DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

06-20-1929 – Edie Windsor – She was born in the poor part of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the youngest of three children. Her parents were immigrants from Russia. She shared a 44…

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Jun 20
2017
Jun 20
2017

Events

06-20-2010 The Real L Word – An American reality television series aired on the cable station Showtime. The first two season followed a group of lesbians in their daily lives…

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People

06-19-1856 – 01-22-1933 Elisabeth (Bessy) Marbury – Born in New York City, New York. She was a pioneering theatrical and literary agent and producer who represented prominent theatrical performers and…

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Jun 19
2017
Jun 19
2017

Events

06-19-2014 The United States largest Presbyterian denomination voted to change its definition of marriage and allow its pastors to officiate same-sex ceremonies in states where gay marriage is legal. By…

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People

06-18-1925 – 10-01-2008 Robert Arthur – Born in Aberdeen, Washington. He was an American motion picture actor. He appeared in dozens of films in the 1940s and 1950s and was…

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Jun 18
2017
Jun 18
2017

Events

On this day in 1983, Dr. Sally Ride became the first American woman in space, aboard the Challenger for a six day mission. She said, “The thing that I’ll remember most…

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People

06-17-1943 Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus) – Born in Brooklyn, New York, He is an American singer-songwriter and producer. He is best know for his recordings of Mandy, Can’t…

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Jun 17
2017
Jun 17
2017

Events

06-17-2008 Same-sex couples begin marrying in California. Between this date and before the passing of Prop. 8, over 18,000 same-sex couples married in the state. 06-17-2014 On this day the…

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People

06-16-1903 – 02-11-1955 Ona Munson (b. Owena Walcott) – Born in Portland, Oregon. She was an American actress best known for her role as madam Belle Walting in Gone With…

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Jun 16
2017