CJ And Jenn’s Today In History For November 7, 2019
Good morning. Today is National Men Make Dinner Day. Foggy this morning, 79. Temps in Acadiana will dip into the 20s next week. Lorde is 23, Johnny Rivers is 77 and Joni Mitchell is 76. CJ and Jenn have tickets to Cajun Match Game at the Robicheaux Center tonight. Those will be given away at 9:20 AM.
TODAY IN HISTORY
75 years ago - In 1944, President Franklin Roosevelt won an unprecedented 4th term in office. After FDR, the two-term limit went into effect.
57 years ago - In 1962, the day after Richard Nixon lost the election for Governor of California. That's when he made the comment, "You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore."
54 years ago - In 1965, the first "Pillsbury Dough Boy" commercial debuted on national television.
46 years ago - In 1973, New Jersey became the first state to let girls play little league baseball after being ordered to do so in a civil rights hearing.
40 years ago - In 1979, "The Rose" was released, starring Bette Midler.
28 years ago - In 1991, Paul Reubens, a.k.a.Pee Wee Herman, pleaded no contest to charges of indecent exposure.
28 years ago - In 1991, Magic Johnson announced that he had tested positive for HIV, and that he was retiring from basketball.
19 years ago - In 2000, Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first First Lady to win public office, defeating Republican Rick Lazio for his New York Senate seat.
9 years ago - In 2010, Queen Elizabeth launched a Facebook page but no one could "friend" or "poke" her.
8 years ago - In 2011, "Smokin'" Joe Frazier died due to complications from liver cancer at the age of 67.
Lorde is 23.
Adam Devine is 36.
David Guetta is 52.
Mike Henry is 54.
Christopher Knight is 62.
Joni Mitchell is 76.
Johnny Rivers is 77.
Dana Plato (1964 - 1999).
Joe Niekro (1944 - 2006).
Billy Graham (1918 - 2018).
TODAY IS NATIONAL...
Cash Back Day
Men Make Dinner Day
Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day
4 days until Veteran's Day
14 days until the Great American Smokeout
Today: 30% chance for rain, 79.
Tonight: 70% chance for rain, 49.
Friday: 30% chance for rain, 52.
Saturday: Sunny, 63.
Sunday: Sunny, 71.
Have a great day.