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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 12, 2013.
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Hunter Mountain co-founder Orville Slutsky dies at 96

HUNTER, N.Y., April 19 (UPI) -- Orville Slutzky, one of two brothers who founded New York's Hunter Mountain ski resort with show business help, died at age 96, resort officials said Friday.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
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'Old Man River' lyrics trouble for teacher

MORAGA, Calif., April 27 (UPI) -- A music instructor at a California college apologized to his class for giving them the classic song "Old Man River" with the original lyrics, officials say.

Kostelanetz papers to Library of Congress

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The estate of Andre Kostelanetz has donated the Russian-born conductor-arranger's papers and artifacts to the Library of Congress.

Rodgers estate donates to bandshell effort

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The estate of U.S. songwriter Richard Rodgers has donated $1 million to renovate the bandshell in a New York City park, city officials say.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 12, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Thursday, July 12, 2007.

Actress Kitty Carlisle Hart dies at 96

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Veteran actress Kitty Carlisle Hart, who visited American homes as a panelist on "What's My Line?" and "To Tell The Truth," has died in New York at 96.

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UPI almanac for Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006.
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Today is Wednesday, July 12, the 193rd day of 2006 with 172 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2005 with one to follow.
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Today is Tuesday July 12, the 193rd day of 2005 with 172 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Dec. 30, the 365th day of 2004 with one to follow.
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Trapp clan set for world concert tour

VIENNA, July 29 (UPI) -- The world will come alive with the sound of music again when the fourth generation of the Trapp family embarks on a world tour next month. A spokesman for the family said Wednesday four grandchildren of Werner von Trapp -- Sofia, 15, Melanie, 14, Amanda,

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Today is Monday, July 12, the 194th day of 2004 with 172 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, July 12, the 194th day of 2004 with 172 to follow.
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Feature: Musical parodies B'way musicals

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- A sparkling new musical at the Citicorp Center's Theater at St. Peter's Church is a parody of Broadway musicals and their creators in the form of five short melodramas with but a single plot, a new theatrical idea from the team of Eric Rockwell and Joanne
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

'Never Gonna Dance' evokes Fred and Ginger

NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- "Never Gonna Dance," the new Broadway musical adaptation of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers' 1936 RKO film, "Swing Time," is a lovable homage to the romantic musical comedy of yore with a score to die for by Jerome Kern.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

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Today is Tuesday, Dec. 30, the 364th day of 2003 with one to follow.
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Analysis: Choosing up sides on movie songs

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- America soon will get another glimpse of itself as reflected on the silver screen, when a blue-ribbon panel selected by the American Film Institute ranks the 10
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Brit star Maria Friedman makes U.S. debut

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- British singing star Maria Friedman is making her American debut with a one-woman show that makes it clear why she has won two Olivier Awards, the London equiva
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

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Today is Saturday, July 12, the 193rd day of 2003 with 172 to follow.
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