Famous People Born Today- Pete Best Is 80


November 24th

Actors:

  • Denise Crosby is 64 ("Star Trek: The Next Generation," “The Walking Dead”)
  • Garret Dillahunt is 57 (“Deadwood,” “No Country for Old Men,” “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” “The Mindy Project”)
  • Colin Hanks is 44 (“Band of Brothers,” "Roswell," “Henry Jones”)
  • Katherine Heigl is 43 (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Ugly Truth,” "Roswell," “State of Affairs”)
  • Ruben Santiago-Hudson is 65 (“Lackawana Blues,” “Coming to America,” “Seven Guitars”)
  • Sarah Hyland is 31 (“Modern Family,” “Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters”)
  • Stanley Livingston is 71 (Chip on "My Three Sons")
  • Dwight Schultz is 74 ("The A-Team," “Star Trek: The Next Generation”)

Musicians:

  • Pete Best is 80
  • Clem Burke (The Romantics, Blondie) is 67
  • Machel Montano is 47
  • En Vogue & Lucy Pearl’s Dawn Robinson is 53 (that’s according to Wiki)
  • The Stone Roses’ John Squire is 59
  • Live’s Chad Taylor is 51

Plus:

  • Funnyman Billy Connolly is 79
  • Olympian Carmelita Jeter is 42 (Olympic sprinter who was named the second-fastest woman of all time. She won gold, silver, and bronze medals at the 2012 London games)
  • Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue is 81
  • The late author/journalist William F. Buckley(1925 – 2008)…he would have been 96(He also founded “National Review” magazine in 1955)
  • The late serial killer Ted Bundy(1946 – 1989)…he would have been 75.(Shortly before his execution, after more than a decade of denials, he confessed to 30 homicides committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978. The true victim count remains unknown, and could be much higher. His good looks had him portrayed by Mark Harmon in the 1986 TV movie, “The Deliberate Stranger”)
  • The late author Dale Carnegie(1888 – 1955)(Created the award-winning self-help program, “How To Win Friends and Influence People,” in 1936) (FAST FACTS: His first job was selling correspondence courses to ranchers and then selling bacon, soap, and lard for Armour & Company.)
  • The late composer Scott Joplin(1868 – 1917)(Known as the “King of Ragtime.” His "Maple Leaf Rag" was the first official ragtime hit and by far the most influential.)
  • The late missionary Father Junipero Serra(1713 – 1784)(Fr. Serra was beatified by Pope John Paul II on September 1988 – and elevated to sainthood in September 2015. His veneration was controversial with some Native Americans who criticize Serra's treatment of their ancestors and associate him with the suppression of their culture).
  • The late President Zachary Taylor(1784 – 1850)(America’s 12thpresident, his status as a national hero as a result of his victories in the Mexican-American War won him election. His top priority as president was preserving the Union, but he died sixteen months into his term, before making any progress on the status of slavery, which had been inflaming tensions in Congress)
  • The late “Monica Lewinskyscandal” queen (and fakest best friend ever) Linda Tripp(1949 – 2020)...she would have been72

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