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Majority of young adults think astrology is a science

Majority of young adults think astrology is a science

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Nearly half of all Americans say astrology is a legitimate science, and the number is rising fast, especially among young people.
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Throwback Thursday: Mr. T helps Nancy Reagan unveil White House Christmas decorations

Throwback Thursday: Mr. T helps Nancy Reagan unveil White House Christmas decorations

Dec. 12, WASHINGTON (UPI) --Today marks the 30th anniversary of a historic day in White House history. On December 12, 1983, Mr. T, star of "The A-Team" shed his tough guy image and donned a Santa Claus costume to assist First Lady Nancy Reagan in unveiling the Christmas decorations at the White House.
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Kentucky theater owner won't show 'The Butler' with Jane Fonda

Kentucky theater owner won't show 'The Butler' with Jane Fonda

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A Kentucky movie theater owner who trained pilots during the Vietnam War says he will not show "The Butler" because Jane Fonda plays Nancy Reagan.

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Thatcher funeral to be heavily guarded

Thatcher funeral to be heavily guarded

LONDON, April 11 (UPI) -- Security will be tight for former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral, London's Metropolitan Police have announced.

5 presidents to be at Bush library opening

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- The five living U.S. presidents will be together for the first time in more than five years for the opening of George W. Bush's presidential library.

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Rex Scouten, ex-White House usher, dies

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Rex Wayne Scouten, who served 10 U.S. presidents as a Secret Service agent and White House staffer, has died in Virginia, his family said. He was 86.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 6, 2012.
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Nancy Reagan still recovering from fall

Nancy Reagan still recovering from fall

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., May 23 (UPI) -- Broken ribs kept former first lady Nancy Reagan from attending a speech by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., at the Reagan Library, her spokeswoman said.

'Born Free' pianist Williams dead at '87

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Pianist Roger Williams, whose hits included "Autumn Leaves" and "Born Free," died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles, his assistant said. He was 87.
Report: Christie mulls White House run

Report: Christie mulls White House run

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A source close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is taking a hard look at a presidential bid, his state's largest newspaper reported Thursday.
Christie stumps for N.J. GOP out of state

Christie stumps for N.J. GOP out of state

TRENTON, N.J., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie set out on a three-state tour Monday, with a speech at the Reagan Library in California and fundraisers on tap, aides said.

Nancy Reagan uninjured after fall

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Former first lady Nancy Reagan was not hurt after she tripped and fell during an event at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., a spokeswoman said.

Secret Service agent shoots self in hip

CAMARILLO, Calif., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A Secret Service agent assigned to protect Nancy Reagan accidentally shot himself during a firearms training session at a California range, police said.
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Nancy Reagan
First Lady Nancy Reagan enters George Washington Hospital April 5, 1981 to visit President Reagan who is recovering from a gunshot wound. (UPI PHOTO/Ron Bennett/FILES)
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Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins; July 6, 1921) is the widow of former United States President Ronald Reagan and was an influential First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

Nancy was born in New York City; her parents divorced soon after her birth and she grew up in Maryland, living with an aunt and uncle while her mother pursued acting jobs. As Nancy Davis, she was an actress in Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s, starring in films such as Donovan's Brain, Night into Morning, and Hellcats of the Navy. In 1952 she married Ronald Reagan, who was then president of the Screen Actors Guild, and they had two children. Nancy was the First Lady of California when her husband was Governor from 1967 to 1975. In that capacity, she began work with the Foster Grandparents Program.

Nancy Reagan became First Lady of the United States in January 1981 following her husband's victory, but was criticized early in his first term largely due to her decision to replace the White House china, despite it being paid for by private donations. Nancy restored a Kennedy-esque glamor to the White House following years of lax formality, and her interest in high-end fashion garnered much attention, as well as criticism. She championed recreational drug prevention causes by founding the "Just Say No" drug awareness campaign, which was considered her major initiative as first lady. Always protective of her husband, more controversy ensued when it was revealed in 1988 that she had consulted an astrologer to assist in planning the president's schedule after the 1981 assassination attempt on her husband.

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