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10-09-1940 – 12-08-1980 John Lennon – Born in Liverpool, England. He was an English singer, songwriter, and activist, as well as the founder of the Beatles. His most famous post-Beatle…

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Oct 9
2019
Oct 9
2019

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10-09-1996 British film Beautiful Thing is released in the U.S.A. The screenplay was written by Jonathan Harvey based on his own original play of the same name. Initially, the film was…

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10-08-1926 – 08-30-2017 Louise Hay – Born in Los Angeles, California. She was an American motivational author, speaker, and the founder of Hay House. In 1984, her book, You Can…

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Oct 8
2019
Oct 8
2019

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10-08-2014 The University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College extends benefits to same-sex spouses of employees. Employees were notified by email, saying: “Notre Dame is a Catholic university and…

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10-07-1931 Archbishop Desmond Tutu – Born in Klerksdorp, South Africa. He is a supporter of LGBT rights stating “I would not worship a God who is homophobic and that is…

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Oct 7
2019
Oct 7
2019

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10-07-2014 U.S. 9th Circuit Court ruled that bans on marriage for same-sex couples in Idaho and Nevada were unconstitutional. And on this day, Colorado said counties in that state could…

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10-06-1906 – 09-14-1984 Janet Gaynor – Born in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was an American film, stage, and television actress, and painter. In 1929 Gaynor became the first winner of…

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Oct 6
2019
Oct 6
2019

Events

10-06-2015 The Bell Tower – The award-winning short story by DC Diamondopolous is published in the UK by Fiction On The Web http://www.fictionontheweb.co.uk/2015/10/the-bell-tower-by-dc-diamondopolous.html#more It’s the story of an African American…

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10-05-1972 Thomas Roberts – He grew up in a Roman Catholic family in Towson, Maryland. He is an American news anchor and reporter. Since April 2010, he has been a…

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Oct 5
2019
Oct 4
2019

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10-04-1941 Anne Rice – Born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica. She is best known for her popular and influential…

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