DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

02-12-1902 – 07-16-1967   Bet van Beeren – Born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She was a flamboyant bar owner in Amsterdam. She named the bar Café ’t Mandje (The Basket…

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Feb 12
2024
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2024

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02-11-1962 Tammy Baldwin – Born in Madison, Wisconsin. She is an American politician and has always been out publicly as a lesbian. She served in the U.S. House of Representatives…

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Events

02-11-1967   The Black Cat protest – Almost 2 years before Stonewall. On New Year’s Eve, 1966/1967, at midnight, as traditional New Year’s kisses were exchanged in the LGBT bar,…

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Feb 11
2024
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2024

People

02-10-1893 – 06-05-1953 Bill Tilden II – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an American tennis player who was the World No. 1 player for seven years. He won Wimbledon…

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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
2024
Feb 9
2024

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
2024
Feb 7
2024

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
2024
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2024

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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