DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

10-19-1932 – 05-12-1992 Robert Reed – Born in Highland Park, Illinois. He was an American stage, film and television actor, and television director. From 1961 to 1965, he was on…

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Oct 19
2017
Oct 18
2017

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10-18-1956 Martina Navratilova – Born in Prague, Czech Republic. She is a retired Czech-American professional tennis player. She has won 177 career titles, an all-time record for men or women….

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Events

10-18-2013 New Jersey’s highest court rules unanimously that same-sex marriages can begin on 10-21-2013. “The state has advance a number of arguments, but none of them overcome this reality: Same-sex…

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Oct 18
2017
Oct 17
2017

People

10-17-1886 – 09-07-1971 Spring Byington – Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was an American actress and maybe best known for her role in the 1933 film Little Women with…

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10-17-1967 The rock musical Hair debuts at off-Broadway Joseph Papp’s Public Theater. Book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni. Music by Galt MacDermot. Hair is a bisexual rock…

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Oct 17
2017
Oct 16
2017

People

10-16-1854 – 11-30-1900 Oscar Wilde – Born in Dublin, Ireland. Irish writer, poet and playwright. He was one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. His play, The…

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10-15-1926 – 06-25-1984 Michael Foucault – Born in Poitiers, France. He was a French philosopher, historian, and literary critic. He was active in a number of left-wing groups involved in…

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Oct 15
2017
Oct 15
2017

Events

10-15-2010 Spirit Day – Spirit Day began in 2010 as a way to show support for LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying. Following a string of high-profile suicide…

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10-14-1888 – 01-09-1923 Katherine Mansfield – Born in Wellington, New Zealand. She was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction. At 19, Mansfield left New Zealand and settled in the…

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Oct 14
2017
Oct 13
2017

People

10-13-1965 Michael Bastian – Born in Lyons, New York. He is an American fashion designer known for his namesake label and his work for brands such as GANT. In 2011,…

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