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11-05-1955 Leslea Newman – Born in Brooklyn, New York. She is an American award-winning author and editor. Newman is Jewish, a feminist, and a lesbian. She has written and edited…

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Nov 5
2020
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2020

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11-04-1925 – 04-17-2016 Doris Roberts – Born in St. Louis, Missouri. She was an American actress. During her acting career she received five Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild…

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11-03-1895 – 07-26-1981 Jeannette Howard Foster – Born in Oak Park, Illinois. She was an American librarian, professor, poet, and researcher in the field of lesbian literature. Her years of groundbreaking…

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Nov 3
2020
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2020

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11-02-1961 k.d. lang (Kathryn Dawn Lang) – Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is a Canadian pop/country singer-songwriter and occasional actress. Lang has won both Juno Awards and Grammy Awards…

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11-01-1960 Timothy “Tim” D. Cook – Born in Mobile, Alabama. He is the chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Named CEO after Steve Jobs announced his resignation on Aug. 24,…

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Nov 1
2020
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2020

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10-31-1896 – 09-01-1977 Ethel Waters – Born in Chester, Pennsylvania. She was an American blues, jazz, and gospel vocalist, and actress. Her best known recordings include Dinah, Stormy Weather, Taking…

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10-30-1930 – 03-04-1992 Néstor Almendros – Born in Barcelona, Spain. He was an Oscar-winning Spanish cinematographer. In 1948, he left Spain for Cuba where he started the country’s first film…

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Oct 30
2020
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10-29-1955 Boy Abunda – Born in Borongan, Philippines. Abunda is a Filipino television host, publicist, talent manager, and celebrity endorser. He is dubbed as the “King of Talk” in local…

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10-28-1842 — 10-22-1932 Anna Elizabeth Dickinson – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Quakers and abolitionists John and Mary Edmondson Dickinson. The family home was a safe house for the Underground…

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Oct 28
2020
Oct 28
2020

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10-28-1916 – 08-10-2011 Rose Robertson – Born in Deptford, south-east London, United Kingdom. She was a former British spy. She set up one of the first gay and lesbian helplines….

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