DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

04-23-2013 France legalizes gay marriage. The first wedding took place in Montpellier on May 28, 2013. Vincent Autin and Bruno Boileau became the first same-sex couple to marry. In his…

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2021
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2021

People

04-22-1946 John Waters – Born in Baltimore, Maryland. He is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, stand-up comedian, journalist, visual artist, and art collector. Known for his cult films of…

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04-22-2019   Gentleman Jack premiers in the U.S. A historical television series created by Sally Wainwright. The series is based on the collected diaries of Anne Lister, which contain over…

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Apr 22
2021
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2021

People

04-21-1891 – 08-21-1974   Georgia Harkness – Born in Harkness, New York , a town named after her grandfather. She was a Christian theologian in the Methodist tradition. Harkness was…

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04-21-2014 US Postal Service unveil its new stamp honoring Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected official to be featured on a US stamp.  

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Apr 21
2021
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2021

People

04-20-1937 George Takei – Born in Boyle Heights, California. He is an American actor best known for his role in the TV series Star Trek, in which he played Hikaru…

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People

04-19-1930 – 07-08-1994 Dick Sargent – Born in Carmel, California. He was an American actor, notable as the second actor to portray Darrin Stephens on TV series Bewitched. On National…

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Apr 19
2021
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2021

People

04-18-1918 – 10-11-2011   Roberta Cowell – Born in Croydon, United Kingdom. She was a racing driver, World War II fighter pilot, and a transgender pioneer. Cowell was the first known…

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People

04-17-1919 – 08-05-2012 Chavela Vargas – Born in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica. She was a Costa Rican-born Mexican singer. In 2007 she was presented with a Latin Grammy…

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Apr 17
2021