Word of the Day
Enervate EN-er-vayt (verb) To reduce the mental or moral vigor of; to lessen the vitality or strength of — www.merriam-webster.com
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Number to Know
1981: Year on this date when MTV was launched. The network’s first music video was “Video Killed the Radio Star,” by the Buggles.
This Day in History
Aug. 1, 2007: The I-35W Mississippi River Bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, collapses during the evening rush hour.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Rapper Coolio (49)
“He who has never failed somewhere, that man cannot be great.” — Herman Melville, who was born on this date in 1819.