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WORD OF THE DAY

Refugium [ri-fyoo-jee-uh m] (noun) an area where special environmental circumstances have enabled a species or a community of species to survive after extinction in surrounding areas.

FILM FACTS

In "Back to the Future," when does Marty arrive in 1955?

A. Oct. 31

B. Oct. 7

C. Nov. 5

D. Nov. 3

(Answer at bottom of column)

NUMBER TO KNOW

295: A person swallows approximately 295 times while eating dinner.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

Oct. 12, 1492: After sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sights a Bahamian island, believing he has reached East Asia.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

Oct. 12: Movie actor Hugh Jackman (52)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves." - Galileo Galilei

TRIVIA ANSWER

C. Nov. 5

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