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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
By United Press International
Metallica to play the Apollo Theater in New York

Metallica to play the Apollo Theater in New York

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The heavy metal band Metallica says it will play the iconic Apollo Theater in New York next month.

Justin Timberlake wraps up tour with Jay Z, puts on private beach show

MIAMI, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Justin Timberlake wrapped up his Legends of Summer tour and hours later, performed an early morning show for a private Miami Beach audience, attendees said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 4, 2013.
By United Press International
Michael Buble croons at N.Y. subway stop

Michael Buble croons at N.Y. subway stop

NEW YORK, April 26 (UPI) -- Canadian crooner Michael Buble gave an impromptu performance at the Lincoln Center New York subway stop, singing Smokey Robinson's "Who's Lovin' You."

Motown songwriter-producer Deke Richards dead at 68

SEATTLE, March 26 (UPI) -- Motown songwriter-producer Deke Richards has died at a hospice in Washington state after a battle with esophageal cancer, his family said. He was 68.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
By United Press International
Jermaine changes last name from Jackson to Jacksun

Jermaine changes last name from Jackson to Jacksun

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Jermaine Jackson, a member of the Jackson musical dynasty, has legally changed his last name to Jacksun, Los Angeles court documents show.
Jackson remembered in Indiana hometown

Jackson remembered in Indiana hometown

GARY, Ind., July 11 (UPI) -- More than 30 of Michael Jackson's family members attended an honorary event to the late pop singer in his hometown of Gary, Ind., event organizers say.

Giraud says 'Idol' to have Jackson theme

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- "American Idol" finalist Matt Giraud says the U.S. TV show's final 13 competitors will perform hits from pop star Michael Jackson.

Tito Jackson hit with paternity lawsuit

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Former Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson should legally be declared the biological father of a 25-year-old New York woman, a lawsuit alleges.

Woman gets 2 years for stabbing drummer

GARY, Ind., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- An Indiana woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for the stabbing death of a former Jackson 5 drummer.

Jackson drops bid to halt auction

LAS VEGAS, May 18 (UPI) -- Pop singer Michael Jackson says he will no longer try to block a Las Vegas auction of about $50 million worth of his personal belongings.

Jackson family items to be auctioned

LAS VEGAS, April 6 (UPI) -- A fedora worn by Michael Jackson and ballerina costumes worn by a young Janet Jackson are among Jackson memorabilia set to be auctioned in Las Vegas.

Jackson says he wouldn't change career

TOKYO, March 9 (UPI) -- Michael Jackson, guest of honor at a fan appreciation party in Tokyo, said he has no regrets as far as his career is concerned.

Former Jackson 5 drummer stabbed, dies

GARY, Ind., March 7 (UPI) -- A Gary, Ind., woman has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of the drummer for the original Jackson 5.

Michael Jackson fined for missing court

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Michael Jackson was fined $10,000 Wednesday for not showing up to court, the BBC reports.

Web site sets odds on Jackson comeback

WILLEMSTAD, Aruba, June 22 (UPI) -- With airplay of his songs increasing after his acquittal, a Caribbean Internet betting site is giving 5-1 odds Michael Jackson will tour with his brothers.

Musicians suing Jackson want settlement

HAMMOND, Ind., July 11 (UPI) -- Musicians whose work was performed by the Jackson 5 want an out-of-court settlement, court records in Hammond, Ind., showed Friday.
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