CJ and Jenn’s Everything you Need to Know for Tuesday, May 5
Good morning Acadiana. Happy Cinco De Mayo. Taco Tuesday and Cinco De Mayo...it's a good day! If you are looking for a restaurant in the Acadiana area that is open and serving curbside or takeout click here.
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TODAY IS NATIONAL
Cinco De Mayo
Foster Care Day
Silence The Shame Day
Teacher Appreciation Day
TODAY IN HISTORY
158 years ago - In 1862, the Mexican army scored an upset victory over the invading French army at the Battle of Puebla. It's celebrated today as Cinco De Mayo. It is not Mexico's Independence Day...that is September 16th.
129 years ago - In 1891, the Music Hall in New York City opened. You will know it as Carnegie Hall. Andrew Carnegie paid to have it built. so in his honor, a few years later Music Hall was named Carnegie Hall.
99 years ago - In 1921, Ladies, Coco Chanel debuted Chanel No. 5. A bottle is sold every 55 seconds.
59 years ago - In 1961, Alan Shepard became the First American in Space when he made a 15-minute sub-orbital flight.
52 years ago - In 1968, Buffalo Springfield performed their final concert.
Hannah Davis is 30. Model.
Adele is 32. Singer.
Henry Cavill is 37. Actor.
Tina Yothers is 47. 'Family Ties'.
Brian Williams is 61. News anchor.
Kurt Loder is 75. MTV.
John Rhys-Davies is 76. Actor.
Michael Palin is 77. Actor.
Tammy Wynette (1942 - 1998) Country music legend.
5 days until Mother's Day.
17 days until Memorial Day Weekend.
Today: Turing cloudy by this afternoon, 30% chance for rain late, 88.
Tonight: 40% chance for rain, 63.
Wednesday: Clearing, 81.
Thursday: Beautiful, 82.
Friday: 60% chance for rain, 83.