DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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04-23-1945   François Clemmons – Born in Birmingham, Alabama. He is an American singer, actor, playwright, and university lecturer. Clemmons is best know as “Officer Clemmons” on the PBS television…

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Apr 23
2019
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2019

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04-22-1946 John Waters – Born in Baltimore, Maryland. He is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, stand-up comedian, journalist, visual artist, and art collector. Known for his cult films of…

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04-21-1891 – 08-21-1974   Georgia Harkness – Born in Harkness, New York , a town named after her grandfather. She was a Christian theologian in the Methodist tradition. Harkness was…

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Apr 21
2019
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2019

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04-20-1937 George Takei – Born in Boyle Heights, California. He is an American actor best known for his role in the TV series Star Trek, in which he played Hikaru…

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04-19-1930 – 07-08-1994 Dick Sargent – Born in Carmel, California. He was an American actor, notable as the second actor to portray Darrin Stephens on TV series Bewitched. On National…

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Apr 19
2019
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2019

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04-18-1918 – 10-11-2011 Roberta Cowell (born Robert Marshall Cowell) – Born in Croydon, United Kingdom. She was a racing driver and World War II fighter pilot and transgender pioneer. Cowell was…

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04-17-1919 – 08-05-2012 Chavela Vargas – Born in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica. She was a Costa Rican-born Mexican singer. In 2007 she was presented with a Latin Grammy…

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Apr 17
2019
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2019

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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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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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Apr 15
2019
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2019

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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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