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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008.
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Leap-day centenarian marks 26th birthday

MIAMI, March 1 (UPI) -- A 104-year-old -- or 26-year-old, depending on how you count it -- woman in Miami is believed to be the world's oldest living leap baby.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Monday, Dec. 18, 2006.
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Spielberg leads Kennedy Center honorees

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Famed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg leads this year's list of Kennedy Center Honors recipients for lifetime achievement in the entertainment industry. The Board of Trustees of Washington's John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts revealed Wedn

American Film Institute to lose CEO

LOS ANGELES, June 9 (UPI) -- Jean Picker Firstenberg has decided that she will step down next year as the chief executive officer of the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.

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Today is Sunday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2005 with 13 to go.
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Today is Saturday, Dec. 18, the 353rd day of 2004 with 13 to go.
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Academy plans George Stevens tribute

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 5 (UPI) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is planning a centennial tribute to Oscar-winning director George Stevens, the organization said Wednesday.

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Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2003 with 13 to go.
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Katharine Hepburn was all-time Oscar champ

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) -- From her Hollywood debut in the 1932 drama, "A Bill of Divorcement," to her final big-screen performance in the 1994 romantic melodrama, "Love Affair," Katharin
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'The Last Expression: Art and Auschwitz'

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- The first exhibition of art by prisoners of the Nazis is a chilling visual record of the Holocaust.
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George Stevens
Author George Stevens Jr. signs copies of his book 'Conversations with the Great Moviemakers of Hollywood's Golden Age' following a screening of 'Some Like It Hot' held at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, California on March 22, 2006 . (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)
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George Stevens (December 18, 1904 – March 8, 1975) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer.

Among his most notable films were Diary of Anne Frank (1959), nominated for Best Director, Giant (1956), winner of Oscar for Best Director, Shane (1953), Oscar nominated, and A Place in the Sun (1951), winner of Oscar for Best Director.

Born in Oakland, California, Stevens broke into the movie business as a cameraman, working on many Laurel and Hardy shorts. His first feature film was The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble in 1933.

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