Wake Up Lafayette
Good morning Sugahs. Rain is a-coming. It could get bad tomorrow. Today is National Create A Vacuum Day, Homemade Soup Day, Thank A Mail Carrier Day and Hemp Day. Here's everything else you need to get your day started.
TODAY IN HISTORY
231 years ago - In 1789, George Washington was elected the first president of the United States by a unanimous vote.
82 years ago - In 1938, Disney released "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs".
46 years ago - In 1974, Patty Hearst was kidnapped. She was abducted from her Berkeley apartment.
43 years ago - In 1977, "American Bandstand" celebrated its 25th anniversary.
37 years ago - In 1983, Karen Carpenter died at age 32. She had anorexia. Her last album is amazing. Check out "Make Beleive It's The First Time".
33 years ago - In 1987, Liberace died at age 67 from AIDS.
23 years ago - In 1997, a civil jury in Santa Monica found O.J. Simpson liable for the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman. In an earlier trial, Simpson was found 100% innocent.
16 years ago - In 2004, Facebook was launched.
Hannah Godwin is 25. "Bachelor in Paradise".
Hannibal Buress is 37. Comedian.
Lauren Ash is 37. Dina from "Superstore".
Gavin DeGraw is 43. Singer.
Natalie Imbruglia is 45. Australian singer.
Oscar De La Hoya is 47. Boxer.
Rob Corddry is 49. "The Unicorn".
Clint Black is 58. Country singer.
Alice Cooper is 72. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.
Dan Quayle is 73. Former Vice President.
John Schuck is 80. Actor.
George A. Romero (1940 - 2017). Horror legend.
Conrad Bain (1923 - 2013). Mr. Drummond on "Diff'rent Strokes".
Rosa Parks (1913 - 2005).
• 10 days until Valentine's Day.
• 33 days until Daylight Saving Time.
• 57 days until April Fools' Day.
Today: 20% chance for rain, 75.
Tonight: 20% chance for rain, 65.
Wednesday: 80% chance for rain, 73.
Thursday: 60% chance for rain, 52.
Friday: Beautiful, 66.
Have a fantastic day!
cj and jenn