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  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 18

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    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
    Eventuate ih-VEN-chuh-wayt (verb) To come out finally; result, come about - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Steven Spielberg
    www.playmountain.net
    Today is the birthday of director Steven Spielberg (he was born in 1946). Head to this website if you want the latest news on the living legend. The website is a general movie site, but it also has a page devoted to Spielberg news.
    Number to Know
    80: Percent of fake Christmas trees that are made in China, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 18, 1956: Japan joins the United Nations.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Brad Pitt (49)
    Daily Quote
    “Even as an adult I find it difficult to sleep on Christmas Eve. Yuletide excitement is a potent caffeine, no matter your age.” - Carrie Latet
     
     
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