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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 15, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 15, 2008.
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Today is Saturday, July 15, the 196th day of 2006 with 169 to follow.
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Today is Friday, July 15, the 196th day of 2005 with 169 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, July 15, the 197th day of 2004 with 169 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, July 15, the 196th day of 2003 with 169 to follow.
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Today is Monday, July 15, the 196th day of 2002 with 169 to follow.
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Remy de Gourmont (April 4, 1858 - September 27, 1915) was a French Symbolist poet, novelist, and influential critic. He was widely read in his era, and an important influence on Blaise Cendrars. (The spelling Rémy de Gourmont is incorrect, albeit common and used by Ezra Pound in translations of his work.)

De Gourmont came from a publishing family from Cotentin. He was the son of count Auguste-Marie de Gourmont and his countess, born Mathilde de Montfort. In 1866 he moved to a manor close to Villedieu near La Manche. He studied law at Caen, and was awarded a bachelor's degree in law in 1879; upon his graduation he moved to Paris.

In 1881, de Gourmont was employed by the Bibliothèque Nationale. He began to write for general circulation periodicals such as Le Monde and Le Contemporain. He took an interest in ancient literature, following the footsteps of Gustave Kahn. During this period, he also met Berthe Courrière, model and heir of the sculptor Auguste Clésinger, which whom he struck a lifelong attachment. The two lived together for the rest of their lives.

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