DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

07-13-1863 – 09-05-1947 Mary Emma Woolley – Born in South Norwalk, Connecticut. She was an American educator, peace activist, and women’s suffrage supporter. Woolley was the first female student to…

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Jul 13
2022
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2022

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07-12-1866 – 01-29-1929   La Goulue (b. Louise Weber) – Born into a Jewish family from Alsace, France. The family moved near Paris, where her mother worked in a laundry….

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07-11-1931 – 07-08-2018  Tab Hunter (born Arthur Andrew Kelm) – Born in New York City, New York, he grew up in Long Beach, California. He was an American actor, singer,…

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Jul 11
2022
Jul 11
2022

Events

07-11-1999 Aimee and Jaguar – Film shown on this date at the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. Directed by Max Faberbock, it is a German drama set in…

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07-10-1640 – 04-16-1689 Aphra Behn – Born in Canterbury, United Kingdom. She was a British playwright, poet, translator, and fiction writer. Behn was one of the first women to earn…

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Jul 10
2022
Jul 10
2022

Events

07-10-2014 Laverne Cox is nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on the Netflix hit Orange is the New Black. She is…

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People

07-09-1937 David Hockney – Born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He is an artist and major contributor to the Pop Art movement of the 1960s. He is considered…

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Jul 9
2022
Jul 9
2022

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07-09-2014 District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree stuck down Colorado’s ban on same-sex marriage, stating it violates the state and federal constitutions.

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07-08-1886 – 12-16-1973   Frances M. Witherspoon – Born in Meridian, Mississippi. She was an American writer and activist. She and her life-partner, Tracy Dickinson Mygatt, founded the New York…

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Jul 8
2022
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2022

People

07-07-1899 – 01-24-1983 George Cukor – Born in the Lower East Side, New York City, New York. He was an American film director. Cukor directed The Philadelphia Story (1940), Born…

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