The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 31

  • 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

    dither DIHTH-er (verb) to act irresolutely; vacillate; to tremble with excitement or fear. (noun) a trembling; vibration; a state of flustered excitement or fear. www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



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    Number to Know

    $306 million: Combined, “Chicago” grossed more than $306.4 million worldwide, which was, at the time, the highest gross of any film never to reach No. 1 or 2 in the weekly box office charts in the North American markets. Richard Gere won a Golden Globe as "Best Actor – Comedy or Musical" for his role in the film.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 31, 1997: Diana, Princess of Wales, her companion Dodi Fayed and driver Henri Paul die in a car crash in Paris.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor Richard Gere (64)

    Daily Quote

    “Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” - Michelangelo

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