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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 31, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 31, 2007.
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Today is Thursday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2006 with 122 to follow.
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Comedian and actor Jan Murray dies at 89

NEW YORK, July 3 (UPI) -- Stand-up comedian and television legend Jan Murray has died at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., at age 89.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2005 with 122 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 31, the 244th day of 2004 with 122 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2003 with 122 to follow.
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Comedian Buddy Hackett dies at 78

LOS ANGELES, July 1 (UPI) -- Buddy Hackett, the rubber-faced comic, died Monday at his Malibu home at the age of 78.

Comedian Buddy Hackett dies

MALIBU, Calif., July 1 (UPI) -- Buddy Hackett, the rubber-faced clown, died at his Malibu home at the age of 78.

Still a 'Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World'?

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The 40th anniversary of the late Stanley Kramer's 1963 comedy extravaganza "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" doesn't technically occur until next year, but the
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2002 with 122 to follow.
By United Press International

Video of the Week: 3-D 'Jimmy Neutron'

LOS ANGELES, July 1 (UPI) -- The colorful and lively (if not particularly memorable) computer-animated cartoon movie "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" is coming out on DVD and VHS Tuesday.
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

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Buddy Hackett (August 31, 1924 – June 30, 2003) was an American comedian and actor.

Hackett was born Leonard Hacker in Brooklyn, New York, New York, the son of a Jewish upholsterer. He grew up on 54th and 14th Ave in Borough Park, Brooklyn, across from Public School 103 (now a yeshiva). Living next door was a yet-to-be-famous aspiring baseball player named Sandy Koufax. He graduated from New Utrecht High School in 1942. While still a student, he began performing in nightclubs in the Catskills Borscht Belt resorts. He appeared first at the Golden Hotel in Hurleyville, New York, and he claimed he did not get one single laugh.

Hackett enlisted in the United States Army during World War II and served in an anti-aircraft battery.

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