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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Monday, Feb. 20, 2006.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2005 with 41 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 20, the 325th day of 2004 with 41 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2003 with 41 to follow.
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Smothers Bros. to make TV return

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Tom and Dick Smothers will play themselves in a 2-hour television comedy "mockumentary" about their careers, Daily Variety reported Tuesday.

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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country singer Eddy Arnold, who was born in 1918 (age 85); pianist Erroll Garner, in 1921 (age 82); Trini Lopez in 1937 (age 66); Little River Band guitarist Graham Goble in 1947 (age 56)...
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

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Today is Wednesday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2002 with 41 to follow.
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Dick Smothers
Tom (left) and Dick Smothers entertain a large audience at the Suncoast Casino in Las Vegas NV., January 23, 2005. (UPI Photo/Roger Williams)
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Richard Remick "Dick" Smothers (born November 20, 1939) is an American actor, comedian, composer and musician. He is best known for being half of the musical comedy team, the Smothers Brothers, with his older brother Tom.

Smothers was born in New York City, the son of Ruth (née Remick), a homemaker, and Thomas B. Smothers, an army officer. After moving to Southern California, he attended Verdugo Hills High School in Tujunga, California, and graduated from Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach, California, and later attended San José State University then called San Jose State College. At SJSC, Smothers participated as a distance runner for the track team (coached by Lloyd (Bud) Winter.

The Smothers Brothers appeared on numerous television shows over the past three decades, including two variety shows of their own, The Smothers Brothers Show from 1965 to 1966, and The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in 1967. Without Tom, he also appeared in the 1995 Martin Scorsese-directed film Casino in an uncharacteristically serious role as a dishonest Nevada State Senator.

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