THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Thurs 6/06/19

June 6th is the 157th day of the year. There are 208 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 10 days remaining until Father’s Day

There are 84 days remaining until School begins

Today is D-Day, Drive-in Movie Day, National Applesauce Cake Day, National Eyewear Day, National Gardening Exercise Day, National Moonshine Day and National Yo-Yo Day

A 90-year-old World War Two vet wrote a song about D-Day called “The Shores of Normandy”, and for the last few days it’s been Amazon’s top-selling single in the U.K.  His name is Jim Radford, and he was only 15 when he served on a British ship.  He’s the youngest known participant in the landings.

The game “Tetris” turns 35 today.  It’s been on more gaming platforms than any other game in history.  Here’s the theme music.  Fun fact, the theme is a Russian folk tune from the 1800s.  And the lyrics are about a peddler who seduces a young peasant girl.

If you thought you were finally getting Baby Shark out of your head, I have some bad news. Nickelodeon is in talks to develop the viral hit into a TV series

According to a new study, the amount of time we spend on our phones FINALLY surpassed the amount of time we spend watching TV.  We now spend an average of three hours and 43 minutes a day looking at our phone and three hours and 35 minutes a day watching TV.

A guy in North Carolina just won the $344.6 MILLION Powerball jackpot . . . and he got the numbers off a fortune cookie.

Amazon has said it will use drones to deliver packages to customers “within months.” It unveiled its latest delivery drone at a conference in Las Vegas, bragging about the machine’s ability to spot obstacles such as people, dogs, and clotheslines.… Amazon said the drone would be able to travel 15 miles to carry packages weighing five pounds or less.

Chris Stapleton recorded a song for “Toy Story 4”.  It’s called “The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy”, and it was written by Randy Newman. 

A woman in New York thought she had a brain tumor but it turned out to be a tapeworm instead.

A giant boulder fell on a highway in Colorado a few weeks ago.  And instead of moving the rock, they figured out it’d be cheaper to just MOVE the highway . . . and route it around the boulder. 

Nike is releasing more fanny pack flip flops. Their latest one has a pink sole and a black fanny pack compartment on top that is spray painted in neon colors. The flip flops sell for $60