Wake Up Lafayette
Good morning Sugahs. Grab a cup of coffee and let's get this day started. Today is National Corn Chip Day and Puzzle Day. Here's everything you need to know about January 29.
TODAY IN HISTORY
175 years ago - In 1845, Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" hit book store shelves.
61 years ago- In 1959, Walt Disney's classic "Sleeping Beauty" was shown in Los Angeles for the very first time.
58 years ago - In 1962, Peter, Paul and Mary got a record deal with Warner Brothers Records.
43 years ago - In 1977, Actor Freddie Prinze shot himself.
43 years ago - In 1977, the song "Car Wash" by the group Rose Royce hit number one on the charts. Great song, bad movie.
37 years ago - In 1983, "Sexual Healing" by Marvin Gaye peaked at number 3 on the charts. Can you believe it did not go to number one on the singles chart?
14 years ago - In 2006, ABC "World News Tonight" co-anchor Bob Woodruff and his cameraman were seriously injured in Iraq. Their convoy was hit by an explosive device.
11 years ago - In 2009, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was impeached.
5 years ago - In 2015, Suge Knight was arrested for murder.
Adam Lambert is 38. Singer, American Idol, Freddie Mercury stand-in.
Jonny Lang is 39. Blues singer.
Justin Hartley is 43. Kevin on "This Is Us".
Sara Gilbert is 45. Darlene on "Roseanne" and "The Connors". Responsible for putting "The Talk" on the air.
Heather Graham is 50. Actress
Paul Ryan is 50. Speaker of the House
Greg Louganis is 60. Olympic swimmer.
Judy Norton-Taylor is 62. Mary Ellen Walton on "The Waltons".
Irlene Mandrell is 64. Barbara's sister.
Oprah Winfrey is 66. The most powerful woman in the universe.
Charlie Wilson is 67. The Gap Band.
Tom Selleck is 75. Actor.
Tommy Ramone (1949 - 2014). The Ramones' original drummer.
John Forsythe (1918 - 2010) "Charlie's Angels" and "Dynasty".
W.C. Fields (1880 - 1946) Comedy great.
• 4 days until Groundhog Day
• 16 days until Valentine's Day
• 39 days until Daylight Saving Time
Today: Cloudy, 59.
Tonight: Cloudy, 45.
Thursday: Cloudy, 58.
Friday: 40% chance for rain, 59.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, 61.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, 68.
Y'all have a fabulous day.
cj and jenn