THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Mon 8/19/19

August 19th is the 231st day of the year. There are 134 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 14 days left until Labor Day

There are 34 days left until Autumn begins (Sept 23)

Today is National Aviation Day, National Hot and Spicy Food Day, National Potato Day, National Sandcastle and Sculpture Day, National Soft Ice Cream Day, Stay Home with Your Kids Day and World Photo Day

Good Boys has done something that is becoming increasingly rare with its $21 million No. 1 opening at the box office. It is the first original R-rated comedy in three years to top the box office charts.
1. Good Boys, $21 million
2. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, $14.1 million
3. The Lion King, $11.9 million

Hostess is selling a Twinkies Cappuccino coffee. The mix comes in 72 packs and costs $35. The cups are compatible with Keurig machines.

Mountain Dew has released a new flavor for Halloween called VooDoo. Taste testers say it tastes like a dreamsicle with brown sugar, vanilla cream, orange and Mountain Dew flavoring.

Taco Bell is testing a hash brown stuffed breakfast burrito. It’s loaded with eggs, nacho cheese sauce, three cheeses, sausage and hash browns.

Apple may release the iPhone 11 on September 10th. The smartphone reportedly has a dual camera, a 6.1 inch LCD screen and wireless charging. The iPhone 11 Pro Max reportedly has a 6.5 inch screen. Apple has yet to confirm the release date 

The monkey from ”Friends”, Marcel, is returning to television in a new FX TV show called “Y: The Last Man”. The TV show is about a disease that wipes out the planet except for a man and his pet monkey.

Taylor Swift’s new CD “Lover” contains a song with the Dixie Chicks called  “Soon You’ll Get Better” 

Milwaukee’s Lakefront Brewery is recalling My Turn Junk Beer because the bottles could explode. The company says the yeast from the cherries used in the beer may continue to ferment, build pressure in the bottles, and cause them to explode. Customers are being told to refrigerate the beer or dispose of it. The beer itself is safe to drink