CJ And Jenn’s Today In History For November 4, 2019
Today is National Candy Day. Today will be gorgeous, Sunny 71. CJ and Jenn in the Morning on 99.9 KTDY hope you had a great weekend. Have you changed the time on all the clocks yet? Today at 9:20 AM, you will have a chance to win tickets to the Cajun version of Match Game. CJ and Jenn will also tell you how sharing your feelings about Christmas could get you a fabulous stay at Moody Gardens Resort in Galveston.
TODAY IN HISTORY
177 years ago - In 1842, Abraham Lincoln married Mary Todd at his sister's house in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln was so depressed about getting married to a woman his staff and friends kept sharp objects from him.
140 years ago - In 1879, Ohio bar owner J. Ritty invented the Cash Register to stop bartenders from pocketing his profits.
67 years ago - In 1952, General Dwight Eisenhower became the 34th U.S. president.
56 years ago - In 1963, The Beatles played a Royal Command Performance in front of British royalty in London. John Lennon said, "Will people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? All the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry." British royalty was not amused.
40 years ago - In 1979, revolutionaries in Iran stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and took 90 hostages. 52 of them remained hostages for 444 days. They were freed on January 20th, 1981. President Reagan was sworn into office the same day.
39 years ago - In 1980, Ronald Reagan was elected president. He beat Jimmy Carter.
33 years ago - In 1986, country music legend Tammy Wynette checked into the Betty Ford Clinic.
22 years ago - In 1997, Shania Twain released her third album, 'Come On Over', featuring.
11 years ago - In 2008, Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States.
8 years ago - In 2011, "60 Minutes" legend Andy Rooney died at the age of 92.
Jean-Luc Bilodeau is 29.
Dez Bryant is 31.
Trishelle Cannatella is 40.
Curtis Stone is 44.
Bethenny Frankel is 49.
Diddy is 50.
Matthew McConaughey is 50.
Ralph Macchio is 58.
Jeff Probst is 58.
Kathy Griffin is 59.
Markie Post is 69.
Laura Bush is 73.
Loretta Swit is 82.
Doris Roberts (1925 - 2016).
Walter Cronkite (1916 - 2009).
Alfred Heineken (1923 - 2002).
TODAY IS NATIONAL...
Chicken Lady Day
Color The World Orange Day
Job Action Day
Broadcast Traffic Professional's Day
• 7 days until Veteran's Day.
• 17 days until the Great American Smokeout.
Monday: Mostly Sunny, 71.
Tuesday: 20% chance for rain, 74.
Wednesday: Sunny, 76.
Thursday: 60% chance for rain, 78.
Friday: 40% chance for rain, 59.
Have a wonderful week.