THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Mon 8/12/19

August 12th is the 224th day of the year. There are 141 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 21 days left until Labor Day

There are 19 weekends until Christmas

Today is Baseball Fans Day, IBM PC Day, International Youth Day, National Julliene Fries Day (cut like matchsticks), National Middle Child Day, National Sewing Machine Day, Truck Driver Day, and Vinyl Record Day

Hobbs & Shaw managed to hold on to first place again and bring in another $25.4 million from North American theaters. It’s now grossed $332.6 million worldwide.

A Houston bakery, called Koffeteria, is making headlines because they are selling a Hot Cheetos Croissant and a Sour Cream and Onion Ruffles Chips Croissant.

Natty Light just announced they’re getting in on the trendy spiked seltzer market.  They’re rolling out their own flavors later this month, and they’ll cost about 20% less than the other alcoholic seltzers on the market. 

There’s a company in England selling a new multivitamin that also contains GLITTER . . . so when you poop, it’ll make your poop sparkle.  There have been pills that have done that in the past, but none that were a vitamin.  

After deciding in March of 2018 that Chase Bank would pull its credit cards out of Canada, they recently decided it was “best for all parties” to forgive all Canadian credit card debt. 

Amazon’s newest venture is . . . opening up a LIQUOR STORE.  It’ll be in San Francisco and they’ll use it to supply the booze people have delivered with Prime Now . . . but people can go there to buy alcohol in person, too.  There’s no word on whether they’re planning to open more liquor stores in other cities.

The Waltons, the family that owns Walmart, earns $70,000 per minute or $4 million per hour. The family earns a combined $100 million per day. The average Walmart worker earns $11 per hour. The Walton family is worth over $191 billion.

Well that didn’t last long. Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus have separated. A spokewoman for the couple said, “They still remain dedicated parents to all of their animals they share while lovingly taking this time apart.” Cyrus and Hemsworth wed last December.

Disney’s purchase of 20th Century Fox is now complete. Disney has dumped 276 movies that Fox had in development including a Die Hard prequel titled ” McClain” and a Flash Gordon reboot

Jack Black and Jack White have created a new group called Jack Gray. They are recording a new single together.