Morning Minutes: April 30

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Mount Shasta Herald

Morning Minutes: April 30

Word of the Day

Didactic dahy-DAK-tik (adjective) Intended for instruction; inclined to teach or lecture others too much -

Website of the Day

The 50 Ugliest Moments in Sports

Monica Seles' stabbing was a scary moment for sports enthusiasts, and was ranked number two on this list of sports' ugliest moments.

Number to Know

42 million: Number of viewers who watched the "coming out" episode of Ellen DeGeneres' show "Ellen" on this date in 1997.

This Day in History

April 29, 1993: Tennis star Monica Seles is stabbed by a deranged fan of fellow tennis star Steffi Graf.

Today's Featured Birthday

Actress Kirsten Dunst (31)

Daily Quote

"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential ... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence." - Confucius