August 17
Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day
rejoinder rih-JOIN-dur noun; An answer to a reply. —

This Day in History
Aug. 17, 1959: Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue” is released. It will go on to become not only highly influential, but the best-selling jazz album of all time.

Number to Know
12: Ranking of “Kind of Blue” among the greatest albums of all time, as determined by Rolling Stone magazine.

Website of the Day: The Riddle of the L-8 Blimp
Official site for the late jazz musician.

Today’s Featured Birthday
Belinda Carlisle, American singer and author, best known for being the lead vocalist for the Go-Gos, 56.

Daily Quote
“You don’t have to be age 20 and a size zero to be sexually viable or viable as a woman.” — Belinda Carlisle