Wild Bill Hickok's revolver up for auction

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Famous Old West gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok's Smith & Wesson No. 2 revolver will hit the auction block in San Francisco in November.
William Baldwin joins 'Copper' cast for Season 2

William Baldwin joins 'Copper' cast for Season 2

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- William Baldwin is to play a Tammany Hall political fixer in Season 2 of the 1860s, New York-set crime drama "Copper," BBC America announced.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 27, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 27, 2012.
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Witness: Mob hits done in killer's bedroom

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- "Little Dino" Saracino carried out two mob hits in what had been the bedroom he shared with his brother, prosecutors in a New York trial say.

Pilot dies when plane crashes at airshow

FLAGLER BEACH, Fla., March 27 (UPI) -- A pilot with at least 4,000 hours of flying experience died when his military warplane crashed at an air show in Florida, officials said.

FBI: Body found in mob graveyard

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- FBI agents say they found a corpse in the seventh day of digging in what is believed to be a mob graveyard in Farmingdale, N.Y.

Fleming had a hand in shaping OSS and CIA

LONDON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- James Bond creator Ian Fleming used to claim, partly in jest, that he also helped create the CIA, but a new report indicates he probably wasn't kidding.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 27, 2008.
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Watercooler Stories

Artists irked by Sweden's neutered lion … Homeowner fights mailbox wound lawsuit … Flatulent Briton loses suit against bosses … 'O!' in anthem riles D.C. fans … Watercooler stories from UPI.

'O!' in anthem riles D.C. baseball fans

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- In Baltimore it's practically a ritual but some Washington baseball fans can do without the yelling when they get to 'O!' while singing the national anthem.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, May 27, 2007.
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Keith Carradine married in Italy

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Actor Keith Carradine's rep has confirmed Carradine and longtime girlfriend, actress Hayley DuMond, were married in Italy.

Jurors: Mob boss made threatening gestures

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Two jurors at the New York trial of reputed mob boss Alphonse Persico said they were not frightened by apparently threatening gestures he made toward them.

Author Anthony Cave Brown dead at 77

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Author Anthony Cave Brown, a British journalist who wrote several books about espionage, has died in Warrenton, Va., at the age of 77.

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Today is Saturday, May 27, the 147th day of 2006 with 218 to follow.
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Western heavy Myron Healey dead at 82

BURBANK, Calif., March 27 (UPI) -- One of the Top 10 bad men of TV and film westerns, Myron Healey, has died in Burbank, Calif., at age 82.

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Today is Friday, May 27, the 147th day of 2005 with 218 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, May 27, the 148th day of 2004 with 218 to follow.
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Book Review: An injudicious life

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- The book at a glance: Wild Bill: The legend and life of William O. Douglas - America's most controversial Supreme Court Justice by Bruce Allen Murphy. Random House, $35.00, 716 pages.
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, May 27, the 147th day of 2003 with 218 to follow.
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Assignment America: Cartoon commie history

NEW YORK, May 2 (UPI) -- So the transcripts of the secret McCarthy hearings were released this week, after 50 years in cold storage, and less than 24 hours later we have the official pronouncement of The New York Times: "Historians who have reviewed the documents say they do not
JOHN BLOOM, UPI Reporter at Large

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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Cornetist Wild Bill Davison was born this day in 1906 in Defiance, Ohio. For most of the 1930s, Davison played traditional jazz in Milwaukee. It was in the beer capital of America that Davison almost saw his career ended by a lip injury in 1939, when a fl
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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