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
longueur long-GUR noun; A dull and tedious passage in a book, play, musical composition, or the like. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day: The Hollywood Sign
Website of the Hollywood Sign Trust, an organization that maintains and repairs the famous landmark.
Number to Know
45: Height in feet of each of the letters making up the Hollywood Sign.
This Day in History
July 13, 1923: The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, California. The sign originally read “Hollywoodland,” but the last four letters were dropped after renovation in 1949.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Cameron Crowe, American journalist, author, director, producer and screenwriter, 57.
“Time puts things in proper perspective.” — Cameron Crowe
Morning Minutes, July 13