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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune - Granite Falls, MN
  • Morning Minutes, July 1

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  • July 1
    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    satiety suh-TY-uh-tee noun; Fullness to or beyond the point of satisfaction. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day: Walkman Central
    http://www.walkmancentral.com
    Independent website with details and photos of the various incarnations of the Sony Walkman through the years.
    Number to Know
    1983: The first year cassette tapes outsold vinyl records, due in large part of the booming popularity of the Sony Walkman player.
    This Day in History
    July 1, 1979: Sony introduces the Walkman portable cassette player.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Debbie Harry, American singer-songwriter and actress, 69.
    Daily Quote
    “I have a lot of regrets, but I’m not going to think of them as regrets.” — Debbie Harry
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