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UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007.
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Today is Wednesday, Sept, 27, the 270th day of 2006 with 95 to follow.
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'Gunsmoke' announcer Walsh dead at 88

MONTEREY PARK, Calif., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Broadcaster George Walsh, who introduced "Gunsmoke" on radio and TV and voiced "Smokey the Bear," has died in California at age 88.

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Today is Tuesday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2005 with 95 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Sept. 27, the 271st day of 2004 with 95 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2003 with 95 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2002 with 95 to follow.
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William Conrad
Actor William Conrad. Photo released April 14, 1974. (UPI Photo/Files)
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William Conrad (September 27, 1920 – February 11, 1994) was an American actor in radio, film, and television, and film and television director known for his baritone voice.

Conrad was born William Cann in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of a theatre-owner who moved to southern California, where he excelled at drama and literature while at school. Starting work in radio in the late 1930s in California, Conrad went on to serve as a fighter pilot in World War II. He entered the army in 1942, and was commissioned at Luke Field, Arizona in 1943 (now Luke Air Force Base). On the day of his commission he married June Nelson. He returned to the airwaves after the war, going on to accumulate over 7,000 roles in radio by his own estimate.

Conrad began his career as an announcer, writer and director for the Los Angeles radio station KMPC in the late 1930s. His radio career was briefly interrupted when he served as a fighter-pilot in 1943, serving in World War Two. Two years later, he left the US Army Air Forces with the rank of captain, having finished his time in the service as producer-director of the Armed Forces Radio Service.

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