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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 16, 2014.
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Larry King named new Dean of Friars Club

Larry King named new Dean of Friars Club

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Larry King has been tapped as the next Dean of the Friars Club, taking over from a retiring Freddie Roman.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 24, 2013.
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Jerry Lewis gets standing ovation at Tribeca 'King of Comedy' showing

NEW YORK, April 28 (UPI) -- Comedian Jerry Lewis, 87, was met with a standing ovation after New York's Tribeca film festival's 30th anniversary screening of the movie "King of Comedy."
Scorsese's classic 'King of Comedy' to screen at Tribeca

Scorsese's classic 'King of Comedy' to screen at Tribeca

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- The Tribeca Film Festival's closing film will be Martin Scorsese's 30-year-old classic "The King of Comedy," organizers said Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 16, 2013.
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People in the news

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Friars Club to roast actor Jack Black

Friars Club to roast actor Jack Black

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Actor, comedian and musician Jack Black is to be the subject of the 2013 Friars Club Roast in New York this spring, organizers said Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
By United Press International
Jerry Lewis released from hospital

Jerry Lewis released from hospital

NEW YORK, June 15 (UPI) -- Jerry Lewis' publicist says the 86-year-old comedy icon has been released from a New York City hospital after he was treated for low blood sugar.
Jerry Lewis hospitalized for past two nights

Jerry Lewis hospitalized for past two nights

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- Comedy icon Jerry Lewis spent the past two nights in a hospital after collapsing due to low blood sugar, the New York Post reported.
Jerry Lewis, 86, collapses from low blood sugar

Jerry Lewis, 86, collapses from low blood sugar

NEW YORK, June 13 (UPI) -- Comedy icon Jerry Lewis was transported to a Manhattan hospital after collapsing at the Waldorf Astoria hotel, the New York Post reported.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 16, 2012.
By United Press International

State Sen.: Arizona needs improved image

MESA, Ariz., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Arizona's newest state senator, Jerry Lewis, says he plans to reverse what he calls the state's dismal image on civil-rights and immigration issues.
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Actor Richard Belzer, Friars Club Roastmaster, gives legendary showbiz entertainer Jerry Lewis (R) a kiss prior to the start of the Jerry Lewis Friars Club Roast on June 9, 2006. Lewis was previously roasted in 1971 and 1986. ..(UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Jerry Lewis (born Joseph Levitch; March 16, 1926) is an American comedian, actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director and singer. He is best known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio. He was originally paired up with Dean Martin in 1946, forming the famed comedy team of Martin and Lewis. In addition to the duo's popular nightclub work, they starred in a successful series of comedy films for Paramount Pictures.

Lewis is also known for his charity fund-raising telethons and position as national chairman for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Lewis has won several awards for lifetime achievements from The American Comedy Awards, The Golden Camera, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and The Venice Film Festival, and he has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 2005, he received the Governors Award of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Board of Governors, which is the highest Emmy Award presented. On February 22, 2009, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded Lewis the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

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