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12-02-1946 – 07-15-1997 Gianni Versace – Born in Reggio Calabria, Italy. He was an Italian fashion designer and founder of Versace, an international fashion house. Versace also designed costumes for…

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Dec 2
2017
Dec 1
2017

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12-01-1945 Bette Midler – Born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. Midler is a gay icon and has long been a supporter…

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11-30-1965 Ryan Patrick Murphy – Born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is an American film and television screenwriter, director and producer. Murphy is best known for creating/producing a number of television…

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Nov 30
2017
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2017

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11-29-1915 – 05 31-1967 Billy Strayhorn – Born in Dayton, Ohio. Strayhorn wrote music and arrangements for and with Duke Ellington. The collaboration lasted three decades. He composed the band’s…

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11-28-1944 Rita Mae Brown – Born in Hanover, Pennsylvania. She is an American writer and feminist. She is best known for her novel Rubyfruit Jungle. Her novel, published in 1973,…

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Nov 28
2017
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2017

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11-27-110 AD (died in October 130 AD) Antinous – Born in Claudiopolis (today known as Bolu, Turkey), in the Roman province of Bithynia. He was a Bithynian Greek youth and…

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11-26-1905 – 09-25-1987 Emlyn Williams – Born in Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales, UK. He was a Welsh dramatist and actor. Williams was actively bisexual throughout his adult life. He maintained a…

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Nov 26
2017
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2017

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11-25-1837 – 11-25-1931 Elizabeth M. Cushier – One of eleven children, Cushier was born in New York City. She was a professor of medicine, and one of New York’s most…

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11-24-1944 – 03-21-1974 Candy Darling (born James Lawrence Slattery) Born in Forest Hills, Queens, New York. She was an American transgender actress, best known as an Warhol Superstar. She starred…

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Nov 24
2017
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2017

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11-23-1892 – 04-21-1990 Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) – Born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire. He was a Russian-born French artist and designer who was successful in fashion design, jewelry, graphic…

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