DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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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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Jan 16
2021
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2021

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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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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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Jan 14
2021
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2021

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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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01-12-1896 – 07-11-1973 Nobuko Yoshiya – Born in Niigata Niigata Prefecture, Japan. She was a Japanese novelist, and was one of modern Japan’s most commercially successful and prolific writers, specializing…

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Jan 12
2021
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2021

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01-11-1899 – 06-03-1991 Eva Le Gallienne – Born in London, England, to an English poet of French descent, Richard Le Gallienne, and a Danish journalist, Julie Norregard. She became a…

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01-10-1939 – 02-12-1976 Sal Mineo – Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York. He was an American film and theatre actor, best known for his performance as John…

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Jan 10
2021
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2021

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01-09-1941 Joan Baez – Born in Staten Island, New York City, New York. She is an American folk singer, songwriter, musician, and prominent human rights, LGBT, and peace activist. She…

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01-08-1865 – 11-26-1943 Winnaretta Singer, Princesse Edmond de Polignac – Born in Yonkers, New York. She was the twentieth of 24 children and an heir to the Singer sewing machine…

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Jan 8
2021
Jan 7
2021

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01-07-1950 – 08-28-2016 Juan Gabriel (born Alberto Aguilera Valadez) – Born in Parácuaro, Mexico. He was a Mexican singer, songwriter, recording artist, and performer. He was called “The Liberace of…

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