DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

10-22-1844 – 03-26-1923 Sarah Bernhardt – Born in Paris, France, she was the illegitimate daughter of a Jewish Dutch mother and a French Catholic father. Her father stayed in her…

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2020
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2020

People

10-21-1942 Judge Judy (Judith Sheindlin) – Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. She is an American lawyer, judge, television personality, and author. Since 1996, Sheindlin has presided over…

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Events

10-21-2013 Same-sex marriages begin in the state of New Jersey. 10-21-2014 Same-sex marriages begin in the state of Wyoming.

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Oct 21
2020
Oct 20
2020

People

10-20-1964   Kamala Harris – Born in Oakland, California. She is an American politician, attorney, and LGBT straight ally. Since 2017, she serves as the United States Senator from California….

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10-20-2014 Attorney Roberta Kaplan, the attorney that represented Edie Windsor resulting in the overturning of DOMA by the Supreme Court, filed suit against Mississippi’s law banning same-sex marriage in the…

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Oct 20
2020
Oct 19
2020

People

10-19-1932 – 05-12-1992 Robert Reed – Born in Highland Park, Illinois. He was an American stage, film and television actor, and television director. From 1961 to 1965, he was on…

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People

10-18-1956 Martina Navratilova – Born in Prague, Czech Republic. She is a retired Czech-American professional tennis player. She has won 177 career titles, an all-time record for men or women….

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Oct 18
2020
Oct 18
2020

Events

10-18-2013 New Jersey’s highest court rules unanimously that same-sex marriages can begin on 10-21-2013. “The state has advanced a number of arguments, but none of them overcome this reality: Same-sex…

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People

10-17-1920 – 07-23-1966 Montgomery Clift – Born in Omaha, Nebraska. He was an American film and stage actor. His films include A Place In The Sun with Elizabeth Taylor; From Here To…

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Oct 17
2020
Oct 17
2020

Events

10-17-1967 The rock musical Hair debuts at off-Broadway Joseph Papp’s Public Theater. Book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni. Music by Galt MacDermot. Hair is a bisexual rock…

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