DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

07-07-1899 – 01-24-1983 George Cukor – Born in the Lower East Side, New York City, New York. He was an American film director. Cukor directed The Philadelphia Story (1940), Born…

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Jul 7
2020
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2020

People

07-06-1925 – 08-12-2007 Merv Griffin – Born in San Mateo, California. He was an American TV host, singer, and media mogul. Griffin never acknowledged he was gay, though it became…

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People

07-05-1985 Megan Rapinoe – Born in Redding, California. She is an American professional soccer midfielder and Olympic gold medalist. She plays for Seattle Reign FC in the National Women’s Soccer…

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Jul 5
2020
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2020

People

07-04-1844 – 09-17-1907 Edmonia Lewis – Born in Greenbush, New York. She was an American sculptor who worked most of her career in Rome, Italy. She is the first woman…

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People

07-03-1901 – 12-10-1970 Thelma Ellen Wood – Born in Kansas and raised in St. Louis Missouri. She was an American sculptor. Although she always considered herself a sculptor, she is better…

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Jul 3
2020
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2020

Events

07-03-2016 Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau marched in Toronto’s Pride Parade. He is the first sitting prime minister to do so. He also marched in the 2017 Pride Parade,…

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People

07-02-1951 – 02-19-2002 Sylvia Rae Rivera – Born in New York City. She was an American drag queen and a transgender activist. Rivera is considered to be the one that…

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Jul 2
2020
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2020

People

07-01-1961 – 08-31-1997   Diana, Princess of Wales – Born in Sandringham, Norfolk, England. Diana was born into British nobility. Her engagement to Prince Charles in 1981 brought her into…

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Events

07-01-2013 Same-sex marriages begin in the state of Delaware. 07-01-2014 Federal Judge John G. Heyburn II struck down Kentucky’s ban on same-sex marriage. “In America, even sincere and long-held religious…

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Jul 1
2020
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2020

People

06-30-1956 Paris Barclay – Born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He is an American television director and producer and served as the President of the Directors Guild of America from 2013…

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