27 November: today's birthdays

  • James Agee - American author, poet, journalist, screenwriter, and film critic. He wrote A Death in the Family
  • Steve Bannon - American businessman and politician, born Stephen Kevin Bannon. He has been named Counselor to the President by Donald Trump. He has been currently charged with fraud in the Trump wall fundraising campaign.
  • Kathryn Bigelow - American film director, first woman to win the Oscar for Best Director. She was married to James Cameron
  • Manolo Blahnik - Spanish fashion designer of women shoes, born Manuel Blahnik Rodríguez
  • Anders Celsius - Swedish astronomer, physicist and mathematician
  • Luigi Datome
  • Alexander Dubček - Slovak politician. He was the first Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia
  • Claude Lanzmann - French filmmaker and screenwriter. His major work is the documentary film Shoah
  • Pedro Salinas - Spanish poet, university teacher, scholar, and literary critic
  • Julija Tymošenko (Yulia Tymoshenko) - Ukrainian politician, born Julija Volodymyrivna Tymošenko. She was the first woman to serve as Prime Minister of Ukraine.
  • Michael Vartan - French-born American actor
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