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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

On this date in history: Richard Nixon was nominated ... and announced his resignation.
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Rooney to be honored at Thalians ball

Rooney to be honored at Thalians ball

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Film, stage and TV star Mickey Rooney will be honored at the upcoming 54th annual Thalians Ball in Beverly Hills, Calif., organizers say.
Joely Fisher adopts baby girl

Joely Fisher adopts baby girl

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Joely Fisher and her cinematographer husband Christopher Duddy have adopted a newborn baby girl, Fisher's publicist said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007.
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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2006 with 145 to follow.
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Cheesesteak co-inventor Olivieri dies

POMONA, N.J., July 22 (UPI) -- The co-creator of Philadelphia's renowned cheesesteak sandwich, Harry Olivieri, has died of heart failure in Pomona, N.J., at the age of 90.

Child actor Gary Gray dead at 69

BRUSH PRAIRIE, Calif., April 17 (UPI) -- Child actor and teen heartthrob Gary Gray, who starred in MGM's final "Lassie" movie, has died in Brush Prairie, Wash. He was 69.

Alan Rosenberg elected SAG president

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Alan Rosenberg has been elected president of the Screen Actors Guild, to succeed Melissa Gilbert, who has served as SAG president since 2001.

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Today is Monday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2005 with 145 to follow.
By United Press International

Stars bring cheer to homeless vets

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A lineup of celebrities including Jack Klugman, Donna Mills, Connie Stevens and JoAnne Worley turned out for Veterans Appreciation Day -- an event intended to l
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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Today is Sunday, Aug. 8, the 221st day of 2004 with 145 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2003 with 145 to follow.
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Connie Stevens
Actress Connie Stevens reads the award given to her during the St. Louis Regional Veterans' Day Observance and parade at the Soliders Memorial in St. Louis on November 5, 2005. Stevens was the Honorary Parade Marshal. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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Connie Stevens (born August 8, 1938) is an American actress and singer, best known for her roles in the television series Hawaiian Eye and Maverick.

She was born Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Peter Ingoglia (known as musician Teddy Stevens) and singer Eleanor McGinley.

She adopted her father's stage name of Stevens as her own. Her parents were divorced and she lived with grandparents. and attended Catholic boarding schools. Actor John Megna was her half-brother. At the age of twelve, she witnessed a murder in Brooklyn and was sent to live in Boonville, Missouri, with family friends.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Connie Stevens."
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