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06-24-1883 – 02-20-1942   Eleanora “Nora” Houston – Born in Richmond, Virginia. She was an American painter, women’s rights advocate, and suffragist. She began to study art under Richmond artist…

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06-23-1912 – 06-07-1954 Alan Turing – Born in Maida Vale, London, England. He was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and marathon and distance runner. He was highly influential…

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06-22-1953 Cyndi Lauper – Born in Queens, New York. She is an American musician, songwriter, producer, actress, and LGBT straight ally. Her sister, Ellen, is an out lesbian and Cyndi…

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Jun 22
2021
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06-21-1947 Meredith Baxter – Born in South Pasadena, California. She is an American actress and producer. Baxter is most known for the TV show Family Ties (1982-1989). On August 4,…

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06-20-1929 – 09-12-2017 Edie Windsor – Born in the poor part of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the youngest of three children. Her parents were immigrants from Russia. She shared a 44-year relationship with…

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06-19-1856 – 01-22-1933 Elisabeth (Bessy) Marbury – Born in New York City, New York. She was a pioneering theatrical and literary agent, and producer, who represented prominent theatrical performers and…

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06-18-1864 – 08-11-1939 Agnes Goodsir – Born in Portland, Victoria, Australia. She moved to Europe in 1912 and in 1921 settled in Paris. While in London during WWI, she was…

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06-17-1943 Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus) – Born in Brooklyn, New York, He is an American singer-songwriter and producer. He is best known for his recordings of Mandy, Can’t…

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06-16-1947 Ellen Bass – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Her poetry has frequently appeared in The New Yorker and on The Writer’s Almanac…

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06-15-1973 Neil Patrick Harris – Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is an American actor, singer, writer, producer, director, comedian, television host, and magician. He is known for playing Barney…

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