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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 4, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 4, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 4, 2009.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 4, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Sunday, March 4, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2006 with 302 to follow.
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Today is Friday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2005 with 302 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, March 4, the 64th day of 2004 with 302 to follow.
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Feature: Hollywood celebrates 'The Method'

LOS ANGELES, April 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood actors will celebrate movies that emphasize acting and story over spectacle and special effects over the next week, at the 5th annual Method Fest.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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Today is Tuesday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2003 with 302 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2002 with 302 to follow. The moon is waning, moving toward its last quarter.
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Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Robert Redford belongs to that small group of superstars who have never won an Oscar for their acting achievements.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International
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John Garfield (March 4, 1913 – May 21, 1952) was an American actor. Garfield was especially adept at playing brooding, rebellious, working-class character roles. Garfield is acknowledged as the predecessor of such Method actors as Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, and James Dean.

Born Jacob Julius Garfinkle in New York City, the son of Russian Jewish immigrants David and Hannah Garfinkle, Garfield spent the first seven years of his life in Sea Gate, Brooklyn. After the death of his mother, Garfield was sent to a school for difficult children in the Bronx. It was under the guidance of the school's principal—the noted educator Angelo Patri—that he was introduced to both boxing and acting. He had also contracted a childhood illness, severely damaging his heart and limiting his ability to engage in strenuous athletics. He received a scholarship to Maria Ouspenskaya's acting school, making his Broadway debut in 1932.

He became a member of the Group Theater. The Group's play Golden Boy was written for him by Clifford Odets, but ultimately he was cast in a supporting role rather than the lead. Garfield decided to leave Broadway and try his luck in Hollywood. In 1938, he received wide critical acclaim and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Four Daughters.

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