DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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05-22-1930 – 11-27-1978 Harvey Milk – Born in Woodmere, New York. He was the first openly gay candidate to be elected in any big city in the United States. In…

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May 22
2022
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2022

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05-21-1917 – 09-12-1993 Raymond Burr – Born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. He was a Canadian-American actor. (His father was Canadian, his mother was American.) He is best known…

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05-20-1946   Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian) – Born in El Centro, California. She is an American singer and actress whose career has spanned six decades. Cher has won a Grammy Award,…

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May 20
2022
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2022

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05-19-1930 – 01-12-1965 Lorraine Hansberry – Born in Chicago, Illinois. She was an African-American playwright and author. She wrote A Raisin In The Sun (1959). Hansberry was the first black woman…

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05-18-1921 – 08-16-1963   Joan Eardley – Born at Bailing Hill Farm in Warnham, Sussex, England. She was a British artist noted for her portraiture of street children in Glasgow…

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May 18
2022
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2022

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05-17-1895 – 12-26-1984   Gayelord Hauser – Born in Tübingen, Germany. At the age of sixteen, he immigrated to the United States in 1911. He was an American nutritionist and…

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05-16-1966   Janet Jackson – Born in Gary, Indiana. She is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. She is the youngest child of the Jackson family. Having sold over…

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May 16
2022
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2022

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05-15-1930   Jasper Johns – Born in Augusta, Georgia. He is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker whose work is associated with abstract expressionism, New-Dada, and Pop Art. Johns has…

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05-14-1921 – 08-08-1984 Richard Deacon – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an American television and film actor. His best-known roles are Mel Cooley on CBS’s The Dick Van Dyke…

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May 14
2022
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2022

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05-13-1944 – 04-25-1988   Carolyn Franklin – Born in Memphis, Tennessee. She was an American singer/songwriter, best known as the younger sister of Aretha Franklin. She earned a Bachelor of…

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