Things You Need To Know – Mon 5/15/17:

May 15th is the 135th day of the year. There are 230 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 34 days remaining until Father’s Day

There are 171 days until National Men Make Dinner Day (11/2)

Today is Dinosaur Day, National Chocolate Chip Day, National Women’s Check-Up Day, Nylon Stockings Day, Peace Officers Memorial Day, Straw Hat Day and World Baking Day

Mountain Dew is releasing a new limited edition flavor called Mtn Dew-S-A. It’s a combination of Mountain Dew Code Red, Mountain Dew White Out and Mountain Dew Voltage.

A Sydney, Australia restaurant called Butter is selling Nutella French fries. The fries are smothered in Nutella and fresh roasted hazelnuts

Limited edition Cheesecake Cool Whip has hit store shelves

Heineken is launching a non-alcoholic beer. Heineken 0.0 will be sold throughout Europe, Russia and Israel. Heineken 0.0 has half the calories of a regular Heineken

A website just ranked the best frozen pizzas.  The top three are Red Baron . . . DiGiorno’s . . . and Hot Pockets.

According to a new study, we have the hardest time falling asleep on Sunday nights, followed by Monday nights.

Five people have been hospitalized in serious condition with BOTULISM in California . . . and it’s because they ate some contaminated nacho cheese at a gas station recently.  And that’s serious, since botulism can be fatal if it’s not treated

The Social Security Administration has posted their list of the Top 10 names for baby boys and baby girls. This is the fourth year in a row Noah has topped the boy’s list and third year in a row Emma has topped the girl’s list. Caitlyn, as in Caitlyn Jenner, is no longer a Top 10 name





UNITED: COCKPIT DOOR ACCESS CODES ACCIDENTALLY MADE PUBLIC – One of the hardest jobs right now in the PR department for United Airlines. The latest incident: Access codes to the cockpit doors on United planes were made public.

HELICOPTER PILOT LANDS CHOPPER AT McDONALD’S – An Australian helicopter pilot with the munchies landed his chopper next to a McDonald’s to grab some food. On Saturday the pilot landed his his chopper on the lawn next to a McDonald’s, got out of the aircraft, entered the restaurant to get food, got back into the helicopter and flew away.

Jason Bateman has signed on for season 5 of Arrested Development. He tweeted; ”Look very probable I’m going to put some miles on the Stair Car this summer. Just officially signed on to more ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT today.”

Kevin Hart and his wife Eniko Parrish are expecting their first child together. They are having a baby boy

Jim Parsons and his partner Todd Spiewak recently married at the Rainbow Room in New York. The two have been dating for 15 years

Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens are going to co-host the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 21st on ABC

NBC has renewed ”Law & Order SVU” for a 19th season

Helen Mirren recently received an honorary doctorate from the University of Southern California

CBS has canceled 2 Broke Girls

A 55-year-old guy in South Carolina broke into his neighbor’s house last Saturday, and stole a pimento cheese sandwich, a shot of moonshine, and a pickle.

TV TONIGHT: DANCING WITH THE STARS – In the semifinals, a judge works with one of the remaining four couples and challenges them on the dance. Two-time champ Cheryl Burke returns for a performance and U.K. singer and songwriter Calum Scott will perform. (8p ET, ABC)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ARRIVES ON HOME VIDEO IN JUNE – Disney’s remake of Beauty and the Beast has made over $1.2 billion — and it’s still in theaters. But not for long as Disney has announced the live-action blockbuster will be out on Blu-ray in June.

KING ARTHUR FLOPS, FALLS, CRASHES, BURNS – The first major box office flop of the summer movie season has arrived. Congrats to King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, which opened with $14.7 million across North America. Snatched surprised the experts by beating King Arthur with $17.5 million in ticket sales. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 stayed No. 1 with $63 million.