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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012.
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Concert held for Queen Elizabeth II

Concert held for Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON, June 4 (UPI) -- Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams, Grace Jones and Tom Jones performed at Monday night's Diamond Jubilee concert outside Buckingham Palace.
McCartney to play queen's Diamond Jubilee

McCartney to play queen's Diamond Jubilee

LONDON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Paul McCartney, Shirley Bassey, Elton John and Ed Sheeran are booked to perform at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert in London in June, organizers said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 14, 2011.
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Original Shadows bassist dies in England

LONDON, March 19 (UPI) -- Bassist Jet Harris of the British rock group, The Shadows, has died of cancer at his companion's home in Winchester, England, his agent said.

Cliff Richard ordered to remove structure

VIRGINIA WATER, England, July 1 (UPI) -- British 1960s pop singer Cliff Richard must tear down a $50,000 conservatory on his property or face prosecution, a local government council has ruled.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008.
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Newton-John to release benefit CD

Newton-John to release benefit CD

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Capitol/EMI said it is planning to release the new benefit album, "Olivia Newton-John & Friends: A Celebration in Song," next month.

Christian rock pioneer Norman dead at 60

SALEM, Ore., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Larry Norman, widely regarded as the "father of Christian rock music," has died of heart failure at age 60 at his home in Salem, Ore., his family said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007.
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Drive launched to have Ringo knighted

LONDON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- British fans of the Beatles are circulating a petition to have Ringo Starr knighted like Mick Jagger, Cliff Richard and fellow Beatle Paul McCartney. Ringo's fans have made him the subject of a petition to Prime Minister Tony Blair recommending that the Q

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UPI almanac for Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006.
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Shadows drummer Tony Meehan dead at 62

LONDON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Brit-pop's The Shadows founding member Tony Meehan has died in London from head injuries suffered in a fall at age 62.

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Today is Friday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2005 with 78 to follow.
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Expert chooses 'catchiest' all time tune

HUDDERSFIELD, England, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- A Huddersfield University professor's mathematical study has concluded "The Ketchup Song" by Las Ketchup is the "catchiest" tune of all time.

Adults buy the most albums

LONDON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The British music industry is now the fastest-growing in the world thanks to adults buying more rock and pop albums.

Richard ousts Beatles as UK's most beloved

LONDON, May 19 (UPI) -- Cliff Richard has overtaken the Beatles as Britain's most-loved recording artist, second only to Elvis Presley. The annual Guinness World Records Chart for British hit singles and albums rated Presley as No. 1, Richard No. 2 and the Beatles No. 3, Helloma

Hugh Grant buys Barbados 'love palace'

LONDON, April 11 (UPI) -- Actor Hugh Grant has purchased a $5.5 million Barbados home as a private base for him and heiress girlfriend Jemima Khan, the Daily Mail said Monday.

Tsunami relief song being recorded

LONDON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- British singers Cliff Richard and Boy George are among entertainers recording a song to raise funds for victims of the Asian tsunami.

First British rock hall of famers inducted

LONDON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Robbie Williams, Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, Queen and Cliff Richard were selected as the first inductees into Britain's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Beatles' 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' worst song?

LONDON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The Beatles' 1968 single "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" from the acclaimed "White Album" has been voted the worst song ever by a British online survey of 1,000 people.

Read's Wilde play panned, closes

LONDON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Former British disc jockey Mike Read's new musical about Oscar Wilde has flopped miserably.

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Today is Thursday, Oct. 14, the 288th day of 2004 with 78 to follow.
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