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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013.
By United Press International

Charlotte to host Republicans in January

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Charlotte, N.C., will host the 2013 Winter Meeting of the Republican National Committee in January, the Committee announced.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 16,, 2012.
By United Press International

Nanoscale structure transformation seen

LIVERMORE, Calif., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists have used a Dynamic Transmission Electron Microscope to obtain high-resolution snapshots of the transformation of nanoscale structures.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Friday, Feb. 16, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2006 with 318 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2005 with 318 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

The UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 16, 2004.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2003 with 318 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2002 with 318 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
By United Press International
Wiki

Wayne King (February 16, 1901 – July 16, 1985) was an American musician, songwriter, singer and orchestral leader. He was sometimes referred to as "the Waltz King" because much of his most popular music involved waltzes; "The Waltz You Saved For Me" was his standard set closing song in live performance and on numerous radio broadcasts at the height of his career.

Born in Harold Wayne King Savanna, Illinois, King was an impressive athlete in high school, and briefly played professional football with the Canton Bulldogs. He also attended Valparaiso University in Indiana for two years, but left to begin a career in music.

After playing saxophone for the Paul Whiteman Orchestra, he created "Wayne King and Orchestra" in 1927. King's innovations included converting Carrie Jacobs-Bond's "I Love You Truly" from its original 2/4 time over to 3/4.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Wayne King."
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