CJ and Jenn’s Everything you Need to Know for Thursday, April 30
Good morning Acadiana. It is a beautiful morning and going to be that way all day today. Today is the day the White House is somewhat tossing COVID-19 to the governors of each state. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is not ready to open Louisiana yet. Click here for the story from late yesterday.
TODAY IS NATIONAL
Adopt A Shelter Pet Day
Bugs Bunny Day
Hairstylist Appreciation Day
Oatmeal Cookie Day
Bubble Tea Day
Poem In Your Pocket Day
Military Brats Day
TODAY IN HISTORY
217 years ago - In 1803, The Louisiana Purchase happened today. France sold us all of the land from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains for 4 cents per acre. The total cost was $15 million.
28 years ago - In 1992, the final episode of 'The Cosby Show' aired.
27 years ago - In 1993, Monica Seles was stabbed in the back with a boning knife during a tennis match in Hamburg, Germany.
23 years ago - In 1997, the 'Coming-Out' episode of the Ellen DeGeneres sitcom "Ellen" aired on ABC. She thought it had ruined her career. She couldn't get a job after it aired. She was showered in hate. She's doing just fine now.
16 years ago - In 2004, Michael Jackson was found not guilty on fourteen charges involving children.
12 years ago - In 2008, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon were married. The marriage lasted 8 years.
Travis Scott is 28. Rapper.
Kirsten Dunst is 38. Actor.
Kunal Nayyar is 39. Raj on 'The Big Bang Theory'.
Johnny Galecki is 45. Leonard on 'The Big Bang Theory' and David on 'Roseanne'.
Jeff Timmons is 47. 98 Degrees.
Carolyn Dawn Johnson is 49. Country singer.
Isiah Thomas is 59. Former NBA star and former NBA coach.
Merrill Osmond is 67. The Osmonds.
Cloris Leachman is 94. Legendary actor.
Bobby Vee (1943 - 2016) Singer.
Al Lewis (1923 - 2006) Grandpa Munster on 'The Munsters'.
5 days until Teacher Appreciation Day
10 days until Mother's Day
22 days until Memorial Day Weekend
Today: Sunny, 79.
Tonight: Clear, 58.
Friday: Sunny, 81.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, 83.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, 87.