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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008.
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John Phillip Law, Hollywood actor, dies

LOS ANGELES, May 17 (UPI) -- John Phillip Law, who appeared opposite Jane Fonda in the 1968 science fiction fantasy "Barbarella," has died at age 70.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 20, 2007.
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Today is Sunday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2006 with 133 to follow.
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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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Today is Friday, Aug. 20, the 233rd day of 2004 with 133 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2003 with 133 to follow.
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PAT BOONE TO BE HONORED AGAIN
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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2002 with 133 to follow.
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Singer, legend Rosemary Clooney dead at 74

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) -- Rosemary Clooney, a '50s pop songstress who audiences in the 21st century applauded as an icon of show business magic, skill and heart, succumbed to a recurrenc
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Jacqueline Susann (August 20, 1918 – September 21, 1974) was an American author known for her best-selling novels. Her most notable work was Valley of the Dolls, a book that broke sales records and spawned an Oscar-nominated 1967 film and a short-lived TV series.

Jacqueline Susann was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Robert Susann, a portrait painter, and Rose Jans, a schoolteacher. In school, Susann was an intelligent but lazy student. She scored the highest on her class's IQ test, a 140, prompting her mother to predict that she would someday become a good writer. Susann had other ideas and instead had aspirations of being an actress. Susann's rocky relationship with her hard-to-please mother, as well as her starry-eyed view of her roguish father, would later be woven into her novels.

By the time Susann entered high school, she was dabbling in drugs and had earned the reputation of being a party girl. Although her parents hoped she would enter college, Susann left for New York City after graduating from West Philadelphia High School in 1936 to pursue an acting career.

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