DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

10-02-1976 The first gay rodeo is held as a charity fundraising event at the Washoe County Fairgrounds in Reno, Nevada. It was organized by Phil Ragsdale, regarded as the “Father…

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Oct 2
2017
Oct 1
2017

People

10-01-1903 – 11-05-1989 Vladimir Horowitz – Born in Kiev, the Russian Empire ( now the capital of Ukraine). He was a classical pianist and composer. In 1939, Horowitz settled in…

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10-01-1989 Denmark’s same-sex partnership law comes into force, giving same-sex couples all the legal and fiscal rights and obligations like those of opposite-sex marriage. The world’s first such law.

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Oct 1
2017
Sep 30
2017

People

09-30-1935 Johnny Mathis – Born in Gilmer, Texas. He is one of the most popular American singers of popular music and jazz. In 1958, Johnny’s Greatest Hits was released. The…

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09-30-2012 California officially bans ex-gay therapy for youths. Signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.   Alabama Chief Justic Roy Moore Suspended September 30, 2016 – Ultra-conservative chief justice Roy…

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Sep 30
2017
Sep 29
2017

People

09-29-1922 – 01-31-2015 Lizabeth Scott – Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She was a sultry leading woman of film noir and also a lesbian that was outed by Confidential magazine in…

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Events

09-29-1976 Norman… Is That You? – Release date of the American film starring Redd Foxx and Pearl Bailey. The film is based on the play of the same name. The…

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Sep 29
2017
Sep 28
2017

People

09-28-1881 – 03-16-1968 Eleonora “Eleo” Sears – Born in Boston, Massachusetts into a wealthy family. Her father was a shipping and real-estate tycoon. Her cousin, James Dwight brought the game…

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Events

09-28-1877 Barilla – An Italian and European food company headquartered in Parma, Italy. It is the world’s leading pasta maker. When Guido Barilla, chairman of the company, mentioned on an…

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Sep 28
2017