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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 17, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 17, 2008.
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Pleshette of 'Newhart' dies at 70

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Actress Suzanne Pleshette, best known for her portrayal of Emily Hartley on the TV comedy, "The Bob Newhart Show," has died in Los Angeles at 70.

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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007.
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'Newhart' handyman Tom Poston dies at 85

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Tom Poston, the Emmy-winning actor best known as handyman George Utley on "Newhart," has died in his home in Los Angeles at the age of 85.

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UPI almanacs for Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006.
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Today is Monday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2005 with 75 to follow.
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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for Oct. 17-23, 2005.
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Celebrity roast set for Betty White

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Emmy-winning actress Betty White will be the subject of a Hollywood celebrity roast to raise funds for an animal welfare advocacy group.

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Today is Sunday, Oct. 17, the 291st day of 2004 with 75 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2003 with 75 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2002 with 75 to follow.
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Still working after all these years

LOS ANGELES, April 9 (UPI) -- Former "Hollywood Squares" host Peter Marshall has put together a troupe of show business veterans including "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" star Arte Johnson for a
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Tom Poston and his wife Suzanne Pleshette arrive for the TV Land Awards March 13, 2005, in Santa Monica, California. (UPI Photo/John Hayes)
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Thomas Gordon "Tom" Poston (October 17, 1921 – April 30, 2007) was an American television and film actor. He starred on television in a career that began in 1950. He appeared as a comic actor, game show panelist, comedy/variety show host, film actor, television actor, and Broadway performer.

Poston was born in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Margaret and George Poston, who was a liquor salesman and dairy chemist. After completing high school, Poston attended Bethany College in West Virginia, but did not graduate.

Instead, he joined the United States Air Force in 1941. Accepted to officer candidate school and then graduating from flight training, Poston served as a pilot in the European Theater in World War II; his aircraft dropped paratroopers for the Normandy invasion. Poston served in North Africa, Italy, France, and England. After his discharge, he began studying acting in New York City.

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