Good morning Sugahs. Tomorrow is New Year's Eve, can you believe 2020 is only about 2 days away? Remember tomorrow night, the biggest free NYE party is in Rox at Cypress Bayou Casino. Here's what you need to know before you leave the house today.

Today is National Bacon Day, Falling Needles Family Fest Day and Bicarbonate Of Soda Day. 

In 1940 - California's first freeway was officially opened. It was the Arroyo Seco Parkway connecting Los Angeles and Pasadena.

In 1953 - The first color TV set went on sale for about $1,175.

In 1967 - Beatles' Hello Goodbye," single went to number one and stayed there for 3 weeks.

In 1972 - The United States halts heavy bombing of North Vietnam.

 

In 1980 - The "Wonderful World of Disney," broadcasted its last performance on NBC.

In 1981 - Wayne Gretzhy sets an NHL record by scoring 50 goals in 39 games.

In 1984 - Speleologists in Mexico discovered what might be the world's deepest cave after going through a maze of underground tunnels in the jungle.

In 1997 - Michael Kennedy, the 39-year-old son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was killed in a sking accident on Aspen Mountain in Colorado. Also, pianist Floyd Cramer died in Nashville at age 64.

In 2006 - Saddam Hussein is executed.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Patti Smith is 73

Matt Lauer is 62

Tracey Ullman is 60

Tiger Woods is 44

DAYS TILL...

2 days until New Year's Day.

21 days until Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

WEATHER

TODAY: Sunny, 61.

Tonight: Clear, 37.

New Year's Eve: Partly Cloudy, 60.

New Year's Day: 30% chance for rain, 60.

Thursday: 80% chance for rain, 67.

Friday: 30% chance for rain early, 64.

Saturday: Sunny, 62.

Sunday: Partly Cloudy, 66.

Have a wonderful week!

cj and jenn