DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

01-17-1922 Betty White – Born in Oak Park, Illinois. She is an American actress, animal rights activist, LGBT supporter, author, comedienne, radio host, singer, and television personality. She is one…

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Jan 17
2018
Jan 16
2018

People

01-16-1933 – 12-28-2004 Susan Sontag – Born in New York City, New York. She was an American writer, film maker, professor, literary icon, and political activist. She became a role-model…

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People

01-15-1864 – 05-16-1952 Frances “Fannie” Benjamin Johnston – Born in Grafton, West Virginia. She was a photographer and photojournalist whose career lasted for almost fifty years. She is best known…

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Jan 15
2018
Jan 14
2018

People

01-14-1904 – 01-18-1980 Sir Cecil Beaton – Born in Hampstead, United Kingdom. He was a British-born Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer. He was also a fashion and portrait photographer….

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Events

01-14-2014 U.S. Senior District Judge Terence Kern of Oklahoma ruled that the ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

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Jan 14
2018
Jan 13
2018

People

01-13-1949 Dr. Diane “Dee” Mosbacher – Born in Houston, Texas. She is an American filmmaker, lesbian feminist activist, and psychiatrist. In 1993, she founded WomanVision, a nonprofit organization to promote…

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01-12-1896 – 07-11-1973 Nobuko Yoshiya – Born in Niigata Niigata Prefecture, Japan. She was a Japanese novelist, and was one of modern Japan’s most commercially successful and prolific writers, specializing…

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Jan 12
2018
Jan 12
2018

Events

01-12-2015 A judge ruled South Dakota’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Karen E. Schreier wrote that the plaintiffs in the case “have a fundamental right to marry.”…

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People

01-11-1899 – 06-03-1991 Eva Le Gallienne – Born in London, England, to an English poet of French descent, Richard Le Gallienne, and a Danish journalist, Julie Norregard. She became a…

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Jan 11
2018
Jan 10
2018

People

01-10-1939 – 02-12-1976 Sal Mineo – Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York. He was an American film and theatre actor, best known for his performance as John…

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