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10-12-1932 – 08-19-2017 Dick Gregory – Born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was an African-American comedian civil rights activist, social critic, writer, and occasional actor. During the 1960s, Gregory became…

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Oct 12
2020
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2020

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10-11-1884 – 11-07-1962 Eleanor Roosevelt – Born in New York City, New York. She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United…

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10-10-1967 Gavin Newsom – Born in San Francisco, California. He is an American politician and is the 49th and current lieutenant governor of California after being elected in 2010 and…

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Oct 10
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10-09-1940 – 12-08-1980 John Lennon – Born in Liverpool, England. He was an English singer, songwriter, and activist, as well as the founder of the Beatles. His most famous post-Beatle…

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10-08-1926 – 08-30-2017 Louise Hay – Born in Los Angeles, California. She was an American motivational author, speaker, and the founder of Hay House. In 1984, her book, You Can…

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Oct 8
2020
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2020

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10-07-1931 Archbishop Desmond Tutu – Born in Klerksdorp, South Africa. He is a supporter of LGBT rights stating “I would not worship a God who is homophobic and that is…

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10-06-1906 – 09-14-1984 Janet Gaynor – Born in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was an American film, stage, and television actress, and painter. In 1929 Gaynor became the first winner of…

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Oct 6
2020
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2020

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10-05-1972 Thomas Roberts – He grew up in a Roman Catholic family in Towson, Maryland. He is an American news anchor and reporter. Since April 2010, he has been a…

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10-04-1941 Anne Rice – Born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica. She is best known for her popular and influential…

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Oct 4
2020
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2020

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10-03-1925 – 07-31-2012 Gore Vidal – Born in West Point, New York. He was an American writer of novels, essays, screenplays, and stage plays. He was also an intellectual known…

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