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Morning Minutes: April 7
Word of the Day
Mendacious men-DEY-shuhs (adjective) False or untrue - dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Indian Classical Music 101 With Ravi Shankar
Sitar player Ravi Shankar was born on this day in 1920. In a 2005 visit to NPR, he explained the basics of traditional Indian music. This site shows traditional Indian instruments and musical techniques, complete with sound clips of Shankar explaining each instrument and technique.
Number to Know
115: Number of movies Jackie Chan has appeared in, according to IMDB.
This Day in History
April 7, 1970: Actor John Wayne wins the "Best Actor" Academy Award for his work in "True Grit."
Today's Featured Birthday
Actor/martial artist Jackie Chan (59)
"When what we are is what we want to be, that's happiness." - Malcolm Forbes
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