Morning minutes: July 29


Word of the Day

Congeries KAHN-juh-reez (noun) Aggregation, collection - www.merriam-webster.com



Website of the Day

Pink's Hot Dogs

www.pinkshollywood.com

You can't celebrate National Chili Dog Day without thinking of Pink's Hot Dog's, a Hollywood, Calif., stand that has been in operation since 1939. As you snack on a chili dog from your favorite spot, check out the photos from 1940 through today.



Number to Know

20 billion: Estimated number of hot dogs that Americans eat each year, according to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council. Today is National Chili Dog Day, so prepare your dog with some chili!



This Day in History

July 29, 1981: Marriage of Charles, Prince of Wales to Lady Diana Spencer.



Today's Featured Birthday

Country singer Martina McBride (44)



Daily Quote

"Have a sense of humor about life - you will need it. And be courteous." - Peter Jennings, who was born on this date in 1938.