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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 18, 2012.
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Actor Peter Graves dies at 83

Actor Peter Graves dies at 83

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., March 14 (UPI) -- Peter Graves, the star of TV's "Mission Impossible" and the movie spoof "Airplane!" died of a heart attack in California, his business manager said. He was 83.

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The weekly UPI Almanac package for March 15-21, 2010.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 18, 2009.
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'Footloose,' 'Airplane!' casts to reunite

'Footloose,' 'Airplane!' casts to reunite

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The casts of the classic 1980s movies "The Big Chill," "Footloose" and "Airplane!" are scheduled to reunite on the "Today" show in New York, NBC said Friday.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 18, 2008.
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Job seekers' personal data compromised

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. government has issued a warning to millions of Internet job seekers whose personal information may have been stolen by hackers.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, March 18, 2007.
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Today is Saturday, March 18, the 77th day of 2006 with 288 to follow.
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Today is Friday, March 18, the 77th day of 2005 with 288 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, March 18, the 78th day of 2004 with 288 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, March 18, the 77th day of 2003 with 288 to follow.
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Today is Monday, March 18, the 77th day of 2002 with 288 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
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Peter Graves
Actor Peter Graves is interviewed following dedication ceremonies for Graves' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 30, 2009 in Los Angeles. His movie career spanned classics such as "Stalag 17" to comedies such as "Airplane!", but he is best remembered by many as the head of the "Mission: Impossible" force in the 1960s and 70s. UPI/Jim Ruymen.
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Peter Aurness (March 18, 1926 – March 14, 2010), known professionally as Peter Graves, was an American film and television actor. He was best known for his starring role in the CBS television series Mission: Impossible from 1967 to 1973. His brother was actor James Arness (1923-2011).

Graves was born Peter Aurness in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a son of Methodist parents Rolf Cirkler Aurness (1894–1982), a businessman, and his wife Ruth (née Duesler, died 1986), a journalist. Graves' ancestry was Norwegian, English and German. The family name originally was "Aursnes," but when Rolf's Norwegian father, Peter Aursnes, immigrated to New York City in 1887, he changed the spelling.

Graves graduated from Southwest High School in 1944, and spent two years in the United States Army Air Force near the end of World War II. He then enrolled at the University of Minnesota on the G.I. Bill, and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

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