Famous Birthdays on 17th November

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9 - Vespasian, Falacrina, Italy, Roman Emperor (AD 69-79), (d. AD 79)
331 - Flavius Claudius Julianus, [Julian the Apostate], Emperor
1502 - Atahualpa, last emperor of the Inca (d. 1533)
1503 - Il Bronzino, Florentine painter (Eleanor de Toledo & her Son)
1576 - Roque Gonzales, Paraguayan missionary (d. 1628)
1594 - Johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)
1612 - Dorgon, Manchu prince (d. 1650)
1681 - Pierre François le Courayer, French theologian (d. 1776)
1685 - Pierre Gaultier, French-Canadian trader and explorer (d. 1749)
1690 - Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist
1704 - Salomeja Neris, [S Bacinskaite-Buciene], Latvian poet
1729 - Maria Antonietta of Spain, queen of Sardinia (d. 1785)
King of France Louis XVIIIKing of France Louis XVIII (1755) 1755 - Louis XVIII, 1st post-revolutionary king of France (1814-24)
1765 - Étienne-Jacques-Joseph-Alexandre MacDonald, French marshal (d. 1840)
1771 - Jonathan Huntington, composer
1787 - Michele Carafa, composer
1790 - August Ferdinand Möbius, German mathematician (d. 1868)
1794 - John Barrien Montgomery, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1873
1799 - Titian Ramsey Peale, US, artist/naturalist (American Ornithology)
1808 - Alberich Zwyssig, composer
1814 - Joseph Finegan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1885
1816 - August W Ambros, Austria musicologist (History of Music)
1826 - John McArthur, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
1827 - Petko Slavejkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 1895)
1834 - Stephen Hinsdale Weed, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1835 - Andrew L. Harris, governor of Ohio (d. 1915)
1837 - David Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao
1837 - Derk J A Haspels, Dutch actor
1837 - Willem Coenen, composer
1854 - Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17)
1859 - Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer
1865 - John S Plaskett, Canadian astronomer (Plaskett's twins)
1866 - Voltairine de Cleyre, American anarchist (d. 1912)
1876 - Baron Joseph van de Meulebroeck, mayor (Brussels, Belgium)
1877 - Frank Calder, the first NHL President (d. 1943)
1878 - Grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)
1879 - Gerardus H de Haas, socialist vicar
1881 - Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh Dutch/MP
1883 - Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1913)
1885 - Henry de Man, Belgium, sociologist/chairman (Belgian Workers Party)
1886 - Crane Wilbur, Athens NY, dir/writer (Bat, Canon City, Yellow Cargo)
1887 - Bernard L Montgomery, British field marshall (WW II-African campaign)
Soldier, British Field Marshal Bernard Law MontgomerySoldier, British Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery (1887) 1887 - Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British Field Marshal, Kennington, South London
1888 - Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie)
1890 - Jack Cusack, pro football pioneer (Canton Bulldogs)
1891 - Guido Pannain, composer
1891 - Jean Del Val, [Gautier], France, actor (Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces)
1892 - Max Deutsch, composer
1894 - Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs (1939-46)/diplomat
1894 - Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)
1895 - Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian philosopher (d. 1975)
1895 - Gregorio López y Fuentes, Mexican author (d. 1966)
1896 - Lev Vygotsky, Russian psychologist (d. 1934)
1897 - Ed Baker, Davis WV, actor (Keystone Kops)
1897 - Frank Fay, San Francisco, California, American actor (God's Gift to Women, Love Nest)
1897 - Sara Haden, Galveston Tx, actress (A Family Affair)
1899 - Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Coup of Trafalgar)
1899 - Douglas Shearer, Canadian film sound engineer (d. 1971)
1900 - Marcel Dalio, Paris, actor (Casablanca)
1901 - Joyce Wethered, Surrey England, golfer (4 time British Amateur champ)
1901 - Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor (Somewhere in the Night)
1901 - Max Zehnder, composer
1901 - Raymond Chevreuille, Belgian composer
1901 - Walter Hallstein, West German politician (CDU) (Hallstein doctrine)
