DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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09-20-365 BC – 06-10/11- 323 BC Alexander the Great – The Greek King of Macedonia. Born in Pella, capital of the Kingdom of Macedon (Macedonia). He succeeded his father, Philip…

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Sep 20
2017
Sep 20
2017

Events

09-20-2011 The policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is history. “As of September 20, service members will no longer be forced to hide who they are in order to serve…

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09-19-1934 Brian Epstein – Born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was an English music entrepreneur, best known for managing the Beatles. Epstein first discovered the Beatles in November 1961, during…

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Sep 19
2017
Sep 18
2017

People

09-18-1905 – 04-15-1990 Greta Garbo – Born in Stockholm, Sweden. She was a Swedish film actress and an international star. Garbo was nominated three times for the Academy Award for…

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09-18-1987 The film Maurice is release in the US. Based on a novel by E. M. Forster, it’s directed by James Ivory and stars James Wilby, Rupert Graves and Hugh…

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Sep 18
2017
Sep 17
2017

People

09-17-1730 – 11-28-1794 Baron Friedrich von Steuben – Born in Magdeburg, Duchy of Magdeburg. He was a Prussian-born American military officer that served as Inspector General and Major General under…

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09-17-1964 – 03-25-1972 Bewitched – An American television sitcom series that ran for eight seasons. It starred Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York (1964-1969), and Agnes Moorhead. Dick York was replaced by…

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Sep 17
2017
Sep 16
2017

People

09-16-1887 – 10-22-1979 Nadia Boulanger – Born in France, place unknown. She was a French composer, conductor and teacher. She is known for having taught many of the leading composers…

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09-15-1932 Ann Bannon (born Ann Weldy) – Born in Joliet, Illinois. She is an American author who, from 1957 to 1962, wrote six lesbian pulp fiction novels known as The…

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Sep 15
2017
Sep 14
2017

People

09-14-1983 – 07-23-2011 Amy Winehouse – She was an English singer and songwriter. At the 2008 Grammy Awards she became the first British female to win five Grammys, including Best…

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