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Notable Birthdays for November 6

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Those born on this date include:

- Belgian instrument-maker Adolphe Sax, inventor of the saxophone, in 1814
- Charles Henry Dow, co-founder of Dow Jones and Co./first editor of The Wall Street Journal, in 1851
- band leader/composer John Philip Sousa in 1854
- James Naismith, inventor of the game of basketball, in 1861
- baseball Hall of Fame member Walter Johnson in 1887
- journalist/New Yorker magazine co-founder Harold Ross in 1892
- director Mike Nichols in 1931
- actor Sally Field in 1946 (age 73)
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Glenn Frey in 1948
- TV journalist/former California first lady Maria Shriver in 1955 (age 64)
- actor Lori Singer in 1957 (age 62)
- actor Lance Kerwin in 1960 (age 59)
- actor Kelly Rutherford in 1968 (age 51)
- author Colson Whitehead in 1969 (age 50)
- actor Ethan Hawke in 1970 (age 49)
- actor Thandie Newton in 1972 (age 47)
- actor Rebecca Romijn in 1972 (age 47)
- Pat Tillman, pro football player turned soldier, in 1976
- actor Taryn Manning in 1978 (age 41)
- former NBA player Lamar Odom in 1979 (age 40)
- actor Katie Leclerc in 1986 (age 33)
- actor Emma Stone in 1988 (age 31)
- actor Pierson Fode in 1991 (28).

 

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