Good morning Acadiana. Okay, sunshine is coming, promise. But rain first. 40% chance for rain today, 100% tonight. Sunshine arrives Friday. Today is National Chocolate Mint Day, Lash Day, Tug of War Day and Vet Girls Rise Day. It's also the day you can win the NEW KTDY Mardi Gras t-shirt with CJ and Jenn in the Morning by having the KTDY mobile app.

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TODAY IN HISTORY:

142 years ago - In 1878, Thomas Edison received a patent, for something we in radio are kinda fond of, the phonograph.

40 years ago - In 1980, AC/DC's lead singer, Bon Scott, died in London after consuming an excessive amount of alcohol. He was only 33.

35 years ago - In 1985, Coca-Cola introduced Cherry Coke.

25 years ago - In 1995, Pamela Anderson married Tommy Lee. They had only known each other for 96 hours.

12 years ago - In 2008, Fidel Castro stepped down as the president of Cuba.

10 years ago - In 2010, Tiger Woods apologized for his extramarital affairs. Elin divorced him getting a $100 million settlement.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Bellamy Young is 50. Actress.

Benicio Del Toro is 53. Actor.

Justine Bateman is 54. Actress.

Seal is 57. Singer.

Jeff Daniels is 65. Actor.

Smokey Robinson is 80. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

Falco (1957 - 1998) Singer.

DAYS TILL:

• 6 days until Mardi Gras.

• 18 days until Daylight Saving Time Starts

• 42 days until April Fools' Day

Weather:

Today: 40% chance for rain, 60.

Tonight: 100% chance for rain, 55.

Thursday: 100% chance for rain, 55.

Friday: Sunny, 52.

Saturday: Partly Cloudy, 58.

Sunday: 50% chance for rain, 65.

Mardi Gras: 30% chance for rain, 67.

Have a great day.

cj and jenn

[Via: ThePeopleHistory.com]