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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.
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Gay couple marry on float at Rose Parade in Pasadena

Gay couple marry on float at Rose Parade in Pasadena

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Danny Leclair and Aubrey Loots, riding on a wedding cake float, were the principals Wednesday in the Rose Parade's first same-sex wedding in Pasadena, Calif.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Monday, Jan. 8, 2007.
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Game host Peter Tomarken dead at 63

LOS ANGELES, March 14 (UPI) -- "Press Your Luck" host Peter Tomarken and his wife, Kathleen, were killed while flying on a volunteer medical mission in California.

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Today is Sunday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2006 with 357 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2005 with 357 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2004 with 358 to follow.
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A stage show is being planned based on the career and legend of the great entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. The former "Rat Pack" member already is the subject of a planned biopic.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2003 with 357 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2002 with 357 to follow.
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Bob Eubanks
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Robert Leland "Bob" Eubanks (born January 8, 1938) is an American radio, game show host and television personality best known for hosting the game show The Newlywed Game on and off from 1966 to 2000, where he was known for using the catch-phrase, "Makin' Whoopee".

Eubanks was born in Flint, Michigan, but was raised primarily in Pasadena, California, where he grew up listening to music, most notably favorites like Frank Sinatra and Doc Watson, while watching popular classic television and watched quiz game shows, when television was first established at that time. Also growing up in the 1940s and 1950s, he was influenced by Cary Grant, Howard Hughes, Buddy Hackett and Bill Cullen. He attended Pasadena High School, where he graduated in 1955. After graduation from high school, he would become one of California's most popular disc jockeys. In 1956, his first radio exposure was at KACY Radio in Oxnard, California. For most of the 1960s, he was also a producer of concerts, such as The Beatles 1964 and 1965 Hollywood Bowl performances, The Rolling Stones, during the first two years of the American tour. While still in Los Angeles, he also produced such artists as Barry Manilow, The Supremes, Dolly Parton, Bob Dylan, Elton John and Merle Haggard, among others.

He married Irma Brown, a staunch athlete, ranch forewoman and a gifted artist, on September 10, 1969. Bob & Irma have three children: Trace; Corey, a stuntman; and Theresa. In 1970, Bob & Irma purchased a 20-acre (81,000 m2) portion of a working cattle ranch, and later expanded to 26 acres (110,000 m2) by 1972, where the family had a lot of space for the riding and roping they enjoyed. In addition to the decorating plants and renovating the barn, she also mounted up two shows a year. She continued doing this until she was in bad health, hence the show was reduced to only once a year, beginning in 1998. Irma died in 2001, after a prolonged illness.

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