THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Fri 9/13/19

September 13th is the 256th day of the year. There are 109 days remaining until the end of the year

There are 48 days remaining until Halloween

There are 91 days until the next Friday the 13th (Dec 13th… It’s been 14 months since our last Fri the 13th)

Today is Bald is Beautiful Day, Blame Someone Else Day, Fortune Cookie Day, International Chocolate Day, International Skeptics Day, Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day, National Defy Superstition Day, National Hug Your Boss Day, National Peanut Day, Positive Thinking Day and Supernatural Day

New Movie….Hustlers (Rated R) … STARRING: Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Cardi B, Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Julia Stiles … A group of exotic dancers cheat wealthy men out of their money during the financial crisis of the late 2000s.

Hustlers (rated R) is predicted to open with $25 million to $30 million at the domestic box office this weekend. That would mark the biggest opening for Jennifer Lopez, surpassing her previous career-best $23.1 million debut for 2005’s Monster-in-Law…. Also in theaters: The Goldfinch (R)

The Dutch Centre for Insurance Statistics studied dates to see if Friday the 13th is really unlucky. Researchers concluded that the superstitious day is actually safer than an average Friday because fewer accidents and crime occur. Statistician Alex Hoen says he’s still skeptical. “I find it hard to believe that it is because people are preventatively more careful or just stay home, but statistically speaking, driving is a little bit safer on Friday 13th.”

It’s Friday the 13th AND there’s a full moon tonight.  Which won’t happen again for another 30 years.  And if that makes you squirm a little, you’re not alone. Almost a third of Americans in a new survey admitted they’re superstitious . . . including 9% who said they’re VERY superstitious.  That’s about 1 in 11 people.  66% claimed they’re either “not very superstitious” or “not superstitious at all.” Men were much more likely to say they’re very superstitious . . . 16% compared to just 2% of women.  And young people are more superstitious than older people are.  23% of people between 25 and 34 said they’re very superstitious, versus 1% of people over 55.

Oreo is selling a new “mystery” cookie that looks — but doesn’t taste — like the classic. And they’re asking fans to guess the secret creme flavor for the opportunity to win $50,000. According to Oreo, the limited-edition product is hitting stores September 16. They got Gaten Matarazzo to try them . . . a.k.a., Dustin from “Stranger Things.”  Here’s his guess.

A dad had his young daughter hold a sign with a message on it, and then HE read it out loud.  When he got to the part where it said she’s going to the Jonas Brothers concert, she screamed about as loud as you’d expect.

A marriage ceremony for two FROGS was held in a city in India as a gesture to the gods to get them to bring rain.  But now, after two months of downpours, the frogs have been divorced.

The World’s Largest Chicken Dance is going to take place on September 21st on nine stages at Cincinnati’s Oktoberfest

95-year-old identical twins in England say their keys to long life are drinking lots of beer . . . and not having sex.  Oh, and they also eat raw sausages. 

Luke Combs gets help from Brooks & Dunn on his new song, “1, 2 Many”.  It’s one of the tracks on his album, “What You See Is What You Get”, which drops November 8th.