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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 14, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 14, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006.
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Designer Oleg Cassini dead at 92

NEW YORK, March 18 (UPI) -- Fashion innovator Oleg Cassini, who brought the U.S. the Nehru jacket and pillbox hat, has died on Long Island, N.Y., at the age 92.

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Today is Monday, Nov. 14, the 318th day of 2005 with 47 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 14, the 319th day of 2004 with 47 to follow.
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Veronica Lake's ashes found in NYC shop

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The ashes of actress Veronica Lake have turned up in a New York antiques shop more than 30 years after the Hollywood star died.

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THE OSCAR BALLOTS ARE IN THE MAIL
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Cathy's World: United We Stand

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Like many people, the Rev. Peter Kreitler once received for his birthday an old magazine the same age as himself. In Kreitler's case, it was a July 1942 issue o
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Veronica Lake (November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) was an American film actress and pin-up model. She received both popular and critical acclaim, most notably for her femme fatale roles in film noir with Alan Ladd during the 1940s, and was well-known for her peek-a-boo hairstyle. Her success did not last; she had a string of broken marriages and long struggles with mental illness and alcoholism until she died of hepatitis.

Lake was born as Constance Frances Marie Ockelman in Brooklyn, New York. Her father, Harry E. Ockelman, of Danish-Irish descent, worked for an oil company aboard a ship. Her father died in an industrial explosion in Philadelphia in 1932 when she was ten. Her mother, née Constance Charlotta Trimble (1902–1992), (listed as "Veronica F." on the 1920 census), married family friend Anthony Keane, a newspaper staff artist, a year later, and Lake began using his last name.

Lake was sent to Villa Maria, an all-girls Catholic boarding school in Montreal, Canada, from which she was expelled. The Keane family later moved to Miami, Florida. Lake attended Miami Senior High School in Miami, where she was known for her beauty. She had a troubled childhood and was, according to her mother, diagnosed as schizophrenic.

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