Good morning Sugahs.  The Polyester Power Hour, an old-school retro show, is on 99.9 KTDY this morning.  It's the number one weekday show in Acadiana.  Jenn and I would like to play your request.  Hit us up on the Cajun Country Rice landline at (337) 237-KTDYor use the chat button on the KTDY app.

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At 9:20 AM, Jenn and I will give you a chance to win Cirque du Solei Ovo tickets before they go on sale to the general public.  Be careful traveling around Acadiana today, 90% chance for rain, 69.

TODAY IN HISTORY

64 years ago - In 1955, the First Microwave Oven was sold by Tappan.  It cost $1,200 and it could cook bacon in 90 seconds.

55 years ago - In 1964, The Rolling Stones made their first appearance on the "Ed Sullivan Show".

41 years ago - In 1978, the original "Halloween" was released.

39 years ago - In 1980, The Pope said divorced Catholics who remarry can only receive communion if they abstain from sex.

26 years ago - In 1993, Vincent Price died of lung cancer at the age of 82.

25 years ago - In 1994, Madonna released her "Bedtime Stories" album.

24 years ago - In 1995, tennis star Bobby Riggs died of the prostate cancer at 77.

20 years ago - In 1999, golfer Payne Stewart and five others were killed from a lack of cabin pressure in the Lear Jet they were in.  After flying on autopilot for four hours, it crashed in South Dakota.

17 years ago - In 2002, Richard Harris died of Hodgkin's Disease at the age of 72.  He was most famous as Professor Dumbledore in the first two "Harry Potter" movies.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Chrissy Amphlett  (1959 - 2013)

Tyler Alvarez is 22.

Mia Wasikowska is 30.

Ciara is 34.

Katy Perry is 35.

Josh Henderson is 38.

Mehcad Brooks is 39.

Zachary Knighton is 41.

Leslie Grossman is 48.

Craig Robinson is 48.

Pedro Martinez is 48.

Chely Wright is 49.

Samantha Bee is 50.

Michael Boatman is 55.

Nancy Cartwright is 62.

Jon Anderson is 75.

"Taffy" Danoff is 75.

Helen Reddy is 78.

Marion Ross is 91.

Billy Barty  (1924 - 2000)

John Matuszak  (1950 - 1989)

Minnie Pearl  (1912 - 1996)

Pablo Picasso  (1881 - 1973)

TODAY IS NATIONAL...

Frankenstein Friday

Sourest Day 

Breadstick Day 

Greasy Foods Day 

Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day 

Pharmacy Buyer Day 

Art Day

DAYS TILL...

6 days until Halloween.

9 days until Daylight Saving Time ends.

WEATHER

Today:  90% chance for rain, 69.

Tonight:  Showers continue, 60.

Saturday:  30% chance for rain early, 67.

Sunday:  Sunny, 73.

Monday:  Sunny, 78.

Have a great weekend.

cj