Famous Birthdays on 21st November

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1495 - John Bale, England, bishop/anti-catholic playwright (Kynge Johan)
1561 - Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author
1567 - Anne de Xainctonge, French saint (d. 1621)
1637 - Catharina Questiers, Dutch poetess (Friend of Abandoned Child)
1645 - Johann Lohner, composer
1683 - Johann Michael Muller, composer
1692 - Carlo Fragoni, Italy, poet
1694 - Voltaire, [Francois-Marie Arouet], France, writer, essayist, philosopher and playwright (Candide) (d. 1778)
1724 - John Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist
1729 - Josiah Bartlett, US physician/judge/signer (Decl of Independence)
1742 - Alessandro Felici, composer
1761 - Dorothy Jordan, British actress (d. 1816)
1768 - Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher
Surgeon William BeaumontSurgeon William Beaumont (1785) 1785 - William Beaumont, Lebanon, Connecticut, surgeon (Father of gastric physiology), (d. 1853)
1787 - Samuel Cunard, founder (1st regular Atlantic steamship line)
1811 - Zeng Guofan, Chinese military (d. 1872)
1817 - Richard Brooke Garnett, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1824 - Hieronymus Theodor Richter, Dresden, German Mineralogist and co-discoverer of the element indium
1828 - William McComb, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1918
1829 - Peter A de Genestet, Dutch vicar/poet
1831 - John Franklin Miller, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1886
The Witch of Wall Street Hetty GreenThe Witch of Wall Street Hetty Green (1834) 1834 - henrietta (Hetty) Green, New Bedford, Massachusetts, financier (Witch of Wall Street), (d. 1916)
1834 - Joseph Jackson Bartlett, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1893
1840 - Victoria, Empress of Germany/Queen of Prussia
1851 - Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal
1852 - Francisco Tarrega y Eixea, composer
1853 - Hussain Kamil, sultan of Egypt (1914-17)
1854 - Benedict XV, [Giacomo PGB marques della Chiessa], 258th Pope (1914-22)
1860 - Tom Horn, Scotland County Missouri, American gunman and outlaw
1861 - Joao da Cruz, Brazilian poet
1863 - Arthur Quiller-Couch, [Q], editor (Oxford Book of English Verse)
Old West Lawman, Outlaw and Bounty Hunter Tom HornOld West Lawman, Outlaw and Bounty Hunter Tom Horn (1860) 1863 - Mina Dilis-Beersmans, Flemish actress/wife of John Dilis (Poppenhuis)
1867 - Vladimir N Ipatiev, Russian chemist
1870 - Joe Darling, cricketer (Australian lefty batsman at turn of century)
1870 - Stanley Jackson, cricketer (captain of England, governor of Bengal)
1870 - Sigfrid Edström, Swedish sports official (d. 1964)
1871 - Panayot Pipkov, composer
1877 - Louis Campbell-Tipton, composer
1877 - Sigfrid Karg-Elert, composer (d. 1933)
1878 - Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice
1880 - Franz Hessel, writer
1886 - Harold G Nicolson, English diplomat/author (Good Behaviour)
1894 - Corinne Griffith, Texarkana TX, actress (3 Hours, Lilies of Field)
1897 - Mollie Steimer anarchist agitator (d. 1980)
1898 - René Magritte, Belgian surrealistic painter (This is Not a Pipe)
1900 - Alice Calhoun, Cleveland OH, Silent film actress (Flowing Gold)
1900 - Jobyna Ralston, South Pittsburgh TN, actress (For Heaven's Sake)
1902 - Michail A Suslov, Russian party ideologist [OS=Nov 8]
1902 - Foster Hewitt, Canadian radio pioneer (d. 1985)
1904 - Coleman Hawkins, virtually created tenor saxophone for jazz
1905 - David Moule-Evans, composer
1907 - Charles Korvin, Czechoslovakia, actor (Berlin Express, Ship of Fools)
1907 - Jim Bishop, author (The Day Lincoln was Shot)
1907 - M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor
1908 - Elizabeth George Speare, American author (d. 1994)
1912 - Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist
1912 - Eleanor Powell, Springfield Mass, actress/tap dancer (Bdwy Melody)
1913 - Roy Boulting, British film director (d. 2001)
1916 - Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach, Dutch/US/Spanish actress (In Pyama)
1916 - Esmond Kentish, cricketer (WI fast bowler in 2 Tests 1948 & 1954)
1916 - Sid Luckman, NFL QB (Chicago Bears)
