Monday, 14 November 2011

14th November

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LGBT People Born 14th November:


1874 – Adolf Brand – German Author / Anarchist / Activist – Died 2nd February 1945


1880 – Eugene O’Brien – US Actor – Died 29th April 1966


1900 – Aaron Copland – US Composer / Pianist – Died 2nd December 1990


1906 – Albrecht Becker – German Actor / Photographer / Production Designer – Died 22nd April 2002


1906 – Louise Brooks – US Dancer / Model / Actress – Died 8th August 1985


1930 – Pierre Berge – French Businessman


1932 – Jack Smith – US Actor / Playwright / Director / Photographer – Died 25th September 1989


1939 – Wendy Carlos – US Composer / Musician / Photographer


1960 – Tom Judson [Gus Mattox] – US Actor / Porn / Composer


1962 – Stefano Gabbana – Italian Fashion Designer


1966 – Petra Rossner – German Cyclist


1968 – Svetlana Surganova – Russian Musician / Singer / Poet


1978 – Daniel Marvin – Argentine / Brazilian Porn


1981 – Russell Tovey – UK Actor


???? – Bo Summers – US Porn [or 20th October 1964]



And Those Who Died:


1938 – William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp – UK Politician – Born 20th February 1872


1991 – Adrian Lee Kellard – US Artist – Born 28th January 1959


1991 – Tony Richardson – UK Director / Producer – Born 5th June 1928


1994 – Humphrey Berkeley – UK Politician – Born 21st February 1926


1994 – Tom Villard – US Actor – Died 19th November 1953


1999 – Peter Wildeblood – UK / Canadian Journalist / Author / Playwright / Activist – Born 19th May 1923


2008 – Lateisha Green – US Hate Crime Victim – Born 4th July 1985/6



Events in LGBT History:


2001 – 21 of those arrested on “The Queen Boat” in Cairo, Egypt, convicted of “habitual practice of debauchery,” 1 for “contempt of religion,” & 1 for both. A 53rd man (a teenager) tried in juvenile court and sentenced to 3 years prison and 3 years probation


2006 – “Ministry to persons with a homosexual inclination” document issued by the Roman Catholic Church


2007 – Verzaubert Queer Film Festival, Munich, Germany [ran until 21st November 2007]


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