DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

01-19-1943 – 10-04-1970 Janis Joplin – Born in Port Arthur, Texas. She was an American singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the…

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Jan 19
2020
Jan 19
2020

Events

01-19-1995 French Twist – On this day the 1995 French comedy film was released in the US. It was written, starred and directed by Josiane Balasko and also starred Victoria…

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People

01-18-1904 – 11-29-1986 Cary Grant (b. Archibald Alec Leach) – Born in Bristol, England. He was an English-American actor, known as one of Hollywood’s leading men. At the age of…

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2020
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2020

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Mary Oliver – September 10, 1935 – January 17, 2019. She was an American poet that won the National Book Award & the Pulitzer Prize. She had over a forty…

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01-17-1922 Betty White – Born in Oak Park, Illinois. She is an American actress, animal rights activist, LGBT supporter, author, comedienne, radio host, singer, and television personality. She is one…

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2020
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2020

People

01-16-1933 – 12-28-2004 Susan Sontag – Born in New York City, New York. She was an American writer, film maker, professor, literary icon, and political activist. She became a role-model…

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01-15-1864 – 05-16-1952 Frances “Fannie” Benjamin Johnston – Born in Grafton, West Virginia. She was a photographer and photojournalist whose career lasted for almost fifty years. She is best known…

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Jan 15
2020
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2020

People

01-14-1904 – 01-18-1980 Sir Cecil Beaton – Born in Hampstead, United Kingdom. He was a British-born Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer. He was also a fashion and portrait photographer….

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01-14-2014 U.S. Senior District Judge Terence Kern of Oklahoma ruled that the ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

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Jan 14
2020
Jan 13
2020

People

01-13-1949 Dr. Diane “Dee” Mosbacher – Born in Houston, Texas. She is an American filmmaker, lesbian feminist activist, and psychiatrist. In 1993, she founded WomanVision, a nonprofit organization to promote…

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