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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 9, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 9, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 9, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 9, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Monday, July 9, 2007.

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Today is Sunday, July 9, the 190th day of 2005 with 175 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for July 3-9, 2006.
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Today is Saturday, July 9, the 190th day of 2005 with 175 to follow.
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160 Cartland books published online

LONDON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Every month for the next 13 years, unpublished novels by Dame Barbara Cartland will be published on the Internet, the London Telegraph reported Thursday.

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Today is Friday, July 9, the 191st day of 2004 with 175 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, July 9, the 190th day of 2003 with 175 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, July 9, the 190th day of 2002 with 175 to follow.
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Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland, DBE, CStJ, (9 July 1901 – 21 May 2000) was a successful English author, known for her numerous romance novels. She also became one of the United Kingdom's most popular media personalities, appearing often at public events and on television, dressed in her trademark pink and discoursing on love, health and social issues. Other than her fictional romance books, she also wrote health and cookery books, and stage plays and recorded an album of love songs. She was often billed as the Queen of Romance.

Born at 31 Augustus Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, she was the only daughter and eldest child of a British army officer, Major Bertram Cartland (born 1876 died 27 May 1918), and his wife, Mary Polly Hamilton Scobell. Though she was born into an enviable degree of middle-class comfort, the family's security was severely shaken after the suicide of her paternal grandfather, James Cartland, a financier, who shot himself in the wake of bankruptcy.

This was followed soon after by her father's death on a Flanders battlefield in World War I. However, her enterprising mother opened a London dress shop to make ends meet — "Poor I may be," Polly Cartland once remarked, "but common I am not" — and to raise Cartland and her two brothers, Anthony and Ronald, both of whom were eventually killed in battle, one day apart, in 1940.

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