Geaux Tigers.  Congrats to the LSU Tigers!  We hear they are still partying in the French Quarter.  Back here in Lafayette, here's all you need to know to start your day.

Today is National Dress Up Your Pet Day, Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day, Ratification Day and Shop For Travel Day.

TODAY IN HISTORY

68 years ago - In 1952, NBC's "Today" show premiered.

66 years ago - In 1954, Marilyn Monroe married her second husband, baseball legend Joe DiMaggio.

52 years ago - In 1968, theGreen Bay Packers won Super Bowl 2. They beat the Oakland Raiders 33-14. The tickets were 12 dollars.

50 years ago - In 1970, Diana Ross & The Supremes played their final show together.  It took place at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas.

48 years ago - In 1972, "Sanford & Son" premiered on NBC.

44 years ago - In 1976, the original"Bionic Woman" premiered on ABC.  The show starred Lindsay Wagner.

43 years ago - In 1977, the first episode of "Fantasy Island" premiered on ABC.

30 years ago - In 1990, "The Simpsons" officially kicked off its first season on Fox.

27 years ago - In 1993, David Letterman announced that he was leaving NBC for CBS.

11 years ago - In 2009, The star of "Fantasy Island", Ricardo Montalban, died at age 88.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

 

Jason Bateman is 51.

LL Cool J is 52.

Slick Rick is 55.

T-Bone Burnett is 72.

Holland Taylor is 77.

Faye Dunaway is 79.

Jack Jones is 82.

Andy Rooney  (1919 - 2011).

Guy Williams  (1924 - 1989).

DAYS TILL...

• 6 days until Martin Luther King Day.

• 11 days until The Year of the Rat.

• 31 days until Valentine's Day.

WEATHER

Today: A Dense For Advisory until mid-morning. 40% chance for rain, 75.

Tonight: Fog, 65.

Wednesday: 20% chance for rain, 78.

Thursday: 20% chance for rain, 73.

Friday: 20% chance for rain, 75.

Have a wonderful day!

cj and jenn