THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Fri 5/17/19

May 17th is the 137th day of the year. There are 228 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 30 days remaining until Father’s Day

There are only 36 days until the days start getting shorter (Summer begins Fri June 21)

Today is NASCAR Day, National Bike to Work Day, National Cherry Cobbler Day, National Pack Rat Day, National Pizza Party Day, National Walnut Day and National Pinot Grigio Day

National NF Day-
“Kickin’ it in the Park for NF” Irvine Park CF…WWW.NFFIRST.ORG

Twix and Snickers-flavored chocolate milk just hit stores.

Target is selling a Hershey’s S’mores Caddy . . . that’s a box that holds and organizes your chocolate bars, graham crackers, and marshmallows. 

The national lottery jackpots are nothing to sneeze at. Tonight’s (Friday) Mega Millions is worth $339 million; Saturday night’s Powerball is at $270 million.

Now your nail polish can match your drink. Dunkin’ is out with a new line of beverage inspired colors. There are the traditional Dunkin’ orange and pink options named Slam Dunkin’ and Pretty in Dunkin’. Dunkin’ latte-inspired colors include Cocoa Mocha, Caramel Craze and Blueberry Crisp.

An expert says koalas are now, quote, “functionally extinct,” with only about 80,000 left.

With the Bucks and the Raptors facing each other in the NBA Playoffs, a Milwaukee radio station banned Toronto native and Raptors fan Drake.  A Toronto station reciprocated by banning Steve Miller, because he’s the most famous musician from Milwaukee that they could come up with.

A high school principal in Pennsylvania and two other administrators were suspended after a senior prank went too far.  According to one student, quote, “There was a lot of toilet paper, a lot of Vaseline on the handles of doors.  There were chickens.” 

A new study found that 98.5% of people who use social media hit up at least FOUR different social sites every day.  The ones we’re most likely to use are Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Reddit, Twitter, and LinkedIn. 

A couple in Massachusetts just won their THIRD $1 million lottery jackpot in five years. 

IN THEATERS – John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is projected to top Avengers: Endgame during its opening weekend at the box office…. Opening today: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (R); A Dog’s Journey (PG); The Sun Is Also a Star (PG-13)

New Movies Opening Tonight

“John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” (Rated R) .. Starring Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Anjelica Huston, Ian McShane, Common , Laurence Fishburne …. John Wick (Keanu Reeves) fights his way out of New York after a contract on his life makes him the target of the world’s top assassins.

A Dog’s Journey (Rated PG) … Starring Dennis Quaid … A dog finds the meaning of life through the humans that he meets. The is the sequel to “A Dog’s Purpose.”