DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

01-23-1932 James Rado (James Alexander Radomski) – Born in Venice Beach, California. He is an American actor, playwright, director, writer, and composer, best known as the co-author, along with Gerome…

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Jan 23
2018
Jan 23
2018

Events

01-23-2015 A federal judge, U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade, ruled that Alabama’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, known as the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment, violates the 14th Amendment’s due…

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People

01-22-1788 – 04-19-1824 Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron) – Born in London, England. He was an English writer and poet, and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Byron is…

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Jan 22
2018
Jan 21
2018

People

01-21-1885 – 05-08-1978 Duncan Grant – Born in Rothiemurchus, Aviemore, Scotland. He was a British painter and designer of textiles, pottery, theatre sets, and costumes. Grant was a member of…

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Events

01-21-2013 History is made. Obama becomes the first President to mention the gay rights struggle in Inauguration Speech. Obama mentioned Stonewall and said, “Our journey is not complete until our…

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Jan 21
2018
Jan 20
2018

People

01-20-1956 Bill Maher – Born in New York City, New York. He is an American stand-up comedian, host of Real Time, political commentator, satirist, author, and actor. He is a…

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People

01-19-1943 – 10-04-1970 Janis Joplin – Born in Port Arthur, Texas. She was an American singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the…

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Jan 19
2018
Jan 19
2018

Events

01-19-1995 French Twist – On this day the 1995 French comedy film was released in the US. It was written, starred and directed by Josiane Balasko and also starred Victoria…

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People

01-18-1904 – 11-29-1986 Cary Grant (b. Archibald Alec Leach) – Born in Bristol, England. He was an English-American actor, known as one of Hollywood’s leading men. At the age of…

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Jan 18
2018
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