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  • Morning Minutes: May 1

  • 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: May 1

    Word of the Day

    Obfuscate OB-fuh-skeyt (verb) To confuse, bewilder, or stupefy - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Movies - 10th Anniversary Edition


    "Citizen Kane" took the number one spot on the American Film Institute's list of the 100 best movies; see which movies were in the other 99 spots.

    Number to Know

    939: The Oakland Athletics' Rickey Henderson stole his 939th base on this date in 1991, breaking the previous record. He would steal a total of 1,406 bases in his career.

    This Day in History

    May 1, 1941: Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane' debuts at the RKO Palace Theater.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Country singer Tim McGraw (46)

    Daily Quote

    "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." - William Butler Yeats

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