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Entertainment for Jan. 1, 2018

Posted on Monday, January 1, 2018 at 10:51 am

TV MOMENT OF THE DAY
CNN’s Randi Kaye got a contact high the last time she was sent to Colorado to cover a marijuana story.
The network sent her back to cover NYE.
Did she do it again? You be the judge. Here are the “high” lights.
CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS
Verne Troyer

49 years old
Morris Chestnut
49 years old
Grandmaster Flash

60 years old

 
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
January 1, 1959
Fidel Castro and his revolutionaries took over Cuba and toppled Fulgencio Batista’s regime.
TOTALLY RANDOM TRIVIA
We’re a pretty superstitious people.
On New Year’s Day some people eat black-eyed peas for luck, which others swear that pomegranates bring prosperity.
Here are 7 lucky foods to eat on New Year’s Day.
VIRAL VIDEO OF THE DAY
If you’re a parent of a young child, you need to watch this video.
It’s a reminder that you don’t need to spend a lot of money to make a toddler happy.
Some kids will go bananas over a banana.
WHAT NATIONAL DAY IS TODAY?
Today is New Year’s Day.
 
Many people mark New Year’s Day as the first day to start a New Year’s resolution for the year.
What percentage of people are able to keep their resolution?
WHAT’S IT WORTH?
Last year the chair J.K. Rowling used while crafting the first two Harry Potter books went up for auction.
What was the winning bid?