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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 25, 2016

Thu Mar 24 23:40:28 EDT 2016 | UPI
RCA begins commercial production of color TV sets, Viola Liuzzo, a civil rights activist, is shot dead by members of the Ku Klux Klan ... on this date in history. Today is Friday, March 25, the 85th day of 2016 with 281 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mercury and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn, and Uranus. Those born on this date are under the sign of Aries. They include conductor Arturo Toscanini in 1867; Mount Rushmore sculptor Gutzon Borglum in 1867; ..

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A beautiful spring afternoon in New York City turned tragic when a factory fire broke out on the top floors of a Greenwich Village building on March 25, 1911. The Triangle Shirtwai..
The 146 people who died 105 years ago when New York City’s Triangle Shirtwaist Factory caught fire were mostly young women from immigrant communities, low-wage workers who made blo..
In his short novel, Washington Square, Henry James wrote about New York women of the Gilded Age; elegant ladies who strolled the sidewalks of the city's shopping district, Ladies' ..
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A vigil was held Wednesday to remember the victims of the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. Friday marks 105 years since flames broke out in the Manhattan factory building..
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ken Howard, the strapping character actor who starred in the 1970s TV drama "The White Shadow" and was currently serving as president of SAG-AFTRA, has died at a..
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Ken Howard, who starred in the 1970s series "The White Shadow" and served as president of SAG-AFTRA, has died at age 71. The union announced Howard's death..
“X-Men’s” Lucas Till will soon be making life-saving inventions out of household materials. Till has been cast as the titular lead on CBS’s “MacGyver” pilot, TheWrap has ..
Just as --- and the City's leading lady Carrie Bradshaw and her man, "Mr. Big," go hand-in-hand, so do Sarah Jessica Parker and high-fashion red carpet attire. The actress, who tur..
If Republicans nominate Donald Trump as their presidential candidate, he would be the least popular major party nominee in at least three decades of Washington Post-ABC News pollin..
The Galaxy S7 has had its turn. Now it's the LG G5's time to get the spotlight. Or at least it will be in two weeks. If it doesn't get drowned out by Apple's big splash this week, ..
FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2015 file photo, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. Palin has signed a ..
FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2015 file photo, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. Palin has signed a ..
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have one of the longest running marriages in Hollywood, and it's clear that their love for each other hasn't faded over the last 19 years..
Director James Sheldon, who worked on hundreds of television shows, seemingly everything from Mr. Peepers and The Twilight Zone to Sanford and Son and Sledge Hammer!, has died. He ..
NASCAR has fined two of its biggest names -- Danica Patrick and Kyle Busch -- for actions during the March 19-20 race weekend at Auto Club Speedway. Patrick was fined $20,000 for w..
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Who better to break down the adventures of Jake Epping than the woman behind it all, right? That’s why Bridget Carpenter, the showrunner of Hulu’s 11.22.63, is writi..
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NBA 7 p.m. Minnesota at Washington » CSN Plus, WDCH (99.1 FM) 7:30 p.m. Charlotte at Detroit » NBA TV NHL 7 p.m. Washington at New Jersey » CSN, WJFK (106.7 FM) 7:30 p.m. New York ..
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LONDON (AP) — Dutch broadcaster NOS will continue to air the Olympics through 2020 after reaching a deal Monday to sub-license the rights in the Netherlands from Discovery Communic..
“The White Slave, Because Blood is the Same Color,” the latest super-production telenovela from Colombia’s Caracol TV is being acclaimed by the Colombian broadcaster as one of its ..
NASCAR has fined two of its biggest names -- Danica Patrick and Kyle Busch -- for actions during the March 19-20 race weekend at Auto Club Speedway. Patrick was fined $20,000 for w..
syndication.ap.orgFILE - In this Jan. 25, 2015 file photo, Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard speaks at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. Howard, who..
LOS ANGELES — Actor Ken Howard, who starred in the 1970s series “The White Shadow” and served as president of SAG-AFTRA, has died at age 71. The union announced Howard’s death..
By ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Ken Howard, the strapping , versatile character actor who starred in the 1970s drama "The White Shadow" and s..
With services like Sling TV and PlayStation Vue on the rise, cable and satellite companies are scrambling to offer their own options to keep customers from jumping ship. Unfortunat..