Morning Minutes: June 24
Word of the Day
Prodigious pruh-DIJ-us (adjective) Resembling or befitting a prodigy; strange, unusual; exciting amazement or wonder; extraordinary in bulk, quantity or degree, enormous - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Trying to green your wedding? Glö offers email invitations and save the dates, plus coordinated wedding websites that allow guests to RSVP. If you’re looking to take your wedding into the modern age, this site could save you time and money.
Number to Know
$1 million: Amount of money actress Mary Pickford signed a contract for on this date in 1916, making her the first female to get a million-dollar contract.
This Day in History
June 24, 2010: John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon in the longest match in professional tennis history.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Musician Mick Fleetwood (66)
“The summer night is like a perfection of thought.” - Wallace Stevens