Good morning Acadiana. The good news is, today is going to be gorgeous. Nothin' but sunshine, 76 degrees for the high today. The bad news is, President Trump announced yesterday that the next 3 weeks will be a very tough time for this country. And today is April 1. You know what that means.


April Fool's Day

One Cent Day

Sourdough Bread Day

Childhelp National Day Of Hope

Walking Day


57 years ago - In 1963, 'General Hospital' made its debut.

50 years ago - In 1970, President Nixon signed a measure banning cigarette advertising on radio and television. The ban took effect on January 1st, 1971.

36 years ago - In 1984, Marvin Gaye was shot to death by his father.

26 years ago - In 1994, while skiing in Telluride, Colorado, a helicopter carrying Christie Brinkley crashed into a mountainside injuring five. She divorced Billy Joel that same month and married one of the survivors from the crash. That marriage also dissolved after a year.

24 years ago - In 1996, Taco Bell said they had bought the Liberty Bell and were renaming it the 'Taco Liberty Bell'. The prank did not go over well.

10 years ago - In 2010, John Forsythe from television's hits 'Dynasty' and 'Charlies Angels' died at age 92.


Hillary Scott is 34. Lady Antebellum singer.

Kip Moore is 40. Country singer.

Randy Orton is 40. WWE .

Rachel Maddow is 47. Television news program host and liberal political commentator.

Susan Boyle is 59. Became a star from appearing on 'Britain's Got Talent'.

Gordon Jump  (1932 - 2003) Mr. Karlson on 'WKRP in Cincinnati"' and the Maytag Repairman.

Debbie Reynolds  (1932 - 2016) Singer and actor. Mother of Carrie Fisher. She died one day after her daughter.


• Today is April Fools' Day.

• 11 days until Easter Sunday.


Today: Sunny, 76.

Tonight: Clear, 54.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, 77.

Friday: Mostly sunny, slight chance for a shower late in the day, 80.

Saturday: 60% chance for rain, 78.

Sunday: 40% chance for rain, 83.


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