CJ and Jenn’s Everything you Need to Know for Friday, May 8
Good morning Acadiana. And happy Mother's Day to all moms. 66% of people are saddened by the fact there won't be Mother's Day get-togethers this year. 34% of people are happy there won't be Mother's Day celebrations, probably out of the desire to keep everyone safe.
National Nurses Week continues through Tuesday, today is National Student Nurse Day and we wrap up Teacher Appreciation Week today. Three of the most important jobs in the world...being a mother, a nurse or a teacher. Love, health and admiration to each from all of us here at KTDY.
TODAY IS NATIONAL
Coconut Cream Pie Day
Have A Coke Day
Student Nurse Day
Military Spouse Appreciation Day
Provider Appreciation Day
TODAY IN HISTORY
134 years ago - In 1886, Dr. John Pemberton came up with the secret formula for Coca-Cola syrup.
69 years ago - In 1951, men's Dacron Polyester Suits hit the fashion world.
61 years ago - In 1959, Little Caesar's pizza was founded.
42 years ago - In 1978, David Berkowitz, better known as the "Son of Sam", pleaded guilty.
36 years ago - In 1984, Joanie and Chachi got married on'Happy Days. This was a huge television event. Kinda like when Luke and Laura did it.
21 years ago - In 1999, Dana Plato, you might remember her from 'Diff'rent Strokes'. She played Kimberly Drummond on the show. She died at the age of 34 from a drug overdose.
10 years ago - In 2010, Betty White became the oldest person to host 'SNL'. At the time, she was 88.
Olivia Culpo is 28. Model.
Enrique Iglesias is 45. Singer.
Darren Hayes is 48. Savage Garden.
Melissa Gilbert is 56. Laura Ingalls Wilder on 'Little House on the Prairie'.
Philip Bailey is 69. Earth, Wind and Fire.
Toni Tennille is 80. The Captain & Tennille.
Stephen Furst (1954 - 2017) Kent 'Flounder' Dorfman in 'Animal House'.
Don Rickles (1926 - 2017) Legendary comedian.
Harry Truman (1884 - 1972) The 33rd president of the United States.
Ricky Nelson (1940 - 1985) Legendary rocker and television star.
2 days until Mother's Day.
14 days until Memorial Day Weekend.
44 days until Father's Day.
Today: 60% chance for rain late, 84.
Tonight: 70% chance for rain, 54.
Saturday: Turning nice, 74.
Sunday Mother's Day: Sunny, 79.
Beautiful through Thursday of next week!