DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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02-08-1931 – 09-30-1955 James Dean – Born in Marion, Indiana. He was an American actor best known for his role in Rebel Without a Cause. He had starring roles in…

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2019
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2019

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02-07-1977 Diandrea “Dee” Rees – Born in Nashville, Tennessee. She is an American screenwriter and director. Her feature films include Pariah (2011), Bessie (2015), and Mudbound (2017). She has also…

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02-07-1968 The Fox – USA release date of the film based on the novel of the same name by D. H. Lawrence. One of the earliest films to have a…

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Feb 7
2019
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2019

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02-06-1899 – 10-30-1968 Ramon Novarro – Born in Durango, Mexico. He was a Mexican film, stage, and television actor who began his career as a leading man in silent films…

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02-05-1914 – 08-02-1997 William S. Burroughs – Born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was an American novelist, short story writer, satirist, painter, and spoken word performer. He was a primary…

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Feb 5
2019
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2019

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02-05-1993 Last Call at Maud’s – Documentary directed by Paris Poirier. From 1966 to 1989, Maud’s was a San Francisco bar for lesbians. The film covers the background leading up…

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Mpho Andrea Tutu (1963) – Born in London, England. She is the youngest daughter of Desmond Tutu. Her father ordained her a priest of the Episcopal Church in 2004. Mpho and…

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Feb 4
2019
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2019

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02-04-2016 The United Nations Postal Administration issued a set of six commemorative stamps to promote UN Free & Equal — a global UN campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender…

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02-03-1874 – 07-27-1946 Gertrude Stein – Born in West Allegheny (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania and raised in Oakland, California. She was an American writer of novels, poetry, and plays. Stein moved to…

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Feb 3
2019
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2019

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02-02-1923 – 11-12-2017 Liz Smith (Mary Elizabeth Smith) – Born in Fort Worth, Texas. She was an American gossip columnist. She was known as “The Grand Dame of Dish.” She…

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