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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.
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Jena Malone to play author Carson McCullers in film

Jena Malone to play author Carson McCullers in film

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Jena Malone is to portray Southern gothic writer Carson McCullers in the big-screen bio-picture "Lonely Hunter," the film's producers said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2005 with 61 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Oct. 31, the 305th day of 2004 with 61 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2003 with 61 to follow.
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Walk of Fame nominees released

HOLLYWOOD, June 19 (UPI) -- A new group of entertainers have been selected to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, walk chairman Johnny Grant announced Thursday.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Jazz violinist Eddie South was born this day in 1904 in Louisiana, Mo. South was one of the finest classical violinists ever to play jazz.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2002 with 61 to follow.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer Ethel Waters was born this day in 1896 in Chester, Pa.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bandleader and banjo player Elmer Snowden was born this day in 1900 in Baltimore. He played with a young Duke Ellington in a trio in Washington around 1919, then summoned Ellington to New York when he needed a piano player. Ellington soon was on his own.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer Shadow Wilson was born this day in 1919 in Yonkers, N.Y. At the height of his career, he worked with many fine big bands, including those of Lucky Millinder, Benny Carter, Lionel Hampton, Earl Hines, Count Basie and Woody Herman. He was equally pr
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist Lovie Austin was born this day in 1887 in Chattanooga, Tenn. She was a pioneering jazz woman who toured on the vaudeville circuit and directed her own New York club shows before settling in Chicago, where she became house pianist for Paramount Rec
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Conway Twitty, who was born Harold Jenkins in 1933; Dave White of Danny and the Juniors in 1940 (age 62); Archie Bell, of Archie Bell and the Drells, in 1944 (age 58); Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees, and Sly and the Family S
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer Velma Middleton was born this day in 1917 in St. Louis. She sang with Louis Armstrong's big band and his all-stars starting in the 1940s. She died in Sierra Leone in 1961 while touring Africa with Armstrong.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

A weekly package of This Week in Music for Aug. 31-Sept. 6.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Feb. 12. Saxophonist, singer and bandleader Tex Beneke was born this day in 1914 in Fort Worth, Texas. He soared in popularity after joining Glenn Miller's 1938 orchestra.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

BRAD PITT It didn't really look like Brad Pitt -- scruffy clothes, beard and all. But, according to published reports, the actor has gone "slumming" several times in London this week, joining the locals for a brew or two.
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News from the entertainment capital

REV UP THE OLD CHAINSAW
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Oct. 31.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2001 with 61 to follow.
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