Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day
ersatz AIR-sahts; UR-sats (adjective) Being a substitute or imitation, usually an inferior one. — www.dictionary.com

Website of the Day
Discover who’s at the top of the charts, new genres to listen to and more at Billboard.com.

Number to Know
6: Topping Billboard’s “21 Under 21” list, One Direction placed an impressive six songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. That’s more than any other group this year.

This Day in History
Oct. 28, 1962: At the end of the Cuban missile crisis, Nikita Khrushchev orders the removal of Soviet missiles from Cuba.

Today’s Featured Birthday
Comedian Andy Richter (47)

Daily Quote
“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” — Edith Wharton