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The Almanac

Today is Monday, July 17, the 198th day of 2006 with 167 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 17, the 198th day of 2005 with 167 to follow.
By United Press International

'Ray' wins four NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES, March 21 (UPI) -- "Ray" won four trophies at this year's NAACP Image Awards, including outstanding picture and best actor for Jamie Foxx.

Black cast set for Kennedy Center opening

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- The Kennedy Center opens its 2004-2005 theater season with the play "On Golden Pond" with Tony Award-winning actors James Earl Jones and Diahann Carroll. The revival of the beloved Ernest Thompson drama at the Eisenhower Theater will be directed by Leonar

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 17, the 199th day of 2004 with 167 to follow.
By United Press International

'Oz' takes Broadway by storm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- "The Boy From Oz," the first Australian musical to make it to Broadway, is already one of the hottest tickets in town -- and it doesn't even open until Thursday

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, July 17, the 198th day of 2003 with 167 to follow.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 29-April 4.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Herbert Mills of the Mills Brothers, who was born in 1912; the late Marvin Gaye Jr. was born in 1939; Leon Russell in 1941 (age 62); Larry Coryell and the Fortunes' Glen Dale, both in 1943 (age 60); Kurt Winter, formerly
By United Press International

People

The first annual TV Land Awards have gone into the books with a bevy of classic TV stars getting a moment in the sun.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include folk singer Joan Baez, who was born in 1941 (age 62); Scott Engel of The Walker Brothers in 1944 (age 59); former Yardbird and Led Zeppeliner Jimmy Page in 1945 (age 58); William Cowsill of the Cowsills in 1948 (age 55); David Jo
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Sam Phillips, founder of the legendary Sun Records, who was born in 1923 (age 80); Kool and the Gang drummer George "Funky" Brown in 1949 (age 54); Blondie's Chris Stein in 1950 (age 53); and Marilyn Manson, whose real name is Br
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for January 4-10.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Victor Borge, who was born in 1909; Beatles producer George Martin in 1926 (age 77); Van Dyke Parks in 1941 (age 63); Stephen Stills in 1945 (age 58); John Paul Jones, bass player/keyboardist with the Yardbirds and, late
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Dec. 28-Jan. 3.
By United Press International
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Diahann Carroll
Actress Diahann Carroll arrives at the Women in Film 2007 Crystal + Lucy Awards in Beverly Hills, California on June 14, 2007. The awards, presented by Women In Film, Los Angeles, honor outstanding women for their contribution to the entertainment industry. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Diahann Carroll (English pronunciation: /(ˌ)daɪˈæn ˈkær.əl/, born July 17, 1935, in New York, New York) is an American actress and singer.

Having appeared in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts such as Carmen Jones and Porgy and Bess, she starred in 1968's Julia, one of the first series on American television to star a black woman in a non-stereotypical role. Later she created the role of Dominique Deveraux on the popular prime time soap opera, Dynasty.

She is the recipient of numerous stage and screen awards and nominations. Carroll has been married four times and became the mother of a daughter in 1960. She is a breast cancer survivor and activist.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Diahann Carroll."
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