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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008.
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Noted TV actress Ghostley dead at 81

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Tony Award-winning actress Alice Ghostley, known for her roles on TV series like "Designing Women," died this week in Los Angeles at the age of 81.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007.
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Today is Monday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2006 with 139 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2005 with 139 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Aug. 14, the 227th day of 2004 with 139 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2003 with 139 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2002 with 139 to follow.
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KT Sullivan's salute to the musical review

NEW YORK, March 25 (UPI) -- Once upon a time Broadway had its Ziegfeld Follies and George White's Scandals, and KT Sullivan is bringing them to life again in a cabaret act that has the zing and color of pink champagne.
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Alice Margaret Ghostley (August 14, 1924 – September 21, 2007) was an American actress. She was best known for her roles as Esmeralda on Bewitched (in which she had a recurring role from 1969 to 1972), as Cousin Alice on Mayberry R.F.D. (1970–1971) and as Bernice Clifton on Designing Women (1986–1993) for which she received an Emmy Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1992. Ghostley was also a regular on the James Garner-Margot Kidder NBC western Nichols (1971–1972) and the critically acclaimed variety series, The Julie Andrews Hour, which ran on ABC-TV during the 1972-1973 season.

Alice Ghostley was born in Eve, Vernon County, Missouri, where her father worked as a telegraph operator. She grew up in Henryetta, Oklahoma. After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Oklahoma but dropped out to pursue a career in theatre.

Ghostley first came to Broadway in Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952 and in the film version released in 1954. She appeared in the 1960 revue A Thurber Carnival and in The Beauty Part (1962), playing several distinct roles in each. She also performed in several musical comedies, including Shangri-La (1956).

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