DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

Australia becomes the 26th country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.

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Jan 9
2021
Jan 8
2021

People

01-08-1865 – 11-26-1943 Winnaretta Singer, Princesse Edmond de Polignac – Born in Yonkers, New York. She was the twentieth of 24 children and an heir to the Singer sewing machine…

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People

01-07-1950 – 08-28-2016 Juan Gabriel (born Alberto Aguilera Valadez) – Born in Parácuaro, Mexico. He was a Mexican singer, songwriter, recording artist, and performer. He was called “The Liberace of…

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Jan 7
2021
Jan 6
2021

People

01-06-1798 – 05-20-1849 Marie Dorval – Born in France (place unknown). She was a popular French actress. In her thirties she was involved romantically with George Sand (real name Amantine…

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01-06-2015 Some 37 years after Miami-Dade County saw one of the most notorious and vitriolic anti-gay legislative campaigns in U.S. history, the county has become the first place in Florida…

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Jan 6
2021
Jan 5
2021

People

01-05-1931 – 12-01-1989 Alvin Ailey Jr. – Born in Rogers, Texas. He was an African-American choreographer and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre in New York City….

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People

01-04-1948 Natalie Goldberg – Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. She is an American popular New Age author and speaker, best known for a series of books which explore…

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Jan 4
2021
Jan 4
2021

Events

01-04-2016 Jackie Biskupski is sworn in as Salt Lake City’s new mayor. She is the first openly gay person to hold the office. Biskupski was first elected to the Utah…

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People

01-03-1916 – 10-21-1995   Maxene Andrews – Born in Mound, Minnesota. She was one of the Andrew Sisters. With her sisters, Patty and Laverne, they were one of the most…

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Jan 3
2021
Jan 2
2021

People

01-02-1900 – 12-26-1973 William Haines – Born in Staunton, Virginia. He was an American film actor and interior designer. By the end of the 1920s, he had become a popular…

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