THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Wed 07/11/18

July 11th is the 192nd day of the year. There are 173 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 54 days until Labor Day

There are 345 days until the 2019 Detroit River Day

Today is All American Pet Photo Day, National Blueberry Muffin Day, National Cheer up the Lonely Day, National Mojito Day, National Rainier Cherries Day, and National Swimming Pool Day

The world’s ugliest dog, Zsa Zsa, has passed away. The English bulldog just won the title of World’s Ugliest Dog a couple of weeks ago at an annual competition in California. Zsa Zsa’s owner, Megan Brainard, said her dog died peacefully in her sleep Monday night. She was 9.

Southwest Airlines is no longer going to serve peanuts on their flights because of allergy concerns. The airline will continue to serve free pretzels and other snacks on long flights

Discovery has ordered a one-hour documentary special on the daring rescue of a boys’ soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand. Operation Thai Cave Rescue will debut Friday on Discovery Channel and air Saturday on Science Channel.

There’s an 87-year-old guy in Ukraine who might have the largest family in the world.  He claims to have 346 living descendants, including 13 kids . . . 127 grandkids . . . 203 great-grandkids . . . and three great-great-grandchildren.  If it’s verified, it would crush the current record of 192 living descendants.

The release date for Indiana Jones 5 has been pushed back to July 9, 2021 due to script issues. Harrison Ford will turn 76 this Friday

”The Game of Thrones” spin-off is going to start filming in Belfast in October. The series will take place thousands of years before the events of ”Game of Thrones” and has a working title of “The Long Night”.

The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance against the league and their new National Anthem policy, which requires players to stand during the anthem or remain in the locker room if they choose to protest.

RuPaul is developing a daytime talk show that will launch in the Fall of 2019.

Reality stars Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler are selling their Nashville home for $7.9 million. The 25-room house has 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and a theater

59% of people binge watch shows because they want to see the whole story at one time. 48% of people binge-watch because they do not like waiting to find out how a story ends.

A new survey by Cameron Hughes Wine reveals that 35% of people say it’s okay to drink while pregnant