CJ and Jenn’s Everything you Need to Know for Friday, April 17
Good morning Acadiana. Effective at midnight last night, a Safe Shop Policy is being enacted for "gray-area businesses" as Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory announced updated guidance for business operations in the Parish during a press conference on Thursday. Guillory announced that these businesses must follow these guidelines.
99.9 KTDY is helping families get back on their feet by giving away $1000 three times a day (weekdays). It's the 3 A Day Big Cash Giveaway. You need a Cash Code to win. We give those out on the air at 7:20 AM, 12:20 PM and 5:20 PM.
TODAY IS NATIONAL
Bat Appreciation Day
Ellis Island Family History Day
Haiku Poetry Day
Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day
Blue and Green Donate Life Day
83 years ago - In 1937, Daffy Duck made his debut.
60 years ago - In 1960, rockabilly pioneer Eddie Cochran died from injuries sustained in a car accident.
59 years ago - In 1961, The Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba.
56 years ago - In 1964, Ford gave the world the Mustang.
51 years ago - In 1969, Sirhan Sirhan was convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy.
27 years ago - In 1993, Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell were convicted of violating the civil rights of Rodney King.
22 years ago - In 1998, Linda McCartney died from cancer in Tucson.
Victoria Beckham is 46. Posh Spice.
Jennifer Garner is 48. American actress and activist.
Lela Rochon is 56. Actor.
Sean Bean is 61. Actor.
Afrika Bambaataa is 63. Hip-Hop master who did the song, 'Planet Rock'.
Jan Hammer is 72. Composer.
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper (1954 - 2015) WWE Hall of Famer.
18 days until Teacher Appreciation Day
23 days until Mother's Day
35 days until Memorial Day Weekend
Today: 20% chance for rain later in the day, 80.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, could see a sprinkle, 66.
Saturday: 50% chance for rain, 82.
Sunday: 60% chance for rain, storms could be severe, 82.
Monday and Tuesday: Beautiful.
Have a fun weekend,
cj and jenn