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Word of the Day
pol pol (noun) a politician, especially one experienced in making political deals, exchanging political favors, etc. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
The Wes Anderson Collection
Fans of Wes Anderson films will find out more about the book “The Wes Anderson Collection,” as well as accompanying video essays, at this site. The book is written by award-winning critic Matt Zoller Seitz.
Number to Know
1986: On Jan. 23, 1986, American disc jockey Alan Freed was part of the first group inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which was built in Cleveland in recognition of Freed's involvement in the promotion of the genre.
This Day in History
Nov. 21, 1959: Alan Freed, who had popularized the term "rock ‘n’ roll" and music of that style, is fired from WABC-AM radio for refusing to deny allegations that he had participated in the payola scandal.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Goldie Hawn (68)
“Love is being stupid together.” — Paul Valery