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Gridley Herald - Gridley, CA
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 8

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day

    sidle SAHYD-l (verb) to move sideways or obliquely; to edge along furtively (noun) a sidling movement. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Wikinvest

    www.wikinvest.com

    Make the most of your investments with Wikinvest. This tool helps users get real-time market data and portfolio analytics, as well as information about companies.

    Number to Know

    50 million: Former boy band ‘N Sync — consisting of Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone and Lance Bass — sold more than 50 million albums during their seven-year career.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 8, 1974: In a nationwide television address, President Richard Nixon announces his resignation effective at noon the next day.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Singer-songwriter JC Chasez (37)

    Daily Quote

    “Half of our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel.” - John Churton Collins

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