DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

01-04-2016 Jackie Biskupski is sworn in as Salt Lake City’s new mayor. She is the first openly gay person to hold the office. Biskupski was first elected to the Utah…

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Jan 4
2020
Jan 3
2020

People

01-03-1916 – 10-21-1995   Maxene Andrews – Born in Mound, Minnesota. She was one of the Andrew Sisters. With her sisters, Patty and Laverne, they were one of the most…

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People

01-02-1900 – 12-26-1973 William Haines – Born in Staunton, Virginia. He was an American film actor and interior designer. By the end of the 1920s, he had become a popular…

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Jan 2
2020
Jan 2
2020

Events

01-02-2017   The Pasadena Rose Parade will feature a float commissioned by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation named “To Honor & Remember Orlando.” The float is ridden by local LGBT leaders…

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People

01-01-1895 – 05-02-1972 J. Edgar Hoover – Born in Washington, D.C. He was the first Director of the Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI) of the U.S. Hoover built the FBI…

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Jan 1
2020
Jan 1
2020

Events

01-01-2014 California’s Rose Parade featured the first-ever gay marriage ceremony. It was the 125th Rose Parade and its theme was “Dreams Come True.” Aubrey Loots and Danny Lelair exchanged vows…

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People

12-31-1948 – 05-17-2012 Donna Summer – Born in Boston, Massachusetts. She was a prominent gay icon of the underground disco scene. In the mid-1980s, she was embroiled in controversy after…

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Dec 31
2019
Dec 30
2019

People

12-30-1964 Sophie Ward – Born in London, England. She is an English actress and the daughter of the actor Simon Ward. Her film roles include the part of Elizabeth Hardy…

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People

12-29-1946   Marianne Faithfull – Born in Hampstead, London, England. She is an English singer, songwriter, and actress. The release of her song As Tears Go By in the 1960s…

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Dec 29
2019