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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 19, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006.
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First black regional theater director dies

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Black actor and producer, Harold Scott, who directed plays at Seattle Repertory, Washington's Arena Stage and on Broadway, died in Newark, N.J., at age 70.

French elite stir tensions in Morocco

MARRAKESH, Morocco, July 23 (UPI) -- France's elite, tiring of the south of France, have begun buying property in Morocco, and subsequently stirring local tensions.

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This is Monday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2005 with 12 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Dec. 19, the 354th day of 2004 with 12 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2003 with 12 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2002 with 12 to follow.
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Man as Hero: The Sculptures of Giacometti

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The tall, spindly bronze sculptures of men and women by Alberto Giacometti have crept into the world's consciousness as symbols of heroism, not bad symbols to h
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Today is Wednesday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2001 with 12 to follow.
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Chronological list Writers by category Novelists · Playwrights Poets · Essayists Short story writers

Jean Genet (French pronunciation: ) (December 19, 1910(1910-12-19) – April 15, 1986(1986-04-15)) was a prominent and controversial French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but later took to writing. His major works include the novels Querelle of Brest, The Thief's Journal, and Our Lady of the Flowers, and the plays The Balcony, The Blacks, The Maids and The Screens.

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