1917 - Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer
1919 - Steve Brodie, El Dorado Kansas, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp)
1920 - Ralph Meeker, Minneapolis MN, actor (Anderson Tapes, Night Stalker)
MLB Legend Stan MusialMLB Legend Stan Musial (1920) 1920 - Stan Musial, Donora Pennsylvania, MLB outfielder (St Louis Cardinal, 7 times NL bat champ)
1921 - Geza Anda, Hungarian/Swiss pianist (Mozart/Bartok)
1921 - Vivian Blaine, Newark NJ, actress (Guys & Dolls, Skirts Ahoy)
1922 - Maria Casares, La Coruna Spain, French actress (Orpheus, Lectrice)
1922 - Abe Lemons, American basketball coach
1924 - Christopher Tolkien, British author
1925 - Johan "Poncke" Princen, KNIL-defector/civil rights in Djakarta
1927 - Joseph Campanella, NYC, actor (Dr Steffen-The Nurses, Lou-Mannix)
1927 - Georgia Frontiere, co-owner of the St. Louis Rams (d. 2008)
1929 - Marilyn French, US author (The Women's Room)
1929 - Laurier LaPierre, Canadian journalist, broadcaster and senator
1931 - Malcolm Williamson, composer
1931 - Revaz Dogonadze, Georgian scientist (d. 1985)
1932 - Jim Ringo, NFL center (Green Bay, Philadelphia)
1932 - Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, composer
1933 - Frank Brake, English multi-millionaire
1933 - Henry Hartsfield Jr, Birmingham Ala, astro (STS-4, STS 41-D, STS 61A)
1933 - Jean Shepard, Pauls Valley Oklahoma, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)
1933 - Joseph Campanella, American actor
1934 - Laurence Luckinbill, Ft Smith Ark, actor (Delphi Bureau, Ike)
1934 - Peter Philpott, cricketer (NSW & Australian leg spinner 1965-66)
1935 - Fairuz, Lebanese singer
1936 - James DePreist, Philadelphia Penn, American conductor (Mitropolos 1964)
1936 - Victor Chang, Australian physician (d. 1986)
1937 - Marlo Thomas, [Mrs Phil Donahue], Detroit Mich (That Girl!, Jenny)
1938 - Robert Drivas, [Choromokos], Chicago, actor (Our Private World)
1939 - Rick Lenz, Springfield Ill, actor (Hec Ramsey, Scandalous John)
1939 - Budd Dwyer, American politician (d. 1987)
1939 - Mulayam Singh Yadav, Indian politician
1940 - Dr. John [Rebennack], New Orleans, Louisiana, American vocalist (I Was in Right Place)
1940 - Javed Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani off-spinner took 0-52 in 1962 Test)
1940 - Natalia Makarova, Leningrad, ballerina (Kirov)/defected 1970
1940 - Richard Marcinko, American author
1941 - David Porter, US songwriter (Soul Man)
1941 - George Morren, Flemish painter/sculptor
1941 - Juliet Mills, London England, actress (Nanny & the Professor, QB VII)
1941 - İdil Biret, Turkish pianist
1942 - Tweety Bird, cartoon character
1942 - Afa Anoa'i, Samoan/American wrestler
1942 - Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, German politician
1943 - Larry Mahan, Oregon, rodeo champ (1967-70)
1943 - Phil Bredesen, American politician
1943 - Viktor Sidjak, Russian fencer
1943 - Jacques Laffite, French former racing driver
1944 - Earl "the Pearl" Monroe, Phila Pa, NBA Guard (NY Knicks, Balt Bullets)
1944 - Harold Ramis, Chicago IL, actor/director (SCTV, Stripes), (d. 2014)
1944 - Marcia "Marcy" Carsey, TV executive/producer
1944 - Richard J Durbin, (Rep-D-IL, 1983- )
1945 - Goldie Hawn, Takoma Park Md, actress (Laugh-in, Private Benjamin)
1946 - Jonas Tomasson, composer
1946 - Jacky Lafon, Belgian actress
1947 - Dick W de Cloe, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1948 - Alphonse Mouson, rocker
1948 - Lonnie Jordan, San Diego Ca, rock keyboardist/vocalist (War)
1948 - George Zimmer, American entrepreneur
1948 - Alphonse Mouzon, American jazzist
1949 - Basil Williams, cricketer (century on debut for West Indies 1978)
1949 - Nickolas Grace, Cheshire England, actor (Diamond's Edge)
1950 - Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 400m dash (Olympic-gold-1976)
1950 - Bruce Laird, cricketer (tough Australian opener 1979-82)
1950 - Livingston Taylor, Boston, rocker (I Will be in Love With You)
1950 - Stephen Geyer, American film & television songwriter
1952 - Deborah Shelton, Wash DC, actress (Dallas, Ocean Kill, Body Double)
1952 - Eamonn Coghlan, Ireland, 1500m runner (Oly-4th-76)
1952 - Lorna Luft, Scarsdale NY, singer/actress (Where the Boys Are-1980)
1953 - Tina Brown, journalist publisher (New Yorker, Tattler)
1954 - Thomas Rothman, American film executive
1955 - Cedric Maxwell, American basketball player
1956 - Mariana Simionescu, Tirgu Neamt Romania, 1st wife of Bjorn Borg
1956 - Terri Welles, [Knepper], California, playmate of the year (Dec, 1980)
NFL Legend Jim BrownNFL Legend Jim Brown (1957) 1957 - Jim Brown, rocker (UB40-Red Red Wine)
1958 - Evert van Benthem, Dutch skater (11 Cities Skating Race, 1985, 86)
1958 - Frank Edmonds, Thunder Bay Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta)
1958 - Tim Robinson, cricketer (solid England opener in 29 Tests 1984-89)
1959 - Colin Beashel, Australian star yachter (Olympics-96)
1959 - Tim Wilkison, Shelby NC, tennis player (WCT Atlanta finals-1986)
1962 - Steven Curtis Chapman, American musician
1962 - Sabine Busch, German athlete
1963 - Nicollette Sheridan, Worthing England, actress (Paige-Knots Landing)
1963 - Peter Bosz, Dutch soccer star (Toulon/Feyenoord)
1964 - Marjorie Judith Vincent, Oak Park Ill, Miss America (1991)
1964 - Olden Polynice, NBA forward/center (Sacramento Kings)
1964 - Thomas Everett, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1964 - Liza Tarbuck, British entertainer
1965 - Bjork, Iceland, singer (Like Someone in Love)
1965 - Alexander Siddig, British actor
1966 - Jerry Fontenot, NFL center/guard (Chic Bears, New Orleans Saints)
1966 - Troy Aikman, NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys - Super Bowl 1992)
1967 - Dominic Lavoie, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)
1967 - Kelly Gallagher, Myrtle Beach SC, playmate (Sep, 1994)
1967 - Tripp Cromer, American baseball player
1967 - Toshihiko Koga, Japanese Judoka
1968 - Andy Caddick, English cricket pace bowler (NZ 1993)
1968 - Antonio Tarver, Orlando Fla, light heavyweight boxer (Olympics-br-96)
1968 - Alex James, English bassist
1968 - Christopher Noxon, American journalist
1969 - Dahlia Salem, Boston Mass, actress (Sofia Carlino-Another World)
1969 - Ken Griffey, Jr., Donora, Pennsylvania, American baseball center fielder (Seattle Mariners, MVP 1997)
1970 - Dahlia Salem, actress (Sofia Carlino-Another World) [approx 1970]
1970 - Jorgen Gustafsson, WLAF guard (Amsterdam Admirals)
1970 - Justin Langer, cricketer (gutsy Australian lefty bat 1993- )
1970 - Keith Crawford, wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
1971 - Michael Strahan, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
1971 - Ramondo Stallings, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
1971 - Robert Flickinger, WLAF defensive end (Scottish Claymores)
1972 - Rain Phoenix, American singer/actress
1972 - David Tua, Samoan boxer
1973 - Brent Smith, tackle (Miami Dolphins)
1973 - Danny Kanell, quarterback (NY Giants)
1973 - Brook Kerr, American actress
1973 - Inés Sastre, Spanish model and actress
1974 - Casey Patton, London Ontario, boxer (Olympics-96)
1974 - Tremain Mack, strong safety (Cincinnati Bengals)
1975 - Chad Levitt, running back (Oakland Raiders)
1975 - Cherie Johnson, Pitts Pa, actress (Cherie-Punky Brewster)
1975 - Chris Moneymaker, American poker player
1976 - Saleem Elahi, cricketer (bro of Manzoor Pak, Test opener v Aust 1995)
1976 - Martin Meichelbeck, German footballer
1976 - Daniel Whiston, British ice skater
1977 - Bruno Berner, Swiss footballer
1977 - Myles Heskett, Australian musician (Wolfmother)
1977 - Jonas Jennings, American football player
1977 - Tobias Sammet, German singer (Edguy)
1977 - Yolande James, Quebec politician
1978 - Lucía Jiménez, Spanish actress
1978 - Sara Tanaka, American actress
1979 - Vincenzo Iaquinta, Italian footballer
1979 - Stromile Swift, American basketball player
1979 - Alex Tanguay, Canadian hockey player
1979 - Kim Dong Wan, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
1980 - Danielle Hartsell, Ann Arbor Mich, pairs skater (& Steve Hartsell)
1980 - Leonardo González, Costa Rican footballer
1980 - Hank Blalock, American baseball player
1980 - Alec Brownstein, American author, director
1980 - Elaine Yiu, Hong Kong Actress
1981 - Wesley Britt, American football player

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