DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

05-29-1961 Melissa Etheridge – Born in Leavenworth, Kansas. She is an American rock singer, songwriter, and activist. Her self-titled debut album Melissa Etheridge released in 1988 became a hit. The…

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May 29
2019
May 28
2019

People

05-28-1913 – 12-04-1989 May Swenson – Born in Bethany Beach, Delaware. She was an American poet and playwright born in Logan Utah. Swenson was the eldest of ten children in…

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05-28-1997 Ma Vie En Rose (My Life in Pink) – A 1997 Belgian film directed by Alain Berliner. Released in the U.S. on December 26, 1997. It tells the story…

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May 28
2019
May 27
2019

People

05-27-1912 – 06-18-1982 John Cheever – Born in Quincy, Massachusetts. American novelist and short story writer. He is now recognized as one of the most important short fiction writers of…

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05-27-2005 C.R.A.Z.Y. – Initial release date of the French-language Canadian film from Quebec. The film was directed and co-written by Jean-Marc Vallée. It tells the story of Zac, a young…

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May 27
2019
May 26
2019

People

05-26-1951 – 07-23-2012 Sally Ride – Born in Los Angeles, California. She was the first United States woman astronaut. Ride joined NASA in 1978 and, at the age of 32,…

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05-25-1937 – 02-22-2019   Victor J. Banis – Born in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. He was an American author and has been called “the godfather of modern popular gay fiction.” His…

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May 25
2019
May 24
2019

People

05-24-1941   Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman) – Born in Duluth, Minnesota. He is an American singer-songwriter and straight ally. He has been influential in popular music for more…

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Events

Taiwan becomes the first Asian nations to rule in favor of same-sex marriage. The constitutional court, known as the Judicial Yuan, said current marriage laws were “in violation of both the…

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May 24
2019