MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Here’s a look at the 4 things you need to know for Monday, May 4. They include a very special ersatz holiday and rabid speculation over what a new baby’s name will be.
Verne Gagne VisitationREAD MORE: Reps. Omar, Ocasio-Cortez And Other Lawmakers Call On DHS To Drop Visa Sanctions Enacted By Trump
A visitation will be held Monday for Minnesota wrestling legend Verne Gagne. Gagne spent some of his wrestling days taking it to Jesse Ventura. Gagne was from Corcoran. A standout athlete at Robbinsdale High School, Verne went on to the University of Minnesota, where he played football and won two NCAA wrestling national championships. His wrestling career spanned from 1949 to 1985 and 10 world championships. He was 89 years old. The visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. at Pax Christi Catholic Community in Eden Prairie. The memorial service is at the same location Tuesday at 11 a.m.
What’s In A Name?
The world may finally learn the new princess’s name on Monday. Britain’s legal bookmakers have been busy taking in thousands of bets. Alice had been the favorite, now many think the feminine form of Charles — Charlotte — could be the winner. Other top possibilities include Olivia, Victoria, Elizabeth and Diana, the name of William’s late mother.READ MORE: 6 Tribes Sue Wisconsin In Attempt To Stop November Wolf Hunt
Salute To Letterman
We hope you will tune into WCCO Monday night as CBS celebrates David Letterman. His 33-year career on “The Late Show” comes to an end on May 20. Tonight, the network takes a look back at the most memorable moments from his unique career. Ray Romano, whose career was propelled by Letterman, hosts the special. “David Letterman: A Life On Television,” airs at 8:30 p.m.
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Monday is Star Wars Day. The holiday has grassroots origins, thanks to the Internet allowing fans to unite and connect with each other. What began as fandom has become big business. You can bet there will be a run on light sabers as fans now prepare for the next film in the series, “The Force Awakens,” to be released Dec. 18.