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Teen accused of killing appears in court

PALATKA, Fla., June 12 (UPI) -- A 15-year-old Florida girl attended court Wednesday to face charges she fled the state after killing a man and stealing his truck, officials say.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 20, 2008.
By United Press International

Reporter held in contempt in anthrax case

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Washington held a newspaper reporter in contempt of court for not identifying sources who named a suspect in the 2001 anthrax attack.

Family guilty of failing to stop abuse

LEEDS, England, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Four family members in England were warned Wednesday to expect prison terms for ignoring the battering that ended in a young wife's death.

Manic Monday brings divorce deluge

LONDON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Divorce lawyers call today D-Day -- the Monday after the holiday season when reality sets in hard, and they're deluged with calls.

Film Society to honor Meryl Streep

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York has announced plans to honor Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep at a gala tribute next spring.

Roger Moore to be honored at LA ball

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- British actor Roger Moore is set to make a rare visit to the United States to be honored at The Thalians' 52nd Anniversary Ball in Los Angeles.

Five reporters ordered to testify

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Five reporters face contempt sanctions if they fail to disclose information ruled central to a former U.S. military scientist’s case.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, May 20, 2007.
By United Press International

Stewart and Gable film collections in sets

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The films of two of Hollywood's most memorable matinee idols, Clark Gable and James Stewart, have been collected in DVD boxed sets.

Indianapolis family slaying was planned

INDIANAPOLIS, June 6 (UPI) -- Indianapolis prosecutors allege the man who masterminded a home robbery where seven people were killed intended to kill everyone in advance.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, May 20, the 140th day of 2006 with 225 to follow.
By United Press International

Actor Ford Rainy dead at 96

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 26 (UPI) -- Actor Ford Rainey, whose film, TV and stage career spanned more than 50 years, died of complications of a series of strokes in Santa Monica, Calif., at age 96.

'Little House's' Doc Baker dead at 77

GRANTS PASS, Ore., July 14 (UPI) -- The actor known to millions as the gentle Doc Baker on TV's "Little House on the Prairie" has died of cancer at age 77.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, May 20, the 140th day of 2005 with 225 to follow.
By United Press International
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James Stewart
Actor James Stewart, 87, seen here in a 1941 file photo, slipped and fell Thursday Dec 21 at his Beverly Hills home and was taken to hospital, a Beverly Hills Police Department spoeksman said. The injury was not serious. Stewart won an academy awar for "The Philadelphia Story " and starred in the Christmas classic "It's a Wonderful Life." He was nominated for best actor Oscars four other times and won a lifetime achievement award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1984.
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James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive voice and his everyman persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many films widely considered classics and was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one in competition and receiving one Lifetime Achievement award. He was a major MGM contract star. He also had a noted military career and was a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve.

Throughout his seven decades in Hollywood, Stewart cultivated a versatile career and recognized screen image in such classics as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Philadelphia Story, Harvey, It's a Wonderful Life, Shenandoah, Rear Window, Rope, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and Vertigo. He is the most represented leading actor on the AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) and AFI's 10 Top 10 lists. He is also the most represented leading actor on the 100 Greatest Movies of All Time list presented by Entertainment Weekly. As of 2007, ten of his films have been inducted into the United States National Film Registry.

Stewart left his mark on a wide range of film genres, including westerns, suspense thrillers, family films, biographies and screwball comedies. He worked for a number of renowned directors later in his career, most notably Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, Billy Wilder, Frank Capra, George Cukor, and Anthony Mann. He won many of the industry's highest honors and earned Lifetime Achievement awards from every major film organization. He died at age 89, leaving behind a legacy of classic performances, and is considered one of the finest actors of the "Golden Age of Hollywood". He was named the third Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.

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