July 29 in LGBTQ History
1953: Tim Gunn, fashion guru and guide is born today. “Make it work!”
1978: The Village People’s first major hit, disco single “Macho Man”, begins a six-week run in the nation’s Top 40. It will eventually go gold.
1986: The Chicago City Council, by a vote of 30 to 18, defeats a proposed gay rights ordinance for the city.
1998: Jerome Robbins, Tony Award-winning director and choreographer, dies at the age of 79.