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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007.
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Beatty gets AFI lifetime achievement nod

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The American Film Institutes's Board of Trustees announced Thursday it plans to honor Warren Beatty with its 36th AFI Life Achievement Award.

Morgan Freeman counts down 100 best films

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) -- "Citizen Kane" is still the best movie ever, the American Film Institute in Los Angles has decreed.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, May 6, 2007.
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TV station stages Belgium split

BRUSSELS, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Viewers of Belgian public broadcasting station RTBF have complained after the station staged a televised hoax depicting a split of the country.

Orson Welles' supporter Graver dead at 68

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Gary Graver, longtime supporter and former cinematographer of famed director Orson Welles, died last week in California at the age of 68. Having spent years attempting to complete the late director's final film, "The Other Side of the Wind," Graver died T

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Oct. 30, 2006.
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UPI almanacs for Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006.
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Big red fire truck doesn't work ... College releases 'Mindset List' ... 'Criminalized' for telling off girl ... Faith Nights a hit at Minor League games ... Watercooler stories from UPI.
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College releases 'Mindset List'

BELOIT, Wis., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Wisconsin's Beloit College has revealed its sixth annual "Beloit College Mindset List," describing the way the incoming class of freshman views the world.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, May 6, the 126th day of 2006 with 239 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2005 with 62 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2005 with 82 to follow.
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Crew filling up for 'Casino Royale'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- "Million Dollar Baby" writer Paul Haggis has been tapped to write the next film in the James Bond series for Sony and MGM.

Hollywood's Alexander Golitzen dies

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Academy Award-winning art director and production designer Alexander Golitzen has died in San Diego in his late 90s, it was reported Saturday.

Geraldine Fitzgerald dead at 91

NEW YORK, July 18 (UPI) -- Oscar-nominee Geraldine Fitzgerald, who portrayed Isabella in 1940's "Wuthering Heights," has died in New York at age 91.

Spielberg voted top director

LONDON, June 2 (UPI) -- Readers of Britain's Empire magazine have voted Steven Spielberg cinema's greatest director, above Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, May 6, the 126th day of 2005 with 239 to follow.
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Auction for Ruth Warrick's personal items

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A New Jersey company will auction the personal belongings of the late soap opera queen Ruth Warrick, the New York Post reported Tuesday.

Soap actress Ruth Warrick dead at 88

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Emmy-winning veteran "All My Children" soap star Ruth Warrick died in New York of pneumonia. She was 88.

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Today is Saturday, Oct. 30, the 304th day of 2004 with 62 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
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Today is Sunday, Oct. 10, the 284th day of 2004 with 82 to follow.
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'Psycho' actress Janet Leigh dies at 77

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Janet Leigh, who gained her greatest fame as the victim of the shocking shower murder scene at the Bates Motel in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 thriller "Psycho," has
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