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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 8, 2013.
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'Dynasty' designer Nolan Miller dead at 79

'Dynasty' designer Nolan Miller dead at 79

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 9 (UPI) -- Fashion designer Nolan Miller -- best known for his work on "Dynasty" -- died at a California hospital, his former assistant said. He was 79.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 8, 2008.
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Book: Burton, Monroe had secret affair

LONDON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A new Richard Burton biography alleges the famed British film actor once had a secret affair with ill-fated U.S. starlet Marilyn Monroe.

Actress Laraine Day dead at 87

IVINS, Utah, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Movie actress Laraine Day has died at the home of her daughter in Ivins, Utah, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. She was 87.

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UPI almanac for Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007.
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Legitimacy of Welsh tradition argued... Gay couple unveil pre-need headstone... For teens, e-mail is out, MySpace in... Teen wins national yodeling championship... Watercooler stories from UPI.
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Gay couple unveil pre-need headstone

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (UPI) -- A gay California couple celebrated their life together and their plans to spend eternity under the same headstone with a party in a graveyard.

Actor Robert Sterling dead at age 88

LOS ANGELES, June 1 (UPI) -- The star of the 1950s TV show "Topper," Robert Sterling, has died in Brentwood, Calif., at age 88.

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Today is Wednesday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2006 with 326 to follow.
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Costumer Moss Mabry dead at 87

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Oscar-nominated costume designer Moss Mabry -- who outfitted actors in "Giant," "Rebel Without a Cause" and "The Way We Were" -- has died at age 87.

Hollywood readies Stompanato flick

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Actors Keanu Reeves and Catherine Zeta-Jones are reportedly interested in taking on the Hollywood biopic "Stompanato," it was reported Wednesday.

Kilmer: British theater crowd smarter

LONDON, April 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Val Kilmer says British theatergoers are better educated than their U.S. counterparts, the BBC reported Monday.
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Lana Turner (February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995) was an American actress.

Discovered and signed to a film contract by MGM at the age of sixteen, Turner first attracted attention in They Won't Forget (1937). She played featured roles, often as the ingenue, in such films as Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938). During the early 1940s she established herself as a leading actress in such films as Johnny Eager (1941), Ziegfeld Girl (1941) and Somewhere I'll Find You (1942), and her reputation as a glamorous femme fatale was enhanced by her performance in the film noir The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946). Her popularity continued through the 1950s, in such films as The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) and Peyton Place (1957), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.

In 1958, her daughter Cheryl Crane stabbed Turner's lover, Johnny Stompanato to death. A coroner's inquest brought considerable media attention to Turner and concluded that Crane had acted in self defense. Turner's next film, Imitation of Life (1959), proved to be one of the greatest successes of her career, but from the early 1960s, her roles were fewer. She gained recognition near the end of her career with a principal role in the television series Falcon Crest during 1982 and 1983.

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