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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 3, 2012.
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'Now That's What I Call Music! 43' tops U.S. album chart

'Now That's What I Call Music! 43' tops U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The 43rd edition of the compilation CD "Now That's What I Call Music!" is No. 1 on the U.S album chart, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 20, 2012.
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Report: Hollywood Palladium up for sale

Report: Hollywood Palladium up for sale

HOLLYWOOD, June 2 (UPI) -- The landmark Hollywood Palladium theater has been put up for sale and could fetch as much as $60 million, sources told The Hollywood Reporter.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 14, 2012.
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Vince Neil to appear on 'Ghost Adventures'

Vince Neil to appear on 'Ghost Adventures'

LAS VEGAS, April 18 (UPI) -- Rock musician Vince Neil will appear in the season finale of "Ghost Adventures," which was taped at a Las Vegas hotel, Travel Channel said Wednesday.

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Couple honored for 72 years of marriage … Purse with $1,800 returned with cash … Engineer aims for 'annoying' with alarm … Celebrity impersonators gather in Vegas … The world as we know it from UPI.

Celebrity impersonators gather in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Dozens of celebrity impersonators garbed as famous folks including Sean Connery, Cher, Willie Nelson and Frank Sinatra gathered in Las Vegas for a convention.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012.
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Singer-actress Kaye Stevens dead at 79

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Singer and actress Kaye Stevens has died in a Florida hospital after battling breast cancer and blood clots, a close friend said. She was 79.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 12, 2011.
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Anderson to host Sinatra-themed benefit

Anderson to host Sinatra-themed benefit

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Pamela Anderson is to serve as host of a Rat Pack-themed gala in Palm Springs, Calif., to benefit the Alzheimer's Association, organizers said.
$4,500 for Sinatra's restaurant booth

$4,500 for Sinatra's restaurant booth

CHICAGO, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Items from Chicago's Ambassador East Hotel and the Pump Room restaurant, including the booth frequented by Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, are now on sale.

Yogurt shop halts live music for seniors

WEST BOYNTON, Fla., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- A Florida frozen yogurt shop said it will no longer be offering live music geared toward seniors after complaints from a neighbor.

'Sunny' composer Bobby Hebb dead at 72

NASHVILLE, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Singer-songwriter Bobby Hebb has died at Nashville's Centennial Medical Center, his family said. He was 72.
Report: Sinatra's grandson tries suicide

Report: Sinatra's grandson tries suicide

DOWNEY, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The grandson of late entertainer Frank Sinatra has been hospitalized for a possible suicide attempt in Downey, Calif., law enforcement sources told TMZ.

Sinatra shirt purchased for $5

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 19 (UPI) -- A California man who bought a purported Frank Sinatra shirt at a garage sale for $5 says it has been verified as belonging to the late Rat Pack crooner.

Trombonist Benny Powell dead at 80

NEW YORK, July 4 (UPI) -- Trombonist and jazz educator Benny Powell, best known for his work with Count Basie's big band, died in New York at age 80.
King, Taylor bid farewell to Mellon Arena

King, Taylor bid farewell to Mellon Arena

PITTSBURGH, June 27 (UPI) -- Carole King and James Taylor performed the final concert in Pittsburgh's iconic Mellon Arena Saturday, ending the venue's nearly 50-year run.

Abba, Queen top karaoke picks in Britain

LONDON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Abba tops the charts, Queen comes in second and Frank Sinatra places third among hits Britons love to belt out during karaoke, says a new ranking.
N.J. dorm named for Frank Sinatra

N.J. dorm named for Frank Sinatra

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Students at New Jersey's Montclair State University have voted to name a new dorm after the late Garden State crooner and actor Frank Sinatra, officials said.
Soupy Sales, comedian, dead at 83

Soupy Sales, comedian, dead at 83

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Soupy Sales, who was suffering from numerous ailments, has died at New York's Calvary Hospital, his friend said. He was 83.
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Karaoke bar marks 25,000th 'My Way'

TOKYO, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The owner of a Tokyo karaoke bar says he has heard people sing Frank Sinatra's "My Way" their way 25,000 times at his bar, and nearly all were awful.
Scorsese to direct 'Sinatra' bio-pic

Scorsese to direct 'Sinatra' bio-pic

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 14 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Universal Pictures says it has acquired the feature film project "Sinatra" from Mandalay Pictures and hired Martin Scorsese to direct it.
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