1902 - Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist (A Bomb, Nobel 1963)
1902 - Lee Strasberg, Austria, acting coach/actor (And Justice for All)
1903 - Joseph Kaminski, composer
1904 - Isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal)
1905 - Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (Aus batsman & leggie 99 on Test debut)
1905 - Astrid Bernadotte, Princess of Sweden
1905 - Mischa Auer, [Ounskowsky], St Petersburg Russia, actor (My Man Godfrey)
1905 - Wazyk, [Adam Wagman], Polish poet/author (Eyes & Mouth)
1906 - Betty Bronson, Trenton NJ, actress (Evel Knievel, One Stolen Night)
1906 - Soichiro Honda, Japan, founder/CEO (Honda Motor Co)
1906 - Rollie Stiles, American baseball player (d. 2007)
1907 - Israel Regardie, Aleister Crowley's secretary (d. 1985)
1909 - Gerald Savory, actor playwright/TV producer (Heart of the Matter)
1911 - Charles Walters, US, actor/choreographer/director (Easter parade)
1911 - Nobutaka Shikanai, Japans media CEO (Fujisankei Com Group)
1911 - William Tannen, NYC, actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull)
1911 - Christian Fouchet, French diplomat (d. 1974)
1914 - Archie Campbell, Bullsgap Tenn, comedian (Hee Haw)
1916 - Winson Hudson, community activist (rural Mississippi)
1917 - Jack Lescoulie, Sacramento California, TV host (Jackie Gleason Show)
1919 - Hershy Kay, Philadelphia Penn, composer/arranger (Olympic Hymn)
1919 - Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord, journalist
1920 - Camillo Felgen, Luxembourgish singer (d. 2005)
1921 - Albert Bertelsen, Danish painter
1922 - Emile Noel, international civil servant
1923 - Bert Sutcliffe, cricketer (all-time great NZ left-handed bat)
1923 - Robert Francis Vere Heuston, British professor of law
1923 - Mike Garcia, American baseball player (d. 1986)
1924 - Lucas J "Luc" Lutz, Dutch actor/director (Hague Comedy)
1925 - Charles Mackerras, Schenectady NY, Australian conductor
1925 - Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier
1925 - Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
1925 - Rock Hudson, Winnetka, Ill, actor (Pillow Talk, A Farewell to Arms)
1927 - Ellis Hillman, politician
1928 - Colin McDonald, cricketer (stalwart Australian opening bat for 1950's)
1928 - Rance Howard, American actor
1929 - Edgar White, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1952)
1929 - Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba
1929 - Sumner White, US, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1952)
1929 - Norm Zauchin, baseball player (d. 1999)
1930 - Bob Mathias, Tulare, California, American decathlete (Olympic-gold-1948, 52)
1930 - Brian Joseph Lenihan, politician
1930 - David Werner Amram, Philadelphia Pa, composer (Splendor in the Grass)
1933 - Orlando Peña, Cuban baseball player
1934 - James M Inhofe, (Rep-R-Oklahoma)
1934 - Fenella Fielding, English actress
1935 - Anton Sailer, Austria, skier (Olympic-3 golds-1956)
1936 - Leni van Rijn-Vellekoop, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1936 - Dahlia Ravikovitch, Israeli poet (d. 2005)
1937 - Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)
1938 - Alvaro Leon Cassuto, composer
1938 - Gordon Lightfoot, Ontario Canada, folksinger (Sundown)
1938 - Peter Snell, NZ, 800m/1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)
1938 - Thomas Black, English industrial/auto collector
1939 - Auberon Waugh, British author (d. 2001)
1940 - Luke Kelly, Irish folk music singer and banjo player
1941 - Gene Clark, Los Angeles California, rock vocalist/guitarist (Byrds)
1941 - Peter Hoagland, (Rep-D-Nebraska)
1942 - Annemarie Oster, Dutch actress (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
1942 - Bob Gaudio, Bronx NY, rocker (Four Seasons-Sherry)
Director Martin ScorseseDirector Martin Scorsese (1942) 1942 - Martin Scorsese, Queens, New York, director (Raging Bull, The Departed)
1942 - Khang Khek Leu, Cambodian politician
1943 - Lauren Hutton, [Mary], Charleston SC, model/actress (American Gigolo)
1944 - Danny Devito, Neptune NJ, actor (Taxi, Ruthless People, Twins)
1944 - Eugene Clarke, Tipton Missouri, rock guitarist
1944 - Lorne Michaels, [Lipowitz], Toronto Ontario, comedian (SNL)
1944 - Tom Seaver, Fresno, California, American MLB pitcher (NY Met, 300 game winner, Cy Young '69 '73 '75)
1944 - Jim Boeheim, Hall of Fame Coach
1944 - Rem Koolhaas, Dutch architect
