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06-03-1967 Anderson Cooper – Born in New York, New York. He is the son of Gloria Vanderbilt. American journalist, author, and TV personality and reality television personality. He is the…

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Jun 3
2022
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2022

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06-02-1951 – 03-31-2017 Gilbert Baker – Born in Chanute, Kansas. Baker was an openly gay artist and civil rights activist who in 1978 designed and made the Rainbow Flag, sometimes called…

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06-01-1926 – 08-05-1962 Marilyn Monroe – She was an American actress and model. Famous for playing “dumb blonde” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the…

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Jun 1
2022
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2022

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05-31-1819 – 03-26-1892 Walt Whitman – Born in West Hills, Huntington, Long Island, New York. American poet, essayist, and journalist. A humanist, he was part of the transition between transcendentalism…

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05-30-1926 – 05-03-1989 Christine Jorgensen – Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York. As an American transgender pioneer, she was the first person to become widely known in…

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May 30
2022
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2022

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05-29-1961 Melissa Etheridge – Born in Leavenworth, Kansas. She is an American rock singer, songwriter, and activist. Her self-titled debut album Melissa Etheridge released in 1988 became a hit. The…

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05-28-1913 – 12-04-1989 May Swenson – Born in Bethany Beach, Delaware. She was an American poet and playwright born in Logan Utah. Swenson was the eldest of ten children in…

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May 28
2022
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2022

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05-27-1912 – 06-18-1982 John Cheever – Born in Quincy, Massachusetts. American novelist and short story writer. He is now recognized as one of the most important short fiction writers of…

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05-26-1951 – 07-23-2012 Sally Ride – Born in Los Angeles, California. She was the first United States woman astronaut. Ride joined NASA in 1978 and, at the age of 32,…

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2022
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2022

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05-25-1937 – 02-22-2019   Victor J. Banis – Born in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. He was an American author and has been called “the godfather of modern popular gay fiction.” His…

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