Wake Up Lafayette
Good morning Acadiana. The weekend wasn't long enough, right? That's okay, we'll have another one in a few days. Wet most of this week, 40% chance of rain today. Some storms could be heavy toward St. Landry Parish. Here's everything you need to know to make your day complete.
TODAY IS NATIONAL:
Home Warranty Day
Cream Cheese Brownie Day
Umbrella Day Clean Out Your Computer Day
TODAY IN HISTORY:
42 years ago - In 1978, Van Halen's self-titled debut album was released.
33 years ago - In 1987, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop told a House panel he was in favor of prophylactic ads on television due to the AIDS threat.
28 years ago - In 1992, Mike Tyson was convicted of raping Desiree Washington. Washington was a beauty contestant.
27 years ago - In 1993, Michael Jackson told Oprah his 'whiteness' was caused by a medical condition that destroys skin pigmentation. It's called vitiligo.
24 years ago - In 1996, Garry Kasparov, the greatest chess player of all time, lost to IBM's supercomputer Deep Blue.
20 years ago - In 2000, Jim Varney died of cancer at age 50. He was in all those "Ernest" movies.
12 years ago - In 2008, "Jaws" star Roy Scheider died of cancer at age 75.
6 years ago - In 2014, legendary child star Shirley Temple died. She was 85.
3 years ago - In 2017, Adam Levine, lead singer for Maroon 5 got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Emma Roberts is 29. "American Horror Story" and "Scream Queens".
Uzo Aduba is 39. Crazy Eyes on "Orange Is the New Black".
Craig Campbell is 41. Patriotic country singer.
Elizabeth Banks is 46. Actress.
Laura Dern is 53. Actress.
Glenn Beck is 56. Political commentator.
Greg Norman is 65. Golf pro.
Mark Spitz is 70. Winner of seven Gold medals in swimming. The year was 1972. He set world records in all seven Olympic events.
Roberta Flack is 83. Legendary singer.
Robert Wagner is 90. Actor.
Lon Chaney Jr. (1906 - 1973) The original "Wolfman".
• 4 days until Valentine's Day.
• 26 days until Daylight Saving Time.
• 50 days until April Fools' Day.
Today: 40% chance for rain. Storms could be heavy north of I-10, 77.
Tonight: 20% chance for rain, 66.
Tuesday: 40% chance for rain, 76.
Wednesday: 60% chance for rain, 74.
Thursday: 60% chance for rain, 62.
Friday: Sunny, 58.
Have a great week. Stay dry.
cj and Jenn