This Day in Quiztory

This Day in Quiztory

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08.16_Happy Birthday, Angela Bassett!
August 16, 2022

#OTD Academy Award nominated actress Angela Bassett was born in New York, NY. Today we celebrate her on her 64th birthday.

08.15_"Endless Love"
August 15, 2022

#OTD The song "Endless Love," a duet by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie, began a nine week run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

08.12_Arif S. Kinchen_Pioneer Ophelia DeVore
August 12, 2022

#OTD Ophelia DeVore, a pioneer in the modeling industry, was born in Edgefield, South Carolina. Actor Arif S. Kinchen narrates.

08.11_Flex Alexander_J. Rosamond Johnson
August 11, 2022

#OTD Activist and composer, J. Rosamond Johnson, known for composing the hymn "Lift Every Voice And Sing," was born in Jacksonville, Florida. Actor Flex Alexander narrates.

08.10_Happy 72nd Birthday, Patti Austin!
August 10, 2022

#OTD Recording artist Patti Austin was born in Harlem, NY. We celebrate her today on her 72nd birthday.

08.09_Super Bowl Champion Doug Williams
August 09, 2022

#OTD Doug Williams, the first black starting quarterback in the NFL to win a Super Bowl, was born in Zachary, Louisiana.

08.08_Inventor Richard Spikes
August 08, 2022

#OTD Inventor Richard Spikes received a patent for a horizontally swinging barber's chair.

08.05_Theologian James Cone
August 05, 2022

#OTD Theologian James Cone, known as the founder of black liberation theology, was born in Fordyce, Arkansas.

08.04_The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show
August 04, 2022

#OTD The late night talk show, The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show, premiered in syndication.

08.03_Happy Birthday, Spinderella!
August 03, 2022

#OTD Pioneering DJ Spinderella was born in Brooklyn, NY. Today we celebrate her on her 51st birthday.