DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

11-29-1915 – 05 31-1967 Billy Strayhorn – Born in Dayton, Ohio. Strayhorn wrote music and arrangements for and with Duke Ellington. The collaboration lasted three decades. He composed the band’s…

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2019
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2019

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11-28-1969   Colman Domingo – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is an American actor, playwright, television and stage director. He received an Obie Award in 2008 as part of the…

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Events

11-28-2014 Finland legalizes same-sex marriage. Gay couples had been able to enter into registered partnerships since 2002, but now the measure passed by the Finnish Parliament will end the distinction…

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Nov 28
2019
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2019

People

11-27-110 AD (died in October 130 AD) Antinous – Born in Claudiopolis (today known as Bolu, Turkey), in the Roman province of Bithynia. He was a Bithynian Greek youth and…

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11-26-1905 – 09-25-1987 Emlyn Williams – Born in Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales, UK. He was a Welsh dramatist and actor. Williams was actively bisexual throughout his adult life. He maintained a…

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Nov 26
2019
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2019

People

11-25-1975   Kristian Nairn – Born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. He’s a Northern Irish actor best known for his portrayal of Hodor in the HBO series Game of Thrones. In…

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Events

11-25-2014 U.S. District Court Judge Kristine Baker struck down Arkansas’ gay marriage band. She ruled in favor of two same-sex couples that argued that the ban violated the U.S. Constitution…

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Nov 25
2019
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2019

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11-24-1944 – 03-21-1974 Candy Darling  (James Lawrence Slattery) Born in Forest Hills, Queens, New York. She was an American transgender actress, best known as a Warhol Superstar. She starred in…

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11-23-1992   Miley Cyrus – Born in Franklin, Tennessee, the daughter of country music singer, Billy Ray Cyrus. She is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and philanthropist. At the age…

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Nov 23
2019
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2019

People

11-22-1943 Billie Jean King – Born in Long Beach, California. She is an American former World No. 1 champion professional tennis player. She won 39 Grand Slam titles and was…

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