DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

06-23-1912 – 06-07-1954 Alan Turing – Born in Maida Vale, London, England. He was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and marathon and distance runner. He was highly influential…

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Jun 23
2018
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2018

People

06-22-1949 Meryl Streep – Born in Summit, New Jersey. She is an American actress and philanthropist. Nominated for 20 Academy Awards, Streep has more nominations than any other actor. She…

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People

06-21-1947 Meredith Baxter – Born in South Pasadena, California. She is an American actress and producer. Baxter is most known for the TV show Family Ties (1982-1989). On August 4,…

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Jun 21
2018
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2018

People

06-20-1929 – 09-12-2017 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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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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Jun 20
2018
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2018

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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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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Jun 19
2018
Jun 18
2018

People

06-18-1864 – 08-11-1939 Agnes Goodsir – Born in Portland, Victoria, Australia. She moved Europe in 1912 and in 1921 settled in Paris. While in London during WWI, she was close…

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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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Jun 18
2018
Jun 17
2018

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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