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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 11, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 11, 2012.
By United Press International
Author Michael Crichton dead at 66

Author Michael Crichton dead at 66

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Blockbuster novelist, medical doctor and "ER" creator Michael Crichton has died at the age of 66 after a battle with cancer, his family said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 11, 2008.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, March 11, 2007.
By United Press International

Warner Bros. developing Valerie Plame film

HOLLYWOOD, March 2 (UPI) -- A film about ex-CIA officer Valerie Plame, her husband Joseph Wilson and the scandal in which her identity was made public may get the Hollywood treatment.

Hollywood moguls endorse Schwarzenegger

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Hollywood Democrats Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Haim Saban have endorsed Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's bid for re-election.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, March 11, the 70th day of 2006 with 295 to follow.
By United Press International

17th century Canadian company sold

TORONTO, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The 336-year-old Hudson's Bay Co. in Canada has been bought out by a billionaire from South Carolina for $980 million.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, March 11, the 70th day of 2005 with 295 to follow.
By United Press International

Kline, Lovitz star in diabetes PSA

LOS ANGELES, March 4 (UPI) -- Kevin Kline and Jon Lovitz have filmed a public service announcement to promote diabetes awareness, the healthcare company Novo Nordisk said Friday.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, March 11, the 71st day of 2004 with 295 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, March 11, the 70th day of 2003 with 295 to follow.
By United Press International

Executive Business Briefing

Here is a look at more of Monday's top business stories:
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Jerry Zucker
Producers Jerry Zucker and his wife Janet Zucker attend a special screening of Summit Entertainment's motion picture biographical thriller "Fair Game", at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles on October 24, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Jerry Zucker (August 24, 1949 – April 12, 2008) was an Israeli-born American businessman and philanthropist.

Jerry Zucker was the son of Holocaust survivors. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science (triple major) degree in mathematics, chemistry, and physics and went on to earn his M.S. in Electrical Engineering.

Zuker was president and CEO of the InterTech Group. He was President and CEO of the Polymer Group at the time it acquired the Montreal-based Dominion Textile Company in 1997; he resigned from Polymer Group in 2003. In 2006, he acquired the Hudson's Bay Company of Canada, North America's oldest company, becoming its Governor (Company Chairman) and CEO. Zucker was also a part-owner of the South Carolina Stingrays of the ECHL. He ranked #354 on Forbes 400 Richest Americans and #746 on Forbes Billionaire List 2006. In 2008, Forbes placed his wealth at $1.2 billion USD He held over 350 patents in his lifetime and donated millions of dollars to international medical missions as well as local charities.

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