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Born This Day: November 28

1633 Jean Baptiste Lully, composer who established opera in France (Florence, Italy; died 1687)
1757 William Blake, poet/artist/philosopher (London, England; died 1827)
1820 Friedrich Engels, collaborator with Karl Marx in developing the Communist ideology (Germany; died 1895)
1908 Claude Lévi-Strauss, social anthropologist (Brussels, Belgium)
1929 Berry Gordy, founder of Motown (Detroit, MI)
1931 Hope Lange, actress (Redding Ridge, CT; died 2003)
1938 Gary Hart, senator and presidential aspirant (Ottawa, KS)
1943 Randy Newman, singer/songwriter (Los Angeles, CA)
1949 Paul Shaffer, Late Night With David Letterman bandleader (Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada)
1950 Ed Harris, actor (Englewood, NJ)
1952 S. Epatha Merkerson, actress (Saginaw, MI)
1959 Judd Nelson, actor (Portland, ME)


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