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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 30, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011.
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Cohen attached to star in 'Chicago Seven'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- British actor Sacha Baron Cohen reportedly is lined up to play Abbie Hoffman in the upcoming Hollywood movie "The Trial of the Chicago Seven."

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 30, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006.
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Yippie co-founder Stew Albert dies at 66

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Radical 1960s Vietnam War protester and Yippie co-founder Stewart Albert has died of cancer in Portland, Ore. He was 66.

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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 30, the 334h day of 2005 with 31 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 30, the 335th day of 2004 with 31 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2003 with 31 to follow.
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Newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet dies

CHICAGO, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Legendary Chicago newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet died Monday from pneumonia at the age of 91.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Barbra Streisand, who was born in 1942 (age 61); Richard Sterban of the Oak Ridge Boys in 1943 (age 60); Bernard Henderson of the Hues Corporation in 1944 (age 59); Doug "Cosmo" Clifford, drummer with Creedence Clearwater Revival
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2002 with 31 to follow.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's musical birthdays include bluesman Luther Allison, who was born in 1939;Gary Talley of the Box Tops in 1947 (age 55); Boston's Sib Hashian in 1949 (age53); Steve Price of Pablo Cruise in 1951 (age 51); Kevin Rowland of Dexy's Midnight Runners in 1
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Daniel Ellsberg, the man who leaked the Pentagon Papers to the news media in 1969, chats with Amy Carter in the courtroom of the Hampshire County Courthouse in Northampton, MA, on April 10, 1987 before testifying for the defense. Amy Carter and Abbie Hoffman and 13 others are charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct stemmign from an anti-CIA protest on the University of Amherst Campus in October of 1986. (UPI Photo/Pool/Files)
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Abbot Howard "Abbie" Hoffman (November 30, 1936 – April 12, 1989) was an American social and political activist who co-founded the Youth International Party ("Yippies").

Hoffman was arrested and tried for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in protests that led to violent confrontations with police during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, along with Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, Lee Weiner and Bobby Seale. The group was known collectively as the "Chicago Eight"; when Seale's prosecution was separated from the others, they became known as the Chicago Seven. While the defendants were initially convicted of intent to incite a riot, the verdicts were overturned on appeal.

Hoffman came to prominence in the 1960s, and continued practicing his activism in the 1970s, and has remained a symbol of the youth rebellion and radical activism of that era.

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