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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
  • Morning Minutes, Aug. 17

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  • August 17
    Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    rejoinder rih-JOIN-dur noun; An answer to a reply. — Dictionary.com
    This Day in History
    Aug. 17, 1959: Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue” is released. It will go on to become not only highly influential, but the best-selling jazz album of all time.
    Number to Know
    12: Ranking of “Kind of Blue” among the greatest albums of all time, as determined by Rolling Stone magazine.
    Website of the Day: The Riddle of the L-8 Blimp
    http://www.milesdavis.com
    Official site for the late jazz musician.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Belinda Carlisle, American singer and author, best known for being the lead vocalist for the Go-Gos, 56.
    Daily Quote
    “You don’t have to be age 20 and a size zero to be sexually viable or viable as a woman.” — Belinda Carlisle

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