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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 2, 2013.
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Shitterton called worst-named British town

Shitterton called worst-named British town

LONDON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Shitterton, a hamlet in Dorset, has been voted the most unfortunate name in Britain, findmypast.co.uk announced Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 2, 2012.
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Admission scandal probe costs $1 million

Admission scandal probe costs $1 million

CHICAGO, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- An admissions data scandal at its Law School may end up costing the University of Illinois $1 million to investigate, a university spokesman said.

Hardy Players actress Norrie Woodhall dies

DORSET, England, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Norrie Woodhall, the last surviving member of writer Thomas Hardy's original Hardy Players theater group, has died in Britain at the age of 105.

Screenwriter Amini to tackle Jack Ryan

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The literary character Jack Ryan will soon be back on U.S. movie screens as screenwriter Hossein Amini has been hired for a new Ryan film, industry sources say.
Britain's fall TV turns to the masters

Britain's fall TV turns to the masters

LONDON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- British television programmers are turning to the 19th-century masters for inspiration in their fall lineups, a look at the schedule shows.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 2, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, June 2, 2007.
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Original Thomas Hardy player back on stage

LONDON, March 5 (UPI) -- A woman believed to be the last member of a theater group run by British writer Thomas Hardy has returned to the stage at the age of 101.

Doctor claims Thomas Hardy gave wife STD

LONDON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Retired British physician Robert Alan Frizzell says Thomas Hardy's first wife Emma died in 1912 of syphilis she contracted from him.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, June 2, the 153rd of 2006 with 212 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, June 2, the 153rd of 2005 with 212 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, June 2, the 154th day of 2004 with 212 to follow.
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Today is Monday, June 2, the 153rd day of 2003 with 212 to follow.
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Celebrities in the news for June 28, 2002.
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Today is Sunday, June 2, the 153rd day of 2002 with 212 to follow.
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