Things You Should Know, October 31, 2019
Happy Halloween. Around one-third of adults will wear a costume today or tonight. Do you like haunted houses? 48% of Americans say they do. Everyone from 7-Eleven to Sonic is giving away free stuff or having really good deals today.
CJ and Jenn in the Morning will have your chance to win Lauren Daigle concert tickets again this morning at 7:20 AM. At 9:20 AM you can win an invite for you and a guest to the first-ever CJ and Jenn Bougie Bar Party.
Tomorrow the folks from Aire Serv of Lafayette will be in to giveaway a complete HVAC system between 7 AM and 8 AM during the Polyester Power Hour.
TODAY IN HISTORY
1,185 years ago - In 834 A.D., the Roman Catholic Church moved All Hallows' Eve to October 31st to honor Saints. (And look at what we've done to it.)
93 years ago - In 1926, Harry Houdini died of gangrene and peritonitis in Detroit. He had been punched in the stomach earlier which ruptured his appendix
26 years ago - In 1993, 23-year-old River Phoenix collapsed and died outside the Viper Room after doing drugs. The Hollywood club was then-owned by Johnny Depp.
26 years ago - In 1993, Tupac Shakur was arrested for allegedly shooting two off-duty Atlanta policemen during a late-night argument. The charges were dropped after witnesses testified that Tupac shot the cops in self-defense.
13 years ago - In 2006, Bob Barker announced that he was retiring from "The Price is Right". He hosted the show for 35 years.
8 years ago - In 2011, Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kris Humphries just 72 days after they were married.
Willow Smith is 19.
Danielle Rose Russell is 20.
Sydney Park is 22.
Letitia Wright is 26.
Eddie Kaye Thomas is 39.
Linn Berggren from Ace of Base is 49.
NolanNorth is 49.
Vanilla Ice is 52.
Adam Horovitz of the Beastie Boys is 53.
Annabella Lwin is 53.
Mike O'Malley is 53.
Darryl Worley is 55.
Rob Schneider is 56.
Dermot Mulroney is 56.
Xavier Roberts, inventor of the Cabbage Patch Kids is 64.
Dan Rather is 88.
Michael Collins is 89.
David Ogden Stiers (1942 - 2018).
Michael Landon (1936 - 1991).
John Candy (1950 - 1994).
Dick Gautier (1931 - 2017).
Barbara Bel Geddes (1922 - 2005) .
Bernard Edwards (1952 - 1996).
Dale Evans (1912 - 2001).
Brian Piccolo (1943 - 1970).
TODAY IS NATIONAL...
Knock Knock Joke Day
Caramel Apple Day
Girl Scout Founder's Day
3 days until Daylight Saving Time ends.
11 days until Veteran's Day.
Today: Clearing, windy and cold, 55.
Tonight: Clear and cold, 38. At 5 PM, 52. 6 PM, 50. 7 PM, 47. 8 PM 45.
Friday: Sunny, 59.
Saturday: Sunny, 62.
Sunday: Sunny, 61.
Have a great Halloween.