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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2006 with 127 to follow.
By United Press International

Macaulay Culkin to star in new dark comedy

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Macaulay Culkin is set to star in "Sex and Breakfast," a dark comedy that was written by and is being directed by Miles Brandman.

McCauley Culkin says work is scarce

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- At age 25, former child star Macaulay Culkin describes himself as "the most out-of-work actor I know."

Child star Macaulay Culkin turns author

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Actor Macaulay Culkin has penned his first book, a semi-autobiographical novel about a troubled father-son relationship.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2005 with 127 to follow.
By United Press International

VH1: Gary Coleman top children's star

NEW YORK, June 11 (UPI) -- U.S. cable's VH1 has crowned Gary Coleman, of "Diff'rent Strokes" fame, the top children's star, followed by "Home Alone" star Macaulay Culkin.

Culkin gets suspended sentence for drugs

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 8 (UPI) -- Actor Macaulay Culkin pleaded guilty in Oklahoma City Wednesday to two counts of drug possession.

Culkin testifies on behalf of Jackson

SANTA MARIA, Calif., May 11 (UPI) -- Former child star Macaulay Culkin testified at Michael Jackson's California child molestation trial, calling the charges against the pop star "ridiculous."

Defense begins in Jackson abuse trial

SANTA MARIA, Calif., May 5 (UPI) -- The California judge in pop star Michael Jackson's child molestation trial Thursday denied a defense request to have the charges against him dismissed.

Macaulay Culkin may testify for Jackson

SANTA MARIA, Calif., May 3 (UPI) -- Actor Macaulay Culkin may be one of the first three witnesses for the defense to take the stand in the California molestation trial of Michael Jackson.

Macaulay Culkin to testify for Jackson?

SANTA MARIA, Calif., April 21 (UPI) -- A publicist for former child movie star Macaulay Culkin denies he plans to testify for Michael Jackson in the singer's California child molestation trial.

Source: Culkin may testify for Jackson

SANTA MARIA, Calif., April 20 (UPI) -- A source close to the Michael Jackson child molestation trial has said actor Macaulay Culkin plans to testify on behalf of the singer, CNN reported.

Macaulay Culkin may testify at trial

SANTA MARIA, Calif., March 29 (UPI) -- Macaulay Culkin may testify during the California molestation trial of Michael Jackson, ABC reported Tuesday.

Macaulay Culkin seeks plea deal in Okla.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Oklahoma prosecutors and lawyers for actor Macaulay Culkin are working on a plea deal to settle his drug possession case. The "Home Alone" actor, 24, was arrested last year in Oklahoma City after being found with drugs in a car, E! Online said Friday.

Culkin will not testify in Jackson trial

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Despite reports to the contrary, actor Macaulay Culkin will refuse to testify if he is called during Michael Jackson's trial on child molestation charges.

Macaulay Culkin arrested on drug charge

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Actor Macaulay Culkin, star of "Home Alone," has been charged in Oklahoma City with marijuana possession and possession of a controlled substance.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Aug. 26, the 239th day of 2004 with 127 to follow.
By United Press International

Culkin tries hand at writing

LOS ANGELES, May 10 (UPI) -- Miramax Books plans to publish a novel by former child actor Macaulay Culkin, MSNBC reported Monday.

United Artists president steps down

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Bingham Ray is leaving his position as president of United Artists, a subsidiary of MGM Studios, the Hollywood studio announced Friday.

Macauley Culkin grows up

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The last time moviegoers saw Macaulay Culkin, history's most successful child actor was starring in family-friendly comedies like "Richie Rich," "Home Alone" an
KAREN BUTLER

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 26, the 238th day of 2003 with 127 to follow.
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

U2 WILL PERFORM ON OSCARS TELECAST
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Think tanks wrap-up-I

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the first of two wrap-ups for Feb. 19.

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

The 19th-century epic "Gangs of New York" and the sizzling musical "Chicago" have each received 12 nominations for The Orange British Academy Film Awards.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
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