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At year's end: Hollywood icons mourned: Gandolfini, Monteith, Walker

At year's end: Hollywood icons mourned: Gandolfini, Monteith, Walker

2013 saw the sad passings of numerous titans of the entertainment industry, including "Bathing Beauty" star Esther Williams, "All in the Family" matriarch Jean Stapleton, "Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine and "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Peter O'Toole.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.
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Avalon says he's glad Funicello's suffering is over

Avalon says he's glad Funicello's suffering is over

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- U.S. actor and singer Frankie Avalon says it makes him smile to know his late friend and co-star Annette Funicello is at peace after years of suffering.

Former 'Mickey Mouse Club' star Annette Funicello dead at 70

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., April 8 (UPI) -- Pop-culture icon Annette Funicello died of complications from multiple sclerosis Monday at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., her family said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 22, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 22, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006.
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Disney World drops CD machines

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Chalk up another loss of a bygone era as Walt Disney World closes an obscure attraction that burned old Disney music from a gentler time on to CDs. The Orlando Sentinel reported Saturday that tucked away in the corners of Walt Disney World were "Wonderlan

Cheetah Girls latest roar from Disney

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The Disney Channel's formula for cranking out musical groups continues as the Cheetah Girls is taking the U.S. teen scene by storm.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2005 with 70 to follow.
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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for Oct. 17-23, 2005.
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Today is Friday, Oct. 22, the 296th day of 2004 with 70 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2003 with 70 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for October 20-26.
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Today is Tuesday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2002 with 70 to follow.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include bassist Ray Jones of Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas, who was born in 1939 (age 63); Annette Funicello in 1942 (age 60); the late Bobby Fuller, who had a hit in 1966 with "I Fought The Law," in 1943; Edward Brigati of the Rascals
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Oct. 19-25.
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Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Mark David Chapman, the man convicted of killing singer John Lennon outside of his Manhattan apartment building 22 years ago, has been denied parole.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

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Today In Music: A look back at pop music

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Today is Monday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2001 with 70 to follow.
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Today In Music: A look back at pop music

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