Crocodiles can’t move their tongue – Vernon Morning Star

Happy Friday! It’s time to start your weekend again!

Fun fact: Crocodiles cannot move their tongue. They have a membrane that holds their tongue to the roof of their mouth.

On this day

In 1954, English athlete Roger Bannister became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes (3:59:4).

In 1966, a $20 centennial gold coin was announced by Canada’s Minister of Finance.

In 1997, the Hartford Whalers became the Carolina Hurricanes.

In 2002, Elon Musk founded SpaceX.

In 2004, the series finale “Friends” aired.

In 2007, “Shrek the Third” premiered in California.

In 2014, Canadian author Farley Mowat died at the age of 92.


According to National Today, today is National Nurses Day, National Space Day, National No Pants Day, National Tourist Appreciation Day, National Beverage Day, National Supplier Appreciation Day, National Military Spouse Appreciation Day, School Lunch Hero Day, and International No Diet Day. .

Environment Canada weather forecasts

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In case you missed it

The ‘Sons of Anarchy’ actor will be attending the Kelowna Open House. Learn more here.

Curtis Sagmoen released on bail after breaking his probation. Learn more here.

Penticton is considering further increases in development fees. Learn more here.


Remember in the early morning yesterday we showed you the Blue Jays fan handing the young Yankees fan the home run ball from Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge? The next day he met his idol.

The NBA team on TNT received a visit from the Stanley Cup, but retired NBA star Charles Barkley refused to touch the trophy.

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor George Clooney (61), NBA star Chris Paul (37), rock singer Bob Seger (76), rapper Meek Mill (35), Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays (91), retired NHL goaltender Martin Brodeur (50), and television host Tom Bergeron (67).

Go do something this weekend that you’ve never done before! Have a great weekend everyone!

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