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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Friday Feb. 1, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday Feb. 1, 2012.
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CBS orders full season of '2 Broke Girls'

CBS orders full season of '2 Broke Girls'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- CBS said Wednesday it has ordered a full season of its new U.S. comedy series "2 Broke Girls."
'SNL' to air vintage Carlin episode

'SNL' to air vintage Carlin episode

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- NBC said it will re-air the 33-year-old premiere episode of "Saturday Night Live," featuring the iconic U.S. comedian George Carlin as host.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 1, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007.
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Today is Wednesday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2006 with 333 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2005 with 333 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2004 with 334 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2003 with 333 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2002 with 333 to follow. The moon is waning, moving toward its last quarter.
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Nominees for Independent Spirit Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 17th Annual Independent Spirit Awards, which will be presented in March by the west coast branch of the Independent Featu
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NYP99092705 - 27 SEPTEMBER 1999 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Comedian Garrett Morris, one of the original "SNL" members, arrives September 26 to an NBC TV party celebrating the 25th anniversary of the comedy series "Saturday Night Live." rg/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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Garrett Gonzalez Morris (born February 1, 1937) is an American comedian and actor from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was part of the original cast of the sketch comedy program Saturday Night Live, appearing from 1975 to 1980.

Morris was a church-choir singer from his youth, trained at the Juilliard School of Music, and graduated from Dillard University in 1958. Early in his career, he soloed with the Harry Belafonte singers. He performed in a number of Broadway musicals, including Hallelujah, Baby! and Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death. He also appeared as a high school teacher in the film Cooley High. He had a small role as a police sergeant in The Anderson Tapes (1970).

Morris has appeared in numerous television shows and movies since the early 1970s, but is best known as one of the original cast members of NBC's Saturday Night Live. At least twice on SNL he sang classical music: once a Mozart aria when guest-host Walter Matthau designated him as a "musical guest...in place of the usual crap", and once a Schubert lied while the titles on the screen purported to express his colleagues' displeasure at having to accommodate a misguided request by him. Morris appeared in five episodes of The Jeffersons playing a character named Jimmy.

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