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UPI almanac for Tuesday, June 19, 2007.

Stars walk runway to fight heart disease

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Celebrities Kim Catrall and Kelly Ripa served as models in the Heart Truth Red Dress fashion show in New York to raise awareness of women and heart disease.

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Today is Monday June 19, the 170th day of 2006 with 195 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, June 19, the 170th day of 2005 with 195 to follow.
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Wilson play postponed for lack of funds

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- because one of its backers has withdrawn a $1 million pledge. Michael Hartman, press representative for the show, said Wednesday it is not opening for previews Thursday as scheduled nor will it open officially on Nov. 11.

Broadway's 'Gem of the Ocean' postponed

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The Broadway play "Gem of the Ocean" has been postponed while producers search for financing.

August Wilson nears end of theater cycle

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The ninth play in August Wilson's 10-play cycle on the black experience in America decade by decade in the 20th century is scheduled to open on Broadway.

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Today is Saturday, June 19, the 171st day of 2004 with 195 to follow.
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'Wife' and 'Avenue Q' top Tonys

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- "I Am My Own Wife" won the top Tony award for a play Sunday night and the irrepressible "Avenue Q" won for best musical.

'Wicked' wins big at Drama Desk Awards

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- "Wicked," the Broadway show about the witches of Oz, won top honors, including best musical, in the New York media's Drama Desk Awards.

'Cosby' mom is best, poll says

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- "The Cosby Show's" Clare Huxtable, the witty, smart woman who kept five children and a husband in line, has been voted as U.S. TV's most popular mom.

P. Diddy to star in 'A Raisin in the Sun'

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Rapper and producer Sean "P. Diddy" Combs could earn as much as $700,000 if his 15-week run in the Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun" is a hit.

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Today is Thursday, June 19, the 170th day of 2003 with 195 to follow.
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PAT NASON and DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

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Today is Wednesday, June 19, the 170th day of 2002 with 195 to follow.
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Phylicia Rashad
Actors Idina Menzel, Best Actress in a Musical "Wicked" Hugh Jackman, Best Actor in a Musical "The Boy From Oz" Phylicia Rashad, Best Actress in a Play "A Raisin in the Sun" and Jefferson Mays, Best Actor in a Play "I Am My Own Wife" left to right pose at the 2004 Tony Award ceremonies on June 6, 2004 in New York. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)

Phylicia Rashād (born Phylicia Ayers-Allen on June 19, 1948) is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show.

In 2004, Rashad became the first African-American actress to win the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play, for her role in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun.

She resumed the role in the 2008 television adaption of A Raisin in the Sun, which earned her the 2009 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special.

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