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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 10, 2012.
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Studio completes Memphis-to-Nashville move

MEMPHIS, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- House of Blues Studio D -- the Memphis studio for Isaac Hayes, Sam the Sham and Three 6 Mafia -- says it's completed its trek to its new home in Nashville.
Doctor: Isaac Hayes died of a stroke

Doctor: Isaac Hayes died of a stroke

MEMPHIS, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A spokesman for the Shelby County Sheriff's department in Tennessee says soul music icon Isaac Hayes died of a stroke brought on by chronic hypertension.
Hayes and Mac co-star in 'Soul Men' movie

Hayes and Mac co-star in 'Soul Men' movie

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Isaac Hayes and Bernie Mac, both of whom died this past weekend, reportedly will soon be seen together in the new Hollywood movie, "Soul Men."

Badu dinner to be auctioned for charity

DALLAS, May 3 (UPI) -- A dinner with singer Erykah Badu will be auctioned off to help raise money for the African American Museum in Dallas, museum officials say.

Ferrell calls 'Semi-Pro' a dream come true

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Will Ferrell said he always wanted to make a basketball movie, so the chance to star in "Semi-Pro" was a dream come true.

Isaac Hayes says stroke left voice alone

DETROIT, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Isaac Hayes, who performed Saturday in Detroit, told The Detroit News that a stroke has not hurt his singing.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 20, 2007.
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Animated Hilary Clinton on 'South Park'

NEW YORK, March 27 (UPI) -- Cartman, Kenny, meet presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, the senator from New York who's passing through "South Park."

Ardent Studios celebrates 40 years

MEMPHIS, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Ardent Studios in Memphis is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and providing a reminder of the city's place in the history of recorded music.

'Simpsons' beats 'South Park' for Emmy

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- "The Simpsons" have won an Emmy for a prime time cartoon at a Los Angeles ceremony, beating a "South Park" episode lampooning Scientology and Tom Cruise.

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Today is Sunday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2006 with 133 to follow.
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Soulman Issac Hayes a dad again

MEMPHIS, May 17 (UPI) -- U.S. soul legend Isaac Hayes and his wife, Adjowa, have announced the birth of a son.

Idol goes Underground with online contest

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- As the fifth season of American Idol wraps up on television, Web site American Idol Underground is just beginning its Big Push contest, where unknown artists co
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'South Park' episode switched by network

NEW YORK, March 17 (UPI) -- "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have thrown down the gauntlet in their battle over their right to parody Scientology.

Scientology the reason behind Chef's bail

NEW YORK, March 14 (UPI) -- One of the creators of "South Park" is taking issue with the reason Isaac Hayes gave for quitting the voice of "Chef."

Isaac Hayes hospitalized in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Memphis soul singer and "South Park" star Isaac "Chef" Hayes, was hospitalized in his hometown Wednesday suffering from exhaustion.

Memphis honors native sons

MEMPHIS, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A host of hometown stars gathered to see Justin Timberlake, Isaac Hayes and David Porter honored by the Memphis chapter of the Recording Academy.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2005 with 133 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for August 15-21, 2005.
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2006 Hollywood 'Walk' stars named

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- Steve Martin and Charlize Theron head the list of Hollywood Walk of Fame star recipients for 2006, announced Friday by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

John Mellencamp ready to honor mentor

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- John Mellencamp has been chosen to induct former Creedence Clearwater Revival leader John Fogerty into the U.S. Songwriter's Hall of Fame.
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