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The Signal.com's Daybreak: July 20, 2009

Posted: July 19, 2009 8:56 p.m.
Updated: July 20, 2009 4:55 a.m.
 
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com'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 Monday, July 20, the 201st day of 2009. There are 164 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History: On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after landing their lunar module. As he set foot on the lunar surface, Armstrong spoke his famous line, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Aldrin, who followed, described the scene as "magnificent desolation."

Watercooler Talk
WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) - A Florida dentist is being sued for allegedly dropping tools down the throat of an elderly patient - twice.

Relatives of 90-year-old Charles Gaal Jr. recently filed the suit in circuit court accusing Dr. Wesley Meyers of negligence. An answering message at Meyers' office in Winter Park said Saturday that he was on vacation. He did not reply to a message from The Associated Press seeking comment.

The lawsuit says the doctor dropped an "implant screwdriver tool" in 2006 and a "mini-wrench" in 2007.

The suit also says Gaal underwent several medical procedures to remove the tools but never fully recovered. He died in 2007.

Birthdays
Actress Diana Rigg is 71. Rock musician John Lodge (The Moody Blues) is 66. Rock musician Carlos Santana is 62. Rock musician Paul Cook (The Sex Pistols, Man Raze) is 53. Rock singer Chris Cornell is 45. Rock musician Stone Gossard (Pearl Jam) is 43. Actor Josh Holloway ("Lost") is 40. Singer Vitamin C is 40. Actor Simon Rex is 35. San Francisco Giants catcher Bengie Molina is 35. Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen is 34. Actress Judy Greer is 34. Singer Elliott Yamin (‘American Idol') is 31. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is 29. Rock musician Mike Kennerty (The All-American Rejects) is 29. Actor John Francis Daley is 24. Country singer-ballroom dancer Julianne Hough is 21.

Mega Millions
8-17-40-47-50 Mega: 13
Draw date: Friday, July 17
Jackpot: $27 million

SuperLotto
10-23-24-34-40 Mega: 20
Draw date: Saturday, July 18
Jackpot: $7 million

Fantasy 5
15-19-29-33-37
Draw date: Sunday, July 19

Daily 4
7-4-7-4
Draw date: Sunday, July 19

Daily 3
Midday: 2-5-2
Evening: 6-8-2
Draw date: Sunday, July 19

Daily Derby
1st: 07 Eureka
2nd: 08 Gorgeous George
3rd: 09 Winning Spirit
Race time: 1:45.28
Draw date: Sunday, July 19

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