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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
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Anniversaries in the year ahead

Anniversaries in the year ahead

We look forward to 2013 with resolutions, hopes and clean calendars, but we'll be looking back as well. A new year is always an opportunity to celebrate the anniversary of something, and plenty of remembrances are upcoming.
ED ADAMCZYK, United Press International
Author Gore Vidal dies at 86

Author Gore Vidal dies at 86

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Novelist, playwright, screenwriter and essayist Gore Vidal died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles from complications of pneumonia, his family said. He was 86.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012.
By United Press International

Matriarch of Bridges acting family dies

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Dorothy Bridges, mother of U.S. actors Jeff and Beau Bridges, has died of age-related causes in Los Angeles at the age of 93, her family says.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008.
By United Press International

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UPI almanac for Monday, Jan. 15, 2007.
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Today is Sunday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2006 with 350 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2005 with 350 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2004 with 351 to follow.
By United Press International

Civilization: 'High Noon' for U.S. Army

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- Two western movies from the 1950s shed light on our overstretched Army and the meaning of civic responsibility. In fact, America's problem is that it's living a
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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2003 with 350 to follow.
By United Press International

Legendary animator Chuck Jones dies at 89

CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning animator Chuck Jones, who drew such classic cartoon characters as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Porky Pig, died of congestive heart failu
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Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. (January 15, 1913 – March 10, 1998) was an American actor who starred in a number of television series and appeared in more than 150 feature films. Bridges is best known for his role of Mike Nelson in Sea Hunt, which was the top American TV series in 1958. He is the father of Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges.

Bridges was born in San Leandro, California, the son of Harriet Evelyn (née Brown) and Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Sr., who was involved in the California hotel business and once owned a movie theater. Bridges graduated from Petaluma High School in 1931. He studied political science at UCLA, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He met his future wife there, Dorothy Bridges (née Simpson); they married in 1938 in New York City.

Bridges made his Broadway debut in 1939 in a production of Shakespeare's Othello. In 1941, he joined the stock company at Columbia Pictures, where he played small roles in features and short subjects. (In Here Comes Mr. Jordan Bridges is the pilot of the plane in the "heaven" scene.) He left Columbia to enlist in the U.S. Coast Guard. Following World War II, he returned to film acting. He was blacklisted briefly in the 1950s after he admitted to the House Un-American Activities Committee that he had once been a member of the Actors' Lab, a group with links to the Communist Party. He resumed working after being cleared by the FBI, finding his greatest success in television.

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