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Born This Day: Nov. 20

1841 Wilfrid Laurier, Canadian statesman (Saint Lin--now Laurentides, Québec; died 1919)
1866 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, first commissioner of baseball (Milville, OH; died 1944)
1884 Norman Thomas, American Socialist party leader and six-time presidential candidate (Marion, OH; died 1968)
1886 Karl von Frisch, Austrian zoologist and Nobel laureate (Vienna, Austria; died 1982)
1889 Edwin Hubble, astronomer (Marshfield, MO; died 1953)
1900 Chester Gould, cartoonist and creator of Dick Tracy (Pawnee, OK; died 1985)
1908 Alistair Cooke, broadcaster (Manchester, England; died 2004)
1920 Gene Tierney, actress (Brooklyn, NY; died 1991)
1923 Nadine Gordimer, writer (Springs, South Africa)
1925 Robert F. Kennedy, senator and presidential aspirant (Brookline, MA; died 1968)
1926 Kaye Ballard, actress (Cleveland, OH)
1927 Estelle Parsons, actress (Lynn, MA)
1932 Richard Dawson, actor and TV personality (Hampshire, England)
1946 Judy Woodruff, TV journalist (Tulsa, OK)
1956 Bo Derek, actress (Long Beach, CA)


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