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  • Morning Minutes: April 13

  • 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 13

    Word of the Day

    Digerati dij-uh-RAH-tee (noun) People skilled with or knowledgeable about digital technologies, especially computers and the Internet - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Michelle Obama, President Obama dance at inaugural ball


    Watch the President and First Lady dance to birthday boy Al Green's hit song "Let's Stay Together" (sung by Jennifer Hudson) at the 2013 inaugural ball.

    Number to Know

    5: Sidney Poitier is in five movies on the American Film Institute's list of 100 Most Inspiring Movies of All Time. He is tied with Gary Cooper for most represented actor on the list.

    This Day in History

    April 13, 1964: Sidney Poitier becomes the first African-American to win the "Best Actor" Academy Award.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Singer Al Green (67)

    Daily Quote

    "I always wanted to be someone better the next day than I was the day before." - Sidney Poitier

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