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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.
By United Press International

Man says not guilty of loud music shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A Florida man accused of fatally shooting a teenager sitting in a vehicle during a dispute over loud music has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
By United Press International

'San Francisco' singer McKenzie dies at 73

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Scott McKenzie, whose 1967 hit single "San Francisco [Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair]" became a hippie generational anthem, died at 73, his Web site said.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.

Connecticut prepares for new floods

HARTFORD, Conn., March 11 (UPI) -- Connecticut prepared for more flooding Friday as Gov. Daniel Malloy reactivated the emergency response center.

Cowboys tight end Phillips lost for year

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Dallas Cowboys tight end John Phillips will have knee surgery and miss the entire season, the team said Monday.
Rep: Phillips and Baldwin not divorcing

Rep: Phillips and Baldwin not divorcing

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 2 (UPI) -- Chynna Phillips's manager says the U.S. singer, who was recently treated at a rehab for anxiety, has no plans to divorce her actor husband Billy Baldwin.
Chynna Phillips treated for anxiety

Chynna Phillips treated for anxiety

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Chynna Phillips' manager says the U.S. singer and actress has entered a rehab facility where she is being treated for anxiety.
McCready says she supports roomie Phillips

McCready says she supports roomie Phillips

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Mindy McCready is defending "Celebrity Rehab" roomie Mackenzie Phillips, who recently revealed an incestuous relationship she had with her dad.
Mackenzie Phillips reveals sex with dad

Mackenzie Phillips reveals sex with dad

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Mackenzie Phillips says she had a sexual relationship with her father, singer John Phillips of The Mamas and the Papas, beginning when she was 19.

Year in jail for cat kicker

ZION, Ill., April 3 (UPI) -- An Illinois man who pleaded guilty to severely beating his cat has been sentenced to one year in jail and 30 months of probation.
Lawyer: MacKenzie Phillips in rehab

Lawyer: MacKenzie Phillips in rehab

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- MacKenzie Phillips' lawyer says the singer and actress has entered a rehabilitation facility following her arrest last week for suspected drug possession.
Phillips busted for alleged drug offense

Phillips busted for alleged drug offense

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Singer and TV actress MacKenzie Phillips was arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles after airport security allegedly found drugs in her possession, police said.

NASA assigns STS-119 crew

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency announced the crew assignments for the STS-119 mission to the International Space Station, targeted for launch in the fall of 2008.
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John Phillips
NYP2003042403 - NEW YORK, APRIL 24 (UPI) -- Sean Lennon and girlfriend Bijou Phillips cuddle at the April 23, 2003 off Broadway premiere of "Dream a Little Dream" a musical that celebrates the careers and life of The Mamas & The Papas vocal group in which Bijou dad John Phillips was a member. ep/Ezio Petersen UPI

William John Phillips MC, (20 July 1914 - 11 May 1995) was a British actor. He is best remembered for the role of Chief Superintendent Robins, in the television series Z-Cars and for his work as a Shakespearean stage actor.

Phillips was born in Birmingham in 1914, and began his acting career at Birmingham Rep in the 1930s. During World War II, Phillips served in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and was awarded the Military Cross.

His early theatre roles included the Ghost in the 1955 Peter Brook – Paul Scofield production of Hamlet at the Phoenix Theatre; the American Ambassador in Peter Ustinov's 1957 production of Romanoff and Juliet; and Prospero in the 1959 production of John Dryden and William Davenant's version of The Tempest, at the Old Vic. Phillips continued to work as a stage actor until his retirement in the 1980s.

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