DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

05-17-1895 – 12-26-1984   Gayelord Hauser – Born in Tübingen, Germany. At the age of sixteen, he immigrated to the United States in 1911. He was an American nutritionist and…

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May 17
2019
May 17
2019

Events

05-17-2004 Massachusetts gay marriage begins. 05-17-2005 International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT)

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People

05-16-1966   Janet Jackson – Born in Gary, Indiana. She is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. She is the youngest child of the Jackson family. Having sold over…

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May 16
2019
May 15
2019

People

05-15-1990 Stella Maxwell – Born in Brussels, Belgium to Northern Irish parents. She is a Belgian-Irish fashion model and since 2015 has been modeling for Victoria’s Secret. Maxwell has appeared…

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Events

05-15-2015 Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, married his civil partner, Belgian architect Gauthier Destenay. He is the first serving leader in the European Union to wed someone of the…

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May 15
2019
May 14
2019

People

05-14-1921 – 08-08-1984 Richard Deacon – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an American television and film actor. His best-known roles are Mel Cooley on CBS’s The Dick Van Dyke…

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Events

05-14-2013 The Justice’s National Council of Brazil legalized same-sex marriage for the entire country in a 14-1 vote. The ruling was published on May 15th and took effect on May…

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May 14
2019
May 13
2019

People

05-13-1944 – 04-25-1988   Carolyn Franklin – Born in Memphis, Tennessee. She was an American singer/songwriter, best known as the younger sister of Aretha Franklin. She earned a Bachelor of…

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Events

05-13-2003 Mambo Italiano – Film was shown at the Cannes Film Festival on this date. It’s a Canadian comedy-drama directed by Emile Gaudreault based on the play by the same…

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May 13
2019
May 12
2019

People

05-12-1907 – 06-29-2003 Katharine Hepburn – Born in Hartford, Connecticut. She was an American actress and a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. In 1999, Hepburn was…

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