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  • Morning Minutes: April 7

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Morning Minutes: April 7

    Word of the Day

    Mendacious men-DEY-shuhs (adjective) False or untrue - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Indian Classical Music 101 With Ravi Shankar


    Sitar player Ravi Shankar was born on this day in 1920. In a 2005 visit to NPR, he explained the basics of traditional Indian music. This site shows traditional Indian instruments and musical techniques, complete with sound clips of Shankar explaining each instrument and technique.

    Number to Know

    115: Number of movies Jackie Chan has appeared in, according to IMDB.

    This Day in History

    April 7, 1970: Actor John Wayne wins the "Best Actor" Academy Award for his work in "True Grit."

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Actor/martial artist Jackie Chan (59)

    Daily Quote

    "When what we are is what we want to be, that's happiness." - Malcolm Forbes

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