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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 29-April 4.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include pianist/comedian Stan Freeman, who was born in 1920 (age 83); Doris Day in 1924 (age 79); Jan Berry of Jan and Dean in 1941 (age 62); entertainer Wayne Newton in 1942 (age 61); Richard Manuel of The Band was born in 1944; Tony Or
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Cathy's World: Tim Conway 'On the Spot'

LOS ANGELES, March 19 (UPI) -- I wish "On the Spot," the WB's new half scripted/half improvised comedy that premieres Thursday night at 9:30, were funnier. But the problem with improv is it g
CATHERINE SEIPP

People

Doctors say an experimental implant is giving some breathing power back to crippled actor Christopher Reeve.
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UPI's Capital Comment for March 5, 2003

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2002 with 14 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

A year ago on this date, U.S. officials said the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden were unknown but they believed they had destroyed his al-Qaeda terrorist network in Afghanistan. However, it became clear in a few days that hundreds of bin Laden's men were e
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past for Dec. 16-22.
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People

RONALD REAGAN FADING INTO THE FOG
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People

IS PAISLEY COUNTRY'S NEW SINATRA?
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(Aug. 1)
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(July 27)
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Hot times in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, July 3 (UPI) -- The summers are always hot in Las Vegas. Recently, we were told that the mercury hit 116 degrees. Of course, that's not the only thing heating up in Vegas.
RHONDA ROHRABACHER, Rootless Cosmopolitan

What happened to Vegas showrooms?

LAS VEGAS, April 30 (UPI) -- The Wayne Newton of the year 2002 is Danny Gans.
JOE BOB BRIGGS

Washington Agenda-General News Events

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Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 3) Today's birthdays include pianist/comedian Stan Freeman, who was born in 1920 (age 82); Doris Day in 1924 (age 78); Jan Berry of Jan and Dean in 1941 (age 61); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, April 1 (UPI) -- Press agents are low men on the totem pole, somewhere between gofer and personal analyst, sure to catch hell one way or another.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(March 30) Today's birthdays include Rolf Harris, who had a hit in 1963 with the novelty tune "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport," was born in 1930 (age 72); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Jockstrip: The World As We Know It

THE RAZZIES 'FINGERED' TOM GREEN The widely reviled "Freddy Got Fingered" received the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation seal of disapproval Saturday -- gathering five "Razzies," ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Vegas Guy: Has the mob left the building?

LAS VEGAS, March 19 (UPI) -- The first great article of faith in Vegas proclaimed by every good corporate citizen but not entirely accurate, is: "organized crime has left the building."
JOE BOB BRIGGS, 'The Vegas Guy'

The Vegas Guy: Forgotten mobsters

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Twenty years ago a false report by NBC News claimed that Wayne Newton was owned by the mob. At that crucial time, when mob influence in Vegas was actually dying
JOE BOB BRIGGS, The Vegas Guy

The Vegas Guy: Big Wayne and Big Oscar

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- So I'm hanging out with Wayne Newton, the very icon of Vegas, and Wayne is maneuvering his Rolls Corniche through snarled freeway traffic on his way to see the
JOE BOB BRIGGS, 'The Vegas Guy'

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

C-MURDER First-degree murder charges have been filed against rapper C-Murder.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

People

LATEST JIM CARREY PROJECT NIXED Funnyman Jim Carrey was to have starred in a major motion picture that was planned as Universal's big Christmastime release at the end of this year. Now, according to Variety, the project has been put on hold, possibly canc
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The Vegas Guy: Resorts International

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Most casinos try to hide their past, or get rid of it altogether. Their very design is all about "Now," "Tonight," the promise of the future. They eliminate all
JOE BOB BRIGGS, 'The Vegas Guy'
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