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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 12, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 12, 2012.
By United Press International

'Elder Scrolls' tops Spike Video Game Awards

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" was named Game of the Year at the Spike TV Video Game Awards in Los Angeles, the network announced.
Tony Hawk divorcing wife No. 3

Tony Hawk divorcing wife No. 3

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Skateboarding icon Tony Hawk is divorcing his third wife, lingerie store owner Lhotse Merriam, court records filed in California's North San Diego County show.
Tony Hawk's wife gives birth to baby girl

Tony Hawk's wife gives birth to baby girl

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 1 (UPI) -- The wife of professional skateboarder Tony Hawk has given birth to the couple's first child, a daughter, in La Jolla, Calif., Hawk's representative said.
Harris, Ray to appear on 'Password' debut

Harris, Ray to appear on 'Password' debut

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) -- Neil Patrick Harris and Rachael Ray will be the first celebrity contestants to play "Million Dollar Password" when the U.S. game show debuts, CBS said.

Celebrities joining Winfrey's new series

CHICAGO, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Celebrities from the world of cinema and sports alike are set to take part in the upcoming new U.S. reality TV series from Oprah Winfrey.

Jackson to host Video Game Awards

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Hollywood movie star Samuel L. Jackson has been tapped to preside over Spike TV's "Video Game Awards" for the third consecutive year.

Agassi commits 'lip fault' in fundraiser

LA MARQUE, Texas, April 16 (UPI) -- Andre Agassi proved during a fundraising event in Texas that even the pros have amateur moments when his racket accidentally clipped his wife's lip. Wife Steffi Graf -- no slouch on the court, either -- needed three stitches to close the wound made when A

Bam Margera weds childhood friend

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- MTV personality Bam Margera, who rose to fame on "Jackass" and "Viva La Bam," has married childhood friend Missy Rothstein in Philadelphia.

Hawk touts new TV show, video game

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. skateboarder Tony Hawk has a new television show and video game coming out.

Eminem aids cancer group with signed caps

DETROIT, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Detroit rapper Eminem lent his support to the non-profit organization Caps for Kids, donating signed baseball caps tabbed for child cancer victims.

Hawk skates into Six Flags

CHICAGO, June 27 (UPI) -- Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk has brought his new extreme sports tour to Illinois' Six Flags Great America amusement park.

Tony Hawk marries for a third time

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Pro Skateboarder Tony Hawk has married his lingerie store owner girlfriend, Lhotse Merriam, it was reported Thursday.

Tony Hawk gave up violin for skateboarding

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Skateboarding icon Tony Hawk reportedly gave up a budding career as a violinist to pursue his freewheeling boarding passion.

Celebrity auction for 'American Way' group

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- People for the American Way announced in New York Friday it is extending its online celebrity auction for one week. The auction began on Nov. 30, offering items from such celebrities as rapper 50 Cent, singer James Taylor and skateboard legend Tony Hawk.

Hollywood Digest

HOLLYWOOD UNIONS CLOSER TO NEW DEAL
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Cathy's World: Simpsons-style families

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- "The Simpsons" reached its 300th-episode milestone Sunday, and Fox just renewed it for two more seasons, making the misadventures of the outlandish cartoon fami
CATHERINE SEIPP

Watercooler Stories

NICOTINE-LACED POP RULED ILLEGAL
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

Ozzy Osbourne and family now have a six-figure deal for a book on top of a reported $20 million deal for two more seasons of the surprise hit "The Osbournes" on MTV. Simon & Schuster announced Thursday that it will publish two books about the Osbournes
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

'SPIDER-MAN' SUCCESS PUTS PRESSURE ON STUDIOS
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

TLC WILL FINISH FOURTH ALBUM
By United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

CREED Creed frontman Scott Stapp said the police report on his car accident two weeks ago noted no injuries because at first he thought he was OK and refused treatment.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

CREED Creed has canceled the second North American leg of its Weathered Tour after frontman Scott Stapp was in a car accident.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

Robert Urich wanted to live; Sandra Bullock challenges post-Columbine dread; Mark Addy has signed on to play legendary comic actor Jackie Gleason; surviving members of Kurt Cobain's band, Nirvana, are demanding that Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, submit t
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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