Actor Danny DevitoActor Danny Devito (1944) 1945 - Elvin Hayes, NBA star (San Diego, Houston, Baltimore)
1945 - Jeremy Hanley, British Lower house member
1945 - Roland Joffe, director (City of Joy, Mission, Killing Fields)
1946 - Martin Barre, British pop guitarist (Jethro Tull)
1946 - Terry E. Branstad, Governor of Iowa
1947 - Rod Clements, rocker
1947 - Stewkey, [Robert Antoni], rocker
1947 - Steven E. de Souza, American scriptwriter
1947 - Inky Mark, Canadian politician
1948 - Jaime Huelamo, Spain, cyclist (Olympic-bronze-1972) drug disqualified
1948 - Howard Dean, American politician
1949 - John Boehner, (Rep-R-Ohio)
1949 - Thomas Lionel Hill, New Orleans, 110m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1972)
1950 - Roland Matthes, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Oly-gold-1968, 72)
1950 - Tom Walkinshaw, Scottish race car driver and race team owner
1951 - Dean Paul Martin, Santa Monica California, actor (Billy-Misfits of Science)
1951 - Jack Vettriano, Methil Scotland, Scottish painter ( The Singing Butler)
1951 - Stephen Root, American actor
1951 - Butch Davis, American football coach
1952 - M Cyril Ramaphosa, sec-gen of South African Mine Workers' Union
1952 - Roman Codreanu, Romania, wrestler (Olympic-1980)
1953 - Dino Martin Jr, rocker
1953 - Jilly Johnson, England, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde)
1954 - Mark Brandon Read, Australian criminal
1955 - Bill McCreary, Ontario, NHL referee
1955 - Peter Cox, rocker (Go West-Call Me, Don't Look Down)
1955 - Yolanda King, actress (Fluke, Ghosts of Mississippi)
1955 - Dennis Maruk, Canadian hockey player
1957 - Debbie Thrower, BBC News Reader
1958 - Allison Finney, Winnetka IL, LPGA golfer (1989 Standard Register)
1958 - Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Oak Park Ill, actress (Color of Money)
1959 - William R Moses, Los Angeles California, actor (Cole-Falcon Crest)
1959 - Terry Fenwick, English footballer
1960 - Jonathan Ross, British talk show host (Tall Guy)
1960 - RuPaul, drag queen/model/actor (RuPaul Show)
1960 - Kirk Fogg, host of Legends of the Hidden Temple
1961 - Merete Van Kemp, Denmark, actress (Grace-Dallas, Princess Daisy)
1961 - Robert Stethem, U.S. Navy Seabee diver murdered by terrorists on TWA Flight 847 (d. 1985)
1962 - Eric Olson, Santa Monica California, actress (Apple's Way)
1962 - Dédé Fortin, Quebec singer (Les Colocs) (d. 2000)
1963 - Marco T Dawson, Freising Germany, PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milw-2nd)
1963 - Pedro Luis Estrada, Brooklyn New York, American murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1964 - Marina Tcherkasova, US, pairs figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)
1964 - Michelle Knox-Zaloom, Annapolis MD, rower (Olympics-96)
1964 - Ralph Garman, American actor and radio personality
1965 - Grant Connell, Regina Saskatchawan, tennis player (Olympics-96)
1965 - Paul Sorrento, Somerville MA, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
1965 - Raffaella Reggi, Italy, tennis star
1965 - Rob Koll, Bellefonte PA, 163 lbs/74 kg freestyle wrestler (Olymp-96)
1965 - Winthrop Graham, Jamaica, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1988)
1965 - Amanda Brown, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens) and composer
1966 - Jeff Buckley, musician
1966 - Daisy Fuentes, model/MTV veejay (America's Funniest Videos)
1966 - Jeff Nelson, Baltimore MD, pitcher (NY Yankees)
1966 - Sophie Marceau, Paris France, actress (Braveheart, L'Amour Braque)
1966 - Kate Ceberano, Australian singer
1967 - Howard Griffith, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1967 - Ronnie Devoe, Boston, vocals (New Edition, Bell Div Devoe-Candy Girl)
1967 - Sheila Lussier, La Mesa California, actress (Reform School, My Chauffeur)
1968 - Cacho Conde, WLAF tight end/running back (Barcelona Dragons)
1968 - Sean Miller, American basketball coach
1969 - Takako Inque, Toride Japan, wrestler (Japan)
1969 - Ryotaro Okiayu, Japanese voice actor
1970 - Chris Tamer, Dearborn, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
1970 - Max Huiberts, soccer player (Roda JC)
1970 - Paul Allender, British guitarist (Cradle of Filth)
1971 - Audra Keller, Macon Georgia, tennis star (1993 Futures-Evansville IN)

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