DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

05-06-1961 George Clooney – Born in Lexington, Kentucky. He is an American actor, writer, producer, director, and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an…

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May 6
2021
May 5
2021

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05-05-1921 – 08-27-2008 Del Martin (born Dorothy Louise Tallaferro) – Born in San Francisco, California. She and Phyllis Lyon were an American lesbian couple that were feminists and gay-rights activists….

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Events

05-05-2006 Muxes – Authentic, Intrepid Seekers of Danger – A Documentary directed by Alejandra Islas about the Zapotec Indians of Oaxaca, Mexico. A lively and surprising portrait of a group…

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May 5
2021
May 4
2021

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05-04-1958 – 02-16-1990 Keith Haring – Born in Reading, Pennsylvania. He was an American artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the…

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05-03-1912 – 07-16-1995 May Sarton (pen name of Eleanor Marie Sarton) – Born in Wondelgem, Belgium. She was an American poet, novelist, and memoirist. She is known to have had…

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May 3
2021
May 2
2021

People

05-02-1895 – 11-22-1943 Lorenz Hart – Born in Harlem, New York City, New York. He was an American lyricist, half of the Broadway team of Rogers and Hart. Some of…

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Events

05-02-2013 Rhode Island becomes the 10th state to embrace marriage equality. Marriages will begin on August 1, 2013.

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May 2
2021
May 1
2021

People

05-01-1874 – 12-07-1970 Romaine Brooks (born Beatrice Romaine Goddard) – Born in Rome, Italy, the youngest of three children to wealthy Americans. She was an American painter. She is best…

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05-01-2009 Sweden legalizes same-sex marriage. 05-01-2013 Colorado civil union law went into effect at midnight. The Denver Office of the Clerk and Recorder started to issue licenses at midnight. Denver…

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May 1
2021
Apr 30
2021

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04-30-1877 – 03-07-1967 Alice B. Toklas – Born in San Francisco, California. She was an American-born member of the Parisian avant-garde of the early 20th century. Her life partner was…

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