DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

04-22-1946 John Waters – Born in Baltimore, Maryland. He is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, stand-up comedian, journalist, visual artist, and art collector. Known for his cult films of…

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Apr 22
2019
Apr 22
2019

Events

04-22-2013 Marriage equality passed the Delaware House of Representative. The state legalized same-sex marriage on May 7, 2013. The law went into effect on July 1, 2013. Delaware had civil…

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People

04-21-1891 – 08-21-1974   Georgia Harkness – Born in Harkness, New York , a town named after her grandfather. She was a Christian theologian in the Methodist tradition. Harkness was…

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Apr 21
2019
Apr 21
2019

Events

04-21-2014 US Postal Service unveil its new stamp honoring Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected official to be featured on a US stamp.  

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People

04-20-1937 George Takei – Born in Boyle Heights, California. He is an American actor best known for his role in the TV series Star Trek, in which he played Hikaru…

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Apr 20
2019
Apr 19
2019

People

04-19-1930 – 07-08-1994 Dick Sargent – Born in Carmel, California. He was an American actor, notable as the second actor to portray Darrin Stephens on TV series Bewitched. On National…

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People

04-18-1918 – 10-11-2011 Roberta Cowell (born Robert Marshall Cowell) – Born in Croydon, United Kingdom. She was a racing driver and World War II fighter pilot and transgender pioneer. Cowell was…

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Apr 18
2019
Apr 17
2019

People

04-17-1919 – 08-05-2012 Chavela Vargas – Born in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica. She was a Costa Rican-born Mexican singer. In 2007 she was presented with a Latin Grammy…

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Events

04-17-2013 New Zealand becomes the 14th country in the world to approve of marriage equality. The law will take effect in August of 2013. New Zealand had allowed civil unions…

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Apr 17
2019
Apr 16
2019

People

04-16-1939 – 03-02-1999 Dusty Springfield – (born Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien) Born in West Hampstead, London, England. She was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended…

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