13 SPORTS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019 | | THE BALTIMORE SUN ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRITIES Tribune news services Michelle Obama is still trying to get out the vote. The former first lady announced that Selena Gomez, Liza Koshy, Shonda Rhimes, Megan Rapinoe, Tracee Ellis Ross and Kerry Washington have signed on as co-chairs of the national organization When We All Vote. Obama is already a cochair, along with LinManuel Miranda, Faith Hill, Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson, and basketball star Chris Paul. Hanks said “registering new voters is an act of hope and taking part in the American idea.” He added that voting guarantees the blessings of “liberty for the grandkids.” Vote: Spike Lee will receive Film at Lincoln Center’s 46th Chaplin Award. Lincoln Center announced that the 62year-old filmmaker will be honored in its annual fundraising gala on April 27. The four previous Chaplin Award winners were Helen Mirren, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Robert Redford. Honored: The two biggest breakthrough acts in music this year, Billie Eilish and Lizzo, have been added to the list of performers at this year’s American Music Awards. Other performers at the Nov. 24 event include Camila Cabello, nominated for collaboration of the year for “Senorita” with Shawn Mendes, and Dua Lipa, whose debut album is the most streamed album by a female artist in Spotify history. AMAs: TODAY IN HISTORY at seizing power in Germany with a failed coup in Munich that came to be known as the “Beer-Hall Putsch.” its debut with a showing of the movie “Sometimes a Great Notion.” after a decade, the U.S. dollar was eliminated from circulation in Cuba. In 2004, Associated Press Massachusetts Sen. John F. Kennedy defeated Vice President Richard M. Nixon for the presidency. Singer Bonnie Raitt is 70. Actress Alfre Woodard is 67. TV chef Gordon Ramsay is 53. Actor Matthew Rhys is 45. Actress Tara Reid is 44. Actress Dania Ramirez is 40. Actress Jessica Lowndes is 31. Singer SZA is 29. In 1960, Nov. 8 birthdays: President Abraham Lincoln won re-election against Democratic challenger George B. McClellan. On Nov. 8, 1864, Republican Donald Trump was elected America’s 45th president. Republicans kept their majorities in the Senate and House. In 2016, the premium cable TV network HBO (Home Box Office) made In 1972, Adolf Hitler launched his first attempt In 1923, By Amy Dickinson [email protected]on.com Twitter @askingamy
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