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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007.
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'Singin' in the Rain' tops musicals list

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- "Singin' in the Rain" topped the American Film Institute's list of 25 Greatest Movie Musicals in a presentation by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 28, the 240th day of 2006 with 125 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2005 with 95 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 28, the 240th day of 2005 with 125 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Sept. 27, the 271st day of 2004 with 95 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 28, the 241st day of 2004 with 125 to follow.
By United Press International

Gene Hackman at hometown book signing

DANVILLE, Ill., June 6 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actor Gene Hackman appeared at a book signing last week for his book "Justice for None" in his hometown of Danville, Ill.

Analysis: Kazan + O'Connor = Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The deaths of director Elia Kazan and song-and-dance man Donald O'Connor serve as a reminder that there have always been two Hollywoods -- one focused on "impor
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hoofer Donald O'Connor dead at 78

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- The song and dance man who could act and make audiences laugh, Donald O'Connor, died of heart failure Saturday at the age of 78.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Aug. 28, the 240th day of 2003 with 125 to follow.
By United Press International

People

IN TRIBUTE TO ROONE ARLEDGE
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

People

FLATTERY DOESN'T ALWAYS WIN THE PRIZE
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Film of the Week: 'Punch-Drunk Love'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Adam Sandler is one very lucky man. And not just because he draws salaries of up to $25 million for playing the same character over and over again. Paul Thomas Anderson, the 32-year-old Bard of Studio City, conceived his rather wonderful new movie "Punch
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

'Singin' in the Rain' at 50

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Hollywood is celebrating the 50th anniversary of one the most popular movie musicals of all time, with the home video release of a restored and digitally enhanc
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

VideoView -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

What's new on home video...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include actor-dancer Donald O'Connor in 1925 (age 77); Clem Cattini of the English surf-rock instrumental quintet the Tornadoes, who was born in 1938 (age 64); singer/actor David Soul and Honeycombs drummer Ann "Honey" Lantree, both in 1
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Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Debbie Reynolds is spellbinding in the Sept. 25 episode of "Private Screenings" via Turner Classic Movies with a revealing interview. This week, Debbie, who is 70, said:, "I'm still here and I'm still working and I love it."
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 28, the 240th day of 2002 with 125 to follow.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly package of Today in Music, for Aug. 24-30.
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

SO THAT'S HOW THEY KNOW THESE THINGS
PAT NASON, UPI Hollwyood Reporter

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Only one show business awards program has been discontinued in the memory of any living human being or press agent.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International
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