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Things You Need to Know Today – May 2nd

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7


We need all the cheering up and distractions today as possible after a crazy Sunday in YMM!

I’ve got you covered if you need a little extra push to get conversation started today!

Famous Birthdays:

  • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – 44
  • David Beckham – 41
  • Donatella Versace – 61


Baby Day:

Smiley, squishy, faces are perfect reasons to put Baby Day on the map. Although it’s difficult to pinpoint why, or where this day originated, we can easily speculate! Anyone who has ever yearned for, had, or known a baby, could list dozens of reasons why babies are special. Babies are not just cute, but they are innocent in a way that helps you to see goodness in the world. They give you hope, happiness, and make you strive to become a better person. What more could you ask for? (source:


May is Hamburger Month:

Where’s the beef? There’s plenty of it around all through Hamburger Month, along with buns, cheese, fries and pickles! While many other popular menu choices have a special day devoted to them, this fast food favourite gets a whole month of celebration.

The perfect way to celebrate Burger Month, though, is to throw your own party. There are many sizzling burger recipes to choose from, including healthy choices like turkey or veggie burgers as well as the classic beef version, so get grilling now. (source:



Today in History:

  • 1933 – Loch Ness Monster sighted – Although accounts of an aquatic beast living in Scotland’s Loch Ness date back 1,500 years, the modern legend of the Loch Ness Monster is born when a sighting makes local news on May 2, 1933. The newspaper Inverness Courier related an account of a local couple who claimed to have seen “an enormous animal rolling and plunging on the surface.” The story of the “monster” (a moniker chosen by the Courier editor) became a media phenomenon, with London newspapers sending correspondents to Scotland and a circus offering a 20,000 pound sterling reward for capture of the beast.(Source:

That’s all for today, stay safe Fort McMurray!


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