CJ and Jenn’s Everything you Need to Know for Friday, May 22
Good morning Acadiana. Happy Memorial Day weekend! Today on 99.9 KTDY we are doing a podcast test recording of the Polyester Power Hour (PPH). Never before has this been done for the PPH. If the recordings work and we can secure music licensing you'll be able to listen to the PPH anywhere, anytime. For now, we are live on 99.9 KTDY and on the KTDY mobile app.
TODAY IS NATIONAL
Buy A Musical Instrument Day
Vanilla Pudding Day
Craft Distillery Day
Don't Fry Day
Road Trip Day
40 years ago- In 1980, the original "Pac-Man" arcade video game was released in Japan. Five months later, it arrived in the U.S.
28 years ago- In 1992, Johnny Carson retired from the 'Tonight Show' after 30 years. Carson was the absolute best late-night show host to ever grace the planet. Doc Severinsen and Ed McMahon left with him.
Three years ago- In 2017, Ariana Grande's concert at the Manchester Arena was bombed by an Islamic extremist killing 22 people and injuring 116.
Alexandra Dowling is 30. Actor.
Novak Djokovic is 33. Tennis great.
Apolo Ohno is 38. Speedskater.
Naomi Campbell is 50. Supermodel.
Johnny Gill is 54. New Edition, he's also had a successful solo career.
Morrissey is 61. Formally of 'The Smiths'.
Bernie Taupin is 70. Elton John's songwriting buddy.
Ted Kaczynski is 78. The Unabomber. He's still in prison. Between 1978 and 1995 he mailed out 16 bombs, killing three people and injuring 23. He's currently serving life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930) Author.
30 days until Father's Day.
43 days until Independence Day.
Today: 30% chance for rain, 88.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, 72.
Saturday: 40% chance for rain, 88.
Sunday: 50% chance for rain, 87.
Memorial Day: 60% chance for rain, 87.