CJ and Jenn’s Everything you Need to Know for Wednesday, May 13
Good morning Acadiana. Some bad news out of New Iberia this morning. A woman is dead after a shooting at Church's Fried Chicken at the corner of W. St. Peter and Hopkins Street. It happened last night at around 10:15 PM. More about this story here.
TODAY IS NATIONAL
Third Shift Workers Day
Apple Pie Day
Frog Jumping Day
Fruit Cocktail Day
174 years ago- In 1846, the U.S. declared war on Mexico.
156 years ago- In 1864, the first soldier was buried at Arlington Cemetery.
48 years ago- In 1972, Dan Blocker who was one of the stars of 'Bonanza' died suddenly of a pulmonary embolism. His weight may have contributed. He was only 43. The show only ran one season after his death.
39 years ago- In 1981, Pope John Paul II was shot by a protester in an assassination attempt at Rome's St. Peter's Square.
26 years ago- In 1994, Johnny Carson made the final TV appearance of his life on the 'Late Show with David Letterman'. Johnny Carson was the best ever late-night host. There will never be anyone as great as Johnny Carson.
16 years ago- In 2004, 'Frasier' aired its final episode.
2 years ago- In 2018, Margot Kidder died at her Montana home at 69. You'll probably remember her from her role as Lois Lane in the 'Superman' movies.
Robert Pattinson is 34. 'Twilight'.
Iwan Rheon is 35. Ramsay Snow on 'Game of Thrones'.
Buckethead is 51. Musician.
Darius Rucker is 54. Hootie of Hootie & The Blowfish and solo country artist.
Stephen Colbert is 56. 'The Late Show'.
Dennis Rodman is 59. Retired professional basketball player.
Alan Ball is 63. Actor.
Stevie Wonder is 70. He's won 25 Grammys, the most ever by a male solo artist.
Magic Dick is 75. The J. Geils Band.
Harvey Keitel is 81. Actor.
Ritchie Valens (1941 - 1959) Singer.
Bea Arthur (1922 - 2009) Actor.
Jim Jones (1931 - 1978) Cult leader.
Joe Louis (1914 - 1981) Boxing legend.
9 days until Memorial Day Weekend.
39 days until Father's Day.
52 days until Independence Day.
Today: 40% chance for rain, 83.
Tonight: Could have a sprinkle, 68.
Thursday: 60% chance for rain, 80.
Friday: 50% chance for rain, 84.