DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

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…

READ MORE

Aug 7
2017
Aug 6
2017

People

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…

READ MORE

Events

08-06-2015 The French-Belgian film La Belle Saison (Summertime) premiered at the Locarno International Film Festival, where it won the Variety Piazza Grande Award. Directed by Catherine Corsini, it is a…

READ MORE

Aug 6
2017
Aug 5
2017

People

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…

READ MORE

Events

08-05-2013 Sergio Miranda and Rodrigo Borda become the first Uruguay gay couple to register for marriage.

READ MORE

Aug 5
2017
Aug 4
2017

People

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…

READ MORE

People

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…

READ MORE

Aug 3
2017
Aug 2
2017

People

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),…

READ MORE

Events

08-02-2013 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said: “The United States will immediately begin considering visa applications of gay and lesbians spouses in the same manner of heterosexual couples.”

READ MORE

Aug 2
2017
Aug 1
2017

People

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…

READ MORE