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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012.
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Judge denies Snipes appeal bid

Judge denies Snipes appeal bid

WASHINGTON, June 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday denied a bid for appeal from Wesley Snipes, a film star convicted on federal tax evasion charges, CNN reported.
Anne Hathaway to play Catwoman

Anne Hathaway to play Catwoman

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Warner Bros. studio says Anne Hathaway will play Catwoman in its upcoming Batman flick "The Dark Knight Rises."

Pamela Anderson tops sexy TV women list

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Canadian actress and former "Baywatch" babe Pamela Anderson has been named "TV's Sexiest Woman Ever," "Access Hollywood" reported.

Belushi, Newmar end years-long feud

BRENTWOOD, Calif., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Feuding Brentwood, Calif., neighbors Jim Belushi and Julie Newmar announced the end of the mutual animosity and $4 million lawsuit Friday.

Belushi, Newmar legal battle nasty

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A lawyer for actor Jim Belushi says he wants his $4 million lawsuit against his neighbor, actress Julie Newmar, to go to trial in Los Angeles.

Jim Belushi sues Catwoman

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- "According to Jim" star Jim Belushi sued neighbor Julie Newmar, Catwoman on the 1960s "Batman" series, for alleged vandalism to the actor's California home.

Feature: New movie spotlights drag culture

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- Two of this week's three major film releases are targeted directly at traditional male audiences, while the third is aimed at women as well as a segment of the
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Cathy's World: Holy nostalgia, Batman!

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- One of the oddest ratings successes in recent years was the TV movie "Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Running Three-Hour T

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2002 with 137 to follow.
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Julie Newmar
Julie Newmar arrives for the Van Cleef & Arpels "Une Journee A Paris" party at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York on September 4, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)

Julie Newmar (born Julia Chalene Newmeyer on August 16, 1933) is an American actress, dancer and singer. Her most famous role is Catwoman in the Batman television series.

Born in Los Angeles as Julia Chalene Newmeyer, Julie Newmar is the eldest of three children of Don and Helen Jesmer Newmeyer. Her father was head of the Physical Education Department at Los Angeles City College and had played American football professionally in the 1920s. Her brother is John Newmeyer, Harvard Ph.D, a San Francisco-based epidemiologist, author, and Napa Valley winemaker.

Newmar was a "dancer-assassin" in Slaves of Babylon (1953) and the "gilded girl" in Serpent of the Nile (1953), in which she was clad in gold paint. She danced in several other films, including The Band Wagon and Demetrius and the Gladiators, and was a ballerina with the Los Angeles Opera. She also worked as a choreographer and dancer for Universal Studios.

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