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08-09-1963 – 02-11-2012 Whitney Houston – Born in Newark, New Jersey. She was an American singer, actress, producer and model. She is one of pop music’s best-selling music artists of…

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Aug 9
2017
Aug 8
2017

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08-08-1951 – 02-17-1994 Randy Shilts – Born in Davenport, Iowa. He was a pioneering gay American journalist and author. He worked as a freelance reporter for both The Advocate and…

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08-07-1956 Sharon Isbin – Born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. She is an American classical guitarist and multi-Grammy Award winner. Isbin is the founder of the Guitar Department at the…

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Aug 7
2017
Aug 6
2017

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08-06-1928 – 02-22-1987 Andy Warhol – Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as Pop Art. After…

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08-05-1907 – 1994 Ernestine “Tiny” Davis – Born in Memphis, Tennessee. She was an African American jazz trumpet player and vocalist and a member of the all-female band, the International…

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Aug 5
2017
Aug 4
2017

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08-04-1961 President Barack Obama – Born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Obama was the United States 44th President and the first African American to hold the office. He also was elected for…

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08-03-1987 Hahn-Bin – Born in Seoul, Korea. In 2012 he changed his name to Amadeus Leopold. He is a Korean-American avant-garde violinist. “I never identified as a boy or a…

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Aug 3
2017
Aug 2
2017

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08-02-1924 – 12-01-1987 James Baldwin – Born Harlem, New York. He was an American novelist, essayist, poet and social critic. Baldwin’s first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953),…

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08-01-1936 – 06-01-2008 Yves Saint-Laurent – Born in Oran, Algeria, he was an Algerian-born French fashion designer and is regarded as one of the greatest names in fashion history. In…

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Aug 1
2017
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2017

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07-31-1932 – 02-18-2007 Barbara Gittings – Born in Vienna, Austria. Her father was an American diplomat. She was a prominent American activist for gay equality. She organized the New York…

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