THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Fri 8/16/19

August 16th is the 228th day of the year. There are 137 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 17 days left until Labor Day

There are 20 days left until Packers Regular Season opener (Sept 5)

Today is National Bratwurst Day, National Men’s Grooming Day, National Roller Coaster Day, National Rum Day, National Tell a Joke Day and True Love Forever Day

Angry Birds 2 is likely to land at the top of the box office this weekend, pulling in around $20 million.… In theaters: The Angry Birds Movie 2 (PG); 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (PG-13); Blinded by the Light (PG-13); Good Boys (R); Where’d You Go, Bernadette (PG-13)

Disney World is now selling Pumpkin Spice Beignets ahead of Fall. They will be available until Halloween and are in the shape of Mickey’s ears. A plate of three costs $4.50 

Olive Garden’s $100 annual pasta passes went on sale yesterday . . . and all 24,000 passes sold in less than a second.  They’re also giving 50 people the chance to buy passes for unlimited pasta for LIFE for another $400 . . . and more than 20,000 of the people who bought the passes want in on that. 

There’s a new trend called PAWDICURES . . . where people are getting matching nail polish with their DOGS.  

A guy in Connecticut recently cut down a famous 200-year-old tree . . . and he did it because he HATED his brother, and his brother loved the tree.  He’s facing charges of criminal mischief and criminal trespass. 

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is okay after his plane crashed yesterday in Elizabethton, Tennessee. Dale and his wife were on board with their son when the plane ran off the end of the runway and caught fire. Everyone on board including the two pilots survived.

A new survey found back sleepers fall asleep the fastest . . . 20 minutes and 6 seconds, on average.  And side sleepers take almost four minutes longer.  But side sleepers sleep MORE overall.  About 30 extra minutes of sleep a night.