DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

  08-13-1961 Sam Champion – Born in Paducah, Kentucky. He is an American weather anchor who is best known for his combined 25-year career on ABC’s Good Morning America and…

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Aug 13
2017
Aug 13
2017

Events

08-13-2013 After winning a silver medal at the World Track & Field Championships in Moscow, American middle distance runner Nick Symmonds openly dedicated the victory to his gay and lesbian…

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People

08-12-1880 – 10-07-1943 Radclyffe Hall – Born in Bournemouth, England. She was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness. The novel has become…

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Aug 12
2017
Aug 12
2017

Events

08-12-2014 In a directive by Israeli Interior Minister Gideon Saar, immigration authorities are not to differentiate between married gay and straight couples.

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People

08-11-1885 – 08-26-1933 Sophia Parnok – Born in Taganrog, Russian Empire. She was a Russian poet and translator, sister of poet Valentin Parnakh, and children’s author Yelizaveta Tarakhovskaya. She was…

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Aug 11
2017
Aug 10
2017

People

08-10-1881 – 06-01-1968 Witter Bynner – Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. He was an American poet, writer and scholar, known for his long residence in Santa Fe,…

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Events

08-10-1994 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is released in the U.S. (On Sept. 9, 1994 it was released in Australia.)

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Aug 10
2017
Aug 9
2017

People

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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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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Aug 8
2017