Happy Lundi Gras Acadiana. Queen's Parage is tonight at 6 PM. Showers start around your lunch hour but clear out by parade time. Check out Acadiana's complete 2020 Mari Gras parade schedule, including times, here.

Today is National Tortilla Chip Day.

Tomorrow is the extended version of the Mardi Gras Polyester Power Hour. CJ and Jenn will stay on the air until noon.

Remember to make your KTDY signs for the Independent Parade. Hold them up high when the Townsquare Media float is near you. You could score a new 2020 KTDY Mardi Gras shirt.


152 years ago - In 1868, Andrew Johnson was the first president to be impeached.

44 years ago - In 1976, The Eagles' 'Greatest Hits' was certified Platinum selling a million copies. What is so special about that? It was the first album to be certified Platinum.

39 years ago - In 1981, Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.

28 years ago - In 1992, Kurt Cobain married Courtney Love.

14 years ago - In 2006, Comedy great and actor Don Knotts and actor Dennis Weaver both died at the age of 81 from cancer.

9 years ago - In 2011, the space shuttle Discovery launched for the final time.


Floyd Mayweather Jr. is 43. Boxer.

Billy Zane is 54. Actor.

Sammy Kershaw is 62. Country singer from Acadiana.

Paula Zahn is 64. Journalist and Newscaster.

Debra Jo Rupp is 69.  She's Kitty Forman, the mom on "That '70s Show".

Rupert Holmes is 73.  'Escape (The Pina Colada Song)'.

Barry Bostwick is 75. Brad Majors in 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'.

Paul Jones is 78.  Manfred Mann singer.

Abe Vigoda.  (1921 - 2016) Actor.

Steve Jobs  (1955 - 2011) American business magnate.

George Harrison. (1943 - 2001) Singer.


• Tomorrow is Mardi Gras.

• 13 days until Daylight Saving Time.

• 37 days until April Fools' Day.


Today: 80% chance for rain, 72.

Tonight: Cloudy, 52.

Mardi Gras: Cloudy in the morning, peaks of sunshine by afternoon, 69.

Wednesday: Sunny, 56.

Thursday: Sunny, 55.

Friday: Sunny, 63.

Saturday: Sunny, 64.

Sunday: Sunny, 61.

Happy Lundi Gras, have a great day.

cj and jenn







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