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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 28, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007.
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'50s jet-set humor up for auction

LONDON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Snippets of England's high-society humor commissioned by Countess Mountbatten of Burma in the 1950s were scheduled to be auctioned in London Thursday.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006.
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Today is Friday, Oct. 28, the 301st day of 2005 with 64 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Oct. 28, the 302nd day of 2004 with 64 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 28, the 301st day of 2003 with 64 to follow.
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Analysis: Vicious as Voltaire, but simple

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- Britain's greatest living satirist, and quite arguably its greatest living writer -- a figure who has been admiringly compared Jonathan Swift, Thomas Carlyle and Voltaire for his influence, genius and scathing, lacerating wit, has just turned 90. And nobo
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Film of the Week: 'Anger Management'

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) -- The important thing to know about "Anger Management," the sure-fire comedy hit starring Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson, is that it's more of a Sandler movie th
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Watergate files go to University of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, April 7 (UPI) -- The University of Texas announced Monday it has acquired the Watergate papers of Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein with $5 million in pr

Scott's World

HOLLYWOOD, July 22 (UPI) -- Like garrulous Rodney Dangerfield, the television
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Oct. 28, the 301st day of 2002 with 64 to follow.
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Feature: Chaim Potok is dead

SAN DIEGO, July 24 (UPI) -- Chaim Potok, who died on July 23, was born in New York, in a deeply religious Jewish family. In fact, he turned to writing because his painting caused his father such distress. In an interview, he once said that his father considered painting a "gentile"
SHIRLEY SAAD

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JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

The Bear's Lair: The rural future

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- There is a general assumption among commentators -- the majority of whom are urban -- that cities are where the future is germinated, while rural areas represen
BY MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

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Today is Sunday, Oct. 28, the 301st day of 2001 with 64 to follow.
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