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The's Daybreak: Oct. 29, 2009

Posted: October 28, 2009 8:55 p.m.
Updated: October 29, 2009 4:55 a.m.

Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:

Today is Thursday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2009. There are 63 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On Oct. 29, 1929 — known as “Black Tuesday” — Wall Street crashed, heralding the beginning of the Great Depression.

Five years ago: Osama bin Laden, in a videotaped statement, directly admitted for the first time that he’d ordered the Sept. 11th attacks and told America “the best way to avoid another Manhattan” was to stop threatening Muslims’ security.

Watercooler talk
CARROLL, Iowa (AP) — Police had no trouble identifying two men accused of trying to break into a Carroll apartment.

Police were responding to a call about an attempted burglary when they pulled over a car matching the alleged suspects’ vehicle.
Inside the car, officers found two men with their faces blackened with permanent marker. Police said the caller described two men with painted faces attempting to break into an apartment Friday night before driving off.

Matthew McNelly, 23, and Joey Miller, 20, were arrested at gunpoint after officers were told they might be armed. Neither man had a weapon.

Bluegrass singer-musician Sonny Osborne (The Osborne Brothers) is 72. Country singer Lee Clayton is 67. Rock musician Denny Laine is 65. Singer Melba Moore is 64. Musician Peter Green is 63. Actor Richard Dreyfuss is 62. Actress Kate Jackson is 61. The president of Turkey, Abdullah Gul, is 59. Actor Dan Castellaneta (“The Simpsons”) is 52. Country musician Steve Kellough (Wild Horses) is 52. Comic strip artist Tom Wilson (“Ziggy”) is 52. Actress Finola Hughes is 50. Singer Randy Jackson is 48. Rock musician Peter Timmins (Cowboy Junkies) is 44. Actress Joely Fisher is 42.

California lotto
Mega Millions
7-13-37-46-51 Mega: 2
Draw date: Tuesday, Oct. 27
Jackpot: $28 million

19-27-31-33-38 Mega: 1
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 28
Jackpot: $11 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 28

Daily 4
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 28

Daily 3
Midday: 6-0-0
Evening: 4-7-6
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 28

Daily Derby
1st: 01 Gold Rush
2nd: 11 Money Bags
3rd: 06 Whirl Win
Race time: 1:44:75
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 28


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