What scares women?
TODAY IN _ 1978 (35 years ago), Dallas debuted on CBS. It starred Larry Hagman as J.R. Ewing, Linda Gray as Sue Ellen, Barbara Bel Geddes as Miss Ellie, Patrick Duffy as Bobby, Victoria Principal as Pam, Charlene Tilton as Lucy, and Jim Davis as Jock.
NEWS ATTACK! _ The 40-year-old gorilla at the Bronx Zoo died. [The news was particularly heartbreaking as the death occurred only days after it had signed a 1-year $10 million deal to come out of retirement and pitch for the Yankees.]
WHAT SCARES WOMEN? _ According to a new survey, almost half of women are scared to death of... poverty. That's a good fear, and it's shared by women in all income brackets. Six in 10 women now consider themselves the family breadwinner, and 54% handle the family finances. Even women in the 200-thousand-plus bracket fear becoming a "bag lady."
WACKY-BUT-TRUE: 911? THIS IS A CHINESE FOOD EMERGENCY _ A New Hampshire woman called 911. The 57-year-old woman told firefighters she wanted help in ordering Chinese takeout. She was arrested for misuse of 911.
WALKING DEAD' FINALE RATINGS _ The Walking Dead ratings for the Season 3 finale were the show's best yet: 12.4 million viewers tuned in.