver, American musician (Type O Negative)
1963 - Gay "Mani" Mournfield, English pop bassist (Stone Roses)
1963 - Zina Garrison Jackson, Houston Texas, tennis star (1988/90 Wimbledon)
1964 - Dwight Gooden, Tampa FL, pitcher (NY Yankees, NY Mets)
1964 - Diana Krall, Canadian Jazz pianist and singer
1964 - Harry J. Lennix, American actor
1964 - Maeve Quinlan, American actress
1965 - Glen Edward Day, Mobile AL, PGA golfer (1994 Anheuser-Busch-2nd)
1965 - Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Turin Italy, actress (Normal People)
1966 - Dan Nowosielski, Montreal Quebec, fencing epee (Olympics-96)
1966 - Lisa Brown Miller, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
1966 - Tammy Lauren, SD California, actress (Angie, Out of the Blue)
1966 - Tim Scott, Hanford California, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1966 - Tricia Cast, Medford NY, actr (Amanda-Bad News Bear, Young & Restless)
1966 - Christian Lorenz, German keyboardist (Rammstein)
1966 - Dean McDermott, Canadian actor
1966 - Tahir Shah, British travel writer and explorer
1967 - Lawrence Dawsey, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1967 - Lisa Bonet, SF, actress (Cosby Show, Different World, Angel Heart)
1967 - Craig Arnold, American poet
1968 - Chris Haney, Baltimore MD, pitcher (KC Royals)
1968 - Ebrahim Essop-Adam, cricketer (one ODI for Zimbabwe 1992)
1968 - Melvin Stewart, US butterfly swimmer (200m record)
1968 - Suzi Simpson, Athens Greece, playmate (Jan, 1992)
1968 - Vlado Šola, Croatian handball goalkeeper
1969 - Mike Devlin, NFL guard/center (Buffalo Bills, Cardinals)
1969 - Thomas Ingalsbe, 238+ lbs (108+ kg) US weightlifter (Olympics-1996)
1970 - Jason Carthen, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1970 - Martha Plimpton, NYC, actress (Goonies, Mosquito Coast)
1971 - Donald Wolf, computer game creator
1971 - Waqar Younis, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani fast/swing bowler)
1971 - Mustapha Hadji, Moroccan footballer
1971 - Koshi Rikdo, Japanese mangaka
1971 - Alexander Popov, Russian swimmer
1972 - Missi Pyle, American actress
1973 - Howard Smothers, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
1973 - Joe Hudepohl, US, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 - Sedrick Shaw, running back (New England Patriots)
1973 - Christian Horner, British Formula One team owner
1973 - Brendan Laney, Scottish rugby player
1974 - Eric Judy, American Musician
1974 - Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer
1974 - Paul Scholes, British footballer
1976 - Juha Pasoja, Finnish footballer
1976 - Danny Wallace, British author
1977 - Oksana Baiul, Ukraine, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1994)
1977 - Mauricio Ochmann, Mexican actor
Actress Maggie GyllenhaalActress Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977) 1977 - Maggie Gyllenhaal, New York, actress (Donnie Darko, The Dark Knight)
1978 - Gary Naysmith, Scottish footballer
1978 - Kip Bouknight, American baseball player
1978 - Carolina Parra, Brazilian musician (CSS)
1979 - Michael Faustino, actor (brother of David)
1979 - Salli Wills, Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

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