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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 3, 2012.
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Former Unipresser Al Kaff dies

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Former United Press International foreign correspondent and Vice President Albert E. Kaff has died in Bridgeport, Conn. He was 91.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008.
By United Press International

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UPI almanac for Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007.
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Today is Friday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2006 with 331 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Thursday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2005 with 331 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2004 with 332 to follow.
By United Press International

Video of the Week: 'Other Side of Heaven'

LOS ANGELES, March 31 (UPI) -- Although the movie industry practically dislocated its shoulder patting itself on the back in 2002 for voting Oscars to Halle Berry and Denzel Washington, "The Other Side of Heaven" is a much riskier celebration of diversity. It's
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

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Today is Monday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2003 with 331 to follow.
By United Press International

Film of the Week: 'Other Side of Heaven'

LOS ANGELES, April 11 (UPI) -- Although the movie industry has practically dislocated its shoulder patting itself on the back for voting Oscars to Halle Berry and Denzel Washington, "The Othe
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

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Today is Sunday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2002 with 331 to follow. The moon is waning, moving toward its last quarter.
By United Press International
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James Albert Michener (pronounced /ˈmɪtʃnər/; February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997) was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were sweeping sagas, covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating historical facts into the stories. Michener was known for the meticulous research behind his work.

Michener's major books include Tales of the South Pacific (for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948), Hawaii, The Drifters, Centennial, The Source, The Fires of Spring, Chesapeake, Caribbean, Caravans, Alaska, Texas, and Poland. His nonfiction works include the 1968 Iberia about his travels in Spain and Portugal, his 1992 memoir The World Is My Home, and Sports in America. Return to Paradise combines fictional short stories with Michener's factual descriptions of the Pacific areas where they take place.

Michener wrote that he did not know who his parents were or exactly when or where he was born. He was raised a Quaker by an adoptive mother, Mabel Michener, in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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