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Notable Birthdays for November 14

Those born on this date include:

- Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat, in 1765
- French Impressionist painter Claude Monet, in 1840
- Indian statesman Jawaharlal Nehru in 1889
- U.S. composer Aaron Copland in 1900
- Singers Morton Downey in 1901 and Johnny Desmond in 1919
- Actor/singer Dick Powell in 1904
- Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren in 1907
- U.S. Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis., in 1908
- Former U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali in 1922 (age 90)
- Actors Brian Keith in 1921, Veronica Lake in 1922 and McLean Stevenson in 1927
- Astronaut Edward White, killed in the 1967 Apollo I launch pad fire, in 1930
- King Hussein of Jordan in 1935
- Writer P.J. O'Rourke and musician Buckwheat Zydeco, both in 1947 (age 65)
- Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, in 1948 (age 64)
- Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and New Age singer/songwriter Yanni in 1954 (age 58)
- Actors D.B. Sweeney in 1961 (age 51), Laura San Giacomo in 1962 (age 50) and Patrick Warburton in 1964 (age 48)
- And television newscaster Bill Hemmer in 1964 (age 48).

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