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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 14, 2011.
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Pete Seeger to receive Gish Prize

Pete Seeger to receive Gish Prize

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. folk musician and human rights activist Pete Seeger has been named the winner of the 2009 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize.
Robert Redford to receive Gish Prize

Robert Redford to receive Gish Prize

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. actor, filmmaker and activist Robert Redford has been chosen to receive the 2008 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, it was announced Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2006 with 306 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2005 with 78 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2005 with 306 to follow.
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Feature: AFI calls Lucas a pioneer

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- When the American Film Institute presents George Lucas with its AFI Life Achievement Award next June, it will be the first time in the award's 33-year history t
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 14, the 288th day of 2004 with 78 to follow.
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Largest arts prize awarded Ornette Coleman

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Jazz composer and saxophonist Ornette Coleman has been selected recipient of the largest prize in the arts field, the $250,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, it was announced Thursday.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2004 with 307 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2003 with 78 to follow.
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Feature: Michael York ready to swing again

LOS ANGELES, April 30 (UPI) -- There is talk, but nothing certain yet, of a fourth "Austin Powers" movie -- but Michael York is game for another go as Powers' boss, Basil Exposition.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2003 with 306 to follow.
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Caricaturist Al Hirschfeld dies at age 99

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Al Hirschfeld, whose caricatures of the great and near-great of the theater were as entertaining as trying to find his daughter's name scribbled among the lines, died Monday. He was 99.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Nico of the Velvet Underground, who was born in 1938; Bachman-Turner-Overdrive bassist Fred Turner in 1943 (age 59); Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead in 1947 (age 55); Rainbow keyboardist Tony Carey in 1953 (age 49); Gary Kemp of Sp
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2002 with 78 to follow.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Oct. 12-18.
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