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Jane Fonda to receive AFI Life Achievement Award

Jane Fonda to receive AFI Life Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The American Film Institute said Friday it will honor Jane Fonda with the 42nd AFI Life Achievement Award at a June gala in Los Angeles.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 16, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 16, 2012.
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'On Golden Pond' boat back in the water

'On Golden Pond' boat back in the water

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Minnesota man who bought one of the wood-hull boats used in the movie "On Golden Pond" took it for a trip on Forest Lake Thursday.

House used by Fonda, Stewart burned

WOODS HOLE, Mass., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- A fire has destroyed a house in Massachusetts where actors Henry Fonda and Jimmy Stewart honed their acting skills in the 1920s and '30s, a historian said.

'Dutchess' won't leave Carnegie Hall home

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Facing eviction, 96-year-old Editta Sherman says she'll have to be dragged out of the apartment she's lived in above New York's Carnegie Hall since 1946.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 16, 2008.
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Hepburn documents go to NY library

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The estate of actress Katharine Hepburn has given the New York Public Library a treasure trove of letters, journals and photos chronicling her theater career.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, May 16, 2007.
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'I Love Lucy' co-creator dies

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Bob Carroll Jr., who co-created the classic sitcom "I Love Lucy" and worked on all 180 of its episodes, died in his home in Los Angeles. He was 87.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, May 16, the 136th day of 2006 with 229 to follow.
By United Press International

Latin Grammy nominees announced

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Singer/songwriter Bebe led all nominees for the sixth annual Latin Grammy Awards with five nods Tuesday.

Barbara Bel Geddes dead at 82

NORTHEAST HARBOR, Maine, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Actress Barbara Bel Geddes, probably best known to TV viewers as Miss Ellie of "Dallas," has died of lung cancer at age 82.

Character actor John Fiedler dies

ENGLEWOOD, N.J., June 28 (UPI) -- Veteran character actor John Fiedler, the longtime voice of Piglet in Walt Disney's "Winnie the Pooh" stories, died in Englewood, N.J. He was 80.

Henry Fonda honored with stamp

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Postal Service is honoring the late Henry Fonda on the 100th anniversary of his birth as part of the USPS Legends of Hollywood stamp series.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, May 16, the 136th day of 2005 with 229 to follow.
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Film academy to salute Henry Fonda

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 5 (UPI) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills will celebrate the centennial of the birth of actor Henry Fonda, the academy said Thursday.

Jerry O'Connell in 'Yours, Mine and Ours'

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Jerry O'Connell has joined the cast of the upcoming remake of the 1968 comedy "Yours, Mine and Ours," The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Bacall slams low-talent 'star' actresses

LOS ANGELES, April 5 (UPI) -- Veteran actress Lauren Bacall claims modern actresses have "miniscule talent" and are unable to have successful marriages along with their careers.

Analysis: Oscars pump up Hollywood economy

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Academy Awards are more than an occasion for the film industry to strut its stuff on the world stage -- they also give Hollywood an opportunity to promote i
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Dennis Quaid set for 'Yours' remake

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Dennis Quaid will star in the remake of "Yours, Mine and Ours," The Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

The '21' Club turns 75

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared New Year's Eve "The '21' Club Day" in honor of the famed speakeasy's 75th anniversary.

James Earl Jones to return to Broadway

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- James Earl Jones returns to Broadway after 17 years to play opposite Leslie Uggams in a black cast revival of Ernest Thompson's 1979 play, "On Golden Pond."

Feature: AFI calls Lucas a pioneer

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- When the American Film Institute presents George Lucas with its AFI Life Achievement Award next June, it will be the first time in the award's 33-year history t
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Academy given Katharine Hepburn's archive

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has received the late Katharine Hepburn's personal collection of memorabilia, academy officials said Tuesday.
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