(Photo - Mickey Mouse/Facebook)

(Photo - Mickey Mouse/Facebook)

Morning Start: Mickey and Minnie were married in real life

Your morning start for Friday, May 27

Good morning everyone! The weekend is so close, we can taste it! Let’s get your Friday started.

Fun Fact: The actors who voiced Mickey and Minnie Mouse got married in real life.

Wayne Allwine and Russi Taylor married in 1991, until 1992 when Allwine passed away.

On this day

In 1930, the Chrysler Building opens in New York City.

In 1957, Toronto’s CHUM-AM becomes the first radio station in Canada to broadcast just top 40 rock n’ roll music.

In 1969, DisneyWorld construction begins in Florida.

In 2000, NHL star Maurice ‘Rocket’ Richard dies at age 78.

In 2005, ‘Madagascar’ is released in theatres.

National holidays

According to National Today, today is National Road Trip Day, National Heat Awareness Day, National Sunscreen Day, and National Grape Popsicle Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

In Kelowna


In Penticton


In Revelstoke


In Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm

In Vernon


In case you missed it

RCMP looking for owner of boat found adrift in Lake Country’s Wood Lake. Learn more here.

Two Penticton organizations get funding boost. Learn more here.

Enderby extra recalls Liotta chats. Learn more here.


Another Hollywood legend died on Wednesday as the world lost Ray Liotta at age 67.


During last night’s game between the New York Yankees and Balitmore Orioles, instead of tweeting live-game updates, each tweeted about gun impact violence in America to continue the conversation after the horrible tragedy in Uvalde, Texas.


Here’s a feel-good video going into your weekend!

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with rapper Andre 3000 (47), comedian Adam Corella (58), actor Jack McBrayer (49), and actor Christopher Lee (would’ve been 100).

Have an awesome weekend everyone!


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