DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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10-31-1896 – 09-01-1977 Ethel Waters – Born in Chester, Pennsylvania. She was an American blues, jazz, and gospel vocalist, and actress. Her best known recordings include Dinah, Stormy Weather, Taking…

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2019
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2019

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10-30-1930 – 03-04-1992 Néstor Almendros – Born in Barcelona, Spain. He was an Oscar-winning Spanish cinematographer. In 1948, he left Spain for Cuba where he started the country’s first film…

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10-30-2014 “RuPaul’s Drag Race Girls” Adore Delano and Bianca Del Rio star in Starbucks LGBT commercial. Starbucks is an ally to the LGBT community. The company raised a rainbow flag…

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Oct 30
2019
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2019

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10-29-1955 Boy Abunda – Born in Borongan, Philippines. Abunda is a Filipino television host, publicist, talent manager, and celebrity endorser. He is dubbed as the “King of Talk” in local…

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10-29-2013 Retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor officiates a same-sex wedding at Supreme Court.

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Oct 29
2019
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2019

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10-28-1842 — 10-22-1932 Anna Elizabeth Dickinson – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Quakers and abolitionists John and Mary Edmondson Dickinson. The family home was a safe house for the Underground…

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10-28-1916 – 08-10-2011 Rose Robertson – Born in Deptford, south-east London, United Kingdom. She was a former British spy. She set up one of the first gay and lesbian helplines….

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Oct 28
2019
Oct 28
2019

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10-28-2008 Milk (Film) – Premiers in San Francisco. Starring Sean Penn, it is an American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, who…

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10-27-1846 – 09-26-1914 Katharine Harris Bradley – Born in Birmingham, England. She, along with Edith Emma Cooper (b. January 12, 1862), wrote under the pseudonym Michael Field. As Field, they…

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Oct 27
2019
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2019

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10-26-1947 Hillary Rodham Clinton – Born in Chicago, Illinois. She is an American politician who served as the 67th United States Secretary of State. She was also the First Lady…

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