Good morning Acadiana. Well, Washington did a good thing, the stimulus package has been approved.  For a breakdown of how much you will receive, click here. Prince Charles has COVID-19. An Opelousas music video leads to the arrest of a juvenile. And yesterday, the Dow had the biggest day since 1933.


Lobster Newburg Day

Medal Of Honor Day

Tolkien Reading Day

Manatee Appreciation Day

Little Red Wagon Day


52 years ago - In 1968, the final episode of 'The Monkees' aired.

51 years ago - In 1969, five days after getting married, John Lennon and Yoko Ono began their 'Bed-In For Peace' in an Amsterdam hotel room.

37 years ago - In 1983, 'The Outsiders' was released. Check out who appeared in it. At the time, they were unknowns. Tom Cruise, Rob Lowe, Matt Dillon, Patrick Swayze, Emilio Estevez, Diane Lane, Ralph Macchio, and C. Thomas Howell.

30 years ago - In 1990, Tommy Lee was arrested for exposing himself at a concert in Georgia.

25 years ago - In 1995, the first wiki, WikiWikiWeb, went online.

25 years ago - In 1995, Mike Tyson was released from prison. He'd been in for the rape of beauty pageant contestant Desiree Washington. He still claims his innocence.

18 years ago - In 2002, "The Bachelor" premiered on ABC.

14 years ago - In 2006, country music legend Buck Owens died. He was 76.


Katharine McPhee is 36. Singer/actor.

Danica Patrick is 38. Auto racing superstar.

Juvenile is 45. Rapper.

Lark Voorhies is 46.  Lisa on 'Saved By The Bell'.

Sarah Jessica Parker is 55. Actor.

Marcia Cross is 58. Bree on 'Desperate Housewives"'.

Haywood Nelson is 60. Dwayne on 'What's Happening!!' and 'What's Happening Now!'.

Elton John is 73. Singer.

Paul Michael Glaser is 77.  Starsky on 'Starsky & Hutch'.

Gloria Steinem is 86. Writer, lecturer, political activist and feminist organizer.

Gene Shalit is 94. Film and book critic.

Aretha Franklin (1942 - 2018) The Queen of Soul.

Howard Cosell (1918 - 1995) Sportscaster.

Jeff Healey  (1966 - 2008) Blind singer-guitarist.

Hoyt Axton  (1938 - 1999) Singer/songwriter.


• 7 days until April Fools' Day

• 18 days until Easter Sunday


Today: Partly cloudy late in the day, 86.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, 67.

Thursday: Partly cloudy late in the day, 85.

Friday: Mostly sunny, 86.

Have a great day. Stay safe.

cj and jenn



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