DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

02-09-1944 Alice Walker – Born in Putnam County, Georgia. She is an American writer and activist. She wrote the novel, The Color Purple (1982), which won the National Book Award…

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Feb 9
2020
Feb 9
2020

Events

02-09-2015 Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas and his boyfriend, Shawn Brier, become the first gay men in history to share the ceremonial “first kiss” held when a vessel returns from…

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People

02-08-1931 – 09-30-1955 James Dean – Born in Marion, Indiana. He was an American actor best known for his role in Rebel Without a Cause. He had starring roles in…

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Feb 8
2020
Feb 7
2020

People

02-07-1962   Garth Brooks – Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is an American singer and songwriter. As of 2019, Brooks is the only artist in music history to have released…

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Events

02-07-1968 The Fox – USA release date of the film based on the novel of the same name by D. H. Lawrence. One of the earliest films to have a…

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Feb 7
2020
Feb 6
2020

People

02-06-1899 – 10-30-1968 Ramon Novarro – Born in Durango, Mexico. He was a Mexican film, stage, and television actor who began his career as a leading man in silent films…

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People

02-05-1914 – 08-02-1997 William S. Burroughs – Born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was an American novelist, short story writer, satirist, painter, and spoken word performer. He was a primary…

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Feb 5
2020
Feb 5
2020

Events

02-05-1993 Last Call at Maud’s – Documentary directed by Paris Poirier. From 1966 to 1989, Maud’s was a San Francisco bar for lesbians. The film covers the background leading up…

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People

1849-1896   We’wha – He was a Zuni Native American from New Mexico. He was a famous Lhamana, a traditional Zuni gender role, now described as mixed-gender or Two Spirit….

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Feb 4
2020
Feb 4
2020

Events

02-04-2016 The United Nations Postal Administration issued a set of six commemorative stamps to promote UN Free & Equal — a global UN campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender…

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