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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.
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ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008.
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'Newhart' handyman Tom Poston dies at 85

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Tom Poston, the Emmy-winning actor best known as handyman George Utley on "Newhart," has died in his home in Los Angeles at the age of 85.

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UPI almanac for Monday, Jan. 8, 2007.
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Today is Sunday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2006 with 357 to follow.
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UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

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ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

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Today is Saturday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2005 with 357 to follow.
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UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

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ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Producer-writer Milo Frank dies at 82

LOS ANGELES, June 22 (UPI) -- Milo O. Frank, a Hollywood agent who went on to success as a writer-producer, has died in Los Angeles after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 82.

Tony winner Uta Hagen dead at 84

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Tony award-winning actress and esteemed drama coach Uta Hagen has died at her New York City home. She was 84.

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Today is Thursday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2004 with 358 to follow.
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Jose Ferrer
NYP98121202 - 12 DECEMBER 1998 NEW YORK NEW YORK USA Kwanzaa Fest Cultural Expo1998, kicked off it's 17th year December 11, at the Jarvits Center in New York City. Founded by Jose Ferrer in 1981, Kwanza Fest is recognized as the world's largest celebration of African American Culture and cooperative economics. Here Mother Love of the TV talk show "Forgive & Forget" on UPN 9 in New York City is surrounded by children attending the Festival. UPI/hrc Hayden Roger Celestin
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José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón (January 8, 1912 – January 26, 1992), best known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor, as well as a theater and film director. He was the first Hispanic actor to win an Academy Award.

Ferrer was born in the Santurce district of San Juan, Puerto Rico, the son of Maria Providencia Cintron and Rafael Ferrer, an attorney and writer. He studied in the Swiss boarding school Institut Le Rosey. In 1933, he graduated from Princeton University, where he wrote a senior thesis, French Naturalism and Pardo Bazán; he was also a member of the Princeton Triangle Club.

Ferrer made his Broadway debut in 1935. In 1940, he played his first starring role on Broadway, the title role in Charley's Aunt, partly in drag. He played Iago in Margaret Webster's 1943 Broadway production of Othello, starring Paul Robeson in the title role, Webster as Emilia, and Ferrer's wife at the time, Uta Hagen, as Desdemona. It became the longest-running production of a Shakespeare play staged in the U.S., a record it still holds. His Broadway directing credits include The Shrike, Stalag 17, The Fourposter, Twentieth Century, Carmelina, My Three Angels, and The Andersonville Trial.

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