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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.
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Giant athletic carnival heads to China

BEIJING, July 18 (UPI) -- The Olympics are about the athletes and the performances. All else -- in theory -- is set aside.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Friday, Oct. 6, 2006.
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Slow brain waves vital in complex activity

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say they have determined how widely separated regions of our brain coordinate complex activity.

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Today is Thursday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2005 with 86 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 6, the 280th day of 2004 with 86 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2003 with 86 to follow.
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Scientists track how eyes detect motion

BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- In a technical tour de force that seems to solve a 40-year puzzle and provides a foundation for the design of bionic eyes, investigators said Wednesday they have determined the body's circuits underlying the visual detection of motion.
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

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Today is Sunday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2002 with 86 to follow.
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U.S. Open champions

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Today is Saturday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2001 with 86 to follow.
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Helen Newington Wills Roark (October 6, 1905 – January 1, 1998), also known as Helen Wills Moody, was an American tennis player. She has been described as "the first American born woman to achieve international celebrity as an athlete."

Wills was born Helen Newington Wills in Centerville, Alameda County, California, now part of Fremont, California, and attended the University of California, Berkeley. She was already quite famous when she married Frederick Moody in December 1929. She won approximately one-half of her major championships as Helen Wills and one-half as Helen Wills Moody. Wills divorced Moody in 1937 and married Aidan Roark in October 1939.

Wills won 31 Grand Slam titles (singles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles) during her career, including seven singles titles at the U.S. Championships, eight singles titles at Wimbledon, and four singles titles at the French Championships. Excluding her defaults at the French Championships and Wimbledon in 1926, she reached at least the final of each Grand Slam singles event she played during her career.

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