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Boonville Daily News - Boonville, MO
  • Morning Minutes: Feb. 6

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  • Word of the Day
    williwaw WIL-ee-waw (noun) a violent squall that blows in near-polar latitudes, as in the Strait of Magellan, Alaska, and theAleutian Islands. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    LOVEFiLM
    www.lovefilm.com
    Find thousands of movies and TV series to watch instantly on your TV, PS3, Xbox 360, laptop and iPad and more than 70,000 DVDs and Blu-ray films to rent.
    Number to Know
    72: Although Michael Jordan abruptly retired from basketball before the beginning of the 1993–94 NBA season to pursue a career in baseball, he rejoined the Bulls in 1995 and led them to three additional championships in 1996, 1997 and 1998, as well as an NBA-record 72 regular-season wins in the 1995–96 NBA season.
    This Day in History
    Feb. 6, 1988: Michael Jordan makes his signature slam dunk from the free throw line, inspiring Air Jordan and the Jumpman logo.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer Axl Rose (52)
    Daily Quote
    “The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life.” — Anna Letitia Barbauld

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