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UPI almanac for Saturday, April 7, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007.
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Today is Monday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2006 with 104 to follow.
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Author Gerald Green dead at 84

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Author, screenwriter and NBC's "Today" show co-creator Gerald Green has died of pneumonia Norwalk, Conn., at age 84.

S. Korean diplomat wins U.N. strawpoll

UNITED NATIONS, July 25 (UPI) -- South Korea's foreign minister has won the first straw poll to succeed Kofi Annan as the next U.N. secretary-general, the Financial Times reports.

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Today is Friday, April 7, the 97th day of 2006 with 268 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2006 with 334 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2005 with 104 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, April 7, the 97th day of 2005 with 268 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2005 with 334 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Sept. 18, the 262nd day of 2004 with 104 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, April 7, the 98th day of 2004 with 268 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2004 with 335 to follow.

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Today is Thursday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2003 with 104 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, April 7, the 97th day of 2003 with 268 to follow.
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Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld ( Dag Hammarskjöld (help·info)) (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish diplomat, economist and author. He was the second Secretary-General of the United Nations. He served from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961. He is the only person to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. Hammarskjöld remains the only U.N. Secretary-General to die in office.

U.S. President John F. Kennedy called Hammarskjöld “the greatest statesman of our century.”

Dag Hammarskjöld was born in Jönköping, Sweden, but he lived most of his childhood in Uppsala. He was the fourth and youngest son of Hjalmar Hammarskjöld, prime minister of Sweden from 1914 to 1917, and Agnes Hammarskjöld (née Almquist). His ancestors had served the Swedish Crown since the 17th century. He studied first at Katedralskolan and then at Uppsala University where he graduated with a Master's degree in Political Economy and a Bachelor of Law degree. During this time he served for a year as the first Curator at Uplands Nation. He then moved to Stockholm.

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