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A Blast from the Past

Today is Aug. 5.
By United Press International

Joe Bob's America: Hey man! Groove on this

NEW YORK, July 22 (UPI) -- Hey, man, can you groove on this? It's deep. It's heavy. Are you down with it? I'm talkin' 'bout the 1960s, man. Excuse me, but I can't help it. I've been reading "The Hippie Dictionary" (Ten Speed Press, $19.95, 670 pp.), which you can bet your bippy is
JOE BOB BRIGGS

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

(June 28)
By United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

This is the Today in Music advance package, June 22 through June 28.
By United Press International

People

JEWEL INJURED IN ACCIDENT AT TEXAS RANCH
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Blake pleads innocent in murder case

LOS ANGELES, April 22 (UPI) -- Actor Robert Blake pleaded innocent on Monday to all four counts against him -- including murder -- in the death of his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley, in May 2001. A hearing was scheduled for May 1 to set a date for a preliminary hearing in the case.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Analysis: Blake vs. Simpson

Media commentary has tended to find comparisons between the murder case against actor Robert Blake and the double-murder trial of O.J. Simpson, but in most resp
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Friday, March 29, the 88th day of 2002 with 277 to follow. This is Good Friday. The moon is waning, moving toward its last quarter.
By United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is March 29. In 1979, the House Select Committee on Assassinations released its final report on the assassinations of President Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is March 25. It was on this date in 1911 that a fire broke out at the Triangle Shirt Waist factory in New York City, just minutes before the seamstresses were to go home for the day.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is March 6. "Remember the Alamo!" It was on this date in 1836 that Mexican forces, under the command of Gen. Santa Ana, captured the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 6) Today's birthdays include Sylvia Robinson of Mickey and Sylvia, who was born in 1936 (age 66); Zombie drummer Hugh Grundy in 1945 (age 57); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 2) Today's birthdays include country singer Doc Watson in 1923 (age 79); guitarist Willie Chambers of the Chambers Brothers in 1938 (age 64); Lou Reed in 1943 (age 59); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is March 4. It was on this date in 1789 that Congress met for the first time under the new U.S. Constitution.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Jan. 25, the 25th day of 2002 with 340 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its full phase.
By United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is Jan. 25. As the Gulf War raged on, a huge oil slick began to form in the Persian Gulf on this date in 1991 as Iraqi forces sabotaged Kuwaiti oil terminals.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is Jan. 21.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Joe Bob's Drive-In: Cradle of Fear

You have to be one brave compadre to make underground gore films in London, where they actually have laws about that sorta thing, so it's amazing to find a guy like Alex Chandon, who makes splatterpunk classics with such realism.
JOE BOB BRIGGS, Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, Texas

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Dec. 22)
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Dec. 22)
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Joe Bob's America: Declaring War

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- I never have understood this whole thing about declared wars and undeclared wars.
JOE BOB BRIGGS

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Nov. 19)
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Nov. 17)
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

UPI Arts & Entertainment -- Scott's World

HOLLYWOOD (UPI) -- Tinseltown is full of spotlight junkies, individuals who court attention from as many people as possible.
VERNON SCOTT, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Faith: The evil of closed systems

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- What do Al-Qaida and the Taliban have in common with godless ideologies such as Communism and Hitler's National Socialism?
UWE SIEMON-NETTO, UPI Religion Correspondent
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