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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 22, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 22, 2007.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006.
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Ryder sees reality in 'A Scanner Darkly'

LONDON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Actress Winona Ryder says the theme of paranoia in the movie, "A Scanner Darkly," based on Philip Dick's novel, has relevance in the United States now.

'Scotty' remains perpetually in space

HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- James Doohan, the actor who played Scotty in "Star Trek," is one of 118 people whose remains will be launched into space by Celestis, a Connecticut company.

Timothy Leary biography to become film

LOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) -- Miramax has snapped up the rights to make a film of Robert Greenfield's new book, "Timothy Leary: A Biography."

Yippie co-founder Stew Albert dies at 66

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Radical 1960s Vietnam War protester and Yippie co-founder Stewart Albert has died of cancer in Portland, Ore. He was 66.

Canadian actors recreate Lennon bed-in

MONTREAL, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Actors in white pajamas re-enacted the 1969 "bed-in" for peace staged by John Lennon and Yoko Ono in Montreal to promote the pending sale of his lyrics.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2005 with 70 to follow.
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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for Oct. 17-23, 2005.
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Space Race 2: Rest in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A series by UPI exploring the people, passions and business of sub-orbital manned spaceflight. This week: Going into the funeral business was not exactly what Charlie Chafer and a team of commercial space pioneers had in mind when they sketched plans, rai
IRENE MONA KLOTZ

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Oct. 22, the 296th day of 2004 with 70 to follow.
By United Press International

To the moon, Alice: burials in outer space

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Space junkies or those who just love adventures can add one more to their list, even as they enter the Great Beyond. Starting this year, Houston, Texas-based Ce
DAR HADDIX, UPI Business Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2003 with 70 to follow.
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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for October 20-26.
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Commentary: Flat-earthers' fatherland

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- Germany was once rightly called "Das Land der Dichter und Denker" - the land of poets and thinkers. That was back in the 19th century, when monarchs with spiked
UWE SIEMON-NETTO, Senior Writer

Film review: Arnold in 'Terminator 3'

LOS ANGELES, July 3 (UPI) -- The fast and funny "Terminator 3: The Rise of the Machines" demonstrates a surprising advantage to being a sequel. An original film with T3's purported budget o
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Today in Music

Today's birthdays include New Orleans-based pianist, singer and producer Alain Toussaint, and singer Jack Jones, both of whom were born in 1938 (age 65); White Lion's Mike Tramp in 1961 (age 42); and rapper-turned-actor LL Cool J in 1968 (age 35).
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Jan. 11-17.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2002 with 70 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The U.S. war in Afghanistan continued in high gear on this date in 2001. Nearly 200 jets struck Taliban and al Quaida communications facilities, barracks and training camps over the weekend. Taliban officials meanwhile charged that 100 civilians were kill
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Oct. 21-27.
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