Morning Minutes May 19, 2010
Word of the Day
Palimpsest PAL-imp-sest (noun) Writing material (as a parchment or tablet) used one or more times after earlier writing has been erased; something having usually diverse layers or aspects apparent beneath the surface -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Get the latest celebrity news and gossip on this creatively designed site. Browse the "wall" and roll over the images for more information or to click into the stories. There are photos, videos and even a celebrity style guide.
Number to Know
170 million: Number of people worldwide who have either hepatitis B or hepatitis C, according to the World Hepatitis Alliance. Today is World Hepatitis Day.
This Day in History
May 19, 1962: A birthday salute to President John F. Kennedy takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The highlight is Marilyn Monroe's rendition of "Happy Birthday."
Today's Featured Birthday
NBA star Kevin Garnett (34)
"You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it." - Malcolm X, who was born on this date in 1925.