DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

05-19-2014 U.S. District Judge Michael McShane strikes down Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage, finding that the law violated the constitutional right to equal protection. He ordered his ruling to take…

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May 19
2018
May 18
2018

People

05-18-1913 – 02-19-2001 Charles Trenet – Born in Narbonne, Aude, France. He was a French singer and songwriter. Trenet wrote close to a thousand songs, the most famous being La…

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People

05-17-1984   Lena Waithe – Born in Chicago, Illinois. She is an American actress, producer, and screenwriter best known for co-writing and acting in the Netflix series Master of None….

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May 17
2018
May 17
2018

Events

  05-17-2004 Massachusetts gay marriage begins.   05-17-2005 International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT)  

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People

05-16-1919 – 02-04-1987 Liberace (Wladziu Valentino Liberace) – Born in West Allis, Wisconsin. He was an American pianist and entertainer. At the height of his fame from the 1950s to…

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May 16
2018
May 15
2018

People

05-15-1990 Stella Maxwell – Born in Brussels, Belgium to Northern Irish parents. She is a Belgian-Irish fashion model and since 2015 has been modeling for Victoria’s Secret. Maxwell has appeared…

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Events

05-15-2015 Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, married his civil partner, Belgian architect Gauthier Destenay. He is the first serving leader in the European Union to wed someone of the…

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May 15
2018
May 14
2018

People

05-14-1921 – 08-08-1984 Richard Deacon – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an American television and film actor. His best-known roles are Mel Cooley on CBS’s The Dick Van Dyke…

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Events

05-14-2013 The Justice’s National Council of Brazil legalized same-sex marriage for the entire country in a 14-1 vote. The ruling was published on May 15th and took effect on May…

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May 14
2018
May 13
2018

People

05-13-1957 Alan Ball – Born in Marietta, Georgia. He is an American screenwriter, director, and producer for television, film, and theatre. He is particularly notable for writing American Beauty and True…

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