Good morning Sugahs. Jenn's back! Back from St. Jude Hospital in Memphis. She's now ready for the KTDY St. Jude radiothon in February. It's going to be a beautiful day.  Here's what you need to know to start your day.

Today is National Buttercrunch Day, Cheese Lover's Day, Disc Jockey Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

TODAY IN HISTORY

128 years ago - In 1892, the First Official Basketball Game was played at a YMCA training school in Springfield, Massachusetts. During the game, players tossed a basketball into peach baskets.  The bottoms were not cut out so the game had to be stopped after someone made a basket.

68 years ago - In 1952, Patricia McCormick became the first Professional Female Bullfighter. She was from Texas. The competition was held in Mexico. She defeated two bulls.

59 years ago - In 1961, John F. Kennedy was sworn in as the 35th president of the United States.

39 years ago - In 1981, Ronald Reagan was sworn in as the 40th president of the United States.

38 years ago - In 1982, Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off a bat that some fan threw on stage during a concert in Des Moines, Iowa. Ozzy had to be hospitalized for rabies. As the story goes, Ozzy says he thought it was rubber.

34 years ago - In 1986, the United States observed the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday for the first time!

31 years ago - In 1989, George Bush [The Elder] was sworn in as the 41st president of the United States.

30 years ago - In 1990, Roseanne married Tom Arnold. The two were married just four days after Roseanne divorced her first husband.  Roseanne and Tom lasted four years. 

27 years ago - In 1993, the amazing Audrey Hepburn died of colon cancer. She was 64.

27 years ago - In 1993, Billy Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd U.S. president.

15 years ago - In 2005, George W. Bush was inaugurated for his 2nd term.

11 years ago - In 2009, Barack Obama was inaugurated as America's first black president.

8 years ago - In 2012, legendary singer Etta James died. Best known for her song "At Last".  She was 73.

3 years ago - In 2017, Donald Trump was inaugurated so he could Make America Great Again.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Rapper Joey Bada$$ is 25.

Evan Peters is 33.

Brantley Gilbert is 35.

Melissa Rivers is 52.

John Michael Montgomery is 55.

James Denton is 57.

Lorenzo Lamas is 62.

Bill Maher is 64.

Paul Stanley is 68.

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin is 90.

Arte Johnson  (1929 - 2019).

 

George Burns  (1896 - 1996).

DeForest Kelley  (1920 - 1999).

DAYS TILL...

• 5 days until The Year of the Rat

• 25 days until Valentine's Day

WEATHER

Today: Sunny, 51.

Tonight: Clear, 31.

Tuesday: Partly Cloudy, 52.

Wednesday: Cloudy, 10% chance for rain, 56.

Thursday: 60% chance for rain, 66.

Friday: Clearing, 62.

Have a wonderful Monday!

cj and jenn