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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
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Florida police apprehend suspect in fatal day care crash

Florida police apprehend suspect in fatal day care crash

ORLANDO, Fla., April 10 (UPI) -- Robert Corchado turned himself into Orlando authorities on Thursday.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012.
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'Laverne & Shirley' a difficult set?

'Laverne & Shirley' a difficult set?

HOLLYWOOD, May 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood writer and director Garry Marshall wrote in his new memoir the set for "Laverne & Shirley" was perhaps the most difficult to work on.
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'Laverne & Shirley' set for TV Land honor

'Laverne & Shirley' set for TV Land honor

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- "Laverne & Shirley," "One Day At a Time" and "Pee-wee's Playhouse" are to be honored at next month's TV Land Awards ceremony in New York, the network said.

Mysterious feral cat poisoning near motel

EL CAJON, Calif., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- A California motel manager said the motel was not involved in recent attempted wild cat poisonings in the motel's vicinity.
Dogs offered for adoption at Williams play

Dogs offered for adoption at Williams play

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- More than 70 dogs will be offered for adoption in Kansas during the run of "Sylvia," a canine-themed stage play starring Cindy Williams.
'Happy Days' cast to attend Fonz event

'Happy Days' cast to attend Fonz event

MILWAUKEE, June 16 (UPI) -- Most of the stars from the classic sit-com "Happy Days" reportedly plan to attend the dedication of a bronze Fonzie statue in downtown Milwaukee.
Winters, Marshall win TV Land awards

Winters, Marshall win TV Land awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 16 (UPI) -- Jonathan Winters and Garry Marshall were among the celebrities honored at the TV Land awards show in Santa Monica, Calif.
'Roseanne' honored at TV Land Awards

'Roseanne' honored at TV Land Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 9 (UPI) -- The casts of the classic sitcoms "Roseanne" and "The Golden Girls" were honored Sunday night at the "TV Land Awards" ceremony in Santa Monica, Calif.

Williams to star in 'Drowsy Chaperone'

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Former "Laverne & Shirley" star Cindy Williams has signed on to star in the Broadway musical, "The Drowsy Chaperone," Playbill.com reported.

Army's $20,000 bonus attractive lure

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Critics say the U.S. Army's new "Quick Ship" program trades quality for quantity in recruiting new soldiers.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007.
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Cindy Williams
Cindy Williams, center, reacts to seeing her star on the Walk of Fame during a ceremony in Los Angeles on August 12, 2004. Flanking Williams are Johnny Grant, Chairman of the Walk of Fame Committee, left, and Leron Gubler, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce president. Penny Marshall and Williams from the television series, "Laverne and Shirley", are the 2,258th and 2,259th stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (UPI Photo/Francis Specker)
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Cynthia Jane "Cindy" Williams (born August 22, 1947) is an American actress best known for starring in the television situation-comedy series Laverne & Shirley, in the role of "Shirley Feeney". Although praised for her portrayal of Shirley, she left the show after the 2nd episode of the show's eighth and final season. She is also known for her role as Laurie Henderson in the classic film American Graffiti.

Williams was born in Van Nuys, California, to John and Lillie Williams. She has a sister, Carol Ann Williams. She graduated from Birmingham High School. Among her classmates were philanthropist and financier Michael Milken and fellow actress Sally Field. Cindy also attended Los Angeles City College and went on to become a movie actress in the early 1970s. She has appeared in 19 movies.

After college, she began her professional career by landing national commercials, which included Foster Grant sunglasses and TWA. Her first roles in television, among others, were on Room 222, Nanny and the Professor and Love American Style.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Cindy Williams."
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