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  • July 13
    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.
    Daily Quote
    “Time puts things in proper perspective.” — Cameron Crowe
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