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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct, 2, 2011.
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Sting staying young in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Popular British singer Sting, notorious for his comments about his love of tantric sex, is staying young with a vacation in Hawaii.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007.
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Con-way receives Freedom Award

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- California-based Con-way Inc. has been awarded the 2007 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

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UPI almanacs for Monday, Oct. 2, 2006.
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Today is Sunday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2005 with 90 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Oct. 2, the 276th day of 2004 with 90 to follow.
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Sting finds new meaning in 'Sacred Love'

On Sept. 11, 2001, despite his reservations, Sting performed a scheduled concert at his villa in Tuscany, Italy.
GARY GRAFF, United Press International

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Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2003 with 90 to follow.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Don McLean, who was born in 1945 (age 57); Richard Hell in 1949 (age 53); Michael Rutherford of Genesis, and Sting, a.k.a. Gordon Sumner, both in 1951 (age 51); Phil Oakey of Human League in 1955 (age 47); R&B singer/songwriter F
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2002 with 90 to follow.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly Today in Music package for Sept. 28-Oct. 4.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's musical birthdays include Johnny Preston, who had a hit song in 1959 with "Running Bear," in 1939 (age 63); Carl Wayne of The Move in 1944 (age 58); Sara Dash of Patti LaBelle and the Blue Belles and, later, LaBelle in 1945 (age 57); Foreigner dru
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Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born 2 October 1951), better known by his professional name Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, activist, actor and philanthropist. Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bassist of the rock band The Police.

As a solo musician and member of The Police, Sting has received sixteen Grammy Awards for his work, receiving his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1981, and receiving an Oscar nomination for best song. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Sting was born in Wallsend, England, near Newcastle upon Tyne, the eldest of four children born to Audrey (née Cowell), a hairdresser, and Ernest Matthew Sumner, a milkman and engineer. His parents had three more children: Philip, Angela and Anita. Young Gordon would often assist his father with the early-morning milk-delivery rounds and his "best friend" was an old Spanish guitar with five rusty strings which had been left behind by an uncle who had emigrated to Canada.

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