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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 24, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Tuesday, July 24, 2007.

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Today is Wednesday, July 26, the 207th day of 2006 with 158 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, July 26, the 207th day of 2005 with 158 to follow.
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Peaches Geldof stars in teen documentary

LONDON, April 19 (UPI) -- A daughter of British rocker Bob Geldof stars in a TV documentary about the turbulence of teenage years, Sky News reported.

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Today is Monday, July 26, the 208th day of 2004 with 158 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, July 26, the 207th day of 2003 with 158 to follow.
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Today is Friday, July 26, the 207th day of 2002 with 158 to follow.
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Robert Ranke Graves (24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985) was an English poet, translator and novelist. During his long life, he produced more than 140 works. He was the son of the Anglo-Irish writer Alfred Perceval Graves and Amalie von Ranke, a niece of historian Leopold von Ranke. He was the brother of the author Charles Patrick Graves and half-brother of Philip Graves.

Graves' poems, together with his translations and innovative interpretations of the Greek Myths, his memoir of his early life, including his role in the First World War, Good-bye to All That, and his historical study of poetic inspiration, The White Goddess, have never been out of print.

He earned his living from writing, particularly popular historical novels such as I, Claudius; King Jesus; The Golden Fleece; and Count Belisarius. He also was a prominent translator of Classical Latin and Ancient Greek texts; his versions of The Twelve Caesars and The Golden Ass remain popular today for their clarity and entertaining style. Graves was awarded the 1934 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for both I, Claudius and Claudius the God.

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