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The's Daybreak: Feb. 9, 2010

Posted: February 8, 2010 10:08 p.m.
Updated: February 9, 2010 4:55 a.m.

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 Tuesday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2010. There are 325 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On Feb. 9, 1960, Adolph Coors Co. chairman Adolph Coors III, 44, was shot to death during a botched kidnapping attempt while on his way to the family brewery in Golden, Colo. (Coors’ body wasn’t found for seven months; the man who killed him, Joseph Corbett Jr., served 19 years in prison. Corbett committed suicide in Aug. 2009.)

Forty-six years ago: The Beatles performed on "The Ed Sullivan Show" for the first time, attracting 72 million viewers.

Ten years ago: Boeing Co. engineers and technical workers began a 40-day strike.

Watercooler Talk
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Authorities said a man accused of stealing a car then reporting it stolen remains in custody after telling police he was robbed at gunpoint while trying to buy crack cocaine with a credit card. The Flint Journal said the man reported Thursday night that a 2003 Chevy Malibu had been stolen.

Police reports indicated the vehicle was previously stolen out of Lapeer, about 50 miles north-northwest of Detroit.

The suspect is being lodged at the Genesee County Jail.

No further details were released.

Actress Kathryn Grayson is 88. Singer-songwriter Carole King is 68. Actor Joe Pesci is 67. Singer Barbara Lewis is 67. Actress Mia Farrow is 65. Actress Judith Light is 61. Actor Charles Shaughnessy is 55. Jazz musician Steve Wilson is 49. Country singer Travis Tritt is 47. Actor Jason George is 38. Actor-producer Charlie Day is 34. Rock singer Chad Wolf (Carolina Liar) is 34. Rock musician Richard On (O.A.R.) is 31. Actress Ziyi Zhang is 31. Actor David Gallagher is 25. Actress Marina Malota is 22. Actress Camille Winbush (“The Bernie Mac Show”) is 20.

Mega Millions

10-20-45-51-53 Mega: 41
Draw date: Friday, Feb. 5
Jackpot: $32 million

19-29-36-37-41 Mega: 20
Draw date: Saturday, Feb. 6
Jackpot: $20 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Monday, Feb. 8

Daily 4
Draw date: Monday, Feb. 8

Daily 3
Midday: 4-2-5
Evening: 4-5-3
Draw date: Monday, Feb. 8

Daily Derby
1st: 10 Solid Gold
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 01 Gold Rush
Race time: 1:42.94
Draw date: Monday, Feb. 8


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