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The Signal.com's Daybreak: Jan. 15, 2010

Posted: January 14, 2010 9:49 p.m.
Updated: January 15, 2010 4:55 a.m.
 

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 Friday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2010. There are 350 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On Jan. 15, 2009, US Airways Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger ditched his Airbus 320 in the Hudson River after a flock of birds disabled both the plane’s engines; all 155 people aboard survived.

Ten years ago:
Masked gunmen opened fire in a hotel lobby in Belgrade, killing Serbian warlord Zeljko Raznatovic, better known as Arkan, who had been indicted by the U.N. war crimes tribunal for alleged atrocities in Bosnia and Croatia.

Watercooler Talk
NEW YORK (AP) — A town house dubbed New York City’s skinniest house has sold for $2.1 million.

The red, 9 1/2 foot wide, 42 foot long brick building in Greenwich Village was built in 1873 on land used as an alley between homes.

The town house was listed for sale last August at $2.7 million. The two bedroom, two bath home last sold in 2000 for $1.6 million.

A plaque on the narrow Bedford Street home notes poet Edna St. Vincent Millay once lived there; so did anthropologist Margaret Mead.

The newly-sold building was listed on real estate Web sites Wednesday as a rental available for $10,000 a month. An e-mail seeking comment from the listed rental agent Wednesday was not immediately returned.

Birthdays
Actress Margaret O’Brien is 73. Singer Don Van Vliet (aka “Captain Beefheart”) is 69. Singer Lisa Lisa (Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam) is 43. Actor Chad Lowe is 42. Alt-country singer Will Oldham (aka “Bonnie Prince Billy”) is 40. Actress Regina King is 39. Actor Eddie Cahill is 32. Rapper/reggaeton artist Pitbull is 29.

Lottery
Mega Millions
5-9-31-37-56 Mega: 16
Draw date: Tuesday, Jan. 12
Jackpot: $60 million

SuperLotto
10-14-23-34-39 Mega: 25
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 13
Jackpot: $9 million

Fantasy 5
6-9-25-28-31
Draw date: Thursday, Jan. 14

Daily 4
7-2-1-8
Draw date: Thursday, Jan. 14

Daily 3
Midday: 2-0-4
Evening: 3-5-4
Draw date: Thursday, Jan. 14

Daily Derby
1st: 11 Money Bags
2nd: 02 Lucky Star
3rd: 06 Whirl Win
Race time: 1:46:79
Draw date: Thursday, Jan. 14

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