CJ and Jenn’s Everything you Need to Know for Monday, April 20
Good morning Acadiana. As the pandemic continues with more and more people losing jobs and many businesses remaining closed there are moments of bright light during all of this. Like the emotional message to the graduating seniors of Gueydan High from their teachers. You can see the video here: https://bit.ly/2Vo2mNi
TODAY IS NATIONAL
Cheddar Fries Day
Lima Bean Respect Day
Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day
TODAY IN HISTORY
167 years ago - In 1853, Harriet Tubman started the Underground Railroad.
108 years ago - In 1912, Fenway Park opened in Boston.
61 years ago - In 1959, Dolly Parton released her first single. She was only 13. The song was called, 'Puppy Love', the year was 1959.
28 years ago - In 1992, Comedian Benny Hill died of a heart attack. He was 68.
21 years ago - In 1999, the Columbine High School massacre occurred in Littleton, Colorado, when 18-year-old Eric Harris and 17-year-old Dylan Klebold shot and killed one teacher and 12 of their classmates. 26 others were also wounded.
10 years ago - In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. The explosion killed 11. The rig remained uncapped for 3 months spilling over 205 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
Miranda Kerr is 37. Victoria's Secret model.
Carmen Electra is 48. Model, actor, television personality, singer and dancer.
Shemar Moore is 50. Actor.
Crispin Hellion Glover is 56. George McFly in 'Back to the Future'.
Jessica Lange is 71. Legendary actor.
Ryan O'Neal is 79. Legendary actor.
George Takei is 83. Sulu on 'Star Trek' and Hiro Nakamura's father on 'Heroes'.
Luther Vandross (1951 - 2005) One of the greatest singers to ever grace this Earth.
Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)
15 days until Teacher Appreciation Day.
20 days until Mother's Day.
32 days until Memorial Day Weekend.
Today: Partly cloudy, 80.
Tonight: Clear, 59.
Tuesday: Sunny, 84.
Wednesday: 30% chance for rain late in the day, 82.
Thursday: 50% chance for rain, 83.
Friday: Sunny, 84.