The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: July 15

  • 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

    blighter BLAHY-ter (noun) a chap or bloke; a contemptible, worthless person, especially a man; scoundrel or rascal. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    Want to know if you should head to that new Mexican joint down the street? Urbanspoon provides reviews of restaurants from food critics, bloggers and users, also allowing anyone visiting the site to make reservations at their favorite spots.

    Number to Know

    83 million: “Die Hard,” credited as one of the greatest action movies of all time, makes its debut on this date in 1988. The film, produced on a $28 million budget, made $83 million at the domestic box office.

    This Day in History

    July 15, 1983: The Nintendo Entertainment System is released in Japan.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Comedian Eddie Griffin (45)

    Daily Quote

    “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” - Andy Warhol

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