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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011.
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Football, TV star Merlin Olsen dead

Football, TV star Merlin Olsen dead

DUARTE, Calif., March 11 (UPI) -- Pro football Hall of Fame defensive lineman Merlin Olsen, who later moved into sports commentary and acting, died Thursday, the St. Louis Rams said. He was 69.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 15, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007.
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Lundy of 'Fearsome Foursome' dead at 71

RICHMOND, Ind., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Former NFL defensive lineman Lamar Lundy, who was part of the Los Angeles Rams' "Fearsome Foursome," died this weekend at the age of 71. Lundy, who plagued NFL offenses during the 1960s as a member of the Rams, died Saturday in Richmond, Ind., after a pro

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Today is Friday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2006 with 107 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2005 with 107 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 15, the 259th day of 2004 with 107 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2003 with 107 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2002 with 107 to follow.
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Pro Football Hall of Fame Members

CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame:

Veteran OL Bruce Matthews to retire

HOUSTON, July 15 (UPI) -- Veteran offensive lineman Bruce Matthews, whose performance was matched only by his durability, officially announced his retirement Monday.
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Merlin Olsen
SLP99091305- 13 SEPTEMBER 1999- EARTH CITY MISSOURI, USA: Former St. Louis Cardinals standout Dan Dierdorf, left, and former Los Angeles Rams great, Merlin Olsen, pose for a photo during a fundraiser at the St. Louis Rams practice facility September 13. Dierdorf and Olsen, both members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, were in town for a weekend of ceremonies to honor former Big Red and Rams players. bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Merlin Jay Olsen (September 15, 1940 - March 10, 2010) was a former American football player in the National Football League and an actor. He played his entire 15-year career with the Los Angeles Rams and was elected to the Pro Bowl in 14 of those seasons, a current record shared with Bruce Matthews. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame.

Born to Lynn Jay and Merle Barrus Olsen in Logan, Utah, Sep 15, 1940, Olsen was the second of nine children, and the first son, of the couple. He had three brothers and five sisters: Colleen, Clark, Lorraine, Gwen, Phil, Winona, Ramona, and Orrin.

He married Susan Wakley on March 30, 1962, and they had three children: Kelly, Jill, and Nathan, and four grandchildren. Olsen belonged to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was a passionate fisherman, his favorite being fly fishing.

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