Who Was Born Today – November 29 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – November 29 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on November 29
1803 Christian Doppler, best known for his explanation of perceived frequency variation of sound and light waves, known as the Doppler effect.
1832 Louisa May Alcott, novelist (Little Women).
1895 Busby Berkeley, director (42nd Street).
1898 C.S. Lewis, Christian writer.
1900 Mildred Elizabeth Sisk, aka Axis Sally, Nazi propagandist.
1908 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., politician and Civil Rights leader.
1911 Konrad Fuchs, German atomic physicist.
1918 Madeleine L’Engle, writer (A Wrinkle in Time).
1919 Joe Weider, Canadian-American bodybuilder and magazine publisher; co-founded the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness and Muscle & Fitness magazine.
1921 Dagmar (Virginia Ruth Egnor) actress, model, television personality (Dagmar’s Canteen, Broadway Open House).
1932 Jacques Chirac, politician; President of France (1995–2007).
1933 John Mayall, singer, songwriter, musician; founder of John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers band.
1940 Chuck Mangione, jazz musician, composer (“Feels So Good”).
1942 Ann Dunham, mother of Barack Obama, 44th President of the US; she was an anthropologist specializing in economic anthropology and rural development.
1955 Howard “Howie” Mandel, Canadian comedian, actor (St. Elsewhere), TV host (Deal or No Deal game show), voice actor (Bobby’s World); judge on America’s Got Talent TV show.
1957 Janet Napolitano, politician, lawyer; first woman to serve as US Secretary of Homeland Security (2009-2013).
1973 Sarah Jones, Tony and Obie award-winning playwright, actress, poet (Bridge & Tunnel).

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