Happy New Years Eve! Hope you all have a great night, be safe, and enjoy with family and friends. Hopefully 2014 will be a great year! Here's what you missed on today's show.
The Morning Brain Buster:
Q: This is the only letter not used in the names of the 50 states. What letter?
Bonehead Of The Day:
Next time your girlfriend wants to cuddle, you should probably just do it. 31-year-old Shavonna Rumph, and her 33-year-old boyfriend Henry Price had been drinking at their home in
According to the police report, the couple started arguing “over Henry refusing to ‘cuddle’ with Shavonna when they went to bed.” The argument “turned physical when Shavonna grabbed Henry by the shirt, causing it to tear.” Price then attempted to leave the couple’s
On the section of the report that asks for weapons used, the sheriff wrote “knife/cutting instrument.” Rumph was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery and booked into jail. She was released on Sunday.
New Years Facts
- The song, "Auld Lang Syne," playing in the background, is sung at the stroke of in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the New Year. At least partially written by Robert Burns in the 1700's, it was first published in 1796 after Burns' death. Early variations of the song were sung prior to 1700 and inspired Burns to produce the modern rendition. An old Scotch tune, "Auld Lang Syne" literally means "old long ago," or simply, "the good old days."
- The celebration of the New Year is the oldest of all holidays. It was first observed in ancient
about 4000 years ago. In the years around 2000 BC, the Babylonian New Year began with the first New Moon (actually the first visible crescent) after the Vernal Equinox (first day of spring). Babylon
- Making a New Year's resolution is a tradition that dates back to the early Babylonians. Popular modern resolutions might include the promise to lose weight or quit smoking. The early Babylonian's most popular resolution was to return borrowed farm equipment.
Actors: Sir Anthony Hopkins – 76, Val Kilmer – 54, Sir Ben Kingsley – 70, Tim Matheson – 65, Bebe Neuwirth – 55.
Plus: Director/producer Taylor Hackford (“The Devil’s Advocate,” “Proof of Life”) – 69, fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg – 68, the late painter Henri Matisse.
Video Of The Day:
This lady has a 7 ft wide butt.. Sir Mix Alot would be impressed!