DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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08-14-1959 Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. – Born in Lansing, Michigan. He is a retired American professional basketball player who played point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers. After a physical…

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2020
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2020

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08-13-1961 Sam Champion – Born in Paducah, Kentucky. He is an American weather anchor who is best known for his combined 25-year career on ABC’s Good Morning America and weather…

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08-13-2013 After winning a silver medal at the World Track & Field Championships in Moscow, American middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds openly dedicated the victory to his gay and lesbian friends…

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Aug 13
2020
Aug 12
2020

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08-12-1880 – 10-07-1943 Radclyffe Hall – Born in Bournemouth, England. She was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness. The novel has become…

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08-12-2014 In a directive by Israeli Interior Minister Gideon Saar, immigration authorities are not to differentiate between married gay and straight couples.

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Aug 12
2020
Aug 11
2020

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08-11-1993   Alyson Stoner – Born in Toledo, Ohio. She is an American actress, singer, dancer, and model. In 2001, Stoner became the co-host of Disney’s Mike’s Super Short Show….

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08-10-1881 – 06-01-1968 Witter Bynner – Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. He was an American poet, writer, and scholar. While teaching in Berkeley, he enlisted his former…

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Aug 10
2020
Aug 10
2020

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08-10-1994 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is released in the U.S. (On Sept. 9, 1994, it was released in Australia.)

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08-09-1963 – 02-11-2012 Whitney Houston – Born in Newark, New Jersey. She was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. She is one of pop music’s best-selling music artists of…

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Aug 9
2020
Aug 8
2020

People

08-08-1951 – 02-17-1994 Randy Shilts – Born in Davenport, Iowa. He was a pioneering gay American journalist and author. He worked as a freelance reporter for both The Advocate and…

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