November 16, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

November 16, 1959
"The Sound of Music" musical opened at the Lunt Fontanne Theater, NYC. It ran for for 1443 performances.

For more: Watch this famous clip of Do-Re-Mi from The Sound of Music film version, starring Julia Andrews.

Wonderful Word of the Day

The quality of being thankful for something or someone.

Prompt: Use “gratitude” in a paragraph.

Would You Rather?

Would you rather only be able to whisper or shout?

Optional: find a partner who has a different point of view and discuss!

Math Problem of the Day

Mom needs 87 potatoes to make the mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving dinner. If she only has 39 potatoes in her kitchen right now, how many more potatoes does she need to buy?