DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

01-28-1873 – 08-03-1954 Colette (Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette) – She was a French novelist nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Her best known work is the novella Gigi (1944)….

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Jan 28
2018
Jan 28
2018

Events

01-28-2015 Joel Grey comes out. Cabaret star says “I’m a gay man” at the age of 82.     01-28-2015 Chilean lawmakers give final approval to a bill that recognizes…

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People

01–27-1879 – 10-30-1943 Beatrice Hastings – Born in Hackney, London, England. She was an English writer, poet, and literary critic. She wrote under the pen name of Emily Alice Haigh….

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Jan 27
2018
Jan 27
2018

Events

01-27-2010 On this date the registered partnership of Iceland’s Prime Minister, Jóhanna Siguröardóttir and her parter, Jónina Leósdóttir was transformed into a recognized marriage. It was on this date that…

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People

01-26-1958 Ellen DeGeneres – Born in Metairie, Louisiana. She is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and television producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from…

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Jan 26
2018
Jan 25
2018

People

01-25-1882 – 03-28-1941 Virginia Woolf (born Adeline Virginia Stephen) – Born in Kensington, London, England. She was an English writer and one of the foremost modernist of the twentieth century….

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People

01-24-1944 – 08-06-1983 Klaus Nomi (b. Klaus Sperber)n – Born in Immenstadt, Bavaria, Germany. He was a German countertenor noted for his wide vocal range and flamboyant stage persona. His…

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Jan 24
2018
Jan 23
2018

People

01-23-1932 James Rado (James Alexander Radomski) – Born in Venice Beach, California. He is an American actor, playwright, director, writer, and composer, best known as the co-author, along with Gerome…

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Events

01-23-2015 A federal judge, U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade, ruled that Alabama’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, known as the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment, violates the 14th Amendment’s due…

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Jan 23
2018