November 9 - 1937
Roger McGough is a British poet and performer, born on November 9, 1937 in Liverpool, England. He is best known as a member of the Liverpool Poets, a group that also included Adrian Henri and Brian Patten. He gained widespread recognition for his humorous and witty poems that often reflect everyday life. McGough has published several collections of poetry, including "Summer With Monika" (1969), "The Mersey Sound" (1967), and "Read All About It" (1999). He is also a well-known radio and television presenter and has won numerous awards for his poetry and contributions to literature.