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Helen Mirren of 'The Queen' headliner at Buckingham Palace reception

Helen Mirren of 'The Queen' headliner at Buckingham Palace reception

LONDON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Helen Mirren says there was no mention of the times she has portrayed the British monarch when she was presented to Queen Elizabeth Monday at Buckingham Palace.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.
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'Slumdog' wins big at Attenborough Awards

'Slumdog' wins big at Attenborough Awards

LONDON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The Mumbai-set drama "Slumdog Millionaire" has earned four Richard Attenborough Film Awards, it was announced in London Thursday.

Richard Attenborough stable after fall

LONDON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Doctors in London say movie actor-director Lord Richard Attenborough is in stable condition after suffering a head injury in a fall at his home last month.

Attenborough recovering from alarming fall

LONDON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Richard Attenborough is "doing very well" since being knocked unconscious in a London fall, the British actor's niece says.
Rowling saddened by 'Potter' end

Rowling saddened by 'Potter' end

LONDON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Author J.K. Rowling, speaking at a London awards show, likened completing her "Harry Potter" series of books to breaking up with a loved one.

Mandela statue unveiled in London

LONDON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A 9-foot-tall bronze statue of South African anti-apartheid leader and former president, Nelson Mandela was unveiled in London on Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007.
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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2006 with 124 to follow.
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Austrians honor 1931 British skiing champ

KITZBUHEL, Austria, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The organizers of Austria's Hahnenkamm, a tough combination slalom and downhill race, have named a cup after the only British skier to win the event.

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Today is Monday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2005 with 124 to follow.
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Brits pick nation's top actors, actresses

LONDON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Sean Connery and Judi Dench topped a Sky Broadcasting Group poll seeking Britain's top screen legends.

Feature: Honoring James Garner

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- When he heard that the Screen Actors Guild would honor James Garner with its Life Achievement Award, "The Rockford Files" producer Stephen J. Cannell said Garne
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Today is Sunday, Aug. 29, the 242nd day of 2004 with 124 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2003 with 124 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2002 with 124 to follow.
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