july 19 for lgbtq2

July 19, 1971

Queen performed at the Rugby Club, Hayle, West Cornwall, England.

1974

David Bowie wraps up his tour supporting Diamond Dogs in New York with two shows at Madison Square Garden. The shows are videotaped for MainMan by John Dove.

1974

Olivia Newton-John’s “Please Mr. Please” was the #1 Adult Contemporary song. and 5 on the pop chart. rumoured to be a lesbian, ONJ later married a younger man, and has been an ally to the LGB and T community

1980

Olivia Newton-John’s “Magic” was the #1 Adult Contemporary hit and # 7 on the pop chart

Bette Midler’s “The Rose” at #8

Queen enjoy their third UK #1 album with “The Game”, which featured the singles “Another One Bites The Dust” and “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”. Both of those releases topped the Billboard Hot 100 in America and the LP went on to sell over four million copies. and the LP,  Glass Houses was No. 1 for its sixth and final week.

 Elton John had hit #29 with “Little Jeannie”

David Bowie made his theatrical debut as the title character in The Elephant Man at the Denver Center of Performing Arts in Denver, Colorado.  The show does well, and Bowie takes the lead in the Broadway production later that year.

1986

Janet Jackson’s “Nasty” held down position #3
Patti LaBelle registered her only #1 album in Winner in You, toppling Janet Jackson’s Control after two weeks.


the self-titled Whitney Houston was 7

1996

The Spice Girls made their debut on UK TV music show Top Of The Pops performing their debut single ‘ Wannabe’ which gave them their first of nine UK chart toppers. – they were marketed as if roommates, like The Beatles, but with lesbian subtext for marketing.

2007

US sales figures were released that showed CD sales falling a further 11.7% since last year. In contrast, vinyl record collectors pushed the demand for 78 RPM platters up by 12.9%.

2021

wonder if he will be drafted into the league now…

https://www.sportsnet.ca/nhl/article/nhl-prospect-luke-prokop-announces-hes-gay-social-media-post/NHL prospect Luke Prokop announces he’s gay in social media postLuke Prokop, a third-round pick of the Nashville Predators in the 2020 draft, has come out as gay, making the announcement via his social media channels on Monday.www.sportsnet.ca

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/07/19/georgia-boy-gay-etched-haircut-charges/A boy had the word ‘gay’ shaved into his hair. Now three people have been charged with child abuse.A video live-streamed on Instagram last month sparked a police investigation, which led to the boy being removed from his home.www.washingtonpost.com

https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/relationships/dating/three-words-that-ruined-sydney-writers-great-first-date/news-story/525fdf4d0df898142d7a47d43da9e598Dating: Bisexual woman reveals phobia she encounters over sexualityIt was one of those “great” first dates – the chat was flowing and there was an “immediate spark” between Chloe Sargeant and the woman she had agreed to meet for drinks.www.news.com.au

https://www.siliconera.com/heart-of-the-woods-captures-the-essence-of-a-lesbian-romance/Heart of the Woods Captures the Essence of a Lesbian RomanceThrough all the plot turns, perspective shifts and fantasy elements, Heart of the Woods knows what is at the heart of a lesbian romance.www.siliconera.com

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