This Week's Birthdays - Week of November 26

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of November 26

Monday, Nov 26 2012 by kjfitz
November 26, 1939 - Anna Mae Bullock (born November 26, 1939), better known by her stage name Tina Turner, is an American singer whose career has spanned more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards.

Tina Turner
November 27, c111, Antinoüs or Antinoös, a beautiful Bythinian youth and the favourite of the Roman emperor Hadrian.

November 28, 1923 - Gloria Grahame, an American actress who received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Crossfire (1947), and won the award for her work in The Bad and the Beautiful (1952).

Gloria Grahame
November 29, 1912 - Private John M. Steele, the American paratrooper made famous in the movie, The Longest Day who landed in Sainte-Mère-Église, the first village in Normandy liberated by the Americans on D-Day.

Paratrooper John Steele on Sainte-Mère-Église church mural

November 30, 1962 - Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson is a former American baseball and football player.

Bo Jackson action figure
December 1, 1934 - Billy Paul, a Grammy Award winning American soul singer, most known for his 1972 number-one single, "Me and Mrs. Jones."

Billy Paul
December 2, 1859 - Georges Seurat], a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman.

'A Sunday on La Grande Jatte – 1884' by Georges Seurat