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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
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Unaired 'Don't Trust the B' episodes available online

Unaired 'Don't Trust the B' episodes available online

LOS ANGELES, May 17 (UPI) -- Eight unaired episodes of the canceled U.S. sitcom "Don't Trust the B---- In Apartment 23" are now available online, ABC announced.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.
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Stars line up to be 'Stargate' guests

Stars line up to be 'Stargate' guests

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- SCI FI Channel says Richard Dean Anderson, Christopher McDonald and Janelle Monae are to be guest stars on the new series "SGU: Stargate Universe."
New 'Stargate' movie to air on Sci Fi

New 'Stargate' movie to air on Sci Fi

NEW YORK, March 30 (UPI) -- Sci Fi Channel said "Continuum," the latest entry in the "Stargate" franchise, is to debut this week.

'MacGyver' headed to the big screen

LOS ANGELES, March 16 (UPI) -- A big-screen version of the U.S. television adventure series "MacGyver" is in the works, The Hollywood Reporter said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007.
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Today is Monday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2006 with 342 to follow.
By United Press International

MacGyver actor fights to save harp seals

CHARLOTTEVILLE, Prince Edward Island, March 8 (UPI) -- The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has engaged actor Richard Dean Anderson, best known as "MacGyver," to fight Canada's annual harp seal hunt.

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Today is Sunday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2005 with 342 to follow.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Racing pigeons face random drug tests ... Marijuana turns up in strange places ... Flooding nets 'dinner' for New York man ... MacGyver actor wins Air Force honor ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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MacGyver actor wins Air Force honor

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force is honoring MacGyver, er, Richard Dean Anderson, for his "positive depiction" of the Air Force over the last seven years.

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Today is Friday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2004 with 343 to follow.
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Richard Dean Anderson (born January 23, 1950) is an American television and film actor, producer and composer. He began his television career in 1976 as Dr. Jeff Webber in the American soap opera series General Hospital, then rose to prominence as the lead actor in the television series MacGyver (1985–1992). Anderson later appeared in films, including Through the Eyes of a Killer (1992), Pandora's Clock (1996) and Firehouse (1997).

In 1997, Anderson returned to television as the lead actor of the series Stargate SG-1, a spin-off of the 1994 film Stargate. He played the lead from 1997–2005 and had a recurring role from 2005–07. Since 1997, the only film Anderson has starred in is Stargate: Continuum released in 2008 as a spin-off film after Stargate SG-1 was cancelled in 2007. He appears in the follow-up Stargate series Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate: Universe (as Lieutenant General Jack O'Neill).

Anderson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Stuart Jay Anderson and Jocelyn Rhae Carter and was the oldest of four brothers. He is of Scottish, Swedish, Norwegian and Mohawk Native American descent. He grew up in Roseville, Minnesota and attended Ramsey High School. As a kid, Anderson wanted to become a professional hockey player; this dream was shattered when he broke both his arms. Anderson developed an early interest in music, art and acting. For a short time he tried to become a jazz musician. Eventually he studied to become an actor at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and later at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota but dropped out before he received his degree because he felt "listless". Right after his junior year in high school, Anderson participated with friends in a cross-country bike ride from Minnesota to Alaska. He then moved to San Francisco, then New York, then moved permanently to Los Angeles. At the start he was making a living with juggling among other things.

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