THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Mon 9/16/19

September 16th is the 259th day of the year. There are 106 days remaining until the end of the year

Today is National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day, National Collect Rocks Day, Guacamole Day, National Play-Doh Day, National Stay Away from Seattle Day and National Tattoo Story Day

There are 45 days remaining until Halloween

There are 100 days remaining until Xmas

Here are this past weekend’s box office results.

1. It Chapter Two— $40.7 million
2. Hustlers— $33.2 million (best live-action opening of Jennifer Lopez’s career .. the movie cost $20 million to produce)

Pennywise’s reign of terror hasn’t wavered: It Chapter Two maintained first place on box office charts. The sequel, based on Stephen King’s horror novel, generated another $40.7 million in the U.S. and Canada and $47 million at the international box office.

Oreo will today (Monday) begin 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.

The new iPhone 11 Pro Max weighs just under a half a pound. It is the heaviest iPhone ever 

It’s National Guacamole Day.  And a new survey found 1 in 5 Americans would rather swim with sharks than give up guacamole for a full year.

Here’s a new dating term for you:  “Soft ghosting” is when you respond to someone’s texts just by “liking” the message.  Now the other person has to decide whether to talk next, or if it’s still your turn . . . and maybe you’ll even get them to give up and end the conversation.

A public employee in Ireland was fired for missing 400 days of work in two years.

IKEA has launched a live TV channel designed to make you fall asleep. The Slow TV Channel features boring footage of a ship voyaging across the high seas. The footage lasts for 336 hours before looping again. The channel can be found on YouTube.