The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: June 20

  • 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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  • Word of the Day
    Clew KLOO (noun) A ball of thread, yarn or cord; clue; a lower corner or only the after corner of a sail; a metal loop attached to the lower corner of a sail - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    This concert database has musical artists’ tour histories and lists of performances at venues in the U.S., U.K., Canada and more. After you join, you are encouraged to share your concert experiences. Track your favorite bands so you never miss a show again.
    Number to Know
    5: Number of No. 1 singles Lionel Richie has in the U.S. (it’s much higher in Baghdad, interestingly enough). Richie – who was born on this day in 1949 – hit the top with "Endless Love" (with Diana Ross), "Truly," "All Night Long (All Night)," "Hello" and "Say You, Say Me."
    This Day in History
    June 20, 1893: Lizzie Borden is acquitted for the murders of her father and stepmother.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Nicole Kidman (46)
    Daily Quote
    “Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.” - Russel Baker
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