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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, July 30, 2012.
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Paul and Anna Anka to divorce

Paul and Anna Anka to divorce

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Canadian-born singer-songwriter Paul Anka has filed for divorce from his wife Anna, a Swedish reality TV star he married last year, sources said.
Anka co-wrote new Jackson single

Anka co-wrote new Jackson single

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Canadian singer-songwriter Paul Anka says Michael Jackson's estate has agreed to compensate him for his work on the new release, "This Is It."

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 30, 2008.
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Hall of Fame to honor 'Take Me Out'

Hall of Fame to honor 'Take Me Out'

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) -- "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" is to be honored with the Towering Song Award at the upcoming 2008 Songwriters Hall of Fame gala in New York, organizers said.
Paul Anka to get Mercer award

Paul Anka to get Mercer award

NEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) -- U.S. entertainer Paul Anka has been chosen to receive the Johnny Mercer Award at the upcoming Songwriters Hall of Fame 2008 Awards dinner in New York.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, July 30, 2007.

Actor Jason Bateman welcomes first child

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Actor Jason Bateman and his wife, Amanda Anka, have welcomed their new daughter, Francesca Nora, in Los Angeles. The girl, the couple's first child, was born Oct. 28, Bateman's rep, Cara Tripicchio told CBS's The ShowBuzz on Monday.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 30, the 211th day of 2006 with 154 to follow.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Man finds $420,000 in parking lot ... Swedish royals accidentally pump and run ... Paul Anka wins worst song poll by CNN ... 'Same old' for bank-robbing limo driver ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Paul Anka wins worst song poll by CNN

ATLANTA, April 27 (UPI) -- Paul Anka's "(You're) Having My Baby" has been crowned the worst song of all time by 5,800 voters on CNN.com.

Charles' arranger Sid Feller dies at 89

ORANGE VILLAGE, Ohio, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Producer/arranger Sid Feller, who helped create the Ray Charles hits "Georgia on My Mind" and "I Can't Stop Loving You," has died in Ohio at age 89.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 30, the 211th day of 2005 with 154 to follow.
By United Press International

Unique choices on Brit best cover list

LONDON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Jimi Hendrix's version of Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower" has been named best cover song ever by music critics of Britain's Daily Telegraph.

Feature: Five minutes with the president

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- While President George W. Bush contemplated what he would say to voters in his acceptance speech at Madison Square Garden, an entertainment industry organization that advocates for First Amendment freedom promoted a book of essays in which celebrities ima
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Friday, July 30, the 212th day of 2004 with 154 to follow.
By United Press International

Interest in Bono low at convention

TORONTO, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Canada's ruling Liberal party has booked U2 lead singer Bono to perform Friday night at their Toronto convention, but young politicos are calling it a yawner.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2003 with 154 to follow.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Sonny Bono who was born in 1935; R&B singer James Ingram in 1956 (age 47); actor-rapper Ice T (real name: Tracy Morrow) in 1959 (age 44); former Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor in 1961 (age 42); and the Blow Monkeys' Tony Kylie
By United Press International

Today In Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Feb. 15-21.
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Today inMusic: a lookl back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late jazz great "Dizzy" Gillespie, who was born in 1917; Del Vikings lead singer Norman Wright in 1937 (age 65); Manfred Mann, whose real name is Michael Leibowitz, in 1940 (age 62); guitarist Steve Cropper of Booker T and MG
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Oct. 19-25.
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Cuban percussionist Chino Pozo was born this day in 1915 in Havana. He was a cousin of Chano Pozo, the Cuban drummer who worked with Dizzy Gillespie to fuse jazz and Latin elements together. Chino Pozo also recorded with Gillespie, Tadd Dameron, Fats Nava
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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