DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

01-31-1902 – 12-12-1968 Tallulah Bankhead – Born in Huntsville, Alabama. She was an award winning American actress of the stage and screen. Bankhead was also known for her deep voice,…

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Jan 31
2021
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2021

People

01-30-1873 – 1955 Maud Hunt Squire – Born in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a painter, printmaker, and book illustrator. At the age of twenty-one, she enrolled in the Cincinnati Art…

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01-29-1954 Oprah Winfrey – Born in Kosciusko, Mississippi. She is an American media mogul, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her talk show, The…

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Jan 29
2021
Jan 29
2021

Events

12-29-2012 Maine’s same-sex marriage law goes into effect.

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01-28-1873 – 08-03-1954 Colette (Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette) – She was a French novelist nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Her best known work is the novella Gigi (1944)….

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Jan 28
2021
Jan 28
2021

Events

01-28-2015 Joel Grey comes out. Cabaret star says “I’m a gay man” at the age of 82. 01-28-2015 Chilean lawmakers give final approval to a bill that recognizes civil unions…

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01-27-1965   Alan Cumming – Born in Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland. He is a Scottish-American actor, comedian, singer, writer, filmmaker, and activist. Cumming’s has acted in numerous films, television shows, and…

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Jan 27
2021
Jan 27
2021

Events

01-27-2010 On this date the registered partnership of Iceland’s Prime Minister, Jóhanna Siguröardóttir and her parter, Jónina Leósdóttir was transformed into a recognized marriage. It was on this date that…

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01-26-1944 Angela Davis – Born in Birmingham, Alabama. She is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author. During the 1960s, she was a prominent counterculture activist leader. One of…

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Jan 26
2021
Jan 26
2021

People

01-26-1958 Ellen DeGeneres – Born in Metairie, Louisiana. She is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and television producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from…

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