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04-16-1939 – 03-02-1999 Dusty Springfield – (born Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien) Born in West Hampstead, London, England. She was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended…

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Apr 16
2021
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2021

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04-15-1894 – 09-26-1937 Bessie Smith – Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was an American blues singer. Nicknamed “The Empress of the Blues” she was the most popular female blues singer…

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04-14-1948 June Millington – Born in Manila, Philippines. She is a Filipino-American guitarist, songwriter, producer, and instructor. The Millington family left the Philippines for the United States in 1961. The…

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Apr 14
2021
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2021

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04-13-1947 – 02-03-2020  Deborah Batts – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In June 1994, she was sworn in as a Federal District Judge for Manhattan, becoming the nation’s first openly LGBT,…

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04-12-1961   Magda Szubanski – Born in Liverpool, England. She is an Australian television and film actress, comedian, and writer. In 2015, she released her memoir Reckoning. Twice she has…

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Apr 12
2021
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2021

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04-11-1932 Joel Grey – Born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is an American actor, singer, dancer, and photographer. He is best known for portraying the Master of Ceremonies in both stage…

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04-10-1890 – 01-15-1952 Maata Mahupuku – Born in Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand. She was of Māori descent. She is best remembered as friend and lover of writer Katherine Mansfield, whom…

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Apr 10
2021
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2021

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04-09-1990 Kristen Stewart – Born in Los Angeles, California. She is an American actress and model. She received recognition in 2008 with her role of protagonist Bella Sean in The…

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04-08-1942 Robin Tyler – Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She has been an LGBT activist for decades. Tyler was the first out gay or lesbian comic on stage, records, and…

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Apr 8
2021
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2021

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04-07-1915 – 07-17-1959 Billie Holiday – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Starting off her career in Harlem nightclubs, Billie soon became popular and began…

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