Morning Minutes: July 12
Word of the Day
Roué roo-AY (noun) A man devoted to a life of sensual pleasure; rake - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Celebrate Henry David Thoreau’s birthday by learning about the philosophical, religious and literary movement called transcendentalism. Read Thoreau’s works and see whether you’re inspired to embark on your own journey of self-discovery.
Number to Know
2: Number of TV shows that have been No. 1 in the Nielsen ratings for five consecutive seasons. Those shows are “All in the Family” and “The Cosby Show.”
This Day in History
July 12, 1962: The Rolling Stones perform their first ever concert, at the Marquee Club in London.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor/comedian/activist Bill Cosby (75)
“Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.” - Henry David Thoreau, who was born on this date in 1817.