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Sheila MacRae, stage and screen actress, dies at 93

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- Sheila MacRae, a U.S. musical star and one of several actresses to play Alice Kramden on "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 93.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
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Jane Kean of 'Honeymooners' fame dead at 90

Jane Kean of 'Honeymooners' fame dead at 90

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Entertainer Jane Kean, who played Trixie on the 1960s revival of "The Honeymooners," has died of complications from a fall in Burbank, Calif., her family said.
Memorial planned for actress Julie Harris Dec. 3 in N.Y.

Memorial planned for actress Julie Harris Dec. 3 in N.Y.

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A memorial celebration in honor of the late actress Julie Harris is to take place Dec. 3 at the Barnard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York, organizers said.
Chi McBride joins 'Hawaii Five-0' cast full-time

Chi McBride joins 'Hawaii Five-0' cast full-time

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Actor Chi McBride has been promoted from guest star to series regular on "Hawaii Five-0," CBS announced Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 24, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 24, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012.
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Miami house among items at Gleason auction

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The Miami-area home of the late television giant Jackie Gleason went on the block Sunday, an auction company said.

Restaurant nears 10 millionth customer

NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- A 142-year-old New York restaurant said its 10 millionth customer will receive free meals with a guest once a week for the rest of his or her life.
Gotti ridiculed as cartoonish braggart

Gotti ridiculed as cartoonish braggart

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- John "Junior" Gotti was mocked as a blowhard when a former Mafia strongman took the stand at Gotti's conspiracy trial in New York, officials said.
Don Reo to be 'Til Death' showrunner

Don Reo to be 'Til Death' showrunner

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Fox has hired Don Reo to be executive producer and showrunner of its sit-com "'Til Death," which was picked up for a fourth season, The Hollywood Reporter said.
2 restaurants vie for Sinatra connection

2 restaurants vie for Sinatra connection

NEW YORK, April 1 (UPI) -- Owners of two Italian restaurants in New York are in court this week, haggling over which one was the preferred hangout of the late entertainer Frank Sinatra.

New Web site is dedicated to Gleason

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Jackie Gleason Enterprises announced it has set up an official Web site in honor of the late U.S. television and film star Jackie Gleason.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Sunday, June 24, 2007.

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UPI almanac for Monday, Feb. 26, 2007.
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Randolph accepts being last 'Honeymooner'

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Joyce Randolph has made her peace with her current role as the last surviving main cast member of the iconic TV series, "The Honeymooners."

Gleason Theatre could become a Fillmore

MIAMI, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- It could be the end of an era if the new owners of Miami's Jackie Gleason Theater decide to add the Fillmore brand to their building.

Actress Elizabeth Allen dead at 77

FISHKILL, N.Y., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Film, TV and stage star Elizabeth Allen -- best known as Jackie Gleason's "away we go" girl -- has died in Fishkill, N.Y., at age 77.

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Today is Saturday, June 24, the 175th day of 2006 with 190 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2006 with 308 to follow.
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Charles' arranger Sid Feller dies at 89

ORANGE VILLAGE, Ohio, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Producer/arranger Sid Feller, who helped create the Ray Charles hits "Georgia on My Mind" and "I Can't Stop Loving You," has died in Ohio at age 89.

U.S. residents still love Lucy

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The company that measures the popularity of celebrities for ads says Lucille Ball is the most popular dead celeb in the United States.
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