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Olivia de Havilland shocked, saddened by sister Joan Fontaine's death

Olivia de Havilland shocked, saddened by sister Joan Fontaine's death

Dec. 17 (UPI) -- They were bitter rivals, and rarely spoke, but Joan Fontaine and Olivia De Havilland were sisters.
Gabrielle Levy
Joan Fontaine, Oscar-winning Hitchcock blonde, dies at 96

Joan Fontaine, Oscar-winning Hitchcock blonde, dies at 96

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Joan Fontaine, the actress who became a star playing troubled wives in early Hitchcock films, has died at the age of 96.
Gabrielle Levy
Joan Fontaine of 'Rebecca,' 'Suspicion' fame, dead at 96

Joan Fontaine of 'Rebecca,' 'Suspicion' fame, dead at 96

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine died of natural causes Sunday at her home in Carmel, Calif., her assistant said. She was 96.

Wyle to enhance Army aerial platforms

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Army unmanned and fixed-wing aircraft programs are to receive support from Wyle, an engineering company, for increased availability at lower cost.

Two killed when float plane crashes on Canada's Vancouver Island

HESQUIAT VILLAGE, British Columbia, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- At least two people were killed and four injured Friday when a float plane crashed on Vancouver Island off Canada's west coast, authorities said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 27, 2013.
By United Press International

10 dead in Alaska single-engine plane crash

SOLDOTNA, Alaska, July 7 (UPI) -- A single-engine airplane crashed and burned at the airport in Soldotna, Alaska, Sunday, killing all 10 people aboard, authorities said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, July 1, 2013.
By United Press International

Canadian plane missing in Antarctica

AVALON, New Zealand, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Difficult conditions in Antarctica hampered the search Wednesday for a missing plane and its Canadian crew.

Canadian charter plane down with 7 aboard

SCHEFFERVILLE, Quebec, July 14 (UPI) -- The Canadian military staged an air rescue Monday after a charter fishing plane with seven aboard crashed in Labrador near the Quebec border, police said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 1, 2008.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, July 1, 2007.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Baby arrives in taxi on way to hospital ... Woman breaks state blood alcohol record ... Dopes dial police looking for pot ... Elephant stable in India yields WWI bomber ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Elephant stable in India yields WWI bomber

DUXFORD, England, April 19 (UPI) -- A rare World War I bomber, termite-ridden but rescued from the elephant stable of a palace in India, has been put on display in Britain's Imperial War Museum.

'Gone With The Wind' memories up for bid

BARNESVILLE, Ga., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Fiddle-dee-dee! "Gone With The Wind" memorabilia will be auctioned next month at the Gone With the Wind Hall of Stars Museum in Barnesville, Ga. The museum is an antebellum mansion owned by "GWTW" actor Fred Crane, or Brent Tarleton, half of the film's Ta

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2006 with 183 to follow.
By United Press International

Academy to honor Olivia de Havilland

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday announced it will honor Oscar-winning screen legend Olivia de Havilland.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2005 with 183 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, July 1, the 183rd day of 2004 with 183 to follow.
By United Press International

Seattle museum to get a Concorde

SEATTLE, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- British Airways announced Thursday it will donate a supersonic Concorde to The Museum of Flight in Seattle.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2003 with 183 to follow.
By United Press International

Analysis: War is 75th Oscars' backdrop

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- The Academy Awards celebrated its 75th anniversary in Los Angeles Sunday, but the ceremony was largely preoccupied with controversy over a U.S.-led war in Iraq.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

Movie exhibitors are hoping for the best as four new pictures open on a weekend when many Americans are following the war in Iraq on TV.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

People

Steve Bechler, the Baltimore Orioles pitcher who had been battling a weight problem, died from too much sun during spring training in Florida.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Watercooler Stories

ANDRETTI TO BUY HIS RACING TEAM
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